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<p>An original flyer from 1989 celebrating the renaming of Union Avenue to Martin Luther King Boulevard from The Skanner News Group publisher Bernie Foster. </p>

An original flyer from 1989 celebrating the renaming of Union Avenue to Martin Luther King Boulevard from The Skanner News Group publisher Bernie Foster.

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25 Years a Name

Anniversary is a reminder of challenges that remain

Portland will celebrate 25 years of having a Martin Luther King Boulevard at the Blazers Boys and Girls Club April 26th from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.; the commemoration brings to highlight some of the many changes that have come to the boulevard and the surrounding neighborhood since it's renaming on April 20, 1989.