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Hidden Gems: A New Look at Old Buildings

Wed, May 11, 2016

ADHDA presents the sixth of its award winning, merchant-focused series of short NEDTalks—Novel Efforts Downtown—with Hidden Gems: A New Look at Old Buildings in Downtown, Wednesday, May 18 at 6pm, meeting at City Hall.

Come celebrate Historic Preservation Month with rock star historian and historic preservation consultant John Goodenberger and Community Development Director Kevin A. Cronin with the City of Astoria.

The one hour tour will begin at City Hall and feature iconic buildings of the past and others forgotten by time.  Help ADHDA reimagine what new businesses could locate in these underappreciated buildings.

For more information on the NEDTalk, please contact ADHDA Executive Director, Alana Garner, at 503.791.7940 or or visit our Facebook event page at


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