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PLACE is a Catlin Gabel program run in partnership with the greater Portland community.

We work closely with:

Portland State University's Nohad A. Toulan School of Urban Studies and Planning

City of Portland's Bureau of Planning and Sustainability 

City of Portland's Youth Planner Program 

City of Portland's Commissioner Nick Fish 

Metro Regional Government

Museum of the City: An International Council of Museums program 

David Douglas School District

Portland Public Schools

Lincoln High School

Marshall Renaissance Academy

Walker Macy Urban Design

Oregon Humanities Happy Camp

Coalition for a Livable Future

Zenger Farm

Oregon Chapter: American Planning Association

Lincoln Institute of Land Policy

First Christian Church


In past years we met with:

Mayor Tom Potter
David Bragdon, Metro president
Rex Burkholder, Metro councilman
Brian Newman, Metro councilman
Councilman Sam Adams
Councilman Randy Leonard
Councilman Erik Sten
Bob Stacey, 1000 Friends of Oregon
Dave Hunnicutt, Oregonians in Action
Bud Clark, former mayor of Portland
Merritt Paulson, owner, Portland Beavers & Timbers
George Crandall, architect, Crandall Arambula
Gil Kelley, director, Portland Planning Bureau
Homer Williams, Willams and Dame (Pearl and South Waterfront developer)
Jim Mark, Melvin Mark Properties
John Russell, Russell Development Co. (200 Market, historic properties on Oak St.)
David Shaff, administrator, Portland Water Bureau
Steve Clark, editor, Portland Tribune
Peter Korn, reporter, Portland Tribune
Liora Berry, Bureau of Housing and Community Development
Robert Bertini, director, Oregon Transportation Research and Education Consortium
Nancy Hamilton, mayor’s chief of staff
Ignacio Paramo, La Voz Day Laborer Center
Dave Hatch, Department of Transportation
Sisters of the Road Cafe
Multnomah County Health Department
Portland Development Commission
Portland City Club
Cynthia Guyer, Portland Schools Foundation
Tri-Met Transportation Transit Mall redesign team
John Charles, Cascade Policy Institute
Division/Vision Project
City Repair
Brightworks (Sustainable Design firm)
Bicycle Transportation Alliance

Bob Carroll, Developer
Mikel O’Meally, DEQ—McCormick and Baxter Superfund site supervisor
AORTA (Association of Oregon Rail and Transit Advocates)
East Precinct Street Crimes Unit, Portland Police Department

Bob Naito, Developer

and many, many more!