Multcolib Research Picks: Portland History Maps & Images
Annotation:Maps of the central downtown business district, showing the name of each business and institution at the time of the map's publication (c1985).
Annotation:Maps of a small area of the central downtown business district, showing the name of each business and institution at the time of the map's publication (Aug. 1924, Feb. 1925, and June 1925).
Annotation:Blog featuring historic photographs of Portland street scenes paired with contemporary recreations.
Annotation:Maps, historic photographs, historic postcards, and brief essays about the city waterfront's history, by author Barney Blalock.
Annotation:Atlas focusing on Willamette River geography, including natural resources, uses of the riverbanks, and city planning information.
Annotation:Maps showing building uses and footprints, street widths, water service, geographical features, and other details. This digital collection includes scans of six map sets for Portland owned by the Library of Congress. (Log in with your library card # and PIN.)
Annotation:A map-liography of Sanborn Maps of the city of Portland, showing which Oregon libraries and institutions own the different map sets.
Annotation:Blog featuring a daily historic photograph of the Rose City, usually with lively discussion of each picture (in the comments).