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COLUMBIA RIVER CROSSING PANEL DISCUSSION
Wednesday, April 18, 2007 - 12:00pm to Wednesday, April 18, 2007 - 1:30pm

The Nohad Toulan School of Urban Studies and Planning with
Planning Includes Equity (PIE) proudly presents:
The Spring 2007 Brown Bag Series

COLUMBIA RIVER CROSSING PANEL DISCUSSION

Featuring
Joe Cortwright, Impresa Consulting
Jay Lyman, Columbia River Crossing Staff,
Scott Chapman, Sierra Club
Silvia Evans, EJAG

Room 270 of the Urban Studies Building

 

Join the School of Urban Studies and PIE for the kick-off of a new season of the Brown Bag Series with this timely panel discussion.
Pie will be served!

 

AND: Save the date for the next installment of the Brown Bag Series the following week: April 25th:
The PREMIER of the Film "Jane Jacobs: Parting Words". Director Kevin Balmer and the films writer, Chet Orloff will be at the showing to discuss the film and answer questions.
Wednesday April 25
12pm - 1:30 pm
Room 270 of the Urban Studies Building
Parting Words captures urban thinker, writer, and activist Jane Jacobs (1916-2006) in her final public appearance in Portland , Oregon . On tour to promote her book, DARK AGE AHEAD (2004), Jacobs discusses the imperative for culturally diverse and innovative cities, among numerous other issues. Exploring passages from her seminal work, THE DEATH AND LIFE OF GREAT AMERICAN CITIES (1961) and looking at Jacobs through the eyes of leading Oregon planners, the film highlights Jacobs' clear-eyed perspectives on the problems and opportunities facing American cities.Parting Words demonstrates Jane Jacobs' long and abiding influence on urban design and planning.Produced and Directed by Kevin Balmer, PSU Master of Urban and Regional Planning Graduate (2006); Diggable Films. Written and Narrated by Chet Orloff , Director, Pamplin Institute & Collection; PSU Adj. Prof. Urban Studies and Planning; President, Oregon History Works/Museum of the City; Director Emeritus, Oregon Historical Society.