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Jupiter Hotel Expanding

The popular Jupiter Hotel on E. Burnside has plans to expand into the lot just east of the existing location. Originally a motor lodge that was renovated and reopened as a hotel in 2004, the Jupiter is also home to the Doug Fir, a restaurant, bar, and popular music venue. The 6-story expansion will be…

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Tiny House Movement

There has been a lot of talk lately about the Tiny House Movement. Tiny houses are popping up all over Portland, so why are they so popular? Green Living Ideas put together some tips for understanding tiny houses and whether a tiny house is for you! Green Living Ideas: Strategies For Thinking About A…

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11 New Buildings Coming to Downtown

Downtown Portland is about to look a lot different. Local developer Downtown Development Group LLC owns 11 different surface parking lots in downtown and has announced ambitious plans to develop them into large office and mixed-use buildings. Calling the project the “Ankeny Blocks,” the firm (owned by the local Goodman family) plans to…

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Could a “Green Loop” Be Coming to Portland?

Could a six-mile carless loop be coming to Portland? Potentially. A competition at this year’s Design Week Portland focuses on just that: A six-mile green loop that would circumnavigate the city’s four quadrants and provide a safe commute for the city’s car-free commuters. The winning proposal will be announced during April’s Design…

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Two New Parks Coming to East Portland

Portland Parks and Recreation announced the names of two new parks set to break ground in East Portland this spring. Gateway Discovery Park will be located between NE 104th & NE 106th Avenues off NE Halsey Street and Loowit View Park will be at NE 126th and Beech Street. Both parks will serve…

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Lents Development Projects Unveiled

The corner of SE 92nd and Foster in the Lents neighborhood has some major changes coming. Last week developers and the city unveiled preliminary plans for what will become the centerpiece in a redevelopment initiative aimed at the SE Portland Neighborhood. Plans include four projects lead by the Portland Development Commission: The…

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