Plaza del Sol - design by Angelina Marino, astronomy by Michael Orelove

Urban Renewal

The 1,211-acre Rockwood-West Gresham Urban Renewal Area was established by city-wide vote in November 2003.


Urban Renewal Projects

187th RealignmentProjects are approved by the Gresham Redevelopment Commission and funded with Urban Renewal resources.

View current and completed projects.

Notice of Budget Hearing

MoneyThe Gresham Redevelopment Commission will adopt the fiscal year 2016-17 budget on June 21.  There is opportunity at the meeting to comment on the budget before it is adopted.

Learn more about the budget adoption process. 

Design Beginning for Rockwood Rising Redevelopment Project

Plaza del SolOn April 5, the Gresham Redevelopment Commission approved a Memorandum of Understanding with RKm Development to begin the design and predevelopment work. Visit the project at Rock the Block on June 3-4 to help shape the master plan.  The future master plan is guided by the Catalyst Site Strategy, which supports transforming the Catalyst Site into a mixed-use hub of local food and commerce, living-wage jobs, technological innovation and community-building.

Rockwood Rising Information