PORTLAND-Nicholson Development Properties’ proposal to close one block of Northeast Emerson Street between 33rd and 34th streets as part of the redevelopment of a long-vacant lot in the Concordia neighborhood will be in front of the City Council in December. The Portland Development Commission, the city’s development arm, brokered the deal with the Seattle developer as part of its plan to revitalize the area.

A New Seasons Market would go at the south end of the closed off block along with another retail building, and a large chain drug store would go at the other end. The sticking point is this: city policy discourages the vacation of streets in order to gain larger blocks for development. The City Council is expected to decide the issue on Dec. 20 after a Nov. 28 stop at the Planning Commission.


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