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North End Transition Area Study, Chad Meadows, Wei Liu, Bryan Cosgrove, Ken Hranicky Mar 1995

North End Transition Area Study, Chad Meadows, Wei Liu, Bryan Cosgrove, Ken Hranicky

Master of Urban and Regional Planning Workshop Projects

This document is a concept plan that proposes redevelopment options within a certain part of Oregon City called the "North End Transition Area". It is comprised of four sections.

Section One is an introduction to the document. Section Two examines the regional context, how Oregon City fits in with the region, what role it plays within Clackamas County, and how the North End Transition Area relates to the Downtown Oregon City Urban Renewal District. Section Three defines the study area and examines current conditions. This section also elaborates on the opportunities and challenges to redevelopment in the North End Transition ...


Illegal Homeless Camping In Portland: Field Analysis And Advocacy Planning, Chris Bernhardt, Doug Glancy, Doug Layne, Jeff Salvon Mar 1995

Illegal Homeless Camping In Portland: Field Analysis And Advocacy Planning, Chris Bernhardt, Doug Glancy, Doug Layne, Jeff Salvon

Master of Urban and Regional Planning Workshop Projects

Homelessness is a major problem in Portland. Many people here cannot afford housing of any kind. Although the total number of homeless people in the city is not known, an estimated 14,000 Multnomah County residents spent time in homeless shelters during some part of 1993.

The goal of our group, which came together in November of 1994 in Portland State University's Planning Workshop, was to find ways to "improve the lives of homeless campers." Our lives were improved as well. We got to know interesting people, we had new experiences, we got to impress our friends with our ...


Civic Stadium Viability Study: A Regional Perspective, Dan Diessner, Tita Egan, Michael Harrison, David Taylor, Michael Weeks Jan 1995

Civic Stadium Viability Study: A Regional Perspective, Dan Diessner, Tita Egan, Michael Harrison, David Taylor, Michael Weeks

Master of Urban and Regional Planning Workshop Projects

From December 1994 through March 1995, the D2T2M consulting group took a serious look at the future of Civic Stadium and its position in the regional community. This study was prepared for the Portland Metropolitan Sports Authority.

In an effort to develop a series of alternative scenarios on the future of Civic Stadium the group conducted an exhaustive series of interviews and a national data search. These interviews included financial experts, event promoters, current tenants, city and regional officials, stadium experts, concerned citizens and others.