HASSO HERING

A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

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.


Riverfront redesign project gets green light

Written October 16th, 2019 by Hasso Hering

A team of consultants led by Walker Macy, a Portland firm, now has the approval of Albany’s urban renewal agency to gather public opinion and then make plans for redeveloping the city’s Willamette Riverfront.


Riverfront beat: What’s up along the Clark Path

Written May 25th, 2019 by Hasso Hering

So what’s new on my riverfront beat, you may be wondering. Besides a doll having been propped up and left by the side of the Dave Clark Path?


 
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