Keep Lake Oswego Village Vibrant

Keep Lake Oswego Village Vibrant

Project News Updates

Wizer Block: dead space or a new beginning?

Written by Will Denecke Originally published by the Lake Oswego Review I write this both from the perspective of being a long-time resident of Lake Oswego and an urban planner experienced in real estate development. This community is at a crossroads. The practical choice is to...

The myth of the Big Box

Written by Roger Martin Originally published by the Lake Oswego Review For 65 years, the Wizer family owned and operated Wizer’s Oswego Market in our downtown. For decades, Gene Wizer has been physically and emotionally intertwined with the Lake Oswego community. Whenever a local...

No Armageddon then, no Armageddon now

Written by Peter Sweet Originally published by the Lake Oswego Review I would like to thank Save Our Village and its supporters for raising the density issue for our downtown. Let’s face it: Many citizens would like to live in picturesque Carmel or Cannon Beach with one- and...

Revised proposal for the Wizer Block is much better

Written by Tom Maginnis Originally published by the Lake Oswego Review As a result of the stir regarding the Wizer Block, the city urged developer Patrick Kessi to do a redesign on a more human scale. This new re-design of Block 137 is the result of collaboration between t...
12