Brick Wall, Pearl District

Posted on 03 June 2013

Brick Wall, Pearl District

Brick Wall, Pearl District

Brick Wall, Pearl District. Portland, Oregon. May 25, 2013. © Copyright 2013 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.

A brick wall with green windows and a small garden in the Pearl District of Portland, Oregon

This is another photograph from my recent trip to Portland, Oregon. As car-free (and almost carefree) visitors to the city, we did a lot of walking, wandering more than once a day up and down between portions of the Pearl District and the downtown area where we were staying. Since I was carrying a very small and light camera on this trip (my Fujifilm X-E1) I was able to do a lot of “casual” photography of various things we saw on these walks.

There is quite a variety of buildings in and around the Pearl District, including many brick buildings. (To this California near-native, that seems like a disaster waiting to happen, but I digress…) They range from rather old structures to newer architecture seemingly intended to capture that old Portland semi-industrial/working class look. The subject of this photograph is simply the back wall of a large apartment building that we walked past on a partly cloudy and intermittently showery afternoon.

G Dan Mitchell is a California photographer and visual opportunist whose subjects include the Pacific coast, redwood forests, central California oak/grasslands, the Sierra Nevada, California deserts, urban landscapes, night photography, and more.
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1 comment to Brick Wall, Pearl District

  • ShiloruneNo Gravatar says:

    The Pearl District is a fun and diverse neighborhood. Your photo is from the row houses? I believe the most recent sale there was $1.2m – up from its previous sale of $750k.

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