by Karen Hery The words sanctuary and industrial wouldn’t come up in the same sentence in most parts of Portland. If you spend time around Mike Redmond of Creative Woodworking Northwest and his neighbors, you’ll hear all about Portland’s industrial sanctuary and what it could mean if the [...]
By Robin Corrigan “Fall for Elms,” is the fundraiser Saturday, September 20 at the Jagger House, 609 SE 16th...
By Midge Pierce A citizens task force that met frequently this summer with engineers from the Portland Water...
By Don MacGillivray Comprehensive is not a meaningful enough term for the all encompassing qualities of the City’s...
By Don MacGillivray Transportation funding has long been an important issue in Portland. Our streets are deteriorating under the pressure of weather, age and normal use. At the same time, the City’s resources for addressing this issue is declining. In the 1990’s, property taxes were reduced in Oregon, making [...]Read more ›
By Midge Pierce In response to last month’s story, The Rubble Within, Justin Wood with the Portland Homebuilder’s Association says the association has not done any formal research on the topic of embedded energy, but maintains it is not a simple matter of comparing materials and energy used by [...]Read more ›
By Don MacGillivray The City is embarking on its Seventh Regulatory Improvement Code Amendment Package (RICAP #7). Those that remember the temporary vacation rentals flap may know the term. The sixth edition of this process was approved and put to bed in July after serious miscalculations with the code [...]Read more ›
By Don MacGillivray Portland residents are invited to view and comment on elements of a long-range plan to direct growth and change over the next twenty years. Draft 2035 Comprehensive Plan may be viewed at: www.portlandoregon.gov/bps/pdxcompplan. The Comprehensive Plan, a state-mandated blueprint for future growth (not to be confused [...]Read more ›
By Nancy Tannler In 1988, the Central Eastside became an official district of Portland’s Central City and is now part of the Central City 2035 Plan (CC2035). The SE Quadrant goes from the Banfield to the Clinton Triangle and SE Powell and from the Willamette River to SE 12th [...]Read more ›
By Midge Pierce You may feel like your car, bike or sandals are barely squeezing through Portland’s tightly-packed commercial corridors and detours this summer. Inner SE is bursting with transit projects from road diets on SE Division to the Tilikum Bridge Crossing, to the Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail. Repaving, sewer [...]Read more ›