As you may or may not know, here in Portland there is a movement to rename something to Cesar Chavez Blvd. As best as I can tell — mainly from friends, the website save39th.com, and its corresponding twitter account — The Cesar Chavez Boulevard Renaming Committee is a group of people with a lot of … Continue reading Cesar Chavez? The boxer?
I am not sure what prompted me, but I thought I’d look for historic photos of the neighborhood in the Portland Archives. Unfortunately, the full archives are only open 10-4 M-F, which are hours that do not work for me. Fortunately, they have a subset of their material online as something called Efiles. I was … Continue reading The neighborhood, then and now