Harbor Drive 1948 sandbagging during high water (Photo City archives)
Harbor Drive (Photo Portland City Archives)
Steel Bridge approach from Harbor Drive c. 1950.
Harbor Drive Postcard c. 1970
Same view from the Burnside bridge today.
Waterfront Park in bloom thanks to Bill Natio’s choice to add cherry blossom trees.
1968-10-5 Oregonian Development of Willamette Bank
1968-10-15 Oregonian Speakers Criticize Proposals OF Waterfront Development Task Force
1969-2-2 Oregonian Proposals Test Portland Commitment To Reclaim Riverfront
1977-9-12 Oregonian Couch Park Harbor Drive connection; “One of the projects is also a recycling effort. Concrete chunks dug out of Harbor Drive for construction of Waterfront Park are being used to make a 120-foot “rubble wall” in Couch Park. The low wall winds around vegetation at one planted area. Benches have been built into the wall.”
Harbor Drive rubble wall in Couch Park