Portland Asks for Help Picking Places to Increase Disabled Access

VIDEO: One obstacle is getting in the the door at the Portland Building.

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Portland officials are asking for help figuring out where to start fixing city parks and buildings that don't give access to people with disabilities.WW reported Wednesday that the city has identified 25,829 places on city property that don't meet the standards of the Americans with Disabilities Act. We toured five locations with advocate Ian Ruder, who pointed out where he had trouble getting his ...   More
 
Friday, August 22, 2014 AARON MESH

Portland Running Out of Money to Maintain the Portland Building

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The Portland Building is notorious worldwide for the garish pastel facade towering over the Portlandia statue. Now the city worries it won't have the savings to keep the building and others owned by the city running as they should be.A city finance official warns that Portland is saving just half the money it needs to maintain its buildings and technology, and within five years could face a "loss of ...   More
 
Thursday, January 10, 2013 AARON MESH

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