Albany riverfront – Hasso Hering

HASSO HERING

A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Riverfront designs: a chance to speak up

Written May 30th, 2020 by Hasso Hering

Since it’s raining, this may be a good time to check out the various concepts Albany’s consultants have worked up for redoing the Willamette riverfront. And then to let them know what you think.


CARA gets a look at riverfront designs

Written May 20th, 2020 by Hasso Hering

Albany’s downtown urban renewal advisory board got a preview Wednesday of various ways in which the city’s riverfront could be dressed up. Whether any of it ever gets done is uncertain, but the board members generally liked what they saw.


Riverfront planning kicks off with open house

Written March 5th, 2020 by Hasso Hering

Albany’s effort design and eventually build improvements along the downtown riverfront got off to a pretty good start Thursday. About 80 people, far more than usual at such events, showed up for an open house to learn about the project and offer their ideas. This is an effort funded by the Central Albany Revitalization Area […]


On Simpson trail: Picking up campers’ trash

Written March 5th, 2020 by Hasso Hering

A cleanup of homeless camps took place today in the jungle that is the Willamette riverfront off Albany’s Simpson Park. And from the looks of it, cleaning up the place is a never-ending task.


On the riverfront: Noticed something going on

Written March 2nd, 2020 by Hasso Hering

There’s something in the works off the Dave Clark Riverfront Path, just west of the railroad trestle, and it may have something to do with Albany’s waterfront redevelopment project. Or it may not.


Just another day on the riverfront

Written January 28th, 2020 by Hasso Hering

What did this afternoon’s bike ride in the rain along Albany’s riverfront yield? No sensations, obviously. Just images. Like this one, showing that high water has returned to the low spots in Bryant Park.


On the riverfront, Wheelhouse all lit up

Written December 22nd, 2019 by Hasso Hering

As Albany embarks on redesigning its Willamette riverfront, an evening bike ride along Water Avenue last week reminded me that a significant element of redevelopment had taken place nearly 10 years ago.


 
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