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A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Now you can see the footprint of this project

Written September 11th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

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.


First step at ‘Calapooia Commons:’ Excavation

Written July 6th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

A cloud of dust caught my eye from two blocks away on Wednesday, so I rode the bike to the corner of Fourth Avenue and Calapooia Street. There was dust because a man on a big machine was beginning to excavate the corner lot.


4th and Calapooia: Another step in this saga

Written April 15th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

If you’re like me, you look forward to the day when the property at this Albany street corner will drop out of the local news. But that day is some time off.


And now, a site plan at 4th and Calapooia

Written January 29th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

The northeast corner of Fourth Avenue and Calapooia Street in Albany has been in the news for years, but not lately. So how about an update?


Fourth and Calapooia: Ignore the old signs

Written December 19th, 2021 by Hasso Hering

The two signs on the northeast corner of Fourth and Calapooia in Albany don’t mean anything. The signs were still there Sunday. But the public hearing they advertise was held months ago, and as of last week the corner lot showed no sign of pending development.


Appeals board faults city on ‘Calapooia Court’

Written May 18th, 2021 by Hasso Hering

Since 2018 Mark and Tina Siegner of Albany have tried to develop housing where three historic but dilapidated houses stood at the northeast corner of Calapooia Street and Fourth Avenue. Now the Oregon Land Use Board of Appeals has found procedural faults with the city council’s latest approval of their project and once again sent […]


Calapooia Court not yet in the clear

Written July 9th, 2020 by Hasso Hering

Calapooia Court, the plan for two buildings in Albany’s Monteith Historic District, has cleared one hurdle but is not yet approved for construction.


 
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