Item 371N5435 - 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 a view of downtown Portland. The street at lower left is Taylor Street (now Southwest Taylor Street). 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: “3—Westward, showing the many new structures erected in the past five years, chief of which are the Studio building, the Terminal Sales building, the Elks’ Temple, the Mayer building, the Medical Arts building, the Medical-Dental building and the Bates Motor Ramp Garage.” See related image Nos. 371N5376, 371N5419, and 371N5484, which were published with this photograph.

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Oregon Journal Negative Collection; Org. Lot 1368; Box 371; 0371N5435

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1.6 MiB


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