Category Archives: Design

Get Involved with Alberta Main Street

Get Involved! Alberta Main Street depends on volunteers. If you have time and interest, we’d love to have you join our efforts. Volunteers are needed on our four committees, each with 3-4 projects. Below, please find a sample list of … Continue reading

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NE 42nd Avenue Neighborhood Prosperity Initiative Kick-off Meeting Scheduled for January 25th

Join fellow community members for the 42nd Avenue Kickoff… Wednesday, January 25th 2012 St. Charles Church 5310 NE 42nd Avenue 6:30pm ~ doors open 7:00pm ~ event begins The event will feature local food, entertainment and activities for children, and … Continue reading

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Community Check-In: Alberta Main Street Progress Report

  As Alberta Main Street approaches the end of year one, it’s time to check in.  A team of experts will be in Portland June 21 – 23 in what the National Main Street program calls a Resource Team Visit. … Continue reading

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James H Kunstler Dissects Suburbia

We need 20 minute neighborhoods. Check this TED video with James H Kunstler. I wonder what his thoughts are about Portland?

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Columbia Crossing: What Does It Mean?

The Columbia River Crossing. Can this $4 billion project over the 2nd biggest watershed in the US be turned into a GOOD financial, infrastructure and social investment? On March 25th, a panel of VIP experts gathered in Portland, Oregon for … Continue reading

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