Continuing our Hollywood theme, here are some fantastic aerials of the business district and neighborhood from 1977. I suppose it is fitting that Portland’s first auto-era suburb would be so riddled with surface lots by 1977. It’s striking how many of these remain today. With land and housing prices at an all time high, it is just a matter of time before greater density arrives in Hollywood. Below, I’ve highlighted surface parking in 1990 compared with 2016.
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