What Dallas Should Learn From Portland

Dallas and Portland have remarkably similar geographies. There are some important lessons Dallas could learn from Portland.

Portland adopted its Downtown Plan in 1972 and has been winning urban planning awards ever since. Here are six lessons Dallas could learn from the architects, planners, developers—and even the voters—of Portland, the poster child for New Urbanism.... Dallas has been planning -- and planning to plan -- its downtown for years, but it still languishes...

Thanks to ArchNewsNow.com

Full Story: City Life: Why Portland Works and How Dallas Could

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