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Speaking Series: Portland’s Aerial Tram, Age 10

  • White Stag 70 Northwest Couch Street Portland, OR, 97209 United States (map)

University of Oregon Yeon Center director Randy Gragg brings together the architect and campus planners who brought the Tram to life. They will look at decisions that inspired the Tram’s construction. They will revisit the controversies around its conception, design, and completion. And they will look at how it seed the dramatic expansion of OHSU and will shape the future of the campus, city and the region’s economy.

Sarah Graham, architect, cofounder of AGPS, Los Angeles/Zurich-based architecture firm and winner of the international competition to design the tram

Kirk Pawlowski, campus planner for OHSU (1999 – 2003), Washington State University, and Oregon State University

Brian Newman, current Vice President of Campus Development, OHSU

Suggested contribution: $10 at the door
Students and Yeon Center members welcomed for free
Please RSVP

Earlier Event: January 19
Speaking Series: Bicycle Lunch and Learn
Later Event: January 24
Speaking Series: Transit on Tap