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Prime Living | Cool, quirky and authentic – that's Astoria!


Last updated 1/21/2022 at 2:07pm

Debbie Stone

The Astoria Column, the city's most popular landmark, was built in 1926. Climb the 164 winding steps to the top for jaw-dropping, 369-degree views of the river, ocean and town.

If you're a movie buff, put Astoria, Ore., on your list. This Columbia River port town, where grit meets hip, has often been referred to as "Hollywood North."

Though it was "The Goonies," the cult classic that put the city on the map back in 1985...

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