A few weeks ago, a landmark of Curiosity of Portland was dismantled. The Long Line Microwave tower on top of the ATT building is no more. What happened? Why? It’s anyone’s guess. A more important question, what was it for to begin with? Sure, the official answer says it was part of a vast network […]
As you walk, drive, or bike across the Burnside Bridge into downtown Portland, you might notice something different this time of year. The nose on the deer of the “Portland, Oregon” sign has been switched from white to red – to imitate Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer. While most might pass this off as a […]
Ever notice, while crossing the Broadway bridge, a gangplank leading from a covered roofway to the main rooftop (and then a door) of Union Station? Much speculation has been made – what exactly is the purpose of this object? Perhaps the gangplank serves as an emergency exit, or maybe a maintenance walkway. If you guessed […]
Ever wonder what function a seemingly abandoned building served? Maybe even a feature on a building, bridge, or what have you? Well…. Fictionalpdx.com is here to explain in great detail the curiosities around town. Of course – our explanations will give a fictitious acount, but it’ll be fun anyways. Stay tuned.. .