Charlie Hales, Mayor of Portland
This episode of Late Night Conversation features Charlie Hales, mayor of Portland. Topics include: arts culture, urbanism, regional government, community centers, and favorite books.
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About our guest:
Charlie Hales was a Portland city commissioner, serving from 1993 through 2002. After leaving the City Council, he joined HDR Engineering as senior vice president, working on new light rail and streetcar lines.
Check out some of Charlie’s book and art recommendations:
Lavinia, by Ursula K. Le Guin
Shout Her Lovely Name, by Natalie Serber
Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail, by Cheryl Strayed
Fire at Eden’s Gate, by Brent Walth
Portland metal artist, Kendall Mingey.