By Nancy Tannler The SE Quadrant Plan is refining new policies to help guide development in the Central Eastside Industrial District (CEID). It is an element of the Central City Plan 2035 which will be incorporated into the Comprehensive Plan which is currently being updated. There is a lot of […]
By Midge Pierce Stats don’t begin to describe the impact of development in SE Portland. But they do prove what many...
The grand opening of 1510 Technology Center at SE Water and Clay St. is an adaptive reuse of one of the oldest reinforced...
82nd Avenue Parade & Fair 9th Annual 82nd Avenue of Roses Parade, Multi-Cultural Community Fair, Carnival Days...
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 ›
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 ›
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 ›
By J. Michael Kearsey The towering columns that face west toward the river, give a glimpse into the history of Washington High School, set on SE Stark and 14th St. The building, currently in an exciting and massive rehab, was reconstructed following a fire that destroyed the original East […]Read more ›
By Karen Hery Change is hard for businesses and residents who want to make the most of the inner city. Not changing the looks of the place is even harder. City staffers, long time community volunteers and stakeholders large and small have been poring over maps and statistics, responding […]Read more ›
By Midge Pierce With its adoption of an interim building code amendment last month, City Council took baby steps toward addressing outrage over Portland’s demolition epidemic. The ordinance, which will require notice and delay for all single family residence demolitions, is a compromise that swaps 120-day potential extensions for […]Read more ›