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Portland Heights walking tour – REALLY!

Vista Spring Cafe 2440 SW Vista Ave, Portland

The Portland Heights neighborhood towers above southwest Portland providing spectacular views and close proximity to downtown. This area was virtually inaccessible until a cable car was built in 1890 that...

Historic Nob Hill – NEW!

Spielman Bagels and Coffee Roasters 2314 NW Lovejoy St, Portland

The historic Alphabet District (also known as Nob Hill) is jam packed with history and architecture from the early decades of the 20th century. Given a huge boost by the...

Auto-centric Astoria

Lower Columbia Preservation Society (LCPS) 389 12th St, Astoria

As the automobile replaced water, rail and mass transit starting in the first decades of the 20th century, the architectural fabric of downtowns changed with the times. Buildings designed specifically...