Portland Urban Park Corridor

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dc.contributor.advisor Cruz, German T.
dc.contributor.author Cooper, Anne E. en_US
dc.contributor.author Eggink, Dustin A.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-06-03T19:36:40Z
dc.date.available 2011-06-03T19:36:40Z
dc.date.created 1999 en_US
dc.date.issued 1999
dc.identifier LD2489.Z53 1999 .C66 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://cardinalscholar.bsu.edu/handle/handle/184944
dc.description.abstract Downtown Portland, Oregon is divided into two sections because of the sunken Interstate 405 (I-405). When built in 1965, I-405 eliminated 35 blocks of downtown Portland. Although I-405 runs directly through the downtown, it is sunken below street level and the street pattern of downtown is not affected. Between the street crossings, there are a series of block-size spaces open to I-405 directly below. These physical open spaces provide the potential for an Urban Park Corridor. The Urban Park Corridor will resolve the economic and social problems caused by the I-405 physical barrier with residential, commercial and recreational spaces.The purpose of our investigation was to explore what role such a development would play in the larger environments of the adjacent neighborhoods and overall city context. The issues of scale, density, context and architectural and landscape architectural characters were the key elements from which our project was generated, designed and developed.
dc.description.sponsorship College of Architecture and Planning
dc.format.extent 93 p. : ill. ; 29 cm. en_US
dc.source Virtual Press en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Landscape architecture. en_US
dc.title Portland Urban Park Corridor en_US
dc.type Undergraduate 5th year College of Architecture and Planning thesis.
dc.description.degree Thesis (B.L.A.)
dc.identifier.cardcat-url http://liblink.bsu.edu/catkey/1262886 en_US


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