Metroscape Winter 2014
Nohad Toulan: The University in the City
Carl Abbott examines the legacy of the late Nohad Toulan in shaping the place, both literally and figuratively, of Portland State in the city and the region. His vision and committment transformed not only the physical landscape, but also the role of the university as part of "the idea of the city."
Building Interfaith Bridges: Dirce and Nohad Toulan's Contribution to Interfaith Dialogue
A discussion, moderated by Mark Rosenbaum, with three activists in Portland's interfaith community (Rabbi Daniel Isaak, Sister Mollie Reavis, and Imam Mikal Shabazz) about the Toulans' work in bringing diverse faith communities together.
Planning on the Map
Recent planning efforts in Newberg and Lake Oswego--that involved some Toulan School alumni--received awards from the American Planning Association. Michael Harrell takes a look.
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Carl Abbott looks at the Urban Center Plaza, a vibrant part of the Toulan legacy.
Periodic Atlas of the of the Metroscape
Peeople on the move connect the region: mapping commuting, migration, and diversity. By Sheila Martin and Jeremy Young.
Indicators of the Metroscape
All 50 states and 24 nations: where you will find graduates of the college Nohad Toulan built.