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Foster YMCA one step closer to mixed-use redevelopment

As we’ve stated before, change comes to Foster in waves. Whether it’s a spate of new businesses, art galleries, or events such as music festivals and art walks, Foster tends to do things in bunches. Now it appears as if … Continue reading

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Catching Up…

Here we are, nearly two weeks since our last post, finally discovering the time needed to blog. We hope you all had an over-indulgent Thanksgiving; it’s good to do sometimes. In catching up a bit, we see that the Bob … Continue reading

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Snookball cometh. Foster to get soccer-themed play space.

The once-envisioned Office Taproom, which would have been located next to SMART Collective and I Heart Retro at 6913 SE Foster is no longer. In its place? Futpool Portland (or some variation of that name). In a (guessing here) first-of-its-kind … Continue reading

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Another “Developable” Lot on the Market

There has been no new construction on Foster, yet the number of properties being marketed for development continues to grow. Last week we highlighted several residential and mixed-use projects that are planned for Foster; this week we see another property come … Continue reading

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Foster Streetscape Plan gets updated timeline

As we mentioned in last Friday’s post, the Foster Transportation and Streetscape Project is at 60% design. While that’s nearly two-thirds of the way to completing design work, we assumed that the amount of work left made it unlikely  construction … Continue reading

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Addition by Subtraction: New Dental Building Possibly Slated to Replace Car Dealership

Does anybody remember Grandma’s Funky Furniture? They operated on the corner of SE 63rd and Foster, just next to Round Table Pizza and below the towering, yet often overlooked four-story Berg Christian Enterprises building. It was a brief moment in Foster … Continue reading

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