This is a quaint and long-gone 1937 landscape looking south on SE Union Avenue. There’s no on-street parking today, and certainly no $1.50-$3.00 weekly housekeeping rooms. However you will pass under the Hawthorne ramp at this intersection today.
(City of Portland Archives)
Tags:Alt Heidelberg Beer, Auto Service, Historical Photo, Nudelman Furniture, Portland, The News-Telegram, Triton Motor Oil Posted in 1930s, Hawthorne Blvd., Southeast, Union Avenue | 10 Comments »
Arrows direct westbound drivers from SW Pine onto SW Broadway in this circa 1938 image. The three cars lined up at the stoplight are eastbound on W. Burnside.
Tags:525, Auto Service, Goodrich, Historical Photo, loans, Mary's Club, Oregon, Portland, Stewart Hotel, Texaco Posted in 1930s, Broadway, Burnside, Downtown, Pine Street | 6 Comments »
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