Archive for the ‘North’ Category

N Lombard Street and Albina Avenue, 1952

October 31, 2014

The intersection at N Lombard Street and N Albina Avenue looking west. The Hot-N-Tot Tavern, the Lombard Theater, and Allen’s Columbia Pharmacy are visible in this image.

 

Intersection at N Lombard St. and N Albina Ave., 1952 : A2005-005.1198.2

Intersection at N Lombard St. and N Albina Ave., 1952 : A2005-005.1198.2

 

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Overlook Park, 1935

October 29, 2014

This image shows the completed fill at Overlook Park near N Interstate Ave. and Beech St. The photograph was taken April 4, 1935. The city acquired the property for the park in 1930. For more information on Overlook Park, click here.

 

View of Overlook Park fill looking northwest, April 4, 1935 : A2000-025.872

View of Overlook Park fill looking northwest, April 4, 1935 : A2000-025.872

 

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P&G Pure Food Store, circa 1930

October 17, 2014

According to the 1930 Polk Directory, P&G Pure Food Store was located at 26 Shaver Street, which became 1324 N Shaver Street after the street renumbering in 1933.

 

 Interior of D&G Food Store  at 1324 N Shaver, circa 1930 : A2008-001.28

Interior of P&G Food Store at 1324 N Shaver, circa 1930 : A2008-001.28

 

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R.W. Peterson Grocery, circa 1931

October 10, 2014

R.W. Peterson Grocery was located at 809 Montana Avenue. After the street renumbering it became 3839 N Montana Avenue. On the right side on the image, you can see the company truck, and there is a large Davidson’s Prized Bread advertisement on the side of the building. The date is circa 1931.

 

Exterior view of R.W. Peterson Grocery at 3839 N Montana Ave., circa 1931 : A2008-001.22

Exterior view of R.W. Peterson Grocery at 3839 N Montana Ave., circa 1931 : A2008-001.22

 

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N Lombard Street, circa 1932

October 2, 2014

The J.M. Duaim Shoe Shop was located at 3412 N Lombard Street. Next door, at 3414, is the Walnut Park Lumber and Coal Co. A sign in Duaim’s window states “we use leather from contented cows only.”

 

Exterior view of J.M. Duwain Shoe Shop   3412 N Lombard, circa 1932 : A2008-001.18

Exterior view of J.M. Duwain Shoe Shop 3412 N Lombard, circa 1932 : A2008-001.18


 

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Portland Community College Cascade Campus, circa 1969

August 27, 2014

Here we have an excellent aerial of what is now Portland Community College’s Cascade Campus located on N Killingsworth Street. The school began as a small Christian College which transferred its holdings to the entity that created PCC. The campus has transformed and expanded over the years since this photograph was taken, circa 1969. In the lower left corner you can see the Jefferson High School football field, and to the right of the field, the Multnomah County Library North Portland branch. In the upper left of the image you can see Ockley Green School and the defunct streetcar barns near N Jessup. In the upper right you can see the Peninsula Park Rose Garden.

 

Aerial view of Cascade Campus, circa 1969 : A2010-002.205

Aerial view of Cascade Campus, circa 1969 : A2010-002.205

 

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Rankin Airport, 1930

August 21, 2014

Today was have a photograph of the Rankin Airstrip during the construction phase on N Union Ave near N Columbia St. The inscription written on the back of the image stated, “Plane and hangar 1930. While construction and grading was going on.”

 

Rankin Airport construction, 1930 : A2004-002.2073

Rankin Airport construction, 1930 : A2004-002.2073

 

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