HASSO HERING

A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Landmarks denial appealed to Albany council

Written June 2nd, 2020 by Hasso Hering

As expected, the Albany City Council will once again be asked to decide what happens on the corner lot of Fourth and Calapooia where it authorized the demolition of three historic but dilapidated houses last year.


Plans for ‘Calapooia Court’: A closer look

Written May 17th, 2020 by Hasso Hering

Albany architect Bill Ryals has provided a set of drawings (below) to illustrate what Calapoooia Court, a proposed development at the edge of the city’s Monteith Historic District, would look like.


Demolition stayed pending appeal

Written January 18th, 2019 by Hasso Hering

As far as the Albany City Council was concerned, demolition could start any time now on three decrepit old houses at Fourth Avenue and Calapooia Street. But an appeal against the council’s decision is pending, and the Land Use Board of Appeal this week stayed the city’s demolition permits.


Date set for demolition hearing

Written September 19th, 2018 by Hasso Hering

The request for permission to demolish three old houses at Fourth and Calapooia, a contentious issue, will come up for a public hearing before the Albany City Council on Oct. 10.


Albany panel rejects demolition request

Written September 5th, 2018 by Hasso Hering

Three old and dilapidated houses, condemned by the city as dangerous, likely will continue to blight the neighborhood at Fourth Avenue and Calapoooia Street for at least the next 10 months.


 
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