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ISBN13: 9780964200647
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Ask one hundred people who know Portland, Oregon, to name what they like best about the city, and you are likely to get one hundred different answers: The breathtaking natural scenery. The friendly people. The diverse cultural offerings. The world-class shops and restaurants. The architecture, transportation systems, and great urban design. All of these qualities (and many more) led Men's Journal magazine to proclaim Portland as "the best place to live in the United States."

Portland, difficult as it is to capture in words, comes alive in the photographs of Robert Reynolds. Reynolds went to every corner of the city (and flew above it in a helicopter) to capture these unique, colorful, and iconic images. As a result, Portland: The View From Here paints a contemporary yet timeless portrait of America's most livable city.

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This contemporary book reflects a vibrant, energetic and growing Portland. Emphasis on the arts, architecture, and a lifestyle of participation — rather than simply that of the spectator. Samples of Portland images include interior/exterior structures, art museum, performing arts, visual arts, houses of education, neighborhoods, parks, libraries, transportation, physical activities, fountains/sculpture, annual city events, and city nightlife.

About the Author

Since Robert Reynolds and Letha Wulf formed their design partnership in 1994, Reynolds Wulf Inc. has been recognized with numerous regional and national awards for design and photography. Their always visually compelling commissions have ranged from corporate histories to long-term institutional identity programs, from intimate coverage of one significant building to expansive outdoor subjects. Reynolds is the photographer for the majority of their design projects.

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leeyounglove, January 10, 2007 (view all comments by leeyounglove)
This book showcasing Portland provides us residents, who are already in love with our city, information for encouraging good citizens elsewhere to come join us and make Portland their home.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780964200647
Author:
Reynolds, Robert
Publisher:
Arcus Publishing
Subject:
Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions
Subject:
Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions - General
Subject:
Subjects & Themes - Travel - U.S./West
Subject:
Photoessays & Documentaries
Copyright:
Publication Date:
December 2006
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
110
Dimensions:
12.51x8.48x.38 in. 1.45 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , This contemporary book reflects a vibrant, energetic and growing Portland. Emphasis on the arts, architecture, and a lifestyle of participation — rather than simply that of the spectator. Samples of Portland images include interior/exterior structures, art museum, performing arts, visual arts, houses of education, neighborhoods, parks, libraries, transportation, physical activities, fountains/sculpture, annual city events, and city nightlife.
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