Hold out for form and function
The only steel suspension type in
Valley, the tall and beautiful St. Johns Bridge
with the westside industrial area.
Construction on the bridge began a month before the stock market crash
of 1929 and provided jobs during The Great Depression. Upon completion in 1931 designers Holton
Robinson and David Steinman are rumored to have inspected their finished work
by taking a stunt airplane ride over and under the bridge. Portland