NE Union Avenue, 1929

A number man at NE Union Avenue (Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard) between E Burnside Street and NE Couch Street, looking northwest, 1929.

 

 NE Union Ave. [MLK Blvd] between E Burnside St. and NE Couch St. looking northwest, 1929: A2009-009.1766

NE Union Ave. [MLK Blvd] between E Burnside St. and NE Couch St. looking northwest, 1929: A2009-009.1766

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NE Union Avenue, 1929

A number man on the corner of NE Union Avenue (Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard) at NE Davis Street, looking southwest, 1929.

 

121-135 NE Union Avenue  [Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd] at NE Davis Street, looking southwest, 1929: A2009-009.1767

121-135 NE Union Avenue [Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd] at NE Davis Street, looking southwest, 1929: A2009-009.1767

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NE 39th Avenue, circa 1939

NE 39th Avenue and NE Sandy Boulevard, looking northeast towards the Hollywood Theater, circa 1939.

 

NE 39th Avenue and NE Sandy Boulevard, circa 1939: A2009-009.13

NE 39th Avenue and NE Sandy Boulevard, circa 1939: A2009-009.13

 

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Fire Station 18, circa 1925

Bungalow Fire Station 18, located at 2200 NE 24th Ave, circa 1925. Bungalow stations were designed to blend into neighborhoods; the fire engine was parked behind the windows and planter boxes on the right side of the image. This style station was designed by our own Battalion Chief (later Fire Chief) Lee Holden.

 

Bungalow Fire-Station, circa 1925: A2004-002.68

Bungalow Fire-Station, circa 1925: A2004-002.68

 

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Grant Park, circa 1955

Women bicycling through Grant Park, circa 1955. Text on the back of the image states, “Bicycles may be counted in almost unbelievable numbers at every park and playground in the city. They get one to the fun so fast! These two teen-age girls are Lila Andrews (brunette) and Shirley Floyd (blonde) who were headed for the Grant Park swimming pool.” For more information on Grant Park, please click here.

 

Bicycling through Grant Park, circa 1955: A2001-045.676

Bicycling through Grant Park, circa 1955: A2001-045.676

 

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