How Does a Middle-Class Family Compete With the Money of Developers? By Chris Timberlake

The Eastmoreland Historic District Proposal...   In June of 2015 I wrote a post in my blog about the experience of trying to find and buy a home in Portland. At the time, we were renting a lovely home in Eastmoreland but the owner had decided to sell and we had begun searching for a … Continue reading How Does a Middle-Class Family Compete With the Money of Developers? By Chris Timberlake

Duniway enrollment already at levels projected for 2027. Increased enrollment and deep staff cuts create major challenge for Duniway Elementary.

There’s a whole lot going on in the Residential Infill Project (RIP).  In my last post, I wrote about how the RIP effectively rezoned Eastmoreland from a single-family residential neighborhood into a multi-family residential neighborhood.  But RIP is a big deal not just for what it says, but also for what it doesn’t say.  Nowhere … Continue reading Duniway enrollment already at levels projected for 2027. Increased enrollment and deep staff cuts create major challenge for Duniway Elementary.

Even Young People Support an Eastmoreland Historic District! By Allyson Peterson, Eastmoreland Neighbor

A note from the next generation: We bought our home last winter. It sits on a corner lot overlooking beautiful trees and has the most wonderful neighbors you could hope for. It was a prime candidate for a Portland “remodel.” That species of speculative development by bulldozer that razes a quality smaller home and replaces … Continue reading Even Young People Support an Eastmoreland Historic District! By Allyson Peterson, Eastmoreland Neighbor