A12 Portland, Contested

A few of our favorite decided-by-contest Portland gems…

Portland coin toss

Portland coin toss

1917-4-15 Oregonian contest to design  city flag

1917-4-15 Oregonian contest to design city flag

1969-4-5 Oregonian Proposed flag designed by commercial club

1969-4-5 Oregonian Proposed flag designed by commercial club

1969-12-18 Oregonian Abstract design for city flag

1969-12-18 Oregonian Abstract design for city flag

1966-7-27 Oregonian coin toss for Lovejoy and Pettygrove parks

1966-7-27 Oregonian coin toss for Lovejoy and Pettygrove parks

1980-2-16 Oregonian Consultant calls plans surprising

1980-2-16 Oregonian Consultant calls plans surprising

1980-2-8 Oregonian Officials like three designs for structure

1980-2-8 Oregonian Officials like three designs for structure

Wooden model of PC square

Wooden model of PC square

Wooden model of PC square by Willard Martin's group.

Wooden model of PC square by Willard Martin’s group.

Will Martin File

“Pioneering the Square” is a great history of the design contest put together by Randy Gragg and Audrey Alverson

1988-8 Oregonian Dick Ponzi's weather machine

1988-8 Oregonian Dick Ponzi’s weather machine

1988-8 Oregonian Willard Scott unveils the new Pioneer Courthouse Square weather machine.

1988-8 Oregonian Willard Scott unveils the new Pioneer Courthouse Square weather machine.

 

dragon the stormy

dragon the stormy

Heron the cloudy

Heron the cloudy

Helia the sunny

Helia the sunny

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