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Last day to comment on the South Park Blocks Master Plan

Graphic from Portland Parks online open house shows proposed cross-section in front of Portland Art Museum. The Portland Parks and Recreation bureau is nearing completion of a master plan that will dictate a new design for the South Park Blocks. (Source: Portland Parks) The planning area is 12-block stretch of downtown between Southeast Salmon and Jackson. The goal is to create a “safe, accessible and welcoming” space for all users — including bicycle riders. Existing conditions on thes...
Tags: South Park, Sport, Front Page, Cycling, Broadway, Parks, Park Avenue West, Jonathan Maus, Green Loop, Portland Parks, South Park Blocks, Downtown Neighborhood Association, South Park Blocks Master Plan, Portland Art Museum The Portland, Parks and Recreation bureau, Southeast Salmon

5 things for Tuesday, including an architecture firm's new owners and Wheeler's big move on affordable housing money

It's OMA day here at the Portland Business Journal. (That's Oregon's Most Admired companies, our annual event, which hits the Hilton today at 11.) But before we get too deep into that, here are five things to start the morning. Retail run Yesterday morning started out kind of quiet, what with a school closing here and there. But then we reported that Zupan’s is closing its Southeast Belmont store and Pendleton Woolen Mills is opening a flagship store inside Park Avenue West, and we were off.… ...
Tags: Oregon, Wheeler, Hilton, Pendleton Woolen Mills, Portland Business Journal, Park Avenue West, Zupan, Southeast Belmont

Park Avenue West lands an iconic Oregon tenant

Downtown Portland's sleek new Park Avenue West tower is going to be home to the flagship store of one of the state's oldest and most iconic brands. Pendleton Woolen Mills, the 153-year-old company renowned for its blankets, throws and apparel, has signed on for just over 3,000 square feet of retail space in the base of Park Avenue West. It will occupy the space in the southeast corner of the building across from Director Park and Nordstrom. "This is really exciting for us to have this critical...
Tags: Nordstrom, Oregon, Portland, Pendleton Woolen Mills, Park Avenue West

City weighs parking rule for NW that could block a fifth of new homes

The Tess O’Brien Apartments on NW 19th and Pettygrove, built with no on-site parking, are the largest project that would have been illegal under a proposal going before city council tomorrow.(Photo: Ted Timmons) Portland’s City Council will meet Wednesday to consider a new mandatory parking requirement that, if it had existed for the last eight years, would have illegalized 23 percent of the new housing supply in northwest Portland during the period. The Tess O’Brien Apartments, a 126-...
Tags: Sport, Front Page, Cycling, Portland, Jordan, Parking, City Council, Council, NICK, Hales, University of Oregon, Andersen, Brien, Kehoe, Northwest District, Tony Jordan

Exclusive: A look from inside, and the top of, Portland's newest tower

For the past year-and-a-half since construction restarted on the Park Avenue West office and apartment building, downtown visitors and workers have watched as the 30-story building has risen into the Portland skyline. This week, TMT Development, the company behind the new tower, gave the Business Journal an exclusive tour of the building to get one of the first perspective's of the project from inside - and above.
Tags: Portland, Business Journal, Park Avenue West, TMT Development

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