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How I Built My Home

An architecture critic tries his hand at designing and building. And thus begins the adventure.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 10/01/2014
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10 Amazing Houses Defining a New Era of Portland Architecture

Meet the reigning rulers of curb appeal and high design—plus a few locally designed gems rising outside of Portland.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 10/01/2014
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Meet the Next Wave of Portland Furniture Designers—and Take a Look Back

How ShowPDX created a stage for a new community of makers. Retrospective open at the Museum of Contemporary Craft thru Jan 31.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 10/01/2014
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How Blue Sky Gallery Became a Northwest Photography Mecca

39 years of luck, pluck, and Tuesday meetings turned Blue Sky into one of the nation’s leading exhibitors of photography.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 09/26/2014
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Time-Based Art Festival Field Guide: Closing Weekend

Need help navigating the citywide cavalcade of performance? Look no further than our guide for top shows and up-to-date reviews. Sept 11–21

  • By Aaron Scott and Randy Gragg
  • Published 09/19/2014
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TBA Review: Luke George's 'Not About Face'

This audience participative work found the chilling common denominator between ISIS and Jeff Koons. Thru Sept 18

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 09/16/2014
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The South Waterfront's New Research Epicenter

A bold new research hub unites three ambitious universities and a rising neighborhood.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 09/02/2014
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The Big One: A Northwest Earthquake Survival Guide

The Cascadia Subduction Quake is coming. How bad will it be? Bad. (Maybe the worst natural disaster in US history.) Can we prepare? YES!

  • By Peter Holmstrom, Nomad, and Randy Gragg
  • Published 07/01/2014
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The Rise of Park Avenue West

After failed dreams and a family feud, a 30-floor building is set to be Portland's fourth-tallest.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 06/02/2014
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What's So Bad About Urban Density?

As Portlanders fret over our current upward growth spurt, some perspective from across the Pacific eases one writer's angst.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 05/12/2014
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Glenda Goldwater, Portland's Bon Vivant

Go to an arts event: an experimental performance, a symphony gala, or the latest gallery opening. You’ll nearly always see Glenda Goldwater, impeccably dressed, white hair reaching above the crowd, horn-rimmed glasses turning her eyes into a diptych.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 05/01/2014
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A Wild and Playful Portland Garden

Crafted humor, whimsical color, and seriously lush horticulture blend in one of the city's greatest backyards.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 05/01/2014
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Portland Monthly: The One-Page Edition | May 2014

We distilled a magazine's worth of stories onto a single page. See the condensed awesomeness!

  • By Peter Holmstrom, Maya Seaman, Caitlin Feldman, and Randy Gragg
  • Published 05/01/2014
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Reasons to Love Portland

From poetry to poutine, from high tech to high fashion, we celebrate what makes our city the best anywhere.

  • By Laini Taylor, Justin Hocking, Brian Doyle, Rene Denfeld, Greg Young, Lexy Folkes, Peter Holmstrom, Maya Seaman, Molly Woodstock, Marty Patail, Kelly Clarke, Jonathan Frochtzwajg, Carl Abbott, Allison Jones, Benjamin Tepler, Aaron Scott, Rachel Ritchie, Zach Dundas, and Randy Gragg
  • Published 04/25/2014
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North Pearl: Going Up?

The Pearl District's north end is shaping up to house some of the tallest housing projects in Portland history.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 04/02/2014
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The Past, Present, and Future of Portland Real Estate

Learning from a legacy of construction booms and growing pains

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 04/02/2014
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Lloyd District: Ecotopia

With a new lush public plaza and major face-lift for the aging mall, Portland’s first “ecodistrict” will be a lean, green, sustainable machine.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 04/02/2014
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The Jade District: East Side, Redefined

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 04/02/2014
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Willamette Falls' Next Move

The rezoning of the Blue Heron Paper Mill site may signal a new era for Oregon City.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 04/02/2014
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A Bigger Portland is On Its Way—And Here's What It Will Look Like

It's taller, shinier, pointier (or boxier), denser, busier, greener, and more ambitious (or, sometimes, just greedier). Get ready.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 04/02/2014
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