Category Archive: Blog

Planning & Transportation Meeting • December 19, 2017

Posted By Bill Bagnall on December 15, 2017

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PDNA Planning & Transportation Meeting Room 237 (Hammer Board Room) at PNCA December 19, 2017 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm This is a regularly scheduled meetings. Here are the documents for this meeting: • Agenda • Latest proposal for Lovejoy Square • Broadway Corridor Request for Qualifications The public is always welcome to PDNA committee…..

PDNA Letter – Fremont Apartments 12.15.17

Posted By Bill Bagnall on December 15, 2017

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Message regarding Fremont Apartments The PDNA board at its December 14th meeting voted 11 – 4 with one (1) abstention to amend the Planning Committee’s December letter wherein the Committee had conditionally approved the Fremont Apartment project near the Fremont Bridge. The PDNA’s letter can be viewed here.

Posted By Bill Bagnall on December 4, 2017

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MEETING NOTICE The next Planning & Transportation Committee Meeting is Tuesday, December 5 at PNCA – Pacific Northwest College of Art, Room 237 from 6 to 8 pm. The committee will be reviewing the revised Fremont Apartments design among other business. This meeting, as are all PDNA board and committee meetings, is open to the…..

2017 Annual Meeting Notice

Posted By Bill Bagnall on October 10, 2017

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Join your neighbors at our Annual Meeting October 12 at 6 pm Election of New Board Members  and Pearl Party Raffle Prize Drawing Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA) 511 NW Broadway Hammer Board Room #237 Candidates running for election: Bill Dolan David Dysert John Hollister Betty Lou Koffel Tom LaVoie Christian Maynard Ed O’Rourke Michael…..

Pearl Party Raffle Tickets

Posted By Bill Bagnall on September 19, 2017

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Your chance to win valuable Pearl District prizes, and support the Pearl District Neighborhood Association’s important work.  Packages to choose from:   PUB AND GRUB Five Local Brew Pubs and a $400+ value! $200 Brew Cycle or Brew Barge gift card $50 Deschutes Brewery gift card $50 Ten Barrel Brewing gift card Two cases of Bridgeport Brewery beer Low Brow Lounge gift card  …..

Grappling with Graffiti

Graffiti clean up

Posted By Bill Bagnall on August 24, 2017

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Graffiti has become more prevalent on Portland’s street scene in recent years, but what’s the future look like? Portland’s Graffiti Abatement Program (GAP), under the city’s Office of Neighborhood Involvement (ONI), had been enormously successful in combating graffiti across the city. With diminished city resources over the last few years, the Program was unable to adequately address…..

Police and Rangers Walk With Foot Patrol

Posted By Bill Bagnall on July 6, 2017

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After several years of budget cuts leading to diminished attention in the Pearl District, the Police and Park Rangers are becoming regular participants in many of the Friends of the Pearl Foot Patrol walks. Thanks to Foot Patrol member’s outreach and persistent efforts, the neighborhood is becoming safer and cleaner. Friends of the Pearl is…..

Friends of the Pearl Foot Patrol Workshop: Creating Good Energy

Posted By Bill Bagnall on June 12, 2017

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Pearl District Foot Patrollers turned out on a recent Saturday morning for the first of several planned workshops to better prepare them for situations that might be encountered on the street.   Brad Taylor, a Mental Health Specialist from the City’s Office of Neighborhood Involvement, engaged with the group in a 90- minute session on…..

13th Avenue Action Plan Available for Download

Posted By Bill Bagnall on May 25, 2017

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Owing to the Pearl’s history as a former industrial district, NW 13th with its raised loading docks functions as a shared street. But because pedestrians and cars must share the right of way, this arrangement can lead to conflicts between road users. So how can we make NW 13th Avenue an even better place? As part of…..

Join the Foot Patrol

Posted By Bill Bagnall on May 8, 2017

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Our PDNA Foot Patrol is always looking for more volunteers to  join its team. You’ll be seeing our new poster at stores and locations throughout the Pearl.   About the Foot Patrol The Pearl District Foot Patrol is sponsored by the Pearl District Neighborhood Association as well as The City of Portland Crime Prevention. The Foot…..