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?

Eastmoreland Has Always Been More Than Just a Collection of “Me”s and Individual Dreams By Joe Dudman, Eastmoreland Neighbor

Hello, My name is Joe Dudman. I am one of your neighbors. I live in the 1928 Eastmoreland house at 36th and Rex that my parents bought in 1960 and I grew up in. I would like to give you my personal, independent, and individual perspective on the importance of approving the Eastmoreland Historic District, … Continue reading Eastmoreland Has Always Been More Than Just a Collection of “Me”s and Individual Dreams By Joe Dudman, Eastmoreland Neighbor

I Love Portland and Am Proud to Call it Home by Beth Warner (as written & submitted to the Sellwood Bee Editor)

To the Editor: I love Portland and am proud to call it my home. One of the things I love most about our city is its neighborhoods. They are interesting, unique and present diverse housing and living opportunities for all Portlanders. I have always felt that our neighborhoods are what make Portland, Portland. I am … Continue reading I Love Portland and Am Proud to Call it Home by Beth Warner (as written & submitted to the Sellwood Bee Editor)