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City planning -- Oregon -- Portland Metropolitan Area, Neighborhood planning -- Oregon -- Portland Metropolitan Area, Community development -- Oregon -- Portland Metropolitan Area


Foothill Planning worked with the Oak Lodge Community Council and Clackamas County Urban Green to create an Oak Grove Neighborhood Center Plan. The plan sought to foster a more livable and sustainable community by strengthening the Oak Grove historic business district and improving its connections with the planned Park Avenue MAX station via two transportation corridors, McLoughlin Boulevard and the Trolley Trail. The project articulated ways that these corridors can serve as gateways into the Oak Grove neighborhood and help to revitalize the community. Cognizant of neighborhood concerns regarding previous planning process, the project relied on community input to shape recommendations for neighborhood redevelopment, both in terms of potential policy changes and infrastructure projects. This project was conducted under the supervision of Sumner Sharpe and Ellen Bassett.


Client: Oak Lodge Community Council and Clackamas County Urban Green


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