The brilliant idea of Portland artists Katherine Dunn and Bill Will, Street Wise is a series of granite blocks in the ... More
The brilliant idea of Portland artists Katherine Dunn and Bill Will, Street Wise is a series of granite blocks in the sidewalk, offering the engraved wit and wisdom of such names as Sarte and Shakespeare. There are lesser-known types immortalized here as well, such as the never to be forgotten philosopher who warned us all those years ago not to "step on a crack." There are prettier pieces of art around town, but this work perfectly captures the charm and offbeat rhythm of this city.
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 ...
This fountain lives and breathes just like the people who call this city home. Salmon Street Springs starts rather slowly
in the morning, with just a few spurts. As the day builds and the people begin to congregate—eating their ...
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. ...