Quads: affordable living, open to all Eugeneans

13th&Olive is a building/concept/orange-and-pink intrusion at the southern edge of downtown that most Eugeneans love to hate. Its massive (for Eugene), garishly colored form looms over three city blocks, with no setbacks or street landscaping to soften the blow. And recently it was sold to Singapore investors for a considerable profit. None of that is […]

Being kind to our unhoused neighbors means creating housing they can afford

I have been having an ongoing dialogue on Facebook, and in a meeting this past week, with some of the folks behind a free, somewhat mysterious event called the Choose Kindness Celebration, to be held today (Sunday) at a swanky downtown Eugene venue, the Shedd Institute for the Arts. The event will feature (I have […]