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Request: Angled parking on one block of Fourth

Written September 19th, 2021 by Hasso Hering

The last we heard about a plan to build eight apartments on Fourth Avenue at Calapooia Street was in May, when the Land Use Board of Appeals ruled in an appeal to block the project. Now the builders are back with a request to make this one block of Fourth one-way west, with angled parking […]


Denser housing: Owner renews rezoning bid

Written September 14th, 2021 by Hasso Hering

Six years ago the Albany City Council refused to rezone a single-family residential lot on Waverly Drive to allow construction of up to 35 apartments. Now the owner is giving it another try.


Land-use hearing on a Sixth Ave. apartments

Written June 25th, 2021 by Hasso Hering

The Albany Planning Commission will do something unusual Monday — considering permitting an apartment house that has been an apartment house for a long time.


Planning board rejects ‘The Banks’ changes

Written August 31st, 2020 by Hasso Hering

Developers of “The Banks,” an apartment project they want to build on the Willamette River near Bowman Park, ran into a snag Monday when the Albany Planning Commission said no to changes in their plans.


Increase proposed in plan for apartments

Written June 18th, 2020 by Hasso Hering

Developers of The Banks, a proposed riverfront apartment complex near Bowman Park, have asked for approval of a change in their site plan. They’d like to build 120 units, up from 105 the Albany Planning Commission approved last July. The city planning division has posted a notice of the application from Salem-based Willamette River View […]


Apartments on river get Albany staff’s OK

Written June 3rd, 2019 by Hasso Hering

The site plan for a proposed 105-unit apartment complex on the Willamette River has won the tentative approval of the Albany city planning staff.  Neighbors who submitted written comments now have until June 10 to ask for a public hearing before the Albany Planning Commission.


N. Albany apartments: Open and planned

Written September 10th, 2018 by Hasso Hering

The second apartment development to be proposed in North Albany has just won city approval, so I was wondering how things had worked out at the first.


 
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