Photo for Planetizen - MehaffyHas Portland Lost its Way?

click on the image for this sad story about a city that we used to admire for its intelligent approach to urban development.

In many of the issues to do with urban development – there are often very curious links between the property lobby, the developers and the so called architectural, design and planning professionals.

and then there is this announcement – click here.

and while you contemplate the links between such professionals and the development lobby – consider the make-up of this committee – click here. See anyone who would be independent and represent the interests of the people of the city?


Paul Costigan

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