Portland's Dead Freeways

Mirk, Sarah

Book - 2010
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
Portland's Dead Freeways
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.

Publisher: [Portland, OR] : Dill Pickle Club, [2010]
Branch Call Number: ZINE 741.5973 MIRK 2010
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) :,chiefly ill. ;,15 cm
Additional Contributors: Barkhouse, Don


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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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