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October 25, 2011 -- The encampments at the adjacent Lownsdale and Chapman park squares in downtown Portland were an extremely interesting subject to cover. As a grad student of urban planning and longtime map data analyst, both the structural configuration and make shift living conditions of the occupants begged for further inquiry. Just two and a half weeks prior to their removal by Portland police on November 11th, communications aide Raya Cooper escorted us around the space for approximately an hour. This web series explores the components of Occupy Portland's downtown physical camp layout.