Announced today, final riverwalk concept designs will be available for public viewing this Saturday, June 3rd, at the Willamette Falls Riverwalk Design Celebration event. The inspiration of a design team of internationally-renowned architecture firms Snøhetta, Mayer/Reed and DIALOG, the riverwalk will feature promenades along the river and pathways lofting through the former industrial site on theRead More
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The Willamette Falls Legacy Project is working on a transportation plan to go along with riverwalk design and construction. The project team plans to incorporate best practices and take concrete steps to identify opportunities and solutions with community input and support.Read More
A profile of Janet Malloch, the first woman technician and shift supervisor, who worked at Blue Heron Paper Company from 1977 until its closing in 2011. During that time, she paved the way for women to work in mills, moving up the ranks from technician to board member.Read More
Focusing on the project’s core value of Economic Redevelopment, we’ve reflected on the falls’ past, present and future as an economic and industry engine for Oregon City and the state.Read More
Stakeholder spotlight: Downtown Oregon City Association, a nonprofit working to revitalize downtown Oregon City. DOCA is responsible for some of Oregon City’s most popular and high-profile community events, including the annual First City Celebration in July.Read More
In early June, a dozen University of Oregon architecture students lent their minds to take on the colossal task of re-envisioning the now defunct Blue Heron Paper Mill site in Oregon City. Each student selected a theme, bringing his or her own creativity and imagination to this historic undertaking.Read More