HASSO HERING

A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

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.


Close to town, there’s the open road

Written July 31st, 2020 by Hasso Hering

One of my bike routes from Albany goes out Riverside Drive and turns right on Bryant Drive for the return. I’m in town one minute and in the middle of the country 60 seconds later.


Mega Foods site: Zoning seems wrong

Written September 9th, 2018 by Hasso Hering

What exactly is the zoning issue that is making it hard to find a new tenant or buyer for the former Albany Mega Foods supermarket at 2000 Queen Ave. S.E.? I think I know the answer, but I didn’t get it from City Hall.


 
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