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Halprin Sequence Resources

Halprin Sequence map 7-25.png
Halprin Sequence map 7-25.png
Ordinance map of 1979.png
Ordinance map of 1979.png
Halprin Open Space Sequence from Historic District application
Halprin Open Space Sequence from Historic District application
Halprin plan 1965 from Architectural Forum 1967 article by Donlyn Lyndon
Halprin plan 1965 from Architectural Forum 1967 article by Donlyn Lyndon
Portland Center Development June 2 1965.png
Portland Center Development June 2 1965.png
City Within A City April 24 1966.png
City Within A City April 24 1966.png
Portland Center Apts April 24 1966.png
Portland Center Apts April 24 1966.png
Needed: Urban Renewal Zip June 11 1967.png
Needed: Urban Renewal Zip June 11 1967.png
Halprin sketch of Sequence
Halprin sketch of Sequence
Halprin sketch Lovejoy Fountain
Halprin sketch Lovejoy Fountain
Halprin sketch Pettygrove Park
Halprin sketch Pettygrove Park
Halprin sketch Keller Fountain
Halprin sketch Keller Fountain
Halprin sketch Keller Fountain
Halprin sketch Keller Fountain
Synagogue collapsing

Watch PBS video at top, to learn all about this ill-fated attempt.
Synagogue collapsing

Watch PBS video at top, to learn all about this ill-fated attempt.
The original building still on site.
The original building still on site.
May 1962 Al Jessen photo

The sign proudly boasts: "Watch us move this 600,000 lb bldg." 

Let's hope nobody showed up.
May 1962 Al Jessen photo

The sign proudly boasts: "Watch us move this 600,000 lb bldg."

Let's hope nobody showed up.
Cracks developing 1962 Al Jessen photo
Cracks developing 1962 Al Jessen photo
Urban Renewal district in 1964
Urban Renewal district in 1964
Aerial view circa 1967
Aerial view circa 1967
Aerial view circa 1967
Aerial view circa 1967
Harrison Towers 1967

SOM
Harrison Towers 1967

SOM
1) Shopping Plaza detail and Source Fountain.jpg

SOM
1) Shopping Plaza detail and Source Fountain.jpg

SOM
150 SW Harrison back.jpg

SOM
150 SW Harrison back.jpg

SOM
2) IBM Building overall.jpg

Kirk/Wallace/McKinley, 1964-65
2) IBM Building overall.jpg

Kirk/Wallace/McKinley, 1964-65
IBM Building detail.jpg
IBM Building detail.jpg
3) Marquam Plaza.png
3) Marquam Plaza.png
Marquam Plaza dark.png
Marquam Plaza dark.png
4) Marquam 2.png
4) Marquam 2.png
5) Marquam Building.png
5) Marquam Building.png
Marquam Building south wall.png
Marquam Building south wall.png
6) 2300 SW First.JPG
6) 2300 SW First.JPG
2300 SW First side view .jpg
2300 SW First side view .jpg
7) NUNM.png

IS THIS A JOHN YEON BUILDING?
7) NUNM.png

IS THIS A JOHN YEON BUILDING?
8) Boy Scouts.jpg
8) Boy Scouts.jpg
9) 2112 SW First.jpg
9) 2112 SW First.jpg
10) AT&T Building.jpg
10) AT&T Building.jpg
11) Riviera Plaza.jpg
11) Riviera Plaza.jpg
12) Woolworth Building.png
12) Woolworth Building.png
13) Park Square.jpg
13) Park Square.jpg
14) Harrison Square.png
14) Harrison Square.png
15) Stahancyk Kent & Hook Duniway Plaza.png

