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.
Built in the 1890s, this building has served as City Hall since Portland's beginning. The building was restored to its
original state from the dilapidated condition that threatened demolition and reopened in 1998. Among interesting finds from the project ...
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 ...
Nature is close enough to really enjoy in this metropolitan state park just minutes out of downtown. Walking, hiking, equestrian
and bicycle trails wind along the creek and through the canyon forested with native plants. Bird watching is also ...