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2009

Portland State University

Urban -- Oregon -- Portland Metropolitan Area

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Achieving Sustainable, Compact Development In The Portland Metropolitan Area: New Tools And Approaches For Developing Centers And Corridors, Gil Kelley, Sheila A. Martin, Elizabeth Mylott Nov 2009

Achieving Sustainable, Compact Development In The Portland Metropolitan Area: New Tools And Approaches For Developing Centers And Corridors, Gil Kelley, Sheila A. Martin, Elizabeth Mylott

Institute of Portland Metropolitan Studies Publications

This report represents the work of a group of local public, private and institutional experts in real estate development and finance convened by the Institute of Portland Metropolitan Studies at Portland State University. This was done at the request of Metro, which wanted outside expert advice on ways to achieve more robust development of centers and corridors in the Portland metropolitan area, an important aspect of implementing the 2040 Growth Concept. Although the expert advisory group (EAG) enthusiastically took on this task, it wanted to first back up a step and deliberate over whether and to what extent center and ...


From Urban Frontier To Metropolitan Region: Oregon's Cities From 1870 To 2008, Carl Abbott Feb 2009

From Urban Frontier To Metropolitan Region: Oregon's Cities From 1870 To 2008, Carl Abbott

Urban Studies and Planning Faculty Publications and Presentations

Presentation and paper from 2008 "Toward One Oregon" Conference. A revised version of this presentation was published in the Oregon Historical Quarterly, 110(1), 74-95.


From Urban Frontier To Metropolitan Region: Oregon's Cities From 1870 To 2008, Carl Abbott Jan 2009

From Urban Frontier To Metropolitan Region: Oregon's Cities From 1870 To 2008, Carl Abbott

Urban Studies and Planning Faculty Publications and Presentations

An essay is presented which compares the development of Portland, Oregon, to the growth of other cities in the state. Particular focus is given to its economic stability and political influence. The changing relationship with Oregon's population, economics and cultural relations in the different parts of the state is examined. In addition, the urban-systems approach shows three equal periods in the state's development with close-in neighbors in modern economic geography.