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  1. G O O S E H O L L O W Ryley Bilderbeck, Tan Dai, Kaitlyn Forsee, Daniel Kachmarek, Zhe Lu, Euri Oh

  2. How did Goose Hollow get it’s name? • Women raised geese in the low-lands • Flocks became mixed • Feuds stirred up • Police could not sort out geese • Closed the matter by threatening to imprison the "first woman to start another ruckus over geese." • The Oregonian first used the name Goose Hollow for the neighborhood in 1875

  3. H I S T O R Y • Goose Hollow is a neighborhood located in Southwest Portland. • The Oregonian first established this name “Goose Hollow” for the neighborhood in 1879 in the newspaper. Portland Oregon was founded in 1851, but six years prior to that time • Daniel Lownsdale had claimed his land in the lower end of the “Flats” in current Goose Hollow. • This was the first Tannery west of the Rockies and North of Mexico. • Thomas Carter had built a house near SW 18th and Clay in 1851 when the city of “Portland” was founded. • That land today is owned by First United Methodist Church. • So the neighborhood itself had plenty of upcoming construction going on before the city was even founded. Goose Hollow was a unique town that became part of the several other cities in Portland

  4. S I G N I F I C A N T P L A C E S • Lincoln High School was established in 1869 • Providence Park was built in 1893 • In 1950 the Radio Cab Company moved into Goose Hollow to service transportation to Portland's streetcar lines • The Goose Hollow Inn opened in 1967

  5. G E O G R A P H Y • Lincoln High School • Providence Park • First United Methodist Church • Zion Lutheran Church • MAX Blue and Red Lines • Prime place to live if you work in the city

  6. D E M O G R A P H I C S 2010 Census Population by Race: White 80.8% Black 2% American Indian, Eskimo & Aleut 0.5% Asian 6.5% Pacific Islander 0.1% Hispanic or Latino 5.7% Other race 4.3% Household Type: Family households 17.7% Nonfamily households 82.3% 1990 Census Population by Race:White 88%Black 4%American Indian, Eskimo & Aleut 1%Asian & Pacific Islander 5%Hispanic Origin 2%Other race 0% Household Type: Family households 23% Nonfamily households 77%

  7. D E M O G R A P H I C S

  8. P O S I T I V E S • LIVABILITY - Walking distance from downtown Portland • HOUSING - Affordable living available • PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION - TriMet Max • EDUCATION - Lincoln High School and PSU nearby • ENTERTAINMENT/CULTURE - Providence Park

  9. N E G A T I V E S • LOW DIVERSITY - when compared to other Portland neighborhoods and primarily consisting of single living housing and whites • BUSY - High transit area with events happening at all hours • NOT CAR FRIENDLY - Confusing and difficult navigation by automobile

  10. F U T U R E • HOUSING - building more housing for families and college students • POPULATION - increase in population as well as attract more diversity • MORE ATTRACTIONS - restaurants, events, shops

  11. S O U R C E S http://www.apartmentguide.com/neighborhoods/Oregon/Portland/Goose-Hollow/ https://www.google.com/maps/place/Goose+Hollow,+Portland,+OR/@45.5182097,-122.6927684,17z/data=!4m2!3m1!1s0x54950a1eeadfba4d:0x18e1051bc3463a18 http://goosehollow.org/about/history http://goosehollowcommunity.blogspot.com/ http://www.portlandbridges.com/portland-neighborhoods/00-Goose%20Hollow%20and%20King%27s%20Hill.html https://www.portlandoregon.gov/oni/article/375900 https://www.portlandoregon.gov/oni/article/215731