A Bridge and its Park

The St. Johns Bridge is one of the most iconic bridges in Portland, but the area below it has its own history.

It was home to Native American tribal grounds and a Lewis and Clark landing site before it became Cathedral Park. For decades, it housed junkyards and factories.

But “honorary mayor” Howard Galbraith and his neighbors raised $7.5 million to clean up the area and build the park we know today.

Check out our video ☝️ for the full story.