Then & Now | From the Collection of Tom Perkins

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From the 8th floor of the Federal Building, looking toward the Douglas Island Bridge, in 1980. 1. Twin Theaters 2. Abutments of the new Douglas Island Bridge. 3. Future home of Parkshore Condominiums
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Juneau, looking toward the Douglas Island bridge in 1962. 1. The Fosbee 2. The Village 3. Original Douglas Island Bridge. 4. Channel Apartments, now D.E.C. 5. Oil tanks (now Salvation Army store, 2012) 6. Willoughby Ave.
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Looking south down Gastineau Channel in1986. 1. Foodland 2. The Prospector. 3. State Museum 4. Bowling alley 5. "Rock dump" housed only a golf course, at the time
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Pictured is the corner of Willoughby and Glacier avenues in the early 1960s. The building with the rounded roof is the Columbia Lumber Company. At far right is a gas station, and the parking lot in the bottom left corner was for post office patrons.
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The Hangar on the Wharf is pictured in April of 1959. At this time, float planes with Alaska Coatal Airlines were hoisted up and into the building for storage and mechanical work.
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4th and Main streets, 1986. At left is the Capitol building at center is the Sealaska Plaza.
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Looking down Main Street above 4th Street, April, 1959. At right is the Juneau-Douglas Library, now the Juneau-Douglas City Museum. At left is the capitol building. The building at center, behind the insurance company, is the Juneau Hotel.
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Juneau's "flats" area in 1967. 1. Foodland 2. Harris and Aurora harbors 3. Federal Building 4. Gold Creek
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4th and Main streets, 1973. At right is a portion of the State Office Building.
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Willoughby Avenue crossing (Federal Building to Foodland), in June of 2011.
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Marine Park in 1978.
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Aerial view of the Federal Building and the "flats" of Juneau in 1965, shortly after the government building was built. Egan Drive was completed, but the Parkshore Condominiums had not yet been constructed.
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Willoughby Avenue crossing (Federal Building to Foodland), in 1986.
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Corner of Willoughby and Glacier avenues in 1978. The building under construction is the first unit for the Parkshore Condominiums.
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The "flats" and downtown Juneau in 1967. 1. Federal Building. 2. Fire station 3. Foodland 4. Future home of Parkshore Condominiums
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Looking south down Gastineau Channel in July of 1967. 1. Oil transfer dock 2. Coast Guard dock. 3. State Museum (under construction).
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From the 8th floor of the Federal Building, looking toward the Douglas Island Bridge, 1980. The large, tan building is the Twin Theaters building. Just behind it, an iceburg, floating in the Gastineau Channel, is visible.
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As written: "7758 - Pacific Northern Airlines flew in Alaska many years. (A Constellation)."
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Marine Park in 2011.
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Looking south down Gastineau Channel in November of 1966. 1. Foodland 2. Oil transfer dock
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4th and Main streets, 2011.
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From the 8th floor of the Federal Building, looking toward the Douglas Island Bridge, Sept. 1981. The new Doulgas Island Bridge had just opened and the first phases (A, B, C) of the Parkshore Condominiums were under construction.
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Looking north from the eighth floor of the Federal Building, one year after the utility storage was demolished, May of 1973.
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Looking north from the eighth floor of the Federal Building, Aug. 5, 2011. 1. Harborview Elementary School. 2. First National Bank. 3. Gas station. 4. Former location of "Utility storage."
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A photo taken looking south from the third floor of the Juneau Hotel building in July, 1958. The Goldstein Building is visible in the bottom left fo the photo and mining buildings are visible on the hillside.
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Juneau airport, January, 1959. Handwritten description in album reads: Alaska Coastal Airlines PBY, 2nd floor of terminal is Bay.
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From the 8th floor of the Federal Building, looking toward the Douglas Island Bridge, 1979.
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Looking north from the eighth floor of the Federal Building, May of 1972. 1. Harborview Elementary School. 2. First National Bank. 3. Gas station. 4. Utility storage
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From the 8th floor of the Federal Building, looking toward the Douglas Island Bridge, Aug. 2011.
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Governor Egan arrives at the Juneau International Airport for inauguration as the first "state" Governor in January of 1959.
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Juneau from the air, 1958.
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View of Harris Harbor and the Douglas Island Bridge in 2011. Notice the gas station and First National Bank in the bottom right corner.
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The Hangar on the Wharf is pictured in 1986. Some called this the "second face" of the building.
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The Hangar on the Wharf is pictured in June of 2011. The "third face" of the building.
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From the 8th floor of the Federal Building, looking toward Douglas Island, Aug. 25 2011.
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View of Harris Harbor and the Douglas Island Bridge in 1973. Notice the gas station and First National Bank in the bottom right corner.
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From the 8th floor of the Federal Building, looking toward the Douglas Island Bridge, Aug. 5, 2011.
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Corner of Willoughby and Glacier avenues in 1977. The building in the lower right corner is the Union Oil Gas Station.

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Tom Perkins first came to Juneau around 1959 and soon got to work as a civil engineer. Through the years, often from his office in the Federal Building, Perkins photographed the city of Juneau. He was kind enough to share the images in honor of the newspaper's 100th birthday. 

This slideshow represents the first in a two-part series. All photos by Tom Perkins.

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