Harbor Wall, 1970

Fleet Week ships docked along the harbor wall, 1970. The Rose Festival carnival is visible in the background. SW Harbor Drive used to dominate the area where Waterfront Park is today.

 

City of Portland (OR) Archives, Fleet week ships at the Rose Festival, A2012-005, 1970.

 

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SW 5th Avenue, circa 1969

Van Duyn Chocolates on the corner of SW 5th Avenue and SW Yamhill Street, circa 1969.

 

City of Portland (OR)  Archives, Van Duyn Chocolates, A2001-028, circa 1969.

 

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Downtown, 1915

A bird’s eye view of SW 5th Avenue and the surrounding area, including the Portland Hotel and Pioneer Courthouse. This image comes from the souvenir picture book, Portland, Oregon, the Rose City, 1915. The book dubs this image “The Heart of the City.”

 

City of Portland (OR) Archives, A2004-002.1437.

 

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