HASSO HERING

A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

What’s to become of this vacant lot?

Written September 30th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

The Albany City Council is getting ready to sell a one-acre lot off the Water Avenue railroad track, a parcel the city managed to get for nothing in 2013.


City gets one offer for ex-Cumberland lot

Written May 13th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

Envision a little pocket park at this corner, with parking spaces behind it and three or four businesses in what now is the warehouse at the back.


City proposes a use for former RR land

Written January 21st, 2022 by Hasso Hering

More housing. That’s what may be in store for a vacant property the city of Albany owns along the old Oregon Electric Railway track on Water Avenue.


This Albany lot proves impossible to sell

Written October 13th, 2020 by Hasso Hering

What has happened with the empty lot and water tank at 370 Burkhart St. since the Albany City Council voted to sell it last winter? Not much. The property remains as unused as it has for decades.


 
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