Press

City of Portland 2010 BEST Award for Products or Service
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General
Portland Tribune: “Novick: more ‘missing middle’ homes needed”
AARP Livable Communities: “8 Domains of Livability Case Studies: Making Big Sense of Small Homes” 
The Hollywood Star: “Rose City neighbors explore options for development at Infill Expo”
1000 Friends of Oregon Leadership Spotlight: Local Developer Eli Spevak Promotes Small Spaces with Character
New York Times: “Grandma Never Had it so Good”
Swarthmore College Bulletin: “Portland Cohousing Developer Eli Spevak ’93 Builds Sustainable Homes Around an Ethos of Sharing”
AIA’s Blueprints for Senior Living: “Friends of All Ages: Life in Multigenerational Communities”
“College Forever? First Co-Working, Now Co-Living”

Applewood Corner Condominium
Koin 6 & The Portland Tribune: “Could ADU condos start a city trend?”

Roses Ice Cream
The Hollywood Star: “Cully Grove’s Eli Spevak scoops up Rose’s property” (p.6)

Camp Cully
The Daily Journal of Commerce: “Preparing for a ‘really great experiment'”

Cully Grove
Metro Parent: “Mi Casa Es Su Casa”
KATU News (video) – “Green Living: New Portland neighborhood has sustainability in mind”
Oregon Business: “New co-housing community bucks market trends”
Oregonian: “Cohousing community could sprout in Cully”
KATU News (video)

Accessory Dwelling Units

Accessory Dwelling Units: What Remodelers Need to Know Now

Tiny Homes
Tiny House Podcast: “Exploring, Building Small And Going Smaller with Builder Eli Spevak”
Tiny House Blog: “Pedalpalooza – Tour of Southeast Portland Tiny Homes”
Video tour of five tiny homes at Caravan: The Tiny House Hotel – The first two profiles are Orange Splot projects.

Ruth’s Cottages
Sightline Daily: “Shrinky Dink – Portland and Vancouver experiment with tiny houses”
Oregonian: “Oregon opens the tap wider for recycling gray water as demand grows, supplies wane”

Peninsula Park Commons – Phase 2
Portland Spaces Magazine: “Tailor Made Community – An ensemble of builders, artisans, and friends create their own pedal-powered Portland version of Arts & Crafts style for a co-housing project near Peninsula Park”
The Portland Mercury: “Hot Houses – Density is Portland’s Future.  Some Smart, Young Architects Get it Right”
Oregonian: “Cohousing condos unit bike fans”

Sabin Green
The Today Show (video)
NBC Nightly News (video)
Communities Magazine: “Urban Ecovillages – Micro-infill Cohousing without Cars”
Sunset Magazine: “Green like us”
Oregonian Homes & Gardens: “A central square connects the four small homes that anchor a lot-size community in Northeast Portland”
Re-Nest Green Tour

Peninsula Park Commons – Phase 1
Oregonian Homes & Gardens: “Friends Build an Affordable Community – On Common Ground”
New York Times: “Sharing Housing Costs and Herb Gardens in Oregon’s Largest City”