What’s now a narrow, weedy, unused 38-acre parcel at the confluence of Interstate 205 and I-84 in East Portland is a field of dreams for Linda Robinson and Ted Gilbert. Since 2008, the community activist and developer have been spearheading a grassroots community project called Gateway Green…
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, … Read more
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 … Read more
People advocating for development of a unique Northeast Portland park recently got one step closer to realizing their vision.