Recommended Reading

A Kindred Spirit in Los Angeles

Noticing Koreatown – a beautifully written blog about a neighborhood in the heart of Los Angeles. http://noticingkoreatownla.wordpress.com/

Southwest Portland News, Events, and History

Southwest Trails PDX (excellent information on local biking and hiking routes): http://swtrails.org/

The 4T Trail (see the NSWP blog post on the 4T here): http://www.4t-trail.org/

Neighborhood Associations! Find them here: http://swni.org/

The daily walks of a Hillsdale photographer: http://walkingphotos.tumblr.com/

KATU’s “hyperlocal” blogging service, featuring current news and upcoming events: http://southwestportland.katu.com/

SW Portland coverage on OregonLive.com: http://www.oregonlive.com/sw-portland/

Portland History

Portland State University Professor Carl Abbott’s blog on Portland history, urban planning, and more: http://theurbanwest.com/

Dan Haneckow’s excellent Portland history blog: http://www.cafeunknown.com/

Great general resource on Portland history (check out their photo archive): http://www.pdxhistory.com/

Historic preservation in Portland: http://historicpreservationclub.blogspot.com/

Pure Portland

Well-written blog about Portland: http://www.portlandarchitecture.com/

The Portland Water Bureau’s blog: http://www.portlandonline.com/water/index.cfm?c=39678

This is one of my favorites: http://octoberthoughtspdx.wordpress.com/

Various very Portland topics: http://www.portlandurbanista.com/?page_id=2

A nice photo blog about Portland: http://cyclotram.blogspot.com/

Walking in Portland. Of course. http://walklandia.tumblr.com/?utm_medium=email&utm_source=html&utm_campaign=new_followers&utm_term=from_tumblelog

Portland and More

Beautifully written, thoughtful, and inspiring: http://kboehnlein.wordpress.com/2012/03/01/almost-spring-snow-storm/

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2 responses to “Recommended Reading

  1. Lynn, do not know why I had not seen this before , this is a wonderful blog, very informative. Thanks for doing it. Don

  2. I consider that high praise! Thank you, Don.

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