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.

Grant Programs

Commission News Industries Grant - John Deeresponsored grant programs in the Rockwood- West Gresham Urban Renewal Area:

  • New Industries
  • Predevelopment Services

Grant Program Information 

Rockwood Exchange (Formerly Rockwood Community Office)

Rockwood Community OfficeThe new Rockwood Exchange building is an exciting opportunity for local restaurant or retail business entrepreneurs in the heart of Rockwood. Learn more and participate as an applicant for one of the five available spaces.  The application deadline has been extended.