Monthly Archives: April 2013

Providence Good Neighbor Agreement standing committee meets May 1

The Providence Good Neighbor committee will be meeting at 6:30pm, Wednesday, May 1, in the board room of Providence Portland Medical Center, 4805 NE Glisan. This is a meeting for representatives of Providence Portland Medical Center, and the Laurelhurst and North Tabor Neighborhood Associations. Topics under discussion will include next steps for the Transportation Work

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Letter to the Editor: Some would say, but others wouldn’t

by Michael Anderson Gabe Frayne’s well-written and well-reported piece on density and infill in the April/May North Tabor News implies that all readers see a denser, livelier neighborhood as bad. They don’t. I can’t speak to the specific plans for Mark Wilde’s project on NE 57th, but I welcome the more general trend of infill.

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Letter to the Editor: The Positive Side of Infill

By Joe Recker After reading the article “Infill and increasing density in North Tabor” [North Tabor News, April/May 2013] I felt compelled to offer a different perspective on infill development. In this letter, I argue that infill has historically occurred in North Tabor at densities similar to current development, that infill is particularly appropriate for

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NE Glisan Safety Project meeting – Monday, April 22

Since 2003, 301 people have been injured and two have died in crashes on NE Gilsan between 60th and 82nd Avenue. On July 10, 2007, a pedestrian was struck and killed while attempting to cross NE Glisan at 64th. Most recently, on January 29, 2013 a pedestrian was struck and killed while attempting to cross

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