Tag Archives: Protect Portland Parks

Local historian Abraham Schechter gives his take on Congress Square Park

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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”

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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. […]