Once viewed as a massive, and highly visible, scar of the recession, Portland's South Waterfront is on the rebound.
As Wendy Culverwell reports in the Portland Business Journal, the ambitious neighborhood development along the Willamette River's western bank just south of downtown is attracting new investors who are backing more than 600 new apartment units.
Click here to see image of the South Waterfront revival.
And it appears that plans are underway, too, for a new Fred Meyer, which is purchasing a 7,800-square-foot retail condo at Atwater Place for its unconfirmed urban format grocery concept.
Photographer Cathy Cheney spent an afternoon in South Waterfront, capturing the neighborhood's second life in photos.
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