There is a unique joy in walking through a building and experiencing what it was, understanding what it is now, and contemplating what it can be in the future. [Read more…] about Oh the Stories They Could Tell… “Is That a Beluga Whale?”
The Local Choice Produce Market is now open in the Pearl District, at the SE corner of NW 9th & Everett. A true labor of love – the owners, Don & Georganne Sader, live in the neighborhood only a few blocks away. [Read more…] about Local Choice Produce Market Now Open in Pearl District
Since the 1990s, Portland has not had parking minimums in much of the city, from the downtown core to more traditional neighborhoods with single family housing. Portland has been very proud of their no parking minimum. Portland has trumpeted this zoning policy as a shining example of why Portland is the City That Works!
Up until recently, it was very rare for a residential developer to build anything without off-street parking. Finally though, that is changing. [Read more…] about Portlandia: Milquetoast Bureau of Planning Edition
What is one of the first things I consider when I’m working in a mixed-use district, whether I’m helping private sector developers strategize acquisitions, or diagnosing and suggesting improvements to an economically underperforming city?
Redside Development, in a push to give the two historic office building at Southwest Third and Morrison streets a look that draws creative companies to downtown’s east side, [Read more…] about Redside Development Gives Historic Downtown Buildings a Redo
The City of Portland may soon see its very own Pike Place inspired indoor-outdoor marketplace along the Willamette River and Governor Tom McCall Waterfront Park. The James Beard Public Market, named for a prominent Portland restaurateur and innovator in gourmet American food, [Read more…] about Proposed market sets stage for homegrown foods, wine and more