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Sense of Place: Portland - Other Places

Record Stores

  • Crossroads Records
    Site: xro.com
    Map: {phocamaps view=link|id=50|text=3130 SE Hawthorne Boulevard #B}
    Description: A unique music store consisting of over 35 music dealers who each maintain their own inventory on a consignment basis.
    Recommended By Colin Meloy
    Media: Photo
  • Everyday Music
    Site: everydaymusic.com
    Map: {phocamaps view=link|id=49|text=1313 West Burnside Street}
    Description: Specializes in used CDs, DVDs, and records, but also carry a wide variety of new discs and vinyl.
    Recommended By Colin Meloy
    Media: Photo
  • Jackpot Records
    Site: jackpotrecords.com
    Map: {phocamaps view=link|id=46|text=203 Southwest 9th Avenue}
    Description: Portland, Oregon's Finest Selection of New and Used Records, CDs and Collectables.
    Recommended By Colin Meloy
    Media: Video
  • Mississippi Records
    Site: lightintheattic.net
    Map: {phocamaps view=link|id=48|text=4007 North Mississippi Avenue}
    Description: This store/label’s motto is “Always…Love Over Gold” which is adorned above their doorway.
    Recommended By Tucker Martine
    Media: Video
  • Music Millennium
    Site: musicmillennium.com
    Map: {phocamaps view=link|id=47|text=3158 East Burnside Street}
    Description: Specializing in mostly underground music, Music Millennium is the oldest record store in existence in the Pacific Northwest.
    Recommended By Tim Hills (Company Historian for McMenamins)
    Media: Video
  • Vinyl Resting Place
    Site: vinylrestingplaceusa.com
    Map: {phocamaps view=link|id=51|text=8332 North Lombard Street}
    Description: Specializing in Jazz, Folk, and Blues records, but also carry much more, including collectable Rock and Country.
    Recommended By Colin Meloy
    Media: Photo
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Books/Zines

  • Independent Publishing
    Resource Center

    Site: iprc.org
    Map: {phocamaps view=link|id=68|text=917 SW Oak Street #218}
    Description: Providing individual access to tools and resources for creating independently published media and artwork.
    Recommended By Colin Meloy
    Media: Video
    **Relocation Notice:
    Post World Cafe's visit
    1001 SE Division St, Ste 2, Portland, OR 97202.
  • Powells Books
    Site: powells.com
    Map: {phocamaps view=link|id=69|text=1005 W Burnside Street}
    Description: Powell's distinctive synergy today underpins four full-service bookstores, two specialty stores and Powells.com.
    Recommended By Tucker Martine
    Media: Video
  • Reading Frenzy
    Site: readingfrenzy.com
    Map: {phocamaps view=link|id=70|text=921 Southwest Oak Street}
    Description: An Independent Press Emporium and a small, specialty bookshop/gallery/event space.
    Recommended By Colin Meloy
    Media: Video

Other Places of Interest

  • International Rose Test Garden
    Site: rosegardenstore.org
    Map: {phocamaps view=link|id=54|text=850 Southwest Rose Garden Way}
    Description: The primary purpose of this garden is to serve as a testing ground for new rose varieties.
    Recommended By Tucker Martine
    Media: Photo
  • Japanese Garden
    Site: japanesegarden.com
    Map: {phocamaps view=link|id=55|text=611 Southwest Kingston Avenue}
    Description: This 5.5-acre haven of tranquil beauty is proclaimed the most authentic Japanese garden outside of Japan.
    Recommended By Tucker Martine
    Media: Photo
  • The Portland Timbers
    Site: portlandtimbers.com
    Map: {phocamaps view=link|id=52|text=1844 Southwest Morrison Street}
    Description: An American professional soccer club that competes in Major League Soccer.
    Media: Video
  • Revival Drum Shop
    Site: revivaldrumshop.com
    Map: {phocamaps view=link|id=53|text=1465 NE Prescott Street}
    Description: Portland's only vintage and custom drum shop.
    Recommended By Tucker Martine
    Media: Video
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