HASSO HERING

A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Riverfront crossings’ price has gone up

Written November 14th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

If the city council goes along, Albany is about to spend $3.4 million on crossings along the Water Avenue railroad line.


City OK’s crossing construction contract

Written September 29th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

For someone in a wheelchair, trying to cross the railroad track on Water Avenue to reach the Dave Clark Path is an arduous adventure if it’s possible at all.


Who wants the former Wells Fargo lot?

Written September 19th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

It would be interesting to know who has made offers to buy and develop the lot at 300 West First Ave. in Albany, the site of the former and now demolished downtown branch of Wells Fargo Bank.


Monteith update: Stage steel lifted into place

Written August 29th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

On Saturday the steel roof supports of the new stage in Albany’s Monteith Riverpark were still sitting on the ground. Today they had been lifted into place.


Demolition cost more than expected

Written June 25th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

Unforeseen complications have raised the cost of demolishing the former Wells Fargo Bank branch in downtown Albany.


An open plaza for now, as a 2011 plan said

Written June 13th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

Under the terms of the city contract, the demolition of the former Wells Fargo branch in downtown Albany had to be finished by the end of June. Laneco, the Portland-based contractor, got the job done with three weeks to spare.


Albany lists former bank lot for sale

Written May 19th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

The former site of the Wells Fargo Bank in downtown Albany has been put on the market for a listed price of $310,000 and, according to a city official, has attracted quite a bit of interest.


 
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