Portland Style: 1988

The following snippets are from a hotel advertising vehicle titled “Portland and the Pacific Northwest” published in 1988. It includes information on the typical tourist traps like Washington Park and then-new Riverplace development, though I actually found the ads more interesting than the articles.

Certainly late eighties Portland had an edgier palate than represented here but this little book offers a glimpse into what passed as mainstream style, established tastes and tourist draws along with some funny ads for local shops.






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