THIS ONE, TOO, HENRY
15) Stahancyk Kent & Hook Duniway Plaza.png

THIS ONE, TOO, HENRY
Harrison West
Harrison West
Harrison East
Harrison East
Harrison South
Harrison South
Hancock Tower base Boston.png
Hancock Tower base Boston.png
C-H Figure 1 Christus als goede herder voor het nieuwe Jeruzalem, Julius Goltzius, after Maerten de Vos, 1646 - Rijksmuseum.png
C-H Figure 1 Christus als goede herder voor het nieuwe Jeruzalem, Julius Goltzius, after Maerten de Vos, 1646 - Rijksmuseum.png
1 Dismal park as dismal parking lot.JPG
1 Dismal park as dismal parking lot.JPG
1 looking east.JPG
1 looking east.JPG
1 looking up west.JPG
1 looking up west.JPG
2 looking east 3.JPG
2 looking east 3.JPG
2 looking up west.JPG
2 looking up west.JPG
3 looking east.JPG
3 looking east.JPG
3 looking west.JPG
3 looking west.JPG
4 looking east further.JPG
4 looking east further.JPG
4 looking east.JPG
4 looking east.JPG
5 from Market Street looking south
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5 from Market Street looking south
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5 Ivy at the Black Box building.jpeg
5 Ivy at the Black Box building.jpeg
5 looking north.JPG
5 looking north.JPG
5 Park Square Woolworth connector.JPG
5 Park Square Woolworth connector.JPG
5 Pettygrove Park north side - City.JPG
5 Pettygrove Park north side - City.JPG
5 Pettygrove Park north side - CIty 2.JPG
5 Pettygrove Park north side - CIty 2.JPG
7 Lovejoy Fountain wasteland in front.JPG
7 Lovejoy Fountain wasteland in front.JPG
8 looking north 2.JPG
8 looking north 2.JPG
8 looking north.JPG
8 looking north.JPG
8 looking south 2.JPG
8 looking south 2.JPG
8 looking south 3.jpg
8 looking south 3.jpg
8 looking south.JPG
8 looking south.JPG
8 looking to Source Fountain.JPG
8 looking to Source Fountain.JPG
8 Source Fountain.jpg
8 Source Fountain.jpg
9 American Plaza garden 1.jpg
9 American Plaza garden 1.jpg
9 American Plaza garden 2.JPG
9 American Plaza garden 2.JPG
9 American Plaza garden 3.jpg
9 American Plaza garden 3.jpg
9 American Plaza sculpture 1.jpg
9 American Plaza sculpture 1.jpg
9 American Plaza sculpture 2.jpg
9 American Plaza sculpture 2.jpg
9 looking north.JPG
9 looking north.JPG
9 looking south.jpg
9 looking south.jpg
10 from Market Street.JPG
10 from Market Street.JPG
10 Sculpture and walls.JPG
10 Sculpture and walls.JPG
12 looking north.jpg
12 looking north.jpg
12 looking south.jpg
12 looking south.jpg
13 looking north at Lincoln Street.JPG
13 looking north at Lincoln Street.JPG
13 looking north.jpg
13 looking north.jpg
14 looking east.JPG
14 looking east.JPG
14 looking west.JPG
14 looking west.JPG
15 looking east.JPG
15 looking east.JPG
15 looking west.JPG
15 looking west.JPG
16 looking east.jpg
16 looking east.jpg
16 looking west.jpg
16 looking west.jpg
17 Ed Carpenter sculpture.JPG
17 Ed Carpenter sculpture.JPG
17 looking west.jpg
17 looking west.jpg
17 ramp.jpg
17 ramp.jpg

About the Halprin Landscape Conservancy

•  HLC brochure

•  HLC website

Technical reports  

•  Halprin irrigation plans 1965

•  Ordinance of 1979--COP

•  Application for historic district 2013

•  Vegetation (plants) survey of 2018--PP&R

•  Tree survey of 2018--PP&R

Newspaper and magazine articles

•  Concrete Cascade in Portland, Architectural Forum 1967

From the Oregonian (also in slideshow below, as PNG files)

•  Portland Center Development--June 2 1965

•  City Within a City--April 24 1966

•  Portland Center Apartments--April 24 1966

•  Needed: Urban Renewal Zip--June 11 1967



Purpose of this website:

This is a working website to allow easy sharing of information among members of a committee of the Halprin Landscape Conservancy (HLC). For people who need information about the Halprin Open Space Sequence, the Fountain District, or about the Conservancy, please click here, for the official HLC website.

Jump to 32:30 - 44:00, for South Portland coverage, or even better, watch the entire episode.

For scenes of the South Portland neighborhood, before and during urban renewal, click on the PBS video to the right.

Click cover for details about this gorgeous book published by the HLC