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Month: February 2018

New renderings revealed for Portland’s 970-foot twin towers

February 24, 2018

Portland, Oregon–based William Kaven Architecture (WKA) has revealed the full vision behind the firm’s eye-catching proposal to add a pair of interlinked high rise towers to downtown Portland’s 32-acre mixed-use Broadway Corridor site. The updated plan comes in response to an RFQ put forth by economic redevelopment agency Prosper Portland meant to generate ideas for […]

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NIMBY vs. YIMBY: Housing battle brews in booming Seattle

February 22, 2018

SEATTLE – Seattle’s booming tech industry has brought a massive influx of new residents with big wallets to the city. But an ensuing housing crunch has led to skyrocketing rents and home prices that have strained middle- and working-class families and deepened the city’s crisis of homelessness. To keep construction humming and help people of […]

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City leaders pushing to move new homeless camp out of Portland natural area

February 2, 2018

Eviction notices are up now at a new homeless camp that sprang up over the weekend on Northeast 171st Avenue and Airport Way. The new tent city is not near any neighborhoods but rather in a natural area with fragile wetlands and streams. There are only about five residents so far, but they have already […]

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