Written March 26th, 2023 by Hasso Hering
The bike occasionally takes me past the 1100 block on Sixth Avenue across from Hackleman Park in central Albany. Last week I noticed how the area has been spruced up with the completion of this building’s conversion to an apartment house.
Written October 25th, 2022 by Hasso Hering
Driving back to central Albany from east of I-5 might be more complicated in decades to come if one proposal for road system changes is carried out.
Written October 17th, 2022 by Hasso Hering
For some reason, the word “family” has become a bad word in connection with housing and zoning, at least in the eyes of the Oregon legislature and the governor.
Written March 14th, 2022 by Hasso Hering
Here you can watch me taking a chance on reporting that something happened before it actually happened:
Posted in: Bicycling, Commentary, News
Tags: 120 apartments, 41 houses, Albany housing, comprehensive plan amendment, Conser and Sons, Honey Grove, Planning commission, Three Lakes Road, zone changes
Written January 10th, 2022 by Hasso Hering
Finding a volunteer to serve on the Albany Planning Commission who lives in the city’s second ward has turned into a difficult challenge for Councilman Ray Kopczynski.
Written November 12th, 2021 by Hasso Hering
That big old black walnut tree at the back of a vacant lot in Albany is destined to be cut down, but on Nov. 10 it was still there, so I thought I’d take another photo or two.
Written January 27th, 2021 by Hasso Hering
Wednesday was the night of the purge in three of the volunteer commissions that advise the Albany City Council, something that I can’t remember happening before.