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UPDATE: 7 Corners Urban Design Strategy

From Tom Armstrong, Bureau of Planning: The November 3 Community Workshop has been canceled because we need additional time to address significant issues such as bicycle circulation, historic district design issues, and the potential for traffic diversion to neighborhood streets. We want to continue the community discussion about placemaking opportunities at 7 Corners, but that […]

Order Trees for the Neighborhood Planting

Hosford Middle School students help plant trees last winter on the school grounds.

This year’s planting is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 6. If you’d like to volunteer to help plant trees in HAND please contact our tree planting coordinator Jack Spadaro at the number below.

It’s too late to order trees for your […]

The Mt. Hood Freeway and the Preservation of Southeast Portland

Planned route of the Mt. Hood Freeway.

This is a special opportunity to explore some of the key forces that shaped (and may continue to shape) our neighborhood. The very knowledgeable presenters both happen to be former HAND Board members.

The Road Not Taken: The Mt. Hood Freeway and the Preservation of Southeast Portland […]

Help Preserve a Historic Church in HAND

A church in our neighborhood needs your help. They’re looking for ideas regarding what their building can offer/be utilized for during the day to help further preserve it’s place in our neighborhood. A public forum was held Wednesday night.

If you missed the forum, but have ideas, please contact St. David of Whales Episcopal […]

Alternatives to Cell Towers, Wednesday, Oct. 29

ALTERNATIVES TO CELL TOWERS PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE Please come share your ideas and express your concerns.

You are invited to attend a public meeting about placing wireless and cellular antennas and equipment on utility poles streets including on residential streets.

Wednesday October 29, 2008, 7:00-8:30 p.m. The Portland Building 1120 S.W. 5th Avenue, Room C […]

Citywide Land Use Meeting, Monday, Oct. 27


Hello This month’s meeting is all about new resources and contact points at the Bureau of Development Services that will help Land Use folks from Neighborhood Associations with their Land Use Review responsibilities. It […]

ParkFest 2008, Saturday, Oct. 28

Portland Parks & Recreation announces schedule of workshops, discussions, recreational events and class demonstrations for special community-wide event on Saturday, October 25

The City of Portland is full of opportunities to have your voice heard. But when was the last time you had the chance to see a Capoeira demonstration or learn a new craft […]

North/South Bike Route Connections

From Tom Armstrong, Bureau of Planning:

Important news about a grant to improve North/South bike route connections. The Twenties Bikeway project proposes development of a bike boulevard and bike lanes along a corridor in the high 20s blocks of east Portland starting at the north-end on NE 27th Ave and NE Lombard Street. The […]

HAND Meeting Minutes, Oct. 2008

Hand Board Meeting Minutes — Approved by board during November meeting. October 21, 2008

Board members present: Chair alex Bassos, Secretary Carolyn Brock, Treasurer Matthew Masini, frank Dufay, Liz Gatti, Dave Kaplan, Wendy Kunkel, Lindsey McBride, Linda Nettekoven, Sue Pearce, Marilee Tillstrom, Ethan Timm Also present: Land Use Chair Kina voelz Board members absent: Lois […]

Abernethy Harvest Festival, Thursday, 3-4pm

Join your Abernethy Community in a Harvest Festival Celebration! Thursday (Today) After School from 3-4pm in the Gazebo and Garden of Wonders.

Enjoy your friends while: sipping fresh pressed apple cider eating popcorn learning about seed saving making applesauce and going on a garden scavenger hunt!

We hope to see you there! Rain or Shine.