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Kitchen Revival Tour, Saturday, April 16

An invitation from our friends at the Architectural Heritage Center. This year several of the homes on the tour are in or near HAND (Clinton , Ladd’s Addition, SE Lincoln, SE Madison, Laurelhurst).

Saturday, April 16th, 2011 10:00 am–4:00 pm Members: $20 General Public: $25

Thanks to the tremendous support of longtime AHC members [...]

Historic Photos in HAND, now on Facebook!

Last year, volunteers from our neighborhood set out to collect snapshots of our area over the last 150 years. This album is the result. Images were found in old scrapbooks, donated, or compiled from the archives of Portland City Archives and the Oregon Historical Society. This is an ongoing volunteer effort.

Please become a [...]

Historic Preservation and the Portland Plan

Stephens School, circa 1896, used to stand at corner of what is now SE 7th Ave. & Stephens Street.

The Portland Plan: Historic Preservation’s Future Saturday, February 12, 2011 10:00 am – Noon

All Tickets: $10

The past 18 months of the Portland Plan “update” have been loaded with meetings, forums, websites to [...]

Bad News for the Elms in Ladd’s Addition

For those of you that haven’t been by Abernethy Elementary lately, we are losing several more elm trees around the playground (on Elliott and Birch) – 6 more (“more” because we lost several last year too). They are being removed because they have Dutch Elm disease. There is another Dutch Elm hotspot in Ladd’s at [...]

Pictures from Hosford School Field, ca. 1956

You never know what can be found in old boxes of negatives!

Check out these pictures taken by longtime neighbor Marilee Tillstrom back in the 1950s at Hosford School.

Some are of the local boys (and girls) playing ball, a few are from from eighth grade graduation (1956).

The field is still loved [...]

HAND “Roots of Our Neighborhood” Block Party, Saturday, July 24

UPDATE: We are less than two weeks away from the Division/Clinton Street Fair!

The vacant lot at Ladd & Division, fondly referred to by some as the “Ladd triangle” has been approved by Multnomah County (current owners of the lot) for day-use during the Division/Clinton Street Fair, Saturday, July 24th. So we are putting on [...]

Ladd’s Addition: A Walking Tour of One of America’s Great Places

Ladd’s Addition: A Walking Tour of One of America’s Great Places Wednesday, July 14, 2010 6:30 pm–8:00 PM Architectural Heritage Center Members: $13 General Public: $18

Prominent business and civic leader William S. Ladd designed the neighborhood that bears his name in 1891, but did not live to see any of the homes there constructed. [...]

Share Your Old Family Films with Neighbors

Do you or someone you know from the neighborhood have old 8mm or 16mm films collecting dust in your basement? Why not dust them off and share the oldies with your neighbors!

As part of this year’s Division/Clinton Street Fair (scheduled for Saturday, July 24), the Hosford-Abernethy Neighborhood Association is holding a block party called [...]

Register for an Evening of Community History Outreach

WHAT: Community History Storytelling: Southeast Portland WHEN: Thursday, June 17th from 6:00pm-8:30pm WHERE: St. David of Wales Church at 2800 SE Harrison St. ABOUT: Connect with the history of Southeast Portland communities.

FREE and open to anyone interested. Hosted by Community Outreach of Our United Villages. Snacks provided. RSVP by Monday, June 14th to [...]

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 [...]