A newly-opened I-5 freeway cuts a wide swath through North Portland in this 1964 photo looking northwest. NE Weidler and Broadway go east-west, while N Williams, Vancouver and Flint cross north-south over the freeway.
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In better days, the Multnomah Block from yesterday’s post looked like this (white building on the right). This view west on SW Morrison at 18th shows the Multnomah Block as a tidy “Burnett Automotive City” selling pre-war Plymouths and De Sotos. Familiar landmarks include Civic Stadium across Morrison and the Kingston Hotel just up the street.