SLIDE SHOW

Park Blocks of PDX and D.C.

The Park Blocks of our young city rank with those in the Nation's Capital, a.k.a. the National Mall.

02/11/2013 By Kristin Belz

Around Town

City Brainstorming

Lots of goals and metrics, but where's the design in the Portland Plan?

05/28/2012 By Kristin Belz

Around Town

Of Mad Men and City Plans

A long lost short film made by the AIA in 1965 offers a useful comparison to today’s city planning.

05/05/2012 By Kristin Belz

LIVING HERE

Nimby Nation

Neighborhoods are PDX’s secret superpower.

03/16/2012 By Amanda Waldroupe

Home Hunt

Growin’ and Groovin’ in Cully Grove

Orange Splot keeps trees and plants seeds of a new green community in Portland’s Cully neighborhood.

11/12/2011 By Kristin Belz

The Simplifier

Allen Alley

Critical Oregon issues are discussed come voting time. A sit-down with Pixelworks co-founder Allen Alley.

03/18/2010

Architecture

Building Blocks

Jeff Stuhr and John Holmes, the founding partners of Holst Architecture and the architects behind Ziba Design's soon-to-be world headquarters in Portland, are leading a charge of change that encompasses other local firms such as Works Partnership Architec

06/22/2009 By Amara Holstein

Street Smart

César’s Way

Changing N Interstate Ave's name doesn't do justice to César E. Chávez.

05/19/2009 By Ethan Smith

Neighborhoods

Motion Detector

A cohort of artists forecast the future of the South Waterfront district—and help shape a neighborhood in the making.

05/19/2009 By Emily Chenoweth

Neighborhoods

Golden Goose

The area sandwiched between downtown and Northwest looks poised to take flight as Portland’s next hot neighborhood.

05/19/2009 By Mike Thelin

Summer Trends

Growing Pains

Does our blossoming burg still have room for the Rose Festival?

05/19/2009 By Ted Katauskas