There are big plans for the big empty lot next to the vacant Washington High School on SE 12th and Stark. Behold: A vision of the future!
Part of the delay on this project is that Portland Public Schools sat on the adjacent, vacant Washington High building for years, until selling it to development company Venerable Properties for $2 million. DeMuro has long said that renovating the historic school into multifamily housing will cost a bundle.
So it looks like things are swinging into motion. But if the history of this site is any indication of its future, don't start holding your breath just yet.
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