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Portland Parks & Recreation Acquires Gateway Green Property

Bureau Plans to Develop 25-Acre Site for Off-Road Biking

(Portland, OR) –

An island of unused land at the confluence of two freeways takes another step towards becoming a new city park in east Portland, and a regional off-road biking destination.

Portland Parks & Recreation (PP&R) has acquired the 25-acre Gateway Green property, with plans, in concert with Friends of Gateway Green, to build an off-road biking facility on the land. Portland City Council unanimously today authorized the land transfer from the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) using funds from System Development Charges (SDCs), not tax dollars…

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Portland Parks & Recreation Acquires Gateway Green Property. The City of Portland. August 27th, 2014.

Gateway Green fundraising effort tops $120,000

A crowdsourcing campaign raised $123,880 toward development of a new 25-acre park in east Portland that would include trails, bike paths and a nature-themed play area.

Known as “Gateway Green,” the proposed park is a land-locked greenspace owned by the Oregon Department of Transportation between Interstate 84 and Interstate 205. Gateway community leaders have been working for years to open the land for public recreation.

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Gateway Green fundraising effort tops $120,000: Portland City Hall Roundup. OregonLive. October 8, 2013.

Gateway Green supporters optimistic about talks

People advocating for development of a unique Northeast Portland park recently got one step closer to realizing their vision.

 

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Gateway Green supporters optimistic about talks. Daily Journal of Commerce. Thursday, May 10, 2012.