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Portland Urban Design, Architecture, and Landscapes 6: South Portland, Gentrification By Design, June 20, 2:00 p.m.4

EACH TOUR IN THIS WEEK LONG SERIES OF SIX DIFFERENT WALKS is $32.50 which includes a $2.50 ticket processing fee. Please see Year-Round Events for the other tour listings. Email organizer for details on student, senior, group or multiple tour purchase discounts.


June 14, 2:00 p.m. South Portland: Gentrification by design. This walk focuses on the demolished 19th century neighborhood of South Portland and its replacement by the Portland Center, the city's first foray into large scale urban redevelopment accompanied by Lawrence Halperin's Portland Sequence of interconnected fountains and open spaces. Meeting place: SW 1st Ave and SW Arthur St. $32.50, email organizer for discount ticket details

June 20, 2:00 p.m. South Portland: Gentrification by Design: reprise, see event details above. Email organizer for discount ticket details $32.50, email organizer for discount ticket details

This Year-Round Event has ended.


June 14–20, 2021


Various outdoor locations around Portland




John Doyle

Mr Doyle has been an annual participant in the Design Week festival since 2017. He has been creating and leading walking tours on Portland architecture as a volunteer for the Architectural Heritage Center since 2008 and is a member of its education committee. He holds a BA in art history and history from Stony Brook University and an MA in art history from Tufts University. He worked as an Education Department lecturer for the Metropolitan Museum of Art from 1990-96.