By Nancy Tannler Eastside Village PDX is a group of like-minded people living on Portland’s east side who have come together to develop resources they will need to age comfortably in their own homes. (See southeastexaminer.com archives Eastside Village PDX–A plan for aging in place January 2013) The Southeast [...]
By Midge Pierce Portlanders may assume historic designations protect treasured places from the SE wave of new...
By Don MacGillivray If you’ve wanted to know more about neighborhood associations and the many advocacy groups...
By Don MacGillivray Portland is increasingly interested in addressing issues about equity of opportunity. In...
By Karen Hery Hopes for a morale-boosting decision by city council were dashed last month when a land use appeal requested by the Central Eastside Industrial Council for the Goat Blocks street narrowing was denied by unanimous vote after testimony and community comment. Many Portlanders have followed the fate [...]Read more ›
By Sandy Polishuk From Eastmoreland, to Kenton, to Ladd’s Edition, to Northwest Portland, Portlanders are fighting to save good old houses and maintain the character of their neighborhoods–the City of Portland has called it a “demolition uproar.” Others call it a demolition epidemic. As neighbors and neighborhood associations enter [...]Read more ›
By Bob Kellett Neighborhood Planning Program Manager SE Uplift Neighborhood Coalition The City of Portland turned 163 years old this year. It is young compared to cities on the east coast and a mere babe compared to cities in other parts of the world. Even with its relative youthfulness, [...]Read more ›
By Midge Pierce The Water Bureau’s final construction plan for decommissioning the Mt. Tabor Reservoirs has been submitted to the Portland Land Use Review Board. This means the clock has started ticking on the storage of drinking water in Portland’s century old, open air reservoirs. The public will have [...]Read more ›
By Nancy Tannler People do have the power to change decisions that governments make. A case in point is the Eiffel Tower, originally built for the 1889 World’s Fair and scheduled to be taken down afterwards. Its function as a radio tower and the outrage of Paris citizens kept [...]Read more ›
After years of construction and disruption, Division Street is once again Open for Business! The neighborhood survived the chaos – and can proudly say many of your favorite businesses are still here and lots of new businesses have opened, or are about to open. Friday, October 24, the street is [...]Read more ›