Tag Archives: Protect Portland Parks

Local historian Abraham Schechter gives his take on Congress Square Park

I’ve lived and worked near Congress Square Park since its inception in 1982. As a teenaged MeCA student, living in the Eastland, I survived the building’s fire. I also witnessed a positive transformation by tandem virtue of the Park and Museum. The public space became the fulcrum point for our nascent Arts District. I’m also […]

Protect Portland Parks member Pat O’Donnell- “Parks are good for business”

On June 10th Portland voters will have the opportunity to enact into law the citizens’ initiative that 4200 Portland voters signed last November. Your vote makes a difference. This is a local election with one question on the ballot. Your vote counts. This vote is for all parks. 60 parks will have land bank protection. […]