Keep Lake Oswego Village Vibrant

Keep Lake Oswego Village Vibrant

Project News Updates

Lake Oswego Review: Project will be appealed

Developer Patrick Kessi said this week that he will appeal the Development Review Commission’s rejection of his proposal for a 290,000-square-foot, mixed-use development on downtown Lake Oswego’s Wizer Block. Kessi said he was surprised by the DRC’s 3-2 vote, which came shortly...

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...