Renowned Planner Ernie Bonner Dies At 71
"Bonner is most often identified with Portland's legendary 1972 Downtown Plan, the action agenda that set the city's storied renaissance in motion. Recruited to Portland in 1973 from Cleveland, Ohio, Bonner became the public handshake to the barnstorming changes then-Mayor Neil Goldschmidt brought to the city. But his activities and impact were even wider... As he continued to work for the city's future, Bonner created an extraordinary archive of the city's planning achievements and processes of the '70s on his ever-expanding Web site, www.pdxplan.org."
Thanks to Laura Kranz