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Walking Tour: South Portland: Design, Development, Displacement

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

South Portland: Design, Development, Displacement, 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. Contact event organizer directly for information on student, senior, group, or multiple ticket purchase discounts.

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: South Portland: Design, Development, Displacement (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: Albina: Design, Development, Displacement

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Sunday, April 7, 2019 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm


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