Yet another perfectly good home in Eliot Neighborhood now sits in rubble after it was demolished yesterday. The 125 year old home at 623 NE Thompson was ripped down, forever erasing it from the neighborhood.
There are two 125-year-old houses in Eliot that are going to be demolished if the neighborhood doesn’t rally to save them. The best option would be to purchase them from the developer who owns them, Guy Bryant of GPB Construction, or failing that, to convince him not to tear them down to build his ultramodern 40-foot-tall rowhouses that, needless to say, don’t fit in to the neighborhood. The houses were built at the time the City of Albina was its own city.