Archive for the ‘Northeast’ Category

NE Union Avenue and Russell Street, 1929

October 23, 2014

In this image, a number man is standing outside the building on the corner of NE Union (Martin Luther King Blvd.) and NE Russell. Although it has changed slightly, the building, built in 1909, is still standing. There are several businesses that are visible, including “W. R. Affleck” drug store and East Side X-Ray Laboratory.

 

NE Union [MLK Blvd] and Russell, 1929 : A2009-009.1041

NE Union [MLK Blvd] and Russell, 1929 : A2009-009.1041

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MacMarr Store, circa 1931

October 9, 2014

Yesterday’s post featured a MacMarr Store, so we thought we’d show you another one that was located on the corner of NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. (Union Ave. at the time) and Shaver St. This building is still standing today.

 

Exterior view of MacMarr Stores  at 3979 NE Martin Luther King Blvd, circa 1931 : A2008-001.50

Exterior view of MacMarr Stores at 3979 NE Martin Luther King Blvd, circa 1931 : A2008-001.50

 

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NE Broadway and 28th Avenue, 1929

October 8, 2014

This building, still standing on the corner of NE Broadway and 28th Avenue, housed several business, including Fernwood Pharmacy, one of the MacMarr Stores, Gaston Meats, and S & S Garage.

 

NE Broadway, 1929 : A2009-009.3425

NE Broadway, 1929 : A2009-009.3425

 

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Nu Food Products

September 11, 2014

This photograph was captured at Nu Food Products kitchen located at 5757 NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Here we have an interior view of the work area with four workers. The date of this image is circa 1931.

Interior view of the kitchen at Nu Food Products  on 5757 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, circa 1931 : A2008-001.45

Interior view of the kitchen at Nu Food Products on 5757 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, circa 1931 : A2008-001.45

 

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Montavilla Park Pool, 1935

September 4, 2014

Montavilla Park pool, August 16, 1935. This photo was taken as part of series documenting the State Emergency Relief Administration of Oregon project titled: Recreational – Summer 1935. “The purpose of this project was to provide recreational supervision and direction for all ages – particularly the unemployed youth and the 60,000 school children during the period of summer vacation.”

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Large group of children in pool at Montavilla Park for recreational program, Aug. 16, 1935 : A2000-025.1035

Large group of children in pool at Montavilla Park for recreational program, Aug. 16, 1935 : A2000-025.1035

 

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Eliot School, circa 1951

September 2, 2014

The Eliot School once stood where the Matt Dishman Community Center now stands. Portland Parks took over the building in 1950 and transformed it into the Knott Street Community Center. The building was later renamed the Matt Dishman Community Center.

 

Eliot School on N Knott, circa 1951 : A2001-030

Eliot School on NE Knott, circa 1951 : A2001-030

 

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NE Broadway, 1929

August 14, 2014

Today was have another Number Man image. Here he is standing in front of The Sugar Bowl. To the right you see the Irvington Bakery. Before the street renumbering, the address for The Sugar Bowl was 678 E Broadway. The current address is 1916 NE Broadway.

 

The Sugar Bowl 1916 NE Broadway, 1929 : _A2009-009.3391

The Sugar Bowl 1916 NE Broadway, 1929 : _A2009-009.3391

 

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