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Gibbs Street Pedestrian Bridge - Portland, Oregon
View of Marquam Hill and OHSU from the Gibbs Street Pedestrian Bridge

Marquam Hill is a populated hill located just south of Downtown Portland, Oregon, United States in the Homestead neighborhood. It is also called Pill Hill because it is home to Oregon Health & Science University, Portland VA Medical Center and Portland Shriners Hospital.

Marquam Hill was named for Philip A. Marquam. It is classed by the United States Geological Survey as a populated place and not as a hill. It is part of the Tualatin Mountains, along with nearby Council Crest and Portland Heights.

Coordinates: 45°30′00″N 122°41′32″W / 45.500118°N 122.692318°W / 45.500118; -122.692318

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