Occasionally I need to take note of all the good things about Portland, but still remember the little things that need improvement.
Things I love about Portland:
Things I don’t completely love about Portland:
The Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition … was a worldwide exposition held in Portland, Oregon, United States in 1905 to celebrate the centennial of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.
The above is a hand-tinted photograph of the expo grounds, which was located on a former marsh/lake called Guild’s Lake (pronounced ‘guile’) in industrial northwest Portland. The only remaining building is the home on the bottom right, which you can see on Google Streetview.
This is a map of the expo grounds [high rez]:
And here’s a photo of the U.S. Government Building in the distance on the peninsula in the middle of the lake:
Sadly, the beautiful buildings were only meant to be temporary and are now long gone. As is the lake.
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