Laura O Foster

 

Laura O. Foster

Author, Pacific Northwest guidebooks

Portland StairsThe Oregonian writes, "The book is a feast of Portland stair facts and stories...with Foster’s keen eye for quirky detail."

From volcanic Mount Tabor’s epic 282 steps, to staircases built a century ago to carry hillside residents down to streetcar lines, The Portland Stairs Book explores Portland’s often hidden outdoor stairs.

Inside:
   • longest stairs in town
   • 5 mapped stair walks
   • stair stories and facts
   • a comprehensive list of Portland’s stairs
   • intriguing indoor staircases

$12.95, paperback, 144 pages with 5 maps
2010

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