Alder food cart pod clears out on final day
The large and well-known food cart pod on Southwest Alder Street in downown Portland is no longer.
The nearly 40 carts that once lined a parking lot between Southwest 10th Avenue and Alder Street had until Sunday, June 30 to clear out. They were evicted to make way for construction to begin on a Ritz-Carlton hotel.
Some of the carts moved to a temporary home near the former downtown Post Office where they will be stored until a new location is found. Others tell KOIN 6 News they have found new locations throughout the city.
A GoFundMe for the carts is aiming to raise $300,000 to move the pod to the North Park Blocks. By the time they moved, $12,400 had been raised.
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