There were some great business signs along SW 4th Avenue north of Washington Street in 1946. “Paradise Inn Chop Suey” is a classic. Except for the block on the immediate left, almost everything we see here is miraculously still standing.
(City of Portland Archives)
Tags:Board of Trade Building, Goodrich Tailor, Multnomah Hotel, Oregon, Portland, Title & Trust Co. Posted in 1940s, 4th Avenue, Downtown, Washington Street | 8 Comments »
Portland rain drenches a heavy lunchtime crowd of pedestrians and vehicles in this photo looking north on SW 4th Avenue at Morrison. 4th Avenue carried two-way traffic in 1938.
Tags:Board of Trade Building, Bowling, Capitol Theater, Chown Hardware, Circle Theater, Fred Meyer, Lacy Bros. Transfer, OK Club, Portland, postaday2011, President Hotel, Star Furniture Posted in 1930s, 4th Avenue, Downtown, Morrison Street | 9 Comments »
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