Crew repairing the curb at SW 4th Avenue and SE Grant Street, 1934.
Monthly Archives: April 2022
SW 6th Avenue, 1967
SW 6th Avenue and SW Main Street, 1967.
N Lombard Street, 1979
N Lombard Street at N Philadelphia Avenue, 1979.
Marquam Gulch Sewer Relocation Project, 1963
Men working on the Marquam Gulch Sewer Relocation project at SW Arthur Street and SW 2nd Avenue, 1963.
Blanchet House is celebrating its 70th anniversary this year! The photos below show lines for meals served at the Blanchet House. The first meal served to 200 men were beans, bread, butter, and coffee. Located near Union Station in Old Town Portland, Blanchet House served an unemployed and underemployed mostly male population of transient workers and immigrants. There is an exhibit of Blanchet House history at the Oregon Historical Society until June 5.
SE 12th Avenue, circa 1942
The interior of the city shop at SE 12th Avenue and SE Powell Boulevard, circa 1942.
Sullivan’s Gulch, 1958
Sullivan’s Gulch and I-84 looking west, 1958.