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PCC Sylvania Campus Improvements – Southwest Neighborhoods SW News

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As Portland Community College celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, the Sylvania Campus – PCC’s oldest and largest has begun a long-term renovation project to modernize and “green” campus buildings constructed in the 1960s when concrete and “brutalistic” architecture were all the rage.

With the completion of G Street this past summer, on the west side of the PCC Sylvania campus, the road now circles the entire campus. Traffic can now go both ways, as well.

“Our campus is old and in need of a considerable amount of updates,” said Linda Gerber, president of the PCC Sylvania Campus. “The design and construction work under way at Sylvania protects the community’s public assets, at the same time it will bring the academic and student services needs in line with current standards and practices.”

Read the rest of this article on Page 2 in Southwest Neighborhoods SW News (January 2012)