I love the message on the front of this card sent to Mrs. E. Thrall of Albany, Oregon in 1907:
Dear Mamma - All we girls are up on Council Crest. How are you? (???? T.)
At the time, Council Crest was the site of an amusement park. I'll post a card of that one of these days too.
For more on the Perkins Hotel and history of Portland, visit Vintage Portland.