Return to Fairview — Emese Ilyes
Was a state-run facility housing infants, children, and adults with developmental disabilities. Thousands of people who have spent a significant portion of their lives inside the institution were moved out gradually, until finally its doors were closed in 2000. Some of my collaborators at Project Grow lived inside the now crumbling buildings. We returned in the summer of 2011 and they gave us a tour. Working with artists, Corky Miller.
savepdxhistory – Save the Portland GasCo Building!
Tuesday night the clock tower was plucked from the GASCO building by a very large crane. And now, demolition has begun in earnest. The roof is coming down along with the east wall. Click to share on Google (Opens in new window). Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window). Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window). Click to email (Opens in new window). Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window). Oregon Live Article Contains Errors. Share on Facebook (Opens in new window). November 2, 2015.