Monthly Archive: March 2014

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Craig’s Auto Court

Craig’s Auto Court operated at 9449 SW Barbur Boulevard from 1937 to 1943, when it became the Ara Vista Motel. A Wendy’s occupies the site today. Soon after its opening in 1933, Barbur Boulevard between SW Terwilliger Boulevard and Tigard sprouted dozens of businesses devoted to serving automobile travelers. Service...


Multnomah Bank

After the Multnomah Commercial & Savings Bank closed in December 1934 the merchants and people in this area had to either go to Beaverton or Tigard to do their banking, a real inconvenience. Multnomah merchants wanted a better way to work with their customers. People tended to go where they...