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

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A DEMOLITION VS. A MAJOR ALTERATION?

What is the definition of a Demolition? Why do some homes look like they have been demolished but it doesn't show up that way when I looked at their permit? What is the definition of a Major Alteration? We are providing links to the City of Portland's Bureau of Building Development Services guides on Demolition … Continue reading WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A DEMOLITION VS. A MAJOR ALTERATION?