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Put a Bird on It: Mythologies of Portland(ia)

Put a Bird on It: Mythologies of Portland(ia) AbstractPortland, Oregon is a city in the Pacific Northwest of the United States and Portlandia is a television show produced by the Independent Film Company (IFC); both mythologize place. Portland is lauded by popular media as well as planning and design professionals as a model city. Portlandia satirizes this celebrated model urbanism orchestrated by artisanal values and hipster ethics. This essay examines how both Portland the city and Portlandia the show between them fabricate a model for twenty-first-century urbanism. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Architecture and Culture Taylor & Francis

Put a Bird on It: Mythologies of Portland(ia)

Architecture and Culture , Volume 3 (2): 20 – May 4, 2015

Put a Bird on It: Mythologies of Portland(ia)

Architecture and Culture , Volume 3 (2): 20 – May 4, 2015

Abstract

AbstractPortland, Oregon is a city in the Pacific Northwest of the United States and Portlandia is a television show produced by the Independent Film Company (IFC); both mythologize place. Portland is lauded by popular media as well as planning and design professionals as a model city. Portlandia satirizes this celebrated model urbanism orchestrated by artisanal values and hipster ethics. This essay examines how both Portland the city and Portlandia the show between them fabricate a model for twenty-first-century urbanism.

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Publisher
Taylor & Francis
Copyright
© 2015 Taylor & Francis
ISSN
2050-7836
eISSN
2050-7828
DOI
10.1080/20507828.2015.1067035
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Abstract

AbstractPortland, Oregon is a city in the Pacific Northwest of the United States and Portlandia is a television show produced by the Independent Film Company (IFC); both mythologize place. Portland is lauded by popular media as well as planning and design professionals as a model city. Portlandia satirizes this celebrated model urbanism orchestrated by artisanal values and hipster ethics. This essay examines how both Portland the city and Portlandia the show between them fabricate a model for twenty-first-century urbanism.

Journal

Architecture and CultureTaylor & Francis

Published: May 4, 2015

Keywords: mythologies; Portland; urban design; revitalization; model city; gentrification; new urbanism

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