Through the stunning aerial photography of Bruce Forster, Above Portland offers a unique and beautifulperspective on the picturesque region of Portland, Oregon and its surrounding areas. Flying high and low,the images take the reader on a memorable journey over all that the Portland region has to offer - thebustling downtown and its world-renowned green architecture, the romantic Columbia and WillametteRivers, the charming neighborhoods, the internationally admired transportation system, wine country, andmountains all of which come alive when viewed from above.
Along with the dramatic aerial photography, Above Portland features six topical essays written by localhistorians and experts essays on the history, architecture, urban planning, transportation andsustainability of Portland. Woven together with the breathtaking photography, these essays form acollaborative local voice, paying tribute to Portland and illuminating the many reasons it is a model forcities around the world.
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