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Piedmont Cycle Shop, Circa 1942

Subscriber Post by Rivelo on January 12th, 2018 at 1:47 pm

From the cool Vintage Portland site (https://vintageportland.wordpress.com/)

“N Killingsworth Street at N Missouri Avenue looking east, with Chickadee restaurant and Piedmont Cycle Shop in view, circa 1942.”

Here’s that same intersection today:

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link to the big pic!
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I wonder why part of that image was censored out?

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Interestingly, the vintage “Elk Cleaners & Laundry” wall sign is still in place on Killingsworth. You can see a bit of their sign behind the “Piedmont Cycle Shop” sign. Elk shows shows up on Yelp, but I don’t know whether they remain open. Looks like the cycle shop building was torn down and a parking lot is all that remains.