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4 Reasons Portland’s Urban Planning is the Best

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Portland's urban renewal story is known country-wide as being successful. It's a tale that includes community, innovation, eco-conscious measures, much of which was lampooned in hit comedy sketch show, Portlandia. The redevelopment has become a case study for developers of other major cities because Portland is more like the girl-next-door of cities, rather than having the untouchable status that ..


Murals: Between Art and Adverting

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I recently spent time in Vancouver on Commercial Drive. After a few hours of highly entertaining people watching, I walked up from E. Broadway along the drive. Commercial drive provides a rich pedestrian environment with interactive store fronts, patios and constant visual stimulation. On a warm Saturday afternoon, it is one of the most active urban walk you can take in Vancouver.   A n..