Katharine Hart is a writer and historian, currently pursuing her masters in Intellectual History at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland. A Philadelphian by birth, she moved to Portland in 2004 to attend Lewis and Clark College, where she majored in English and history. After finishing her masters, she hopes to pursue her PhD in radical political history, and to teach at the collegiate level.
Portlandia, a statue designed and sculpted by Washington, D.C., artist Raymond Kaskey, was installed over the west entrance of the Portland Building in downtown Portland in 1985. In 1981, architect Michael Graves was asked to provide ideas for public art on the Portland Building, which he had designed. …