Title

An article about The Gate, a church-sponsored, volunteer-staffed "Living Room on

Authors

Harlan Baker

Source

Portland Monthly

Date

12-2005

Pages

75-77

Abstract

An article about The Gate, a church-sponsored, volunteer-staffed "Living Room on Congress St.," which started in 1965 and soon attracted questing young people, artists, poets, musicians, and others to its diverse events. Neighborhood residents and store owners tried to close The Gate down in 1969, and when it finally shut in December 1973, it was the oldest continually operating coffee house in the country. Many habitues of The Gate, like Tim Sample and Carlo Pittori, went on to become well-known artists.

Subjects

Coffeehouses, The Gate (Coffeehouse), Sample, Tim

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