Iconic Franz spinning loaf to receive a face lift

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The large loaf originally went up on top of the building in 1956

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — The iconic spinning loaf on top of the Franz Bakery building is temporarily coming down on Monday.

The large loaf originally went up on top of the building in 1956 when Franz celebrated its 50th anniversary.

The original placement of the Franz spinning loaf in 1956. The loaf is coming down on Aug. 26, 2019. (Franz Bakery)

The loaf will be missing from the Northeast Portland skyline but will be back up in late October after it gets refreshed.

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