Ryan Brennecke / The Bulletin A developer would like to build upscale condominiums on the former railroad-spur property located along Arizona Avenue east of the Mill Quarter in Bend .
Album ID: 1835663
Housing group floats infill idea
Hillary Borrud/The Bulletin Bend is looking for strategies to ease the shortage of rental housing in the city. One option is to make it easier for property owners to build accessory dwellings, also known as mother-in-law apartments, such as this small home on the same lot as a larger house in northwest Bend.
Album ID: 1833828
Culver classrooms ?razed for new ones
Joe Kline / The Bulletin Tom Curtis, with Keeton King Contracting, uses a trackhoe Tuesday to knock down the roof around a beam in the third- through fifth-grade classroom wing of Culver Elementary School. The beam will be used in a new school. Classes will be held in portable units behind the school until the construction is complete.
Album ID: 1833430
14 city-subsidized homes ?to be built in southeast Bend
Ryan Brennecke / The Bulletin Site preparation could begin by the end of summer for 14 new homes, part of a city affordable housing project, on this undeveloped property on the south side of Bend.
Album ID: 1831210
Saving green by going green
Photos Andy Tullis / The Bulletin Michael Scannell?s company, WoodCraft Building Inc., built this home on Lemhi Pass Drive in Bend?s NorthWest Crossing that was named Custom Home of the Year in May by Pacific Power and Northwest Energy Star Homes. It?s one of an increasing number of green homes being built in Bend and across the nation.
Album ID: 1819027
Hobbit-themed subdivision mostly bare
Andy Tullis / The Bulletin Houses in different styles dot the Forest Creek subdivision in Bend on Monday. During the real estate boom, developer Ron Meyers envisioned a subdivision filled with Hobbit-themed homes, like the one on the left, but that vision faded with the collapse of the housing market.
Album ID: 1817107
A Bend subdivision is being transformed
Ryan Brennecke / The Bulletin At Woodriver Village, a 42-year-old Bend subdivision across from Farewell Bend Park, work has begun to ready the area for a planned 13 new, custom homes. Some existing homes are being torn down.
Album ID: 1815142
Homes again going up?in Bend?s northeast
Andy Tullis / The Bulletin Workers build new homes Wednesday in the Mirada subdivision near Northeast Butler Market and Eagle roads in Bend.
Album ID: 1812684
Lack of housing means tight times for renters
Brittney Sweeney, center, stands with her boyfriend, Joshuwa Allen, and children, Isabella Allen, 6, Owen Hunt, 13, and Jaden Haley, 11, in front of their current rental house in Bend Monday afternoon. They must move out by July 6. Andy Tullis The Bulletin