People and the Land: An Oral History of Oregon’s Statewide Land Use Planning Program

Interview with Arnold Cogan

Title

Interview with Arnold Cogan

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Interview Date

6-23-2015

Publication Date

2015

Subjects

Land use -- Oregon -- Planning

Abstract

Interview with Arnold Cogan by James (Jim) Sitzman on June 23, 2015. Arnold Cogan, of the community outreach firm Cogan, Owens, & Green, was Oregon's first Planning Coordinator under Governor Tom McCall, the first Director of the Department of Land Conservation and Development, and the first Planning Director for the Port of Portland.

Biographical

Arnold Cogan, of the community outreach firm Cogan, Owens, & Green, was Oregon's first Planning Coordinator under Governor Tom McCall, the first Director of the Department of Land Conservation and Development, and the first Planning Director for the Port of Portland.

James (Jim) Sitzman's career in land use in Oregon includes work with Metro and its predecessor, the Columbia Region Association of Governments (CRAG), where he assisted in drawing the first urban growth boundary around the Portland metropolitan area. He also served as a field representative for the Oregon Department of Land Conservation and Development.

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This digital access copy is made available as streaming media for personal, educational, and non-commercial use within the parameters of "fair use" as defined under U.S. Copyright law. It cannot be reproduced, distributed, or screened for commercial purposes. For more information, please contact Special Collections at Portland State University Library at: specialcollections@pdx.edu or (503) 725-9883.

Persistent Identifier

http://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/16292

Disciplines

Urban Studies and Planning

Interview with Arnold Cogan

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