Developer Threatened to Sue City for "Millions" Over Parking Requirements

Read the letter from Dennis Sackhoff's attorney


 Portland City Council moved forward last night with new new parking requirements for apartment buildings, adding an amendment by Commissioner Nick Fish that would trigger parking minimums for buildings with more than 30 units.But as WW reported yesterday, the council backed away from forcing Beaverton-based developer Dennis Sackhoff to add 20 parking spaces to his half-finished 81-unit apartment ...   More
Friday, April 5, 2013 AARON MESH

Paranoid Parking

Mayor Charlie Hales’ plan to change rules on big apartments has everyone fired up.

News Stories
When smoke drifted out of the halted construction site on Southeast Division Street early March 29, the owner of nearby Victory Bar called the cops. It wasn’t his first call about the unfinish   More
Wednesday, April 3, 2013 AARON MESH

Developer Gets Neighborhood Association OK on Mississippi Avenue Apartments


The furor over a controversial 81-unit apartment building on Southeast Division Street hasn't just resulted in the city halting construction on the project. It's also led to more power for neighborhood associations. Members of the Boise Neighborhood Association are sending a letter of support to the city for a planned 42-unit apartment complex at 4018 N Mississippi Ave. The project is being built by ...   More
Tuesday, March 12, 2013 AARON MESH

State Appeals Board Yanks Permit for No-Parking Apartment Complex on Division Street


 The State of Oregon's Land Use Board of Appeals has reversed the City of Portland building permit for an 81-unit apartment complex with no on-site parking on Southeast Division Street.The appeals board's Feb. 20 ruling means Beaverton-based developer Dennis Sackhoff must halt construction on the 37th Street Apartments—a project that is underway, and already stands four stories tall. Opponents ...   More
Friday, February 22, 2013 AARON MESH

Block Busters

The urban density Charlie Hales championed has arrived on Division Street. Why isn’t he celebrating?

Cover Story
Judah Gold-Markel has trouble parking in front of his house these days.  He’s lived in his green bungalow on Southeast Sherman Street, two...   More
Wednesday, September 19, 2012 AARON MESH


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