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Public Forum on Saving Centennial Mills

Posted By Kate Washington on January 12, 2016

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  A public forum to consider the case against total demolition of Centennial Mills has been scheduled for Thursday January 21st at 6 pm at Pure Space (1315 NW Overton St.). This meeting is sponsored by the Pearl District Neighborhood Association and Harsch Investment Properties president Jordan Schnitzer, whose opportunity to redevelop the property was…..

Noise Task Force Begins Meetings

Posted By Kate Washington on October 26, 2015

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Following up the Portland City Council adoption of minimal changes to the pile driving noise ordinance in July, Commissioner Amanda Fritz has created a noise task force to review possible additional revisions. Under discussion are: a city wide prohibition of impact hammer pile driving; details of the variance, appeal and notification process; and zoning designations…..

Big Turn Out for Polish the Pearl!

Posted By Kate Washington on October 26, 2015

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Brooms, grabbers and trash bags in hand, more than 100 participants turned out to clean up the streets of the Pearl District in the semi-annual Polish the Pearl event on October 17th. Wearing an array of orange and yellow vests, the spirited volunteers, led by street captains, marched through the streets of the neighborhood picking…..