The Facts of Life in PORTLAND, OREGON

The Facts of Life in PORTLAND, OREGON

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The Facts of Life in Portland, Oregon. Elaine S. Friedman, 1993.

 

Nice condition with just light cover wear. Hardcover, 386 pages.

 

  • In the Beginning 1
  • A Rose By Any Other Name 9
  • Looking at Livability 15
  • We're Number One! 17
  • Top Ranks 21
  • A is for Architecture and Advertising 29
  • You Can't Win Them All 33
  • What Do Portlanders Think? 39
  • At the Confluence of Two Rivers
  • A Look at the Landscape 43
  • Is It Still Raining? 51
  • A Bird's Eye View 55
  • River City Bridges 79
  • What About Earthquakes? 81
  • Settlers and Wannabes
  • "Respectable Immigrants" 87
  • Counting Portlanders 93
  • A Portland Profile 97
  • Peoria of the Northwest? 103
  • Taking the Trail Today 107
  • California Steaming 113
  • 500,000 and Counting 117
  • By the People, For the People
  • Running the Rose City 123
  • The Oregon System 129
  • How Is Portland Doing? 131
  • Mean Streets? 135
  • A Taxing Subject 149
  • The Saga of Measure Five 153
  • Planning Par Excellence 163
  • Sibling Rivalry, Portland Style 179
  • The Official City Sandal 181
  • An Environmental Report Card
  • Drinking the Water and Breathing the Air 187
  • Down the Drain 193
  • Hazardous to Your Health? 195
  • Reactor Reactions 197
  • Real Recyclers 199
  • From Your House to the Schoolhouse
  • Ninety Neighborhoods 205
  • "A City of Homes" 213
  • About Those Apartments. 217
  • Reading, Writing and 'Rithmetic 221
  • Multiple Choice School Districts 225
  • On the School Horizon 239
  • Expose Yourself to Portland
  • Not For Tourists Only 245
  • From Artquake to Zoograss 247
  • Performing Tonight. 253
  • Multiple Museums 257
  • Galleries Galore 261
  • In the Public Eye 263
  • Let's Get Literary 265
  • Movies 'n Music 271
  • An Architectural Antipasto 275
  • "Meet the Press" 277
  • Rose City Recreation
  • Green, Greener, Greenest 285
  • Fabulous Fountains 295
  • To Market, To Market 297
  • Attention Sports Fans! 299
  • Pint-Sized Portland 307
  • June Daze
  • Roses and Royalty 313
  • Toasting the Tourists 317
  • Brews, Brewers and Brewpubs 323
  • Coffee, Coffee, Everywhere 325
  • Regarding Restaurants 327
  • Familiar Folks 329
  • You Can Get There From Here 335
  • Last Licks
  • Economics 101, Portland Style 341
  • Keep On Trucking 349
  • Choices and Challenges 355
  • Body and Soul 363
  • Legacy for the Future 378.
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 379-382) and index.

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