HASSO HERING

A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Checking on St. Francis as state panel visits

Written October 21st, 2022 by Hasso Hering

Scott Lepman doesn’t have an estimate of how long it will take to refurbish the old St. Francis Hotel at Ferry Street and First Avenue in downtown Albany. But he, his brother Spencer and their construction crew are about to start.


A sign appears of downtown building’s past

Written July 14th, 2021 by Hasso Hering

A century-old sign of Albany history saw the light of day again when workers took the stucco off the brick wall of the old King Griff Building on the northeast corner of Third Avenue and Lyon Street.


 
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