|From a Portland Tribune columnist comes Portland Confidential, the story of Big Jim Elkins, a conman and criminal who arrived in Portland in 1937 and helped unleash prostitution, bootlegging, gambling, and drug running.|
|Your one-source guide to Concrete-Based Homebuilding Systems. Residential contractors, architects, and developers will welcome this first total guide to the latest concrete-based homebuilding systems (CBHSs).|
Annie Hauck-Lawson, Jonathan Deutsch - 2009 - 343 pages
|Compiling a portrait that's both fascinating and deliciously fun, Gastropolis explores the endlessly evolving relationship between New Yorkers and food.|
|There are many ways to divide Portlanders, but so few effective ways to bridge |
these differences that Portland is on the brink of losing its civic exceptionalism.
Portland's rise in civic stature is extraordinary by any standard. It is even more ...
2012 - 192 pages
|Presents an inside look at the food scene, influential restaurants, and chefs in Portland, Oregon, along with a collection of seventy-five recipes.|
|The historian who wrestled most thematically with Portland's rise and fall as a |
major North Atlantic port was University of Maine historian Robert Babcock. An
economic historian, Babcock treated Portland as part ofthe Maritime Provinces, ...
|58 Board members accepted her rationale, and in 1890 the city of Portland |
assumed control of the Evening School built by the club.59 Between 1890 and
1910 similar schools were established elsewhere in Oregon and in Washington, ...
|As early as 1889, lawyer and litterateur C. E. S. Wood suggested an annual rose |
show. Civic leaders and journalists made Portland the "Rose City" by the new
century and were soon promoting an annual Rose Festival, complete with
F. H. Buckley - 1999 - 461 pages
|Portland's recent decision not to expand the growth boundary in the face of more |
rapid immigration to the city, however, seems to account for its sudden and rapid
rise in housing prices.29 Portland planners have responded to this with plans to ...