View of downtown Portland from top of Public Service Building

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View of downtown Portland from top of Public Service Building


  • 1928-08 (Creation)


Photograph; cellulose nitrate film; 3.75 x 4.75 in

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Photograph, taken from the top of the Public Service Building, showing downtown buildings in southwest Portland. A cropped version of this photograph was one of four published on Page 1, Section 3, of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, August 19, 1928. The photographs were published under the headline “Around-the-Weather-Vane Views of Down Town Portland.” They had the caption: “Portland’s imposing skyline when viewed from the top of the Public Service building, has many points of interest.” This photograph had the following additional caption information: “1—Looking to the northwest, with The Journal tower, the Portland hotel and the American Bank building in the foreground.” The Journal tower is now known as the Jackson Tower. See related image Nos. 371N5419, 371N5435, and 371N5484, which were published with this photograph.

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Oregon Journal Negative Collection; Org. Lot 1368; Box 371; 0371N5376

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Katie Mayer updated metadata with date and context from Oregon Journal microfilm on August 29, 2018.

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