Well before they were ever born, Portland was home to my family. My parents and siblings. Carol, Dale and I were all born in Portland.
A couple of moths before my mother died, Carol and I made a photo album for her with pictures of her life. One of the pictures is of her, walking down the street, in downtown Portland, Oregon carrying Carol.
I thought of that picture today when I saw the Portland stuff on Facebook. I decided to pull out the album and scan the picture. So I did, and here it is, taken in 1948:
As you can see, the Orpheum Theater is behind them. So then I decided to search Google for pictures of the theater. I learned that is was built around 1912, and was torn down in 1971
Here's one of the pictures I found online. This picture was taken in 1946 I think: