Wednesday, March 11, 2015

what’s in store for the future of burnside?

this article was published in curb cut online mag' on the third of march 2015. please read and share this piece of news. much thanks and appreciation! =)

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if you’ve been down to burnside in the past few months, then you’ve seen it first hand: times are changing. parking lot lurkers have been replaced by a huge cement wall—the exterior of a mixed-use high rise going up within feet of the burnside bridge. intense gentrification of the produce row area isn’t burnside’s only problem, though. multnomah county has launched a 20-year plan to retrofit the city’s aging bridges and burnside bridge is on top of that list!

on halloween 2015, burnside skatepark turns a quarter century old. will the park and / or the spirit of burnside survive another 25 years?
jen sherowski.

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