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GARDEN DESIGN

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

FEATURE

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

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

THE NEXT PORTLAND

Orenco Station: Westward Expansion

A 20-year dream that this onetime nursery workers’ village would become a small city next to the MAX line is nearly fulfilled.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 04/02/2014

THE NEXT PORTLAND

The Jade District: East Side, Redefined

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 04/02/2014

THE NEXT PORTLAND

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

THE NEXT PORTLAND

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

THE NEXT PORTLAND

Burnside Bridgehead: Designer's Disneyland

Portland's most adventurous architecture firms have imagine four new buildings for the crossroads of E Burnside Street and Grand Avenue.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 04/02/2014

THE NEXT PORTLAND

Plotting Portland's New Skyline

As they look to Portland’s future, urban planners see the city of someday: in this case, 2035.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 04/02/2014

DISPATCH

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

EDITORS' NOTE

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

THE NEXT PORTLAND

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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