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Carl Abbott

Carl Abbott is emeritus professor of urban studies and planning at Portland State University. He is the author of many articles and books, including How Cities Won the West: Four Centuries of Urban Change in Western North America and several about Portland history, including Portland: Planning, Politics, and Growth in a Twentieth Century City; The Great Extravaganza: Portland's Lewis and Clark Exposition; and Greater Portland: Urban Life and Landscape in the Pacific Northwest.