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Audio: MP3; File size: 20.3 MB; Duration: 00:17:44

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City planning -- Oregon -- Portland -- History, City planners -- Oregon -- Portland

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Fifty years ago, the City of Portland developed a plan for the downtown corridor with a radical vision of what a central city could be. The downtown we know today is the result of that plan. In this episode of PDXPLORES, Professor Emeritus Ethan Seltzer discusses the 1972 downtown plan and how Portland State evolved into an urban-serving university alongside the downtown corridor.

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