City Park, 1915

The entrance to City Park (now Washington Park), 1915. Notice that while the fountain still exists today, the figure of a child atop the upper bowl is now gone.

 

City of Portland (OR) Archives, A2004-002.1461.

 

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Washington Park Zoo, 1961

Penguin exhibit at the Washington Park Zoo, 1961. The Zoo was run by the City of Portland until Metro took over operations in 1976.

 

City of Portland (OR) Archives, A2001-030.3725.

City of Portland (OR) Archives, A2001-030.3725.

 

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Washington Park Zoo, circa 1966

Children standing by an alligator head garbage can at the Washington Park Zoo, circa 1966.

 

City of Portland (OR) Archives, A2001-030.3765.

City of Portland (OR) Archives, A2001-030.3765.

 

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