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Podcast Episode About the Laurelhurst Historic District Effort

The Laurelhurst Historic District got some podcast attention!

The podcast is Keeping Kurrent. The podcaster, who lives near Portland, covers a variety of topics in weekly episodes. To listen to his podcast on Laurelhurst, click below:

For those who have been followed the Historic District effort for some time, all this will sound familiar. But if your friends, or neighbors newly arrived in Laurelhurst, want to know what the historic district effort is all about, point them here.

For more about some of the topics addressed in the podcast:



Of historic houses

In Laurelhurst

Lead contamination

Tree destruction

Density without demolition:

Accessory dwelling units

Historic districts and Portland's need for housing

Internal conversions

Remodeling in historic districts


Property values

Tax benefits

Our neighborhood's support for historic district

Neighborhood declaration of support

Neighborhood vote for the LNA Board

The work necessary for the historic district nomination:

Hiring our consultant

Doing the pilot survey

Our fundraising for the historic district nomination work:

Latest progress report

November 3 fundraising event

Residential infill project - re-zoning coming in 2018

Our first post on RIP

Current status of RIP

LNA Newsletter Nov 17 - Articles on RIP, see p. 1 and 3

To listen to other Keeping Kurrent podcasts, click here.

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