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Exploring Oregon's recent past and helping preserve it.

Milwaukie, Oregon, is an interesting place. No, really. It has a rich, historical past that’s often overlooked. The Lot Whitcomb, ... Continue reading

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Built in 1890 as a saloon, dance hall, and brothel, the Witherspoon Building, located at 424 SW 4th, is in ... Continue reading

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Down in Milwaukie, Ore., snuggled near the Ledding Library sits the former home of Philip Streib. As you come around ... Continue reading

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Just some quick self promotion here. I helped collaborate with Herb Lester Associates out of London on their brand, spanking ... Continue reading

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On their Facebook page, the owners of the Black Cat Tavern in Sellwood announced that they are shutting down their …Continue reading »

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     I work in Belluschi’s wonderful Equitable, er, Commonwealth on SW Sixth in downtown Portland. Across the street and with …Continue reading »

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India Littler from anemone antiques and cloudberry studio sent us this remarkable photograph (she discovered it and kindly scanned it for …Continue reading »

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From ODOT’s historical collection. Filed under: Oregon History, Oregon Main Streets, Oregon Roadside, Portland History

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Continuing our look at the Clackamas County Cultural Resource Inventory, we travel down the Trolley Trail to 4001 SE Roethe …Continue reading »

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Note: This is a cross-post from my other blog, Oak Grove! (The O.G.).  Last month there was a discussion on …Continue reading »

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Portland Penny Diner’s new signage wins Sign of the Year, hands down! From the restaurant’s website: In 1845 Frances Pettygrove …Continue reading »

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A few weeks back, Country Bills in Woodstock was demolished to make way for Gawd-knows-what (mixed-used condos?). My pal managed …Continue reading »

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My apologies for the poor pic – I snapped it from the morning bus commute. I’ve been noticing this structure …Continue reading »

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I first met Doris on Twitter earlier in the year. I started following her because her tweets were interesting – …Continue reading »

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I’ll let the back of the postcard describe the scene: Main Street, Burns, Oregon, center of Oregon cattle industry, and …Continue reading »

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I’ve been enjoying Foster Church’s Discovering Main Street: Travel Adventures in Small Towns of the Northwest. In the book, he profiles Oregon …Continue reading »

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The obsession with Oregon main streets continues. The historic town of Echo is located in northeast Oregon, eight miles south …Continue reading »

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Hello readers! This is a first for me – a cross-post. I wrote this for the National Trust for Historic …Continue reading »

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According to the Clackamas County Historical Society’s excellent Flickr page, the hospital Opened in April 1911 in an unfinished building …Continue reading »

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Current obsession? Oregon town’s and their Main streets – specifically towns along the I-5 corridor between Portland and Eugene. Making …Continue reading »

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Cool pic of the first Dunkin’ Donuts built in Salem, Ore. The last Dunkin’ Donuts on the West Coast closed …Continue reading »

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This photo perfectly captures a moment in time, of Main Street, USA. When Americans could spend and shop locally and …Continue reading »

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Originally located at 1521 and 1527 SW Broadway near Columbia Street and shot in 1962, it appears these two old grand …Continue reading »

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A remarkable scan from a postcard that illustrates our bridges, waterfront and long-gone architecture: Image courtesy of the exceptional Portland Waterfront …Continue reading »

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A few month’s back, I posted the below pic of a home that looks like it was plopped down on …Continue reading »

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Demolished in the 1990s for condos, Rafters (previously known as The Rockin’ Rodeo) was a 1970s restaurant that sat at …Continue reading »

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Let’s go way back and way out there: New Era, Clackamas County. Now just a blip on the 99e between …Continue reading »

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No doubt you’ve noticed the lovely new bridge on 99e with its pointed spheres and art deco elements. Here’s a …Continue reading »

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The Elks Temple building on the corner of SW Alder and SW 11th Streets in Portland. Filed under: Design and …Continue reading »

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(Photo of the week, a new, weekly feature of Lost Oregon that highlights Oregon’s architectural heritage.) Street view of the …Continue reading »

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