The Portland Riverfront that Almost Was

While browsing the city of Portland’s auditor’s website, I recently stumbled upon a rare image with which I was previously unfamiliar. Portland’s history of halting harmful highways like the Mt. Hood Freeway and Harbor Drive is well documented. In the 1960s, bright citizens enforced the power of community organizing to radically alter the trajectory of our… Continue reading The Portland Riverfront that Almost Was

Charlie Hales: CRC Lobbyist

This article was originally published on Blue Oregon. Another week, another 180° change of policy coming out of the mayors office.  Like many Portlanders who supported Charlie Hales’ opponent in the election, I committed to giving Charlie the benefit of the doubt as he took office.  I was even excited when reports that his alleged… Continue reading Charlie Hales: CRC Lobbyist