North End Saloon

Contest Holder: northendsaloon






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Project description

We are a pre-prohibition era saloon (1890-1920) in Portland, Oregon.

A  Bit of History:


At the turn of the 19th century, Portland’s North End district was known for its grit.  Grimy and salty in nature, the quarter was internationally famous for its population of loggers, fisherman, merchant sailors, gold miners, railroad workers and even the occasional “seamstress.”


Ever the trendsetter, Portland led the nation in prohibition, outlawing alcohol in 1914, five years before the rest of the country.  By 1916, Oregon was “bone dry,” thus giving way to speakeasies and blind pigs.


Welcome to North End Saloon.  Drink it while you can… before it dries up.




We are dedicated to fresh and local ingredients. Guests can enjoy a plowman’s lunch, a rotating fresh shellfish program and generous plates to share.  Our kitchen pays homage to the time and place of the past while enjoying the here and now. 




Core cocktails are true to the pre-prohibition era. Drinks with fresh produce and garnishes are subject to change throughout the year. Our bar staff is well educated and will graciously offer to share their knowledge and services.  


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  • Trying to post my entries for over 7 hrs now. Can't seem to upload.
    • @vyaish Hello Vyaish, I appear to be having the same problem!

    • @vyaish I can not either
      I propose to extend the competition for a couple of days that all could upload their designs

  • I chose a minimalistic beaver to subtly symbolize Oregon (State Animal) and the history of the loggers, whom made up a huge portion of the population back at the turn of the 19th century. I added a grungy texture to it all to represent the gritty culture. And, obviously, the old time font to travel back into the past.

    Open for any edits, thank you!
    Also available for any freelance (menu, signage, business cards, apparel, etc) #50
  • Open for any edits, also available for any freelance (menu design, business cards, signage, swag, etc). Thank you! #48
  • @northendsaloon #46
  • @northendsaloon #45
  • If you have any questions or design changes, please let me know.

    fcurtis #39
  • please check my design your feedback is very helpful

    regards #29
  • Hello! Hope you'll like it. If you need any changes let me know please. Sincerely Christina. Thank you.
  • raa
    I welcome your comments and feedback. Thank you. #22
  • This has turn of the century typography. Please feel free to comment. #17
  • Hi CH, please check my design and give me feedback for better design, thank you
    About #11, @berrinovian
  • Hello! Check, please design. If something needs to change, write to me. Thank you! #13
  • North end logo in circle #9
  • north end logo 4 #8
  • north end logo 3 #7
  • north end logo 2 #6
  • very simple and classy, i try to give some touch to people look at it 2nd time #5