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Clackamas County - City Of Milwaukie Urban Services Study: Financial Analysis, Emile H. Combe, Gerard C. Mildner, Charles A. Santo Dec 2002

Clackamas County - City Of Milwaukie Urban Services Study: Financial Analysis, Emile H. Combe, Gerard C. Mildner, Charles A. Santo

Center for Urban Studies Publications and Reports

The provision of local government services within the urbanizing area of northwest Clackamas County has posed a difficult challenge for a number of years. This report examines the financial aspects of providing urban services to a study area with the following boundaries: the Clackamas County/Multnomah County line to the north, Interstate 205 to the east, highway 224 to the south, and the City of Milwaukie to the west.


Neighborhood Livability In Northwest Portland: A Case Study Of Portland's Northwest District Executive Summary, Martha J. Bianco, Judy S. Davis, Vicky Lovell Nov 1994

Neighborhood Livability In Northwest Portland: A Case Study Of Portland's Northwest District Executive Summary, Martha J. Bianco, Judy S. Davis, Vicky Lovell

Center for Urban Studies Publications and Reports

Portland's Northwest Neighborhood District ("the District") has a unique character, reflecting its special role in Portland's economic history and its geographical location relative to the downtown area, the Willamette River and the West Hills. Current tensions between the District's function as a close-in, high density residential area and its commercial activities are the most recent iteration of tensions that have existed from the time the area was first settled.

This is an executive summary of the report which examines the impacts of retail and residential land use in the District and how this mixture of residential/retail ...


Neighborhood Livability In Northwest Portland: A Case Study Of Portland's Northwest District, Martha J. Bianco, Judy S. Davis, Vicky Lovell Nov 1994

Neighborhood Livability In Northwest Portland: A Case Study Of Portland's Northwest District, Martha J. Bianco, Judy S. Davis, Vicky Lovell

Center for Urban Studies Publications and Reports

Portland's Northwest Neighborhood District ("the District") has a unique character, reflecting its special role in Portland's economic history and its geographical location relative to the downtown area, the Willamette River and the West Hills. Current tensions between the District's function as a close-in, high density residential area and its commercial activities are the most recent iteration of tensions that have existed from the time the area was first settled.

This study examines the impacts of retail and residential land use in the District and how this mixture of residential/retail affects the residential livability.


Research And Development Effects On Economic Growth: Implications For The Portland Smsa, James G. Strathman Mar 1983

Research And Development Effects On Economic Growth: Implications For The Portland Smsa, James G. Strathman

Center for Urban Studies Publications and Reports

Promoting a high- technology economic base has been widely adopted as a regional development "policy for the 80's." To this point, however, it appears that little consideration has been paid to questions regarding the feasibility of this policy as it relates to structural and locational characteristics of the regional economy. This paper will discuss those attributes of the regional economy that typically contribute to the expansion of high- technology activities, with particular attention paid to expansion potential in the Portland SMSA. High-technology activities are defined according to product cycle theory, and the attributes of the regional economy are examined ...