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72nd and Foster Project, Affordable Housing One Step Closer

Amidst the city’s housing crisis, where rising rents and property values, homelessness, and rapidly changing demographics are the symptoms, Foster Road may soon see some relief on the way. We’ve mentioned before that the YMCA building (at 6036 SE Foster) … Continue reading

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More Details On 72nd/Foster Development

As we reported last week, the vacant lot at SE 72nd and Foster is slated for an affordable housing development. The project will bring 108 units of housing to the PDC-owned lot across the street from the Portland Mercado. What … Continue reading

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Happy Weekend, FoPo!

I was pretty ok with that dose of gray and wet yesterday.  We may get another, but then it’s back to hot.  Hopefully tolerably hot, though.  We also hope you have a thing or two lined up for the weekend, … Continue reading

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Hacienda CDC Interested in Starting Portland Mercado on Foster

While the Portland Development Commission (PDC) decides what to do with the former Metro Auto Wholesale site they acquired last year on SE 72nd and Foster, at least two community groups have expressed interest in developing the site. Last year, … Continue reading

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Foster Streetscape

Since 2003, Foster Road has been eagerly waiting for a city-adopted, collaboratively planned facelift.  This facelift, long overdue, and hoped for well before 2003, has become somewhat of rallying point for many in the neighborhood, including those in Mt. Scott-Arleta. … Continue reading

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