6 Block Master Plan

Project Info

Portland State University
Portland, Oregon
Completed in 1996

This 6-Block Master Plan and Schematic Design for the Portland State University Urban Center creates a vibrant 24-hour urban district, combining University uses, housing, retail and business incubation space. The Master Plan included an unconventional mix of partnerships including city, state, and federal stakeholders, in addition to students, civic and neighborhood groups. The process required intense coordination and dedicated consensus building.