Powell’s Books Shelves Expansion
How close were they to enlarging their city of books? The plans were already drawn up and the financing was secured. And when do they feel they’ll be ready to move forward?
“It’s going to take a period of time to recover…Whether it’s 2 years or 10 years I don’t know, but I don’t think it’s going to be quick. People are nervous.” says Powell.
More at Peter S. Goodman’s piece for the New York Times on the current economic climate of Portland, Ore “A Downturn Wraps a City in Hesitance“