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Portland's Dead Freeways

Mirk, Sarah (Book - 2010)
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Portland's Dead Freeways
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Cartoon history of 1960s- and 1970s-era freeway development in Portland, from the building of I-5 and I-405 in the 1960s, through the demolishing of Harbor Drive and the Mount Hood Freeway project in the 1970s. Examines how freeways affect the city's landscape, whether or not they were actually built.
Authors: Mirk, Sarah
Title: Portland's dead freeways
Publisher: [Portland, OR] : Dill Pickle Club, [2010]
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) :,chiefly ill. ;,15 cm
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Statement of Responsibility: illustrated by Don Barkhouse III ; written by Sarah Mirk
Summary: Cartoon history of 1960s- and 1970s-era freeway development in Portland, from the building of I-5 and I-405 in the 1960s, through the demolishing of Harbor Drive and the Mount Hood Freeway project in the 1970s. Examines how freeways affect the city's landscape, whether or not they were actually built.
Additional Contributors: Barkhouse, Don
Branch Call Number: ZINE 741.5973 MIRK 2010
Subject Headings: Express highways Oregon Portland Comic books, strips, etc Portland (Or.) History Comic books, strips, etc
Genre/Form: Zines
Topical Term: Express highways
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When you walk across the Hawthorne Bridge, did you ever notice there's an off ramp that goes...nowhere? This zine explains what that ramp was supposed to go to...and why we have a riverside park instead.


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