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2004

Neighborhood planning -- Oregon -- Portland

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Full-Text Articles in Urban Studies

Building Active Communities: Linking Lents, Carolyn Bonner, Dan Bower, Heather Marren, Michael Rose, Beth Shuck, Rania Wasfy Jan 2004

Building Active Communities: Linking Lents, Carolyn Bonner, Dan Bower, Heather Marren, Michael Rose, Beth Shuck, Rania Wasfy

Master of Urban and Regional Planning Workshop Projects

The purpose of the Linking Lents Project is to increase opportunities for physical activity in the Lents neighborhood. Both programming changes and physical changes to the built environment are needed to accomplish this goal. While a trailhead in the Lents neighborhood will attract some new users to the trail, a trailhead alone may not greatly increase trail use. A Lents trailhead constructed in conjunction with improved overall access to the trail, connections to neighborhood amenities and public education of the benefits of increased physical activity will increase Lents residents’ use of the trail. This project was conducted under the supervision ...


The Power Of Place: Building Community Character On Se Division Street, Quinn Fahey, Josh Birks, Jeff Caudill, John Mermin, Kenneth Radin Jan 2004

The Power Of Place: Building Community Character On Se Division Street, Quinn Fahey, Josh Birks, Jeff Caudill, John Mermin, Kenneth Radin

Master of Urban and Regional Planning Workshop Projects

The Power of Place study assists DVC in fulfilling that mission by pursuing an understanding of the street’s character and identifying opportunities for future development or continued investment. Both aspects of this study establish the foundation necessary for the Coalition to become proactive in development processes and maintain the attributes that most significantly contribute to the character of the street. To that end, the study looked to achieve three primary objectives:

  1. Develop a body of knowledge that can steer DVC toward community desires and objectives regarding Division St. development.
  2. Based on that knowledge, identify sites along Division that hold ...


Outer South East Livable Infill Project, Debbie Collard, Kristine Dos Remedios, Krista Hornaday, Harper Kalin, Ying Lin, Kris Sorensen Jan 2004

Outer South East Livable Infill Project, Debbie Collard, Kristine Dos Remedios, Krista Hornaday, Harper Kalin, Ying Lin, Kris Sorensen

Master of Urban and Regional Planning Workshop Projects

The City of Portland, Oregon has experienced unprecedented population growth in the last decade, much of which has been accommodated through infill development. Not all infi ll development has contributed to meeting design goals, prompting the City’s Bureau of Planning to launch the Infill Design Project in 2003. The Infill Design Project aims to improve the design of multi-dwelling and rowhouse development outside the Central City. This study supports the Infill Design Project by studying the design of new, multi-family infi ll development in a section of Outer Southeast Portland, Oregon. Through public outreach, this study identifies community design ...