Our Number Man walked east across NE 11th Avenue from where he posed yesterday to document this imposing home on the southeast corner of NE Broadway and 11th. The corner has not had this much charm and elegance in decades.
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At first glance you’d think these two imposing homes on NE Union Avenue at Knott Street are long gone. Surprisingly, they both still stand today, as does the third home in the background. It appears both have had the elevated ground excavated and the basements removed so the first floors sit at street level today.
Feig’s Furnace and Sheet Metal Works is no longer open on the southeast corner of NE Union Avenue & Beech Street. But if Google street view is to be believed, this building is being renovated for a new business venture with its false front intact. The home behind it, with the visible dormer over the roof on the left, is now the Beech Street Parlor restaurant.
It’s been many years since Portland has seen a curbside gas pump like this one. Haugen Motor Service and Red Crown Gasoline have also been gone for years but it appears this building is still on the northeast corner of NE Union and Schuyler Street, as is the house behind it to the right.