Articles by: See above

Letters to the Editor April 2015

Dear Editor,  My husband and I are new to the Tabor/Montavilla area and the following has been on our minds for a while. The first time I cruised through the trees lining SE Belmont to our new home on the east brow of Mt Tabor, I thought there must be […]

Read more ›

Mt Tabor April 2015

By Kate Mitchell MTNA held its monthly meeting March 18. The board voted to grant a noise variance to the PDX Adult Soap Box Derby, scheduled this year for August 15. Land Use updates were given on several development projects in the neighborhood.  Neighbors have expressed concerns with the impact […]

Read more ›

South Tabor April 2015

By Brenda Reddaway South Tabor Annual Spring Cleanup is May 23, 9 am – 1 pm at Trinity Fellowship Church, 2700 SE 67th Ave, enter on SE 67th & Clinton. Fees are $10 arm load, $20 car load, $30 truck load plus $5 for an extra trailer. Volunteer for the […]

Read more ›

Richmond April 2015

By Kari Schlosshauer Richmond Neighborhood Association (RNA) held its monthly meeting on March 9 at Waverly Heights Church at SE 33rd and Woodward St. Meetings are held in the basement; enter from the east side of the building. The website is www.richmondpdx.org. The spring/summer off-leash hours took effect March 15 […]

Read more ›

Kerns April 2015

By Heather Waisanen Kerns/Buckman Neighborhood Clean-Up 2015 is April 18 from 9 am – noon at Hinson Baptist Church – 1137 SE 20th Neighbors can spring clean their homes and yards and bring any unwanted items to the Kerns and Buckman Neighborhood Associations’ annual clean up. There will also be […]

Read more ›

Division Design Initiative Disputes Rapid Development

By Midge Pierce Stats don’t begin to describe the impact of development in SE Portland. But they do prove what many are experiencing: drastically altered neighborhoods. Within the Hawthorne, Belmont, Division so-called Town Center, 443 permits have been pulled for mixed use development since 2005. Most have been issued within […]

Read more ›

Building Transformation

Interior mural at the newly-remodeled 1510 Technology Center

The grand opening of 1510 Technology Center at SE Water and Clay St. is an adaptive reuse of one of the oldest reinforced concrete buildings in Portland. Killian Pacific and Mackenzie remodeled and redesigned the building. Located in the Central Eastside Industrial District, the 60,000 SF two-story lifestyle office space […]

Read more ›

Comp Plan Zoning Revisions Favors Developers

By Don MacGillivray   As Portland’s Comprehensive Plan nears completion, zoning code revisions are being seriously considered. The Mixed Use Zoning Project will propose new zones and regulations for commercial and mixed use development intended to improve height transitions adjoining lower density residential areas, address the scale and mass of […]

Read more ›

MTNA Continues to Appeal PWB’s Aggressive Reservoir Treatment

By Midge Pierce With a December 2015 deadline looming to decommission the City’s open air reservoirs, Portland Water Bureau  (PWB) filed a land use appeal with City Council objecting to conditions of the Historic Landmarks Commission’s recent approval of a construction permit to divert  Portland’s drinking water from Mt. Tabor’s […]

Read more ›

East/West Reservoirs – Tale of Two Cities

By Midge Pierce SE residents sometimes feel as if there are two Portlands. When it comes to concerns about decommissioning the City’s open air reservoirs, citizens feel that the West Side’s Washington Park reservoirs received preferential treatment. On the West Side, a substantial amount of funding will be earmarked to […]

Read more ›
Web Analytics