DID YOU KNOW?
Fans sat on the outfield grass on opening day
of the baseball season at the Old
Vaughn Street Ball Park.
The original Food Front Cooperative Grocery was located
in this building on Northwest 23rd Avenue.
Northwest 23rd & Lovejoy Street was once the
home of Oregon Health & Science
Antoinette Antique and Estate Jewelry
The Bent Brick Tavern
Blitz 21 Sports Pub
Bull Run Distillery
Cha Taqueria & Bar
Con-way Freight Inc.
The Dan Volkmer Team
Debbie Thomas Real Estate
The Fireside Portland
Food Front Cooperative Grocery
Giulietti/Schouten AIA Architects PC
Grand Central Bakery
Gypsy Restaurant & Velvet Lounge
The Hasson Company
Himalayan Art & Handicraft
Inner City Properties
Kells Brew Pub
Kingston Sports Bar & Grill
Laurie Holland Real Estate
Marrakesh Moroccan Restaurant
McMenamins Rams Head
Meriwether's Restaurant & Skyline Farm
Nature's Pet Market
Nob Hill Bar & Grill
NW Portland Hostel & Guesthouse
North 45 Pub
Olivewood & Brass
OnPoint Community Credit Union
Pitman Family Dentistry
Polish Pottery Place
Pro Photo Supply
Quinn in the City - Flowers
Rae's Lakeview Lounge
Rich's Cigar Store
Salt & Straw
Santa Fe Taqueria
SELCO Community Credit Union
Serratto Restaurant & Bar
Silver Cloud Inn
Slabtown Community Festival
Sniff Dog Hotel
21st Avenue Bar & Grill
Twist Frozen Yogurt & Coffee Bar
Uptown Billiards Club
Uptown EyeCare & Optical, P.C.
Vivace Coffee House
(W)here Real Estate
Northwest Tour #1 Nob Hill
Tuesdays at 2:00 p.m.
Saturdays at 10:00 a.m.
This tour will be our featured HALF-PRICE TOUR
on Tuesdays, May 21st & 28th
and Saturdays, May 18th & 25th
Limited Spaces Available
Make a Reservation Today!
Northwest Tour #2 Historic Slabtown
Thursdays at 1:00 p.m.
Saturdays at 1:00 p.m.
Northwest Tour #3 Historic Homes
Sundays at 2:00 p.m.
or by appointment for a
party of six or more.
TOUR RATES Adults - $20 Seniors (65 and up) $18 Youths (11-17) $18 Children (5-10) $10 Tots - Free
Private Group Tours
and School Field Trips
VISA - MasterCard
About your tour guides . . .
Mike Ryerson was born in Northwest Portland in 1940 and he's a fourth-generation resident of the neighborhood. He's a noted historian, writer, photographer, and producer of several historic slide presentations com-
piled from his collection of nearly 100,000 images. Mike has been cred-
dited for bringing back the historic "Nob Hill" name beginning in the late
1970s. He recently co-authored a book called Portland's Slabtown
with local historians Norm Gholston and Tracy J. Prince.
Northwest Portlander Tanya Lyn March received her doctoral degree
in Urban Studies from Portland State University in 2010, focusing on
historic preservation and community development. She has a master's
degree in Historic Preservation from Columbia University and is rais-
ing two young boys who attend Metropolitan Learning Centers in North-
west Portland. She is currently working on a book about homefront
experiences of children who lived in the Guild's Lake Courts war
housing in Northwest Portland during World War II.
Check out her history treasured blog at: http://historicpreservationclub.blogspot.com.
For guided walking tour reservations, information about slide presentations, or Northwest Portland historic research, email Mike at email@example.com or call 503-206-4676.
His mobile number is 971-202-6269.
(above) Tanya Lyn March,
Assistant Tour Guide.
(left) Mike guiding his first
history walking tour on NW 21st Avenue in 1942.
UPCOMING PORTLAND'S SLABTOWN
BOOK SIGNINGS & PRESENTATIONS
Friendly House 1737 NW 26th Ave. (Lifelong Learning Program)
Wednesday, June 19, 2013, 1:00 pm
NW Portland International Hostel
425 NW 18th Ave. (Secret Garden)
Monday, June 24, 2013, 7:30 pm
McMenamins Mission Theater & Pub
1624 NW Glisan St.
Sunday, July 7, 2013, 7:00 pm
Powell's City of Books
1005 W. Burnside St.
Wednesday, July 10, 2013, 7:30 pm
Slabtown (NW Portland) Library
2300 NW Thurman St.
Tuesday, September 10, 2013, 6:30 pm
Slabtown Community Festival 2300 NW Thurman St.
Saturday, September 21, 2013, 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Portland's Slabtown By Mike Ryerson, Norm Gholston
and Tracy J. Prince
Available May 20th.