NW Lovejoy Ramp, 1938

A lovely old photo of the Lovejoy Street ramp looking east. The Broadway Bridge, Steel Bridge and Union Station are easily identifiable. Most of the ramp is gone now and this vantage point, at about 9th Avenue, is now at ground level where it rises sharply to meet the Broadway ramp. See an aerial view of the ramp here.

(City of Portland Archives)

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3 Responses to “NW Lovejoy Ramp, 1938”

  1. Pearl District Public Art Walking Tour: Round One | HOYT Living Blog Says:

    [...] public art in the Pearl District, The Lovejoy Columns. The columns, which originally supported the Lovejoy ramp that was demolished in 1999, were salvaged due to the impressive artwork of a Greek immigrant, Tom [...]

  2. Kirk J. Poole Says:

    I miss that ramp, but hell, I miss that whole neighborhood the way it USED to be, before all the Nouveau Portlanders came…

  3. Linda Wagner Says:

    I can’t remember how many times our family drove up and down both ramps when we lived in the NW until we moved to the east side in 1967. Like others, I miss this too. I was raised in NW Portland and so many of the buildings I loved are gone. If my parents were still alive they would be as sad as I am. I have only memories.., but I am grateful for those good times as a kid living in the Northwest side Portland.

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