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By Joshua Baker

The Lloyd EcoDistrict, in partnership with Go Lloyd, is happy to announce that our application for the Village Building Convergence (VBC)  has been accepted! And we are reaching out to  the community that lives, works and plays in the Lloyd EcoDistrict to see how you can be involved and shape the projects in the District!


More about City Repair: City Repair fosters thriving, inclusive and sustainable communities through the creative reclamation of public space. This year Village Building Convergence will be June 3-12 2016 and over these 10 days, 40+ sites will be created! Communities come together with visitors to create spaces that feature public art, gathering places, permaculture gardens, and natural buildings in a process called “placemaking.”

Placemaking is an approach to the planning, design and management of public spaces with diverse benefits and engagement. We are “placemaking” when we interact with each other, share our assets, inspiration and potential with the intention of creating public spaces that promote people’s health, happiness and well-being.


More about the Lloyd EcoDistrict: The Lloyd EcoDistrict encompasses the area with Broadway to the north, 16th to the East, I-84 to the south and the Willamette River to the west. Our office is located in the Lloyd Center Mall.


Idea for the project in the District: The Lloyd EcoDistrict, as a community, has so many assets and resources – pre-schools, yoga studios, restaurants, residents, the presence of small and large businesses, and much more. We have amazing access to public transportation and new development focusing on environmentally sustainable solutions to the growing demand for housing in Portland. This project is an opportunity for those of us that live, work, and play in the Lloyd EcoDistrict to get to know each other and share our talents!


This info session will be Tuesday March 22nd 12-2pm at Metro (600 NE Grand) in room 501.




About VBC

About City Repair

About the Lloyd EcoDistrict