HASSO HERING

A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Coming on Queen Avenue, more storage

Written October 5th, 2020 by Hasso Hering

Somebody asked me what was being built just north of the curve of S.E. Queen Ave. I was wondering that myself, so I looked it up.


What’s that? Another construction site…

Written December 11th, 2018 by Hasso Hering

What are they building there? That’s a question I get now and then, and in the case of 416 Pacific Blvd. S.W. in Albany, the short answer is “a commercial building.”


The changing face of Pacific/Ninth

Written May 6th, 2015 by Hasso Hering

Every day for the last few years, thousands of drivers have passed the vacant lot where a Mexican restaurant used to stand between Albany’s Pacific Boulevard and Ninth Avenue. This week we saw something new: Trucks and excavation equipment where for a long time only weeds were to be seen.


Across Pine, it’ll be a church gym

Written September 20th, 2014 by Hasso Hering

Riding around Albany in glorious weather on the last Saturday of summer, I noticed that construction doesn’t necessarily stop on weekends, at least not on the block of Pine Street between Second and Salem avenues.


Albany briefing: Apartments being built

Written July 29th, 2013 by

Wondering what the heavy earth-moving is all about between Oak Street and the Periwinkle Bike Path on the north side of Albany’s Queen Avenue? A Salem contractor has been preparing the 3.1-acre site for an 81-unit apartment complex. The city’s planning department approved the site plan for the project in May. According to the plans […]


 
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