Portland, Oregon

What is Portland, Oregon known for?


green field

rowspan "2" Rose Garden (Rose Garden Arena) - right thumb 200px Flag of Portland flying (upside down) in Pioneer Courthouse Square (File:Flag-of-portland-flying.jpg) The '''city flag of Portland, Oregon''', consists of a green field on which is placed a white four-pointed directional star (astroid) from which radiate blue stripes, each bordered by L-shaped yellow elements. Narrow white fimbriations separate the blue and yellow elements from each other and from


team+hosting

Columbus , formerly known as the ''Center of Science and Industry'' in Columbus, Ohio; OMSI in Portland, Oregon; the Science Museum of Minnesota in Saint Paul, Minnesota; and the California Science Center, formerly the ''California Museum of Science & Industry'', in Los Angeles, California. The 1983 Memorial Cup tournament saw the inclusion of a fourth team, the team hosting the event, which was done to boost tournament attendance. The first tournament


approach part

planning well-planned city is due to Metro's (Metro (Oregon regional government)) regional master plan in which transit-oriented development plays a major role. This approach, part of the new urbanism, promotes mixed-use and high-density development around light rail stops and transit centers (List of TriMet transit centers), and the investment of the metropolitan area's share of federal tax dollars into multiple modes of transportation


actions including

to conduct investigations; undertake enforcement actions, including the issuance of violation, assessment of civil fines, and or issuance of closure orders; conduct background investigations; conduct audits; and review and approve Tribal gaming ordinances.” The '''Shriners Hospital for Children''' is a 29-bed, non-profit


significant interest

, both academic and personal, in the history and contemporary status of crypto-Jews, and a number of distinguished scholars have published in the area. Especially in recent years, a number of people, especially, but not limited to, Hispanics, have returned or converted to Judaism, frequently in part because of knowledge of a previously-suppressed Jewish heritage. New Mexico, Texas, Arizona, and California are major areas of interest, but significant interest also is found


largest art

as the tenth best Big City Arts Destination in the U.S. The Portland Art Museum owns the city's largest art collection and presents a variety of touring exhibitions each year. With the recent addition of the Modern and Contemporary Art wing it became one of the United States' twenty-five largest museums. Art galleries abound downtown and in the Pearl District (Pearl District, Portland, Oregon), as well as in the Alberta Arts District (Alberta Street, Portland, Oregon) and other

technologically advanced planetarium in the Pacific Northwest. OMSI is located at 1945 SE Water Ave. OMSI is built right up next to the river and is also conveniently located near the entrance to the Springwater Corridor and Eastbank Esplanade pedestrian and bike trails. The Portland Art Museum owns the city's largest art collection

http: portlandartmuseum.org about history accessdate 2011-04-13 Upon completion of the most recent renovations, the Portland Art Museum became one of the twenty-five largest art museums in the United States, at a total of 240,000 square feet (22,000 m²). The permanent collection has more than 42,000 works of art, and at least one major traveling exhibition is presented most of the time. The Portland Art Museum features a center for Native American art, a center for Northwest


film books

;ref Portland (Portland, Oregon), OR (Oregon), USA 368 1,207   1931 - Outside of the music content, Rare FM has shows focusing on film, books


term major

2008 volume 275 doi 10.1098 rspb.2008.0630 issue 1649 pages 2363–71 pmid 18611849 pmc 2603228 publisher Oregon Historical Society Press location Portland (Portland, Oregon), Oregon isbn 0-87595-277-1 (trade paperback), ISBN 0-87595-278-X (hardcover) Creation of the Nationals With contraction no longer an option for the immediate term, MLB (Major League baseball) began looking for a relocation site for the Expos. Some


series book

, Lou. ''Orenco Heritage Series'': Book One. 1992. Also in 1908, the Oregon Electric Railway began service on its line between Forest Grove (Forest Grove, Oregon) and Portland (Portland, Oregon). The Orenco school district was formed on December 21, split from the Shute school district. Many of the first families in the town were Hungarians the company recruited and relocated from the Eastern European country. ref name argus


drawing painting

Portland , Oregon, and beginning his training as an artist with realist painter Willard Midgette, Munch attended the Portland Art Museum School and the New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture. He returned to Reed College and graduated Phi Beta Kappa in 1968, majoring in painting. After the basic Shay patents had expired, Willamette Iron and Steel Works of Portland, Oregon, manufactured Shay-type locomotives, and in 1927, Willamette obtained

Portland, Oregon

'''Portland''' is the largest city in the U.S. state of Oregon, near the confluence of the Willamette (Willamette River) and Columbia (Columbia River) rivers. According to the 2010 Census (2010 United States Census), it had a population of 583,776, estimated to have reached 609,456 in 2013, making it the 29th most populous (List of United States cities by population) city in the United States and the third most populous city in the Pacific Northwest region (after Seattle, Washington (Washington (state)); and Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada). Approximately 2,314,554 people live in the Portland metropolitan area (MSA (United States metropolitan area)), the 19th most populous (List of metropolitan areas of the United States) MSA in the United States.

Portland was incorporated in 1851 and is the county seat of Multnomah County (Multnomah County, Oregon).

Located in the Marine west coast climate region, Portland has a climate marked by both warm, dry summers and wet, cool-to-chilly winter days. This climate is ideal for growing roses. For more than a century, Portland has been known as the "City of Roses",

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