Citizen’s View: Time for a new name

Letter by R. Bastian Wagner M.D.  Originally Published in the Lake Oswego Review 10/1/15 Having followed the continuing controversy over the proposed Wizer Block development, I feel the dialogue has reached a new and very unfortunate phase. Having exhausted most of the usual appeal processes,...

Citizen’s View: Change and progress

Letter written by Victor Nelson.  Originally published in the Lake Oswego Review 9/24/15 It’s been a year since the City Council overwhelmingly voted in favor of the Wizer Block development going forward, followed by two lost appeals by the opposition and now a third appeal from a small group...

Citizen’s View: Ready to move forward

Letter by Maggie Martin.  Originally published in the Lake Oswego Review 9/24/15 Free speech has been exercised for nearly three years, both by supporters and opponents of the Wizer Block redevelopment. I, for one, am ready to move forward, safe in the knowledge that the new development fits a...

Developer unveils detailed timeline for Wizer Block

By Saundra Sorenson.  Originally published in The Lake Oswego Review 8/13/15 Glass Butterfly has agreed to leave downtown Lake Oswego’s Wizer Block a month early and abatement work is now expected to begin on the property “Sept. 1st-ish,” according to developer Patrick Kessi. Kessi, operations...

Judges issue ruling without opinion, rejecting opponents’ argument

Originally published on pamplinmedia.com 8/05/15 The Oregon Court of Appeals has affirmed the state Land Use Board of Appeals’ decision to allow redevelopment of the Wizer Block in downtown Lake Oswego. The court’s ruling was issued Wednesday morning without opinion, essentially...

PHK Development Inc. Wins Another Major Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                       PHK Development Inc. Wins Another Major Award             St Johns Marvel 29 Receives U.S. Green Building Council’s Highest Certification Portland, Oregon – July 28, 2015 – Built on re-developed land previously occupied by an old gas...