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25 October 2012
Tanner Springs Park
I posted photos of Tanner Springs several years ago, so it seemed worth an update. On my latest visit to one of Portland's great urban parks, I noticed some details that didn't stand out the first time.
One detail was the rusty, wavy wall made of old railroad ties.
The park also includes references to the natural spring on the site.
And the last detail that I enjoyed rediscovering was the small rainwater recovery device.
The whole thing is meant to make the park a place where visitors are forced into contact with natural processes.
An Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture in Rutgers’ School of Environmental and Biological Sciences. He also serves as Associate Director of the Grant F. Walton Center for Remote Sensing and Spatial Analysis and Undergradaute Program Director for Environmental Planning and Design. As a graduate of Kentucky (BSLA), LSU (MLA) and Wisconsin (PhD), he has a passion for the critical role of state universities as a source for world-class research and education based on inquiry arousal but is too busy keeping up this award-winning blog. Dr. Tulloch can be reached at dtulloch[at]crssa.rutgers.edu
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