Building renewal meets local food economy

If Portland’s Central Eastside is hot now, in the late 50s it was on fire. Literally. Using newspapers and matches, a lone arsonist torched more than 20 warehouses and various properties throughout the area. Thankfully, the firebug, Darrell Roesbery, a tire repairman, confessed to his landlady, telling her “I didn’t steal anything or kill anyone,” […]

Portland map nerds: Compare 1852 to 2015

Been a bit quiet around here lately. I’ve been writing about beer and new breweries at The New School and doing lots of traveling for work (DC! NYC! Denver! Baltimore! San Francisco! Boston!). I’ve got topics and ideas I’m working on coming soon. In the meantime, check out this cool map overlay of Portland  – […]

Angles on Burnside

Oregon DJC reported last week (you’ll need a subscription to read the article) on the accelerated path that the Burnside Bridgehead project has recently taken. One of the projects, Block 76W, on a small footprint of land in front of an existing plan, is being developed by Key Development and designed by Skylab Architecture: We love […]