• New swimming and fishing dock for North Portland (Jan. 2024)

    New swimming and fishing dock for North Portland (Jan. 2024)

    Willie Levenson, ringleader of the Human Access Project (HAP), shared with the Cathedral Park Neighborhood Association in December that HAP received a federal grant of $300,000 to improve recreational access to the Willamette River. Levenson reached out to Portland Parks & Recreation (PP&R) and negotiated a partnership to replace the Cathedral Park dock near the…

  • Final choice for Aquatic Center announced: Northgate Park (July 2023)

    Final choice for Aquatic Center announced: Northgate Park (July 2023)

    Northgate Park is the surprise winner of the long battle over whether to build, and where to build, a $50 million North Portland Aquatic Center. Portland City Commissioner Dan Ryan announced the selection of Northgate Park over the Charles Jordan Community Center and Columbia Park in a June 22 news release. Ryan oversees the Portland…