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The History and Development of Portland"s Irvington Neighborhood

Roy E. Roos

The History and Development of Portland"s Irvington Neighborhood

by Roy E. Roos

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Published by Roos, Roy .
Written in English

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  • History: American

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    ContributionsR. Andy Craw (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11740080M
    ISBN 100966222407
    ISBN 109780966222401
    OCLC/WorldCa39140303

    Portland's oldest neighborhood is home to historic restaurants, contemporary eateries and one of the world's most famous doughnut shops. Old Town Chinatown Shopping If you're looking to load up on made-in-Portland souvenirs, unusual artwork and Northwest heritage home goods, look no further than Old Town Chinatown.   A report by Portland State University and the Coalition of Communities of Color, a Portland non-profit, shows black families lag far behind whites in the Portland region in employment, health.

    Getting history (and design review) right in Irvington. Freiwald House B&B, Irvington (photo by chrispyworld, via Flickr) BY FRED LEESON. The figurative architects of Portland’s newest and largest historic district – the 2, property Irvington neighborhood listed on the National Register of Historic Places a year ago – now have a new target in sight: reducing Portland’s costly fees for historic design .   Roy Roos, Portland land surveyor and author of two local history books, including The History and Development of Portland’s Irving Neighborhood (), provides a comprehensive history of the development of Irvington, its influential builders and architects, as well as an inventory and history of individual homes.

    Situated in Portland's North East Historic Irvington District, Portland's White House was built as a summer home in by Robert Lytle, a wealthy lumber baron. The house was billed as the most expensive home built in the district for the period. Irvington was largely developed as a direct result of the expansion of the electric streetcar lines that extended from downtown Portland in the late-nineteenth century and by the first decade of the s were extended along NE Broadway, NE 15th, NE 22nd, and NE 24th.


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The early development of Irvington in the s and s conveys the challenges facing real estate developers and housing speculators during the period. Due to fluctuating housing and financial markets, much of Irvington lay undeveloped by the turn of the century.

Irvington Historic District (Portland, Oregon) Institution University of Oregon Note Opened for development inthe original Irvington Plat and surrounding area is important as an early example of the influence of streetcar development and restrictive covenants in Portland’s residential neighborhoods.

Irvington neighborhood, Portland. The Irvington neighborhood in northeast Portland began as an exclusive suburb planned by visionary developers many years before the city adopted zoning rules.

The neighborhood—generally bounded by Northeast 7th, Fremont, Northeast 24th, and Broadway—is primarily a residential district, characterized by Queen. Irvington Community Association Few city neighborhoods in the West have the variety and quality of early 20th Century residential architecture to equal Portland's historic IrvingtonIrvington was designated a National Register listed Historic District.

This was the beginning of Portland’s official neighborhood associations. The Portland Development Commission (PDC), the city’s Urban Renewal agency, became the official manager of the SE neighborhoods felt they had an equal right to renewal assistance, but were being ignored because of local politics.

About The Irvington neighborhood is located in the northeast section of Portland, Oregon. The neighborhood traces its history to the William and Elizabeth Irving Donation Land Claim of as well as several small adjoining subdivisions. The neighborhood streets were laid out inand residential lots began selling in   In the s, Irvington was considered as a site for serious industrial development.

When only light industry sprung up, in the s the surrounding area started filling in with houses in earnest, and that process continues today. Irvington; the Irvington neighborhood is located North of Interstate 84 next to two smaller historical neighborhoods; Alameda Ridge and Dolph Park, both of which offer historical homes as well but the Irvington neighborhood is the largest neighborhood for historical and early 19 th century homes.

Designed and platted out in the late s. Platted in the late s and recently named a National Register Historic District (Oregon’s largest), the acre Irvington neighborhood is like a walk back in time.

More than 90 percent of the 2, homes here were built between andand the vast majority still retain their original historic appearance. Irvington is a neighborhood in the Northeast section of Portland, ing to the city's Office of Community and Civic Life, it consists of a rectangular area extending east to west from NE 7th Ave.

to NE 26th Ave., and north to south from NE Fremont St. to NE Broadway. The city also created the Pioneer Courthouse Square, seen as a model of urban development, and created new housing for those across the income spectrum. While other cities suffered when real estate salespeople frightened off residents via racially-charged blockbusting, the Irvington neighborhood of Portland became a model integrated community.

Roos published his first book, "The History and Development of Portland's Irvington Neighborhood," inand it's been a popular source for Portland historians, neighborhood associations and.

Portlandia Statue in Downtown Portland. History of Portland Business. By the early 19 th century Portland had established itself as a major port city and railroad hub.

Inbased on a sudden rise in popularity, Portlandia found herself playing hostess to the Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition which at that time was considered a world fair. This plan will provide guidance on matters of land use, social and economic development programs and capital expenditures for the Irvington Neighborhood.

The plan will be used by the community association in determining if new devlopment proposals and and land use changes are in accordance with the neighborhood's vision for its future. Downtown is the area west of the Willamette River while this is Northeast Portland.

You might also consider as alternatives the Irvington neighborhood to the north of Lloyd District or Sullivan's Gulch to the east: more housing and trees, less retail.

One of the most unique and most popular close-in Portland neighborhoods. Williams and Mississippi Avenues have become bustling residential and commercial areas over the past decade.

One of the most unique and most popular close-in Portland neighborhoods. ABOUT PORTLAND. Welcome to Historic Portland - a Louisville neighborhood with a vibrant history and an exciting future. Founded in by William Lytle, Portland was once a separate little town inonly to be annexed by Louisville in the 's.

Pettygrove won the coin toss two out of three times and the rest as they say is history. Portland’s first Post Office opened inand the steam sawmill’s whistle could be heard at Fort Vancouver. Byabout residents made their home in Portland, there was a log-cabin hotel and a newspaper, the Weekly Oregonian.

The subdivision was platted in by descendants of Capt. William Irving, an important figure in the early maritime history of Portland. The neighborhood includes some of the land that Irving.

6 Historic Neighborhoods In Portland That Will Take You Back In Time. If you want to walk through a bit of Portland history, head to these historic neighborhoods scattered around the city to do just that.

Take a stroll and enjoy the buildings from the turn of the century and get a taste for what Portland looked like over years ago.