N Interstate Avenue, 1970

N Larrabee Avenue crossing over N Interstate Avenue, 1970. This aerial comes from a Model Cities Urban Renewal Program grouping. The program was conducted in inner North and Northeast neighborhoods with the goal of improving livability by creating or expanding green spaces and the rehabilitation of housing. If you look closely at the upper portion of the image, you can see evidence of early stage construction of a structure that now dominates this portion of the Albina area.

 

City of Portland (OR) Archives, Model Cities planning north and northeast aerials A2012-005, 1970.

 

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Hollywood Sound Co. Radio Car, 1939

Hollywood Sound Co. Radio car with the Sunshine Division Annual Drive sign and loud speakers, 1939. The car is near the Blue Jay Soap Co., which was located at 201 NE Russell Street according to the 1939 Polk Directory.

 

City of Portland Archives, Oregon, A2002-009.376

City of Portland Archives, Oregon, A2002-009.376

 

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