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Portland State University

  • Park Ave. and Market St. Map It
  • Downtown
  • Educational Institution

Published 01/19/2016

Fodor's Review

The only public university in the city takes advantage of Downtown's South Park Blocks to provide trees and greenery for its 28,000 students. The attractive, compact, but steadily growing campus, between Market Street and Interstate 405, spreads west from the Park Blocks to 12th Avenue and east to 5th Avenue. Seven schools offer undergraduate, masters, and doctoral degrees. Close to the Portland Art Museum and Oregon Historical Society Museum, PSU doesn't have any major attractions of its own, but the campus blends almost imperceptibly with a pretty part of Downtown, and it's the site—along the leafy South Park Blocks—of the city's largest farmers' market on Saturday mornings.

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Park Ave. and Market St., Portland, Oregon, 97201, USA

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Website: www.pdx.edu

Published 01/19/2016


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