Division Street Gentrification Seen Through Google Street View

Seven Years of Development as Seen Through Google's Lens


Oh, Division Street.Once you were just a street on the edge of town that no one ever traveled unless they had immediate need of car maintenance! Languishing in Southeast, you were a place without even a Little Big Burger!But times certainly have changed and changed quickly. Division is now the new cool girl in town. She hit puberty over a two-week summer vacation in California, and totally has a boyfriend ...   More
Tuesday, June 9, 2015 LIZZY ACKER

Street: Looks We Like

Sweet looks on South East Division Street. All photos by Melanie Flood.      More
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 WW Culture Staff

Wine Review: Crémant De Portland Brut Urbanique (Division)

For such an approachable sparkling wine, Division Winemaking’s newly released 2013 Crémant de Portland Brut Urbanique has quite the name. Crémant is made outside of Champagne but using the French    More
Wednesday, December 31, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR

Restaurant Guide 2013: Different 'Vision

Looking at the future of Southeast Division Street

Restaurant Guide
Division Street is home to our Restaurant of the Year, runner-up and five other picks in this guide. Seemingly every old business on Division is being converted into a trendy restaurant or bar.    More
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 MARTIN CIZMAR

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

UPDATED: City Orders Work Stopped on No-Parking Apartment Complex


UPDATE, 5 pm: After a flurry of meetings in the Bureau of Development Services and City Hall, the City of Portland is issuing a stop-work order telling developer Dennis Sackhoff to halt construction on the 37th Street Apartments, an 81-unit complex on Southeast Division Street."I'm working on a request for them to cease construction," says Paul Scarlet, director of the Bureau of Development Services. ...   More
Friday, February 22, 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

Planning Bureau Recommends No More No-Parking Apartments Bigger Than 40 Units


 Last month, Portland City Council told the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability to draft new zoning rules for the apartments without on-site parking that have sparked ire across the eastern quadrants of Portland.Today, the planning bureau released its suggested new requirements. The short version: Most new apartments larger than 40 units would be required to provide one parking space per four ...   More
Friday, February 8, 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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