Funded by a grant from the US Dept. of Transportation, a new bicycle and walking path will be soon making itʻs way through Lorene Park. The path will be a part of the 100s Neighborhood Greenway Extension and run past Gateway Discovery Park, down 107th to 108th and out Glisan St. Supposed goals are to provide safer biking … More New Greenway through Lorene Park
Did you know that Lorene Park properties come with covenants written by Lloyd and Corriene Franzen in 1953? All new owners are supposed to be given a copy when they purchase a home. These bylaws include notes on building fences in the front yard and not using your property for “offensive trade” and dumping rubbish. Click … More Original Lorene Park Covenants
Here is the original advertisement in the 1950s. Starting prices began at just $13,500!
By Donna Stanton (nee Franzen) Corriene Lafollett and Lloyd Franzen were married December 20, 1916. A few years later they were deeded the 20 acres by her father Byron Lafollett from 107th and Glisan st. to Hassalo st. I don’t know when he started to plant the peach orchard, but I do know they had … More A Brief History of Lorene Park
This website is a celebration of the Lorene Park in the Hazelwood neighborhood of East Portand, Oregon. As we expand the site, you’ll find histories and old photos, links to articles, and even the original neighborhood bylaws. Did you know Lorene Park was recently considered being listed as a historic neighborhood? The original 1950s mid century architecture … More Welcome to Lorene Park