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HAND’s Pocket Park Efforts Featured in The Oregonian

Tom Hallman, Jr. with The Oregonian recently wrote about HAND’s efforts to explore a park possibility at SE 19th Ave. and Division, if you missed the story, here’s a link: Small neighborhood park proposed for what many thought was a parking lot off Southeast Division Street

HAND is Celebrating PARK(ing) Day, Friday, Sept. 17

PARK(ing) Day Friday, Sept. 17 SE 19th Ave. & Division Street

Grab a picnic basket and join the Hosford-Abernethy Neighborhood as we tranform a part of SE 19th Ave. & Division Street into a “parklette.”

From 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 17, join us and others around the world for PARK(ing) Day, an annual, [...]

HAND is Celebrating National PARK(ing) Day, Friday, Sept. 17

National PARK(ing) Day is Friday, September 17, 2010. In participation with this world-wide event, HAND is hosting a space at SE 19th Ave. & Division Street, the site of our proposed “Pocket Park/Green Street.”

Find out more here: http://my.parkingday.org/group/parkingdayportland/forum/topics/se-19th-and-se-division?xgs=1&xg_source=msg_share_url

To get involved in this project, please join us for an informal meeting, next Tuesday, Sept. [...]

Help with HAND’s Block Party “Roots of Our Neighborhood” Event, July 24

Mark your calendar for a fun neighborhood block party, the same day as the Division/Clinton Street Fair, Saturday, July 24.

Thanks to Southeast Uplift, HAND received a grant to hold a day-long festival called “Roots of Our Neighborhood.” The event will be held on SE 19th Ave. just off Division at the same site [...]

HAND Pocket Park Project Update

The HAND Pocket Park Committee is gearing up for a fun weekend at the Division/Clinton Street Fair! Please join us to walk in the parade. We will meet at SE 50th & Division, a little after 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 25. Bring your walking shoes and smiles!

Also, below is a link to updated [...]

Pocket Park Feedback Sketch

At the Community Awareness Day on Saturday, June 20th, several people filled out both surveys and also contributed sketches or comments to a table top drawing of the space at SE 19th & Division.

Pocket Park Committee member Ethan Timm compiled the comments from the table top sketch into a file to reflect all of [...]

Chicago’s Millennium Park and Lurie Garden, Brown Bag Presentation, Friday July 31st

For those of you who are interested in HAND’s efforts to create a pocket park or plaza — on Division St where SE 19th Ave should be — here is another opportunity to collect ideas and grow the vision.

The Urban Greenspaces Institute & Portland Parks and Recreation BrownBag Presentation Chicago’s Millennium Park [...]