By Don MacGillivray Portland’s Street Funding proposal has undergone much review by both business people and residents and it still remains a question in the minds of the public. The Fund is intended to address the five high crash corridors in SE Portland and many neighborhood streets in poor [...]
By Nancy Tannler (Note: the scheduled Dec 10 meeting has been postponed) The Mt. Tabor Reservoir meeting with...
By Nancy Tannler Eastside Village PDX is a group of like-minded people living on Portland’s east side who have...
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 in Portland, the Office of Neighborhood Information (ONI) Community Summit is your ticket. The Community Summit will be held January 31, 2015 and the entire Portland community is invited to attend and [...]Read more ›
By Don MacGillivray Portland is increasingly interested in addressing issues about equity of opportunity. In a society with wide economic diversity, opportunities are not distributed equally. Much of the responsibility for taking advantage of opportunity is up to the individual, but science is learning more about how to make [...]Read more ›
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 ›