Lew Bowers, is a retired manager for Portland Development Commission (PDC) where he worked to increase the growth and renewal of marketable neighborhoods in Inner Portland. The neighborhoods many long-time residents cannot seem to recognize today.
As his 30 year career raged on, he managed to keep his honest, raw opinion on the PDC’s affairs. His truthfulness and professionalism, about issues from gentrification to classism shined throughout our interview.
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