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THE NEXT PORTLAND

Four Buildings That Are Setting New Design Standards in Portland

Portland’s current multifamily housing boom is breeding some buildings to look forward to. Here are a few projects that each set new standards.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 04/02/2014
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VENTURES

Taking the Start-Up Scene from PDX to Gaza

Pierced, tattooed, and driven, Tom Sperry goes rogue in the world of Portland investing.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 03/03/2014
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ARCHITECTURE

To Save or Not to Save: Is the Portland Building Better in Person or the Pictures?

As one of the most controversial buildings in Portland faces a $95-million overhaul, its place in our civic line of sight is called into question.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 01/13/2014
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HOME DESIGN

An Eco-Chic Passive House

After years of designing elaborate energy-efficiency systems, architect Jeff Stern turned to a simpler concept for his own home: the thermos.

  • By Bruce Wolf and Randy Gragg
  • Published 01/02/2014
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COVER STORY

50 Moments That Shaped Portland

Our spin through Portland’s raucous 170 years reveals a city molded by punks and power brokers, by brilliant breakthroughs and a few heinous mistakes.

  • By Doug Kenck-Crispin, Alexandria Bordas, Cari Johnson, Caitlin Feldman, Marco España, Marty Patail, Zach Dundas, and Randy Gragg
  • Published 12/02/2013
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BUSINESS

Apartment Therapy

Portland development firm CE John builds a new kind of rental, with high design and history in mind.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 11/01/2013
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HABITAT

Tailoring Thomas

Thomas Lauderdale's famously cluttered loft was a fitting perch for the eclectic bandleader, collector, and historian. Then Philip Iosca arrived.

  • By Lincoln Barbour and Randy Gragg
  • Published 11/01/2013
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CULTUREPHILE

Tending Tradition at the Portland Japanese Garden

The world-class garden's CEO Steve Bloom and curator Sadafumi Uchiyama seek to reinvent an exquisite, endangered art.

  • By Ashley Anderson and Randy Gragg
  • Published 10/01/2013
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THE NEW WAY TO WORK

Workplace Tips from the Pros

What three stand-outs from Oregon Business Magazine's “100 Best Companies to Work for in Oregon” can teach us about building a great workplace.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 10/01/2013
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Time-Based Art 2013

TBA Review: Karen Sherman

Despite hints of promise, “One with Others” might have been better left in the rehearsal studio. Sun at 4:30

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 09/22/2013
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Time-Based Art Festival 2013

TBA Review: Bouchra Ouizguen

The Moroccan choreographer conjures a world unto itself. Sat at 8:30

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 09/21/2013
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Time-Based Art Festival 2013

TBA: Campagnie Nacera Belaza

Day 8: The French-Algerian choreographer's dance asks a lot of the audience, but rewards with its rigorous trance. Thru Sept 22

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 09/20/2013
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Time-Based Art Festival 2013

TBA Review: Third Angle New Music

Day 6: As the music rises, spins, and scatters in pitch darkness, it's easy to imagine what it's like to fly with the swifts. Thru Sept 19

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 09/18/2013
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Time-Based Art Festival 2013

TBA: Linda Austin/David Eckard

Day 4: Two local TBA veterans team up for the first time in a risky effort at fusing dance and sculpture. Thru Sept. 18

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 09/16/2013
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ARTS & CULTURE

Fall Arts Preview: The New Class

Introducing the city's new wave of acclaimed arts leaders, along with our picks for the season's best shows.

  • By Claire Gordon, Jonathan Frochtzwajg, Aaron Scott, and Randy Gragg
  • Published 09/03/2013
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EDITOR'S NOTE

Introducing Our New Editors

Meet Portland Monthly's executive editors Rachel Ritchie and Zach Dundas.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 09/03/2013
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FALL ARTS PROFILE

Visionary Photographer Robert Adams Turns His Lens on Oregon

A new exhibition explores how the legendary landscape photographer portrays a changing west—and his own convictions.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 09/03/2013
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Architecture + Slide Show

First Look: PNCA’s ArtHouse

The Powell Family and PNCA build a well-lit dorm, inside and out. It will also house the boutique TOC and a new all-ages arts cafe. Review + Slide Show

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 08/29/2013
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EDITOR'S NOTE

The Father of Oregon's State Parks

How Samuel Boardman preserved—and created—Oregon's statewide green spaces

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 08/01/2013
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NEWS

The Portland Pulitzers

As the Oregonian sheds reporters and editors*, we bestow the first (and last) awards for the journalistic voices Portland will miss.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 08/01/2013
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