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The City of Portland, Oregon

Environmental Services

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Phone: 503-823-7740

Fax: 503-823-6995

1120 SW 5th Ave, Suite 613, Portland, OR 97204

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Marino - Overlook (2003)

before redevelopmentAddress: 3970 N Interstate Avenue
Date of site approval: 2003
Acreage: 0.57
Zoning: residential, commercial, industrial

This property was a former service station and auto repair shop.  The Portland Brownfield Program worked with the former owner and a prospective purchaser to provide Phase I and Phase II Environmental Site Assessments to clear the way for sale and redevelopment.

transit-oriented development

The Phase II assessment revealed an underground leaking heating oil tank and a small amount of petroleum contaminated soil. The tank was decommissioned and the impacted soil was removed before the mixed-use redevelopment was completed.

With the yellow MAX line on Interstate Avenue, this site was an early example of brownfield funds supporting transit-oriented-development in Portland.