Lake Oswego crunched to redevelop Foothills

| Print |  Email
Must Reads
Tuesday, January 17, 2012

After shelving plans for a streetcar to Portland, Lake Oswego only has 60 days to come up with another plan to redevelop its Foothills district.

Lake Oswego and Williams, Dame & White officials will enter a re-evaluation period this week to come up with an alternative transit connection to anchor the proposed mixed-use area for housing, retail and office space. The plan took a huge blow last week when the Lake Oswego City Council shifted against the streetcar, expected to foster economic development in the district. The project is now indefinitely on hold. 
“We’re still trying to understand the implications of not having such a major transit connection into Foothills,” said Matt Brown, a development manager for Williams, Dame & White. “But throwing streetcar out the window will likely decrease some of the goals the city had for the area.”

Read more at OregonLive.com.

{biztweet}lake oswego foothills{/biztweet}

 

Comments   

 
Stop Public Waste Inc
0 #1 Shelve high rise Foothill District jungleStop Public Waste Inc 2012-01-19 19:52:57
After shelving plans for the streetcar from Lake Oswego to Portland, it is time to shelve the proposed high rise Foothill District.
Quote | Report to administrator
 

More Articles

Downtime with the director of Barley's Angels

May 2015
Monday, April 27, 2015
BY JACOB PALMER

Live, Work, Play with Christine Jump.


Read more...

6 highlights from the Craft Brewers Conference

The Latest
Friday, April 17, 2015
thumbcbcPHOTOS BY  JASON E. KAPLAN

The 32nd annual CBC attracted a record number of attendees (11,000)  to the Oregon Convention Center.


Read more...

An uncertain future

Guest Blog
Thursday, May 21, 2015
norristhumbBY JASON NORRIS | GUEST BLOGGER

Uncertainty is a part of doing business, whether in through the lens of investment opportunities and risks or the business of running an enterprise.


Read more...

Correction: Biker dreams

The Latest
Friday, May 15, 2015
bike at ater wynn-thumbBY KIM MOORE | RESEARCH EDITOR

The Portland Bureau of Transportation is seeking input from businesses on a $5.5 million initiative to create a network of biking, transit and pedestrian trails within Portland’s central city.


Read more...

Intrepid reporter checks out ZoomCare rebrand

The Latest
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
dentistthumbPHOTOS BY JASON E. KAPLAN

Like all good journalists, OB editorial staff typically eschew freebies. But health care costs being what they are, digital news editor Jacob Palmer couldn't resist ZoomCare's offer of a three-in-one (cleaning, exam, whitening) dental office visit, guaranteed to take no more than 57 minutes. 


Read more...

Credit Unions Perspective

June 2015
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
BY KIM MOORE

A conversation with Gene Pelham, CEO of Rogue Credit Union.


Read more...

Knight Cancer Challenge No Biotech Dream

May 2015
Monday, April 27, 2015
BY JOE CORTRIGHT

The Knight challenge is an important instance of philanthropy. But we should not assume it will magically transform OHSU into a business- and job-spinning engine for the local economy.


Read more...
Oregon Business magazinetitle-sponsored-links-02
SPONSORED LINKS