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Metroscape Winter 2014

Welcome to the digital edition of Metroscape, Winter 2014 issue. For a look at the complete magazine online, click here. To subscribe to the print edition, click here.

FEATURES

 

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."

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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.

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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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DEPARTMENTS

 

The Landscape
Carl Abbott looks at the Urban Center Plaza, a vibrant part of the Toulan legacy.

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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.

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Indicators of the Metroscape

All 50 states and 24 nations: where you will find graduates of the college Nohad Toulan built.

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