The spring flood of 1948 affected most of the properties east of SW Moody Avenue near the Ross Island Bridge. This area is now the heart of the South Waterfront district.
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Today’s South Waterfront area is trendy and expensive. Three-quarters of a century ago it was a huge expanse of Portland’s industrial waterfront. Schnitzer and Zidell, still big names in Portland industry, both got their starts here. The battleship USS Oregon was on display just south of the Hawthorne Bridge.