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Historic Nob Hill - Alphabet District Walking Tour

Saturday, June 15, 2019, 6:00 PM


Join us on a walk from a residential street reach with charater looping back along  NW 23rd; focusing on the transformation from an elite residential neighborhood to a trendy retail and upscale dining district.  Tours meet most Thursdays and Saturdays at 11am adavanced booking required.  This tour complements our afternoon Slabtown Walking Tour that delves into cultural history.  Highlights of the Nob Hill tour: the tale of the notrorious Nina Churchaman Larowe, the site of one of the largest alcohol raids in Portland history, the Captain Joseph A. Sladen House, and a few odd alterations of domestic dwellings adapted for commercial uses.  Guests learn about a number of preservation tales and historic stucture in the historic district from their guide, an expert on historic preservation with a PhD in Urban Studies. FAQs What do you do if there is ice or snow? It is not safe for us to operate tours on slippery streets. We will refund your tour costs. What do you do if it is 100 degrees? If there is a heat advisory (a period of hot temperature expected by the local/national weather service), this can create a situation where heat illnesses are possible and it is recommended to stay out of the sun. Slabtown Tours LLC will try to reschedule the tour for earlier in the day on the same Thursday or Saturday. What do I do if I can’t make it to the scheduled tour? There are no refunds for no-shows, but if you cancel before the start of the tour, you can reschedule for another date. If you need to cancel, call 503.206.4676 or e-mail: slabtowntours@gmail.com. If you are running late for a tour, text 971.302.3926. What are my transport/parking options getting to the event? Parking meters arrive in 2016 along major commecil street, but thus far there are still many areas to park for free. Most tour starting points are walkable from the Stadium MAX Station stop or other MAX or Portland Streetcar stops. Timbers and Thorns game days are typically not ideal days for tours. We suspend tours on dates with heavy parking needs. Do we get to go inside the homes?No.Once a year we work with the NW Cultural Center and the Northwest Children’s Theater to help put on a historic home tour. Please like the Slabtown Tour LLC Facebook page or sign up for our monthly email newsletter to stay informed about other opportunities to enter historic homes. Where can I contact the organizer with any questions? Landline for Slabtown Tours LLC: 503.206.4676Text if you are late for a tour: 971.302.3926email: slabtowntours@gmail.com Donation requests please send to Slabtown Tours LLC PO Box 83253 Portland, OR 97283-0253 Can guests play Pokemon GO on your tour? Yes. Can I bring my dog on the tour? Yes well-behaved dogs can join our standard tours on leash. We do not enter any buildings on our regular tours. I heard there is a waiver could you share the text with me? Yes. You can view the waiver here:  PARTICIPANT AGREEMENT & LIABILITY WAIVER & EXPLANATION OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS  In consideration for being allowed to participate in the walking tour “Slabtown Tours LLC”, I agree as follows: 1. That I understand that there are no refunds for the tour.2. That I will fully cooperate with the tour leader and any building or business owner, employee, etc., whose establishment we visit;3. That the tour will be conducted on public streets and that I will not block sidewalks or impede the flow of pedestrian traffic;4. That I do not have any physical, mental, or emotional disability or illness that would cause me any difficulties or harm as a participant on the walking tour;5. That for the protection of intellectual property rights, I understand I cannot use and audio or visual recording devices without advance written permission from Tanya Lyn March and Slabtown Tours LLC;6. That I will not use the information, photographs, videos, film, digital images, or audio recordings which I obtain as a result of participating on this walking tour to write any books, magazine or

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