Co-op de ville

2016-09-16
“Dedicated on Nov. 21, 1921, around the time the historic photo was taken, St. Demetrios was built partly with donations by communicants who worked in nearby Greek restaurants. The sanctuary cost around $50,000 – about the same amount the Overall Laundry Service paid for the building in 1963 when the congregation moved to its dazzlingly modern Byzantine house of worship on Boyer Street. The Cascade neighborhood’s fortunes have fared little better. Light industry and businesses have encroached on the community, filling it with warehouses, parking lots and truck traffic.” −Paul Dorpat

The original St. Demetrios was demolished in 1995 to build the REI flagship store. Overall Laundry Service was sold to Aramark in 2006. EPACC will meet at 8a on Friday 16th September 2016 at the southwest corner of the “porch” outside the main entrance. Here’s a map.

Also EPACC has a Twitter account now, which I will try to use to notify about late-breaking location changes should they occur. Feel free to follow or just check in if you show and can’t find anyone.

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