Completed in 1910, the Hawthorne is one of the world's oldest operating lift bridges. It is also raised more often than ... More
Completed in 1910, the Hawthorne is one of the world's oldest operating lift bridges. It is also raised more often than any other in town, because it is merely 53 feet above the water. The crossing also carries the most cycle and foot traffic. In 1998, the artery was closed for extensive restoration. Many repairs and improvements were made, including widening the sidewalks to accommodate the heavy usage.
What was once, in 1946, the Vanport Extension Center became Portland State College in 1955. It slowly accelerated from being
a four year school to a full fledged university and an integral part of the Portland area. PSU is ...
Tucked smack in the middle of Portland's downtown area, this 19th century church is a wonderful example of Venetian Gothic
architecture. Speakers, concerts and church services are all offered here, but the grounds and interior can be viewed weekdays. ...
Finished in 1926, this double leaf, drawspan bridge replaced another bridge that was originally built in 1894. The grand piers
sit on timber pilings and are topped with turrets for the bridge operator to see up and down the ...