HASSO HERING

A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Moving that church: Is there no alternative?

Written October 2nd, 2020 by Hasso Hering

The Albany city planning staff has concluded that there’s no “prudent or feasible” alternative to the proposed move of the historic Cumberland Church. Really?


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.


Staff wants less height in 2 new buildings

Written May 3rd, 2020 by Hasso Hering

The Albany planning staff has recommended eight conditions, including a reduction in height, for approval of two new three-story buildings in the Monteith Historic District.


What’ll happen with this old house?

Written March 9th, 2019 by Hasso Hering

I took photos of 732 S.W. Fourth Ave. in December, thinking what happens to this vacant house might illustrate Albany issues such as historic preservation and code enforcement.


 
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