|Slide: The Willamette River
Willamette River is a major feature of the Central City and can be a powerful
asset--adding to the competitive advantages enjoyed by the Central City in
the location of both jobs and housing.
Central City Districts of the West Side are already using the river to
good advantage, both in their developments and in their plans.
|On the East
Side, the river is still only a vague presence, hidden behind the railroad
and the freeway.
Eastbank Esplanade provides the best connections to the water of any
Central City location, but remains remote from the neighborhoods of the