Portland in the News: Oregon’s Olympians; “Cutting-edge” City; Hotel Seeks Historic Recognition as Black Cultural Hub | February 3, 2022
Portland recently landed in the top 10 of CommercialCafe’s list of “cutting’edge” cities, citing fast internet and EV charging accessibility.
This month’s winter Olympics will feature 4 athletes with Oregon ties who will be competing in skiing, slalom racing and snowboarding.
And Portlanders have nominated downtown Portland’s Golden West building to National Register of Historic Places citing its connection to Portland’s black community.
Here’s a roundup of the goings-on in Portland this week:
- Portland Monthly: These Oregonians Are Ready to Shred at the Beijing Olympics
- Portland Monthly: 5 Reasons Bud Clark Was Portland’s Most Unforgettable Mayor
- Oregonian: Golden West Hotel, Portland’s ‘Black cultural hub’ before falling into disrepair, makes case for national recognition
- Business Journal: What makes Portland one the 10 most ‘cutting-edge’ cities?
- Willamette Week: Meet Three Portlanders Charting New Possibilities for Black People, Including Journeys Into Nature
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