These 10 Photos of Portland In The 1950s Are Mesmerizing

If you think Portland looks different now than it did 10 years ago, check out these pictures from over 60 years ago to see just how spectacularly the city has transformed. Once a sleepy port town, the City of Roses is nearly unrecognizable in many of the pictures from the 1950s.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

What did you think of these images?