Elks Parade, 1912

The police delegation rounds the corner of SW 11th and Morrison during this Elks parade in 1912. The New York Grocery and other buildings visible on the block beyond are all gone, replaced by the Max turnaround today.

(City of Portland Archives)

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2 Responses to “Elks Parade, 1912”

  1. TheBeanTeam Says:

    The grocery is featured in a photo found at the historicphotoarchive.com.

    In the background behind a trolley wreck. http://www.historicphotoarchive.com/caps2/00106.html

    Here is the Google Street view today for those who like to compare.

    http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&q=SW+11th+Ave+%26+SW+Morrison+St,+Portland,+Multnomah,+Oregon+97205&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=33.572881,56.513672&ie=UTF8&cd=1&geocode=FbOVtgIdEgGw-A&split=0&hq=&hnear=SW+11th+Ave+%26+SW+Morrison+St,+Portland,+Multnomah,+Oregon+97205&ll=45.520301,-122.683103&spn=0.007247,0.013797&t=h&z=16&layer=c&cbll=45.520273,-122.68299&panoid=TYUvKECecwEZYg3kaRo67w&cbp=12,239.89,,0,0.66

  2. Nutmegger Workshop Says:

    Love this sign so much, I made a reproduction …

    http://www.nutmeggerworkshop.com/2009/02/new-york-grocery_28.html

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