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Portland Urban Design, Architecture, and Landscapes 5: Downtown Parks and Open Spaces. June 14, 10:00 a.m.

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. EACH WALK IS LIMITED TO 20 ATTENDEES.

June 14, 10:00 a.m. Downtown Parks and Open Spaces: Explore the history of Portland's downtown greenspaces including Waterfront Park, Pioneer Courthouse Square, Director Park, the Plaza Blocks and a hidden gem or two. Meeting Place: Lownesdale Square at the SW corner of SW 3rd Ave and SW Salmon St. $32.50, email organizer for discount ticket details

June 18, 2:00 p.m. Downtown Parks and Open Spaces: reprise, see event details above. $32.50, email organizer for discount ticket details


June 14–18, 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.