In case you were wondering about the long-planned development at Fourth and Calapooia in Albany, another step is now being taken. The foundations for two apartment houses at the corner are being built.
For many years there has been a warehouse or garage at the southeast corner of Hill Street and Water Avenue in Albany. Now a contractor plans to tear it down and replace it with buildings where people will live.
What has happened lately at Franklin Avenue and Airport Road in Albany? Nothing, that’s what. The 6-acre site where 11 houses and more than 40 apartments have been approved is covered by dead grass and the remaining oaks.