Our Number Man probably could never conceive that the lot behind him would eventually hold a four-level parking structure with a helipad on the roof. He’s standing on the northwest corner of NW Front Avenue and Davis Street in this circa 1930 photo.
Archive for the ‘Streetcar’ Category
This 1944 photo shows an Alberta Line streetcar at its terminus at NE 30th Avenue and Ainsworth Street. An article in the June 16, 1940 The Oregonian describes the new retail development on the southwest corner (left) and six-unit bungalow court development on the southeast corner.
We’re likely to see our Number Man more often in the near future; he was very busy in the late 1920s-early 1930s. Here he’s documenting N. Lombard Street near Charleston Avenue in this 1932 photo. That appears to be the domed roof of today’s St. Johns Pub in the right background.