Walking Tour: Gentrification By Design, South Portland

Sunday, April 7, 2:00 p.m.

Gentrification By Design, South Portland: in the 1960's and 70's the historically Jewish and Italian 19th century neighborhood of South Portland was demolished for urban renewal projects designed on a vast scale. This walk explores what was lost and what was gained including the Lawrence Halprin Portland Open Sequence of fountains which culminates in the Keller Fountain.

Meeting Place: NW corner of SW 1st and Arthur St.

This event is part of the Design, Urban Growth, and History Walking Tours series

  1. Walking Tour: Portland Bridges

  2. Walking Tour: Gentrification By Design, South Portland (Currently Viewing)

  3. Walking Tour: Mid-Century Modern and Minimalism in Portland

  4. Walking Tour: Portland Bridges (Reprise)

  5. Walking Tour: Designing Death, River View Cemetery

  6. Walking Tour: Gentrification by Design, Albina


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Sunday, April 7, 2019


The streets and urban landscapes of Portland.


John Doyle

Design Week participate: 2018, 2017. Docent: Architectural Heritage Center, P.U.G.S. Instructor, former lecturer Metropolitan Museum. BA, MA