What was once, in 1946, the Vanport Extension Center became Portland State College in 1955. It slowly accelerated from being ... More
Portland State University
What was once, in 1946, the Vanport Extension Center became Portland State College in 1955. It slowly accelerated from being a four-year school to a full-fledged university and an integral part of the Portland area. PSU is a highly recognized school around the country, not only for the academics, but also for the beauty and overall history of the campus. Performances at PSU draw quite a crowd and give visitors a chance to see plays, concerts, art exhibits and more. The Lincoln Performance Hall is located inside the aptly named Lincoln Hall (formerly the 1911 constructed Lincoln High School), and oftentimes is the setting for many of the aforementioned performances.
Almost 6,000 Oregonians fought during the Vietnam War and many lost their lives. This graceful black granite structure, inscribed with
the names of 800 dead and missing soldiers, serves as a somber reminder of their sacrifice. Through volunteer work ...
Tucked smack in the middle of Portland's downtown area, this 19th century church is a wonderful example of Venetian Gothic
architecture. Speakers, concerts and church services are all offered here, but the grounds and interior can be viewed weekdays. ...
With all that is going on in this city, you might want to check it out here first. Located in
Pioneer Courthouse Square , a friendly staff provides local business listings and events, as well as all the important ...