Category Archive: Planning

City Council Adopts Ordinance to Improve Sidewalks

Posted By Adonay Solleiro on January 12, 2015

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Following a three-year initiative by several neighborhood associations, Portland City Council unanimously adopted an amended ordinance (CLICK HERE to read ordinance) on January 7th to regulate publication boxes on our city sidewalks.   The amended code creates guidelines as to when, where, and how publication boxes can be placed, as well as requiring publishers to affix a…..

Pearl District Economic Impact to Be Outlined as Pearl Rotary Lauds Community Leaders

Posted By Adonay Solleiro on May 19, 2014

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A study of the Pearl District–a remarkable, and still growing, area in Northwest Portland–will be shared with Rotarians at the June 3 meeting of the Pearl Rotary Club.   At the same breakfast meeting, a group of individuals who have invaluably contributed to the growth and livability of the Pearl District will be honored.  …..

New Traffic Signals Coming to the Pearl

Posted By Adonay Solleiro on May 14, 2014

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Traffic signals will be installed at five Pearl intersections and one in Old Town Chinatown. The project includes new signals at: • NW Couch and 10th Avenue. • NW Couch and 11th Avenue. • NW Couch and Broadway. • NW Glisan and 13th Avenue. • NW Everett and 13th Avenue. Existing signals at NW 4th…..

2014 Portland Regional Graffiti Summit

Posted By Adonay Solleiro on March 30, 2014

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Tuesday, May 20, 2014 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. OMSI Auditorium 1945 SE Water Avenue, Portland OR 97202 FREE Community Conference   Presented by The City of Portland’s Graffiti Abatement Program and Friendly Streets, a non-profit organization   This is a free 2.5-hour conference limited to the first 200 who pre-register. (Please pre-register no later than May…..

2013 Macy’s Holiday Parade

Posted By Adonay Solleiro on November 12, 2013

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The My Macy’s Holiday Parade is just around the corner. The Parade will run through our neighborhood on November 29. Formation and disband will occur in the NW Park Blocks between Davis and Flanders Streets. The Parade will travel east on Davis, south on Broadway, east on Alder, north on 4th Avenue and west on…..

Green Building Interest Group to Meet at Vestas Headquarters Building

Posted By Adonay Solleiro on October 25, 2013

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Vestas Headquarters Tour & Panel Discussion   Wednesday, November 6, 2013: 7:30 am to 9:00 am 1417 NW Everett St   The Green Building Interest Group is pleased to showcase an outstanding renovation story at its November session on Wed., November 6, 2013. The Vestas North America Headquarters building achieved LEED Platinum New Construction certification……

Committee Reports

Communication Committee

Posted By Kate Washington on August 12, 2013

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The 2013-2014 goal for the PDNA communications committee is to develop an inter-committee culture that emphasizes communicating with the PDNA membership and neighbors about what the PDNA is doing. Currently, the committee uses monthly electronic newsletters, but news can get out more quickly than that. To that end, committee members have volunteered to be liaisons…..

West Quadrant Plan Updates

Posted By Kate Washington on April 30, 2013

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City of Portland Bureau of Planning and Sustainability Central City 2035: West Quadrant Plan Project Updates May 2013   West Quadrant Team Identifying Issues and Opportunities with Community The West Quadrant Plan team held three public events in April to continue gathering information about issues and opportunities in the area. The West Quadrant Stakeholder Advisory Committee (SAC) held its second meeting on…..

Regarding the Design Review Process

Posted By Kate Washington on January 9, 2013

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The entire Pearl District is a design review zone which means that the larger neighborhood is given the opportunity to weigh in on the design of new buildings and improvements. This process occurs in the Planning and Transportation Committee for the Pearl District Neighborhood Association.   The city has a multi step design review process…..

New Solarize Projects will help North, Northwest Portland Homeowners go Solar

Posted By johntarantino1 on February 3, 2011

Another step in the right direction towards a cleaner more sustainable Portland, Solarize North and Solarize Northwest are projects to help homeowners in Portland dive into alternative energy. The goal is to make purchasing solar power more affordable by grouping entire neighborhoods together with volume purchases – and thereby reducing costs. The projects have full…..