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Cool shipping container/barn making progress. (On the Bike Milwaukie small farms tour.)

Cool shipping container/barn making progress. (On the Bike Milwaukie small farms tour.)

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"Sweet shop" ghost sign in Sellwood, Portland. #pdx #architecture #preservation (at Either/Or)

"Sweet shop" ghost sign in Sellwood, Portland. #pdx #architecture #preservation (at Either/Or)

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Dinihanian building retrofit. #architecture #reuse #preservation

Dinihanian building retrofit. #architecture #reuse #preservation

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Almost opened Milwaukie-Portland bridge.  (at Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail Project)

Almost opened Milwaukie-Portland bridge. (at Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail Project)

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Bus shelter, coffee shop: Taking re-use to a new level

Bus shelter, coffee shop: Taking re-use to a new level

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Portland Mall in 1982 with bus on 6th Ave next to Meier & Frank. Source: Wikipedia

When the Portland Bus Mallwas unveiled in 1976 along SW 5th and SW 6th streets, shelters that graced the mall were some of the most technically advanced for its time and included amenities such as stylish (remember: 1970s) smoked glass and bronze design, pay phones, and a first-of-its kind monitor system that…

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Portland’s Central Eastside district. (at Central Eastside Industrial District)

Portland’s Central Eastside district. (at Central Eastside Industrial District)

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Tillikum Bridge and new bike path. #infrastructure #architecture #pdxbikes #milwaukiebikes (at Oregon Museum of Science & Industry (OMSI))

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#pdx #urbanism

#pdx #urbanism

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PDX’s mid-90s yellow bikeshare program

Remember that one time back in the mid-90s when Portland had Yellow bikes that anyone could ride?

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A new direction for Lost Oregon

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It’s not news that Portland is experiencing growing pains. Amidst the artisanal food explosion, unicycle mountain biking, urban square dancing, and the country’s best beer scene (we’re biased), Portland is going through many changes to its neighborhoods.

As new residents move into the city and surrounding suburbs, apartments are being snatched up and developers can’t build new multifamily units…

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