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Portland Hill Walks

Twenty Explorations in Parks and Neighborhoods
Foster, Laura O. (Book - 2005 )
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Portland Hill Walks is no ordinary guidebook. No restaurant ratings, no rehashed explanations of how the city got its name. Instead, in twenty meandering, view-studded strolls from forested canyons to cityscape peaks, this lively travelogue answers questions you may never have thought to ask, such as: What street used to be a row of floating homes? What eastside peak, with its "healthful air," was home to tuberculosis sanatoriums? What happened to the lake in Guilds Lake? What Portlander modeled swimwear in the U.S. Senate? Explore the city's streets, stairs, trails, and hidden passageways to discover the stories and spirit of a town rated among the country's most livable places.
Authors: Foster, Laura O.
Title: Portland hill walks
twenty explorations in parks and neighborhoods
Publisher: Portland, Or. : Timber Press, 2005
Characteristics: 280 p. :,ill., maps ;,23 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Laura O. Foster
ISBN: 9780881926927
0881926922
Branch Call Number: 917.9549 F755p 2005
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Headings: Walking Oregon Portland Guidebooks Portland (Or.) Guidebooks
Topical Term: Walking
LCCN: 2004017631
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Discover parts of Portland that you haven't seen and learn about their history in the fresh air. Note: hill walks can be strenuous.


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