Congress Square Redesign Study Group


This committee meets on an as-needed basis.

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  • Councilor Donoghue, District 1
  • Councilor Marshall, District 2

Participating Organizations & Individuals

  • Creative Portland - Peter Bass

  •  Greater Portland Landmarks - Hilary Bassett

  • Mayor's appointee, Portland Society for Architecture - Michael Boucher

  • West End Neighborhood Association - Roseanne Graef

  • Portland Public Art Committee - Pandora LaCasse

  • Bayside Neighborhood Association - Alex Landry

  • Mayor's appointee, Portland Downtown District - Steve Hewins

  • Portland Development Corporation - Jack Lufkin

  • Portland Museum of Art - Mark Bessire

  • Friends of the Parks Commission - Jaime Parker

  • Parkside Neighborhood Association - Frank Turek

  • Westin Eastland Harborview Hotel - Bruce Wennerstrom

  • Portland Convention and Visitors Bureau - Lynn Tillotson

  • Councilor Jon Hinck
  • Friends of Congress Square Park - Bree LaCasse


  • Deb Andrews, Historic Preservation Program Manager
  • Alex Jaegerman, Planning Division Director
  • Caitlin Cameron, Urban Designer

About the Study Group

Congress Square Redesign Study Group is hereby appointed with representatives to advise and guide the design and engineering process for the assessment of the best use and design of Congress Square.

Currently, the Congress Square Redesign Study Group is assessing two options for the redesign of the Congress Square Park portion of Congress Square which will be reported to the City Council on November 17, 2014.