Independent Fruit & Produce Co, c1932

The well-stocked display of the Independent Fruit & Produce Co. belies the depression-era economy circa 1932. Was this business, at what is now 705 SE MLK, the precursor to the famous Corno’s, a Portland landmark for years?

(City of Portland Archives)

Produce Row, 1940

Things didn’t look much different along SE Alder St between 3rd and Union Avenues in 1940 than they do now. Part of the street is still paved with cobblestones. The building on the immediate left would become Corno’s Market, then be torn down in 2006.

(City of Portland Archives)

Japanese Garden, circa 1962

A proposed general site plan for the Japanese Garden, circa 1962. The plan was produced by Japanese landscape architect P. T. Tono.

 

City of Portland Archives, Oregon, Plan forthe Japanese Garden, A2013-007, circa 1962

City of Portland Archives, Oregon, Plan forthe Japanese Garden, A2013-007, circa 1962

 

 

SE 2nd Avenue, 1935

The Pacific Fruit and Produce Co. building located at SE 2nd Avenue and SE Alder Street, September 25, 1935. This image is looking north on SE 2nd Avenue.

 

City of Portland Archives, Oregon, A2009-009.2795

City of Portland Archives, Oregon, A2009-009.2795

 

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