Sponsored by Energy Trust

Vacant Portland school to become offices, retail

| Print |  Email
Must Reads
Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Construction will begin this month on Portland's long-vacant Washington High School.

Venerable Group Inc., a local development firm with a long list of historic preservation projects under its belt, has been exploring how to preserve and redevelop the site for several years. It said Monday it would close next week on a deal to buy the building and start work Oct. 28.

The 116,000-square-foot school will be converted into 55,000 square feet of offices and 18,000 square feet of retail space, along with an added rooftop deck. The school's basic structure, with its 14-foot-wide hallways and other trappings of typical high schools, will remain, and the company is applying to add the building to the National Register of Historic Places.

Read more at OregonLive.com.

 

More Articles

Election Season

November/December 2014
Wednesday, October 22, 2014

We didn’t intend this issue to have an election season theme. But politics has a way of seeping into the cracks and fissures.


Read more...

Powerbook Perspective

January-Powerbook 2015
Friday, December 12, 2014
BY LINDA BAKER

A conversation with Oregon state economist Josh Lehner.


Read more...

Corner Office: Pam Edstrom

January-Powerbook 2015
Saturday, December 13, 2014

Seven tidbits of information from an agency partner and co-founder of Waggener Edstrom in Lake Oswego.


Read more...

Woman of Steel

November/December 2014
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
BY LINDA BAKER

Tamara Lundgren tackles the challenges—without getting trampled.


Read more...

Streetfight

News
Sunday, December 07, 2014
BY LINDA BAKER

On Friday, Uber switched on an app — and with one push of the button torpedoed Portland’s famed public process.


Read more...

Corner Office: Timothy Mitchell

January-Powerbook 2015
Saturday, December 13, 2014

A look-in on the life of Norris & Stevens' president.


Read more...

The short list: 5 hot coffee shops for entrepreneurs

Contributed Blogs
Friday, November 14, 2014

CupojoeBY JESSICA RIDGWAY

Oregon entrepreneurs reveal their favorite caffeine hangouts.


Read more...
Oregon Business magazinetitle-sponsored-links-02
SPONSORED LINