Transforming the Wizer Block

Originally published online by the Lake Oswego Review – 11/12/15 Lake Oswego photographer Clifford Paguio’s latest drone photos show dramatic progress over the past week CLIFFORD PAGUIO/FOR THE REVIEW – Nov. 9, 2015: Looking north and west from the corner of First Street and...

Documenting the Wizer Block’s transformation

Published on the Lake Oswego Review website 10/29/2015 With deconstruction and demolition now underway, The Review is partnering with Lake Oswego photographer Clifford Paguio to produce a visual record of the Wizer Block’s transformation from 1950s-era shopping center to a mixed-use...

Kessi, Wizer, city sign off on closing documents for development of Block 137

Written by Saundra Sorenson .  Originally published in the Lake Oswego Review 10/22/15. It’s official. Developer Patrick Kessi, property owner Gene Wizer and representatives for the city signed closing documents this week on Block 137, clearing the way for the first mixed-use development to be...

Groundbreaking sets the stage for Wizer Block construction

Story written by Saundra Sorenson.  Originally publish on the Lake Oswego Review website 10/19/2015. It was only four shovelfuls of dirt, tossed into a waiting skid-steer loader. But for the honorary construction workers who gathered in the southeast parking lot of the Wizer Block this morning,...

Certificate of Compliance for Hazardous Materials Abatement

Certificate of Compliance for Asbestos and Lead Paint Removal – Block 137

Citizen’s View: Looking toward tomorrow

Letter by John Beardsley.  Originally published in the Lake Oswego Review 10/1/15. How perceptive was the last paragraph in Victor Nelson’s letter to the editor (“Change and progress,” Sept. 24)? At the end of his letter, Nelson included a David Ben Gurion quote — “It’s not enough to be up to...