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A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

On the waterfront: Old garage is razed

Written December 14th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

In news from the Albany riverfront, the old one-story garage and warehouse at the southeast corner of Water Avenue and Hill Street has been reduced to a pile of rubble.


Council moves ahead with Obie plans

Written September 27th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

A plan to have Obie Companies of Eugene consider developing part of the Albany waterfront with mixed-use buildings is moving ahead.


Riverfront beat: Townhouses to replace garage

Written September 9th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

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.


Things you see when you actually look

Written February 24th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

If you go down to the Albany riverfront during this week’s controversial removal of about 80 trees, you’ll be able to see for yourself at least two things.


On the riverfront: What kind of development?

Written September 28th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

With nothing more urgent on my plate, I stopped on the Albany riverfront Tuesday evening to look around. What I saw was nothing sensational or new, but it prompted me to say:


Cox Creek Path has new look: It’s clean

Written September 15th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

Here’s an update from the east side of my riverfront beat, and it’s good news.


A new dwelling on N.E. Water Avenue

Written August 3rd, 2022 by Hasso Hering

Part of the 2100 block of Northeast Water Avenue in Albany is narrow and parallels the broad right-of-way of the Portland & Pacific railroad on the south side of the tracks. The street is on the bike route I often take along the Willamette riverfront. The last few times I noticed a new construction site, […]


 
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