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Oregon Car Showrooms & Dealerships (page 2)

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former DeSoto Building
Portland, OR
The DeSoto Building was built in 1916. The building was renovated in 2006. It now houses art galleries. [map]

Breslin & Wallace Buick
Portland, OR

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Breslin & Wallace Buick was established downtown as the George B. Wallace Company. Wallace Buick moved to this building on Sandy Blvd. in 1949. By 2014, the Buick sign had been covered up with a vinyl sign advertising for the new business name, Breslin-Timberline Tire Factory. The back of the building was still in use as the Breslin & Wallace Service Center. By 2018, the building had been painted turquoise and was housing two restaurants. The rooftop sign had been adapted. [map]

Wentworth Chevytown [gone]
Portland, OR
Wentworth Chevytown's history could be traced back to 1903 when the company sold horse-drawn carriages. In 2013, most of these signs were removed. The tower sign's "Chevrolet" piece revolved. That sign and the scaffold sign are gone now. The "OK" and Chevytown signs were still there until around 2019 when the building began housing a Subaru dealership.

Chevrolet
Roseburg, OR

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This Chevrolet showroom looks like it was built in the 1950s. I believe this building housed Clint Newell Chevrolet which moved up the street. By 2012, the neon sign had been removed and a vintage electronics store had moved in. The building was vacant in 2015 and remains so in 2018. [map]

Springfield:
Springfield Motors

former Griffith Motors
The Dalles, OR

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The former Griffith Motors used car lot features a 1950s looking office and neon signs. By 2012, Griffith Motors had moved but these signs remained. The property is now serving as another used car lot. The name "Griffith" has been removed from the sign. For more, see this website. [map]

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