Construction

Construction is a strong indication of growth and progress in the neighborhood. These are all the stories documenting the shopping centers, houses, apartment buildings, duplexes, remodels, additions, and development being added to Montavilla.


Another Duplicate House

The new three-level house, located at 285 SE 90th Ave, is an exact duplicate of one at 1430 NE 72nd Ave. That…

Church Parking Lot Upgrade

Enhancements to SE 80th Ave’s paving and sidewalks have encouraged improvements to private property along that road. The Slavic Church…

New Park Picnic Shelter in 2021

Pre-construction work passed another milestone last week for the new picnic shelter at Montavilla Park. Demolition of the old shelter…

Art Deco Restoration

Construction is underway at the small Art Deco building located at 7631 NE Glisan Street. Restoration plans for this building started…

Duplicate Infill Houses

Under construction at 8014 SE Madison Street, the new three-bedroom house shares the exact layout as another recently completed house in…

Pacific Plaza Ready for Tenants

Pacific Plaza anchors the busy intersection of 82nd Ave and SE Division. The new retail building finished construction this week and…

Mosaic’s Artist Considered

Board members reviewed the works of artist Hector H Hernandez at the September 14th Montavilla Neighborhood Association (MNA) meeting. Hernandez…

12 Unit Apartment on SE 90th

The southeast corner of Montavilla will gain an impressive 12 unit apartment building offering a wide range of different sized residences, with…

The New Boomtown

In a scene reminiscent of the 1800s boomtown, Montavilla is lining its main streets with roughly constructed wood structures. These…

Phased Subdivision

Construction on the 9000 Hoyt Street Subdivision will happen in three phases. The first phase has multiple roles in the further development…

August Construction Update

Montavilla’s many construction projects continue to make progress at different speeds. COVID-19 has disrupted some schedules while other developments have…

Boarded up for Security

Perhaps a troubling sign of heightened crime, Green Front Dispensary has boarded up their windows. Over the last few weeks,…

Commissioner Fritz Condemns RIP

Portland City Commissioner Amanda Fritz was the lone dissenter in this week’s adoption of the Residential Infill Project (RIP). Underdeveloped infrastructure and its impact…

Rapid 1931 Home Remodel

A sale is already pending on a recent remodel of the house located at 43 SE 89th Ave. Waterworks Contractors Inc. bought the…

White Rabbit Will Wait

The much-anticipated opening of White Rabbit Cafe and Bakery will have to wait until 2021. Morgan and Jax Hart have…

Lazy Susan Open for Dinner

Construction is now complete on the much-anticipated restaurant taking over the former Country Cat location. This past weekend, Lazy Susan staff officially started dinner…

To-Go Window at Bipartisan

As a pioneer of the 15-year-old Stark Street revival, the Bipartisan Cafe is again driving innovation in Montavilla Town. Yesterday they installed…

Demolition at Montavilla Park

Two demolition permits for Montavilla Park were recently submitted. Application 20-159559 and 20-159551 seek to demolish the park’s wading pool and picnic…

Montavilla Renovation Team

Dina Stanzione and Steve Rice are deep into their first Montavilla project together. The couple is looking at a multiyear…

House with ADU on Flag Lot

A new Single Family home, with attached Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU), is proposed for NE 78th Ave. The building permit…

School Yard 6-Plex

A development adjacent to Vestal Elementary School has been proposed by Chalet Homes LLC. Permit 19-215818 calls for a “new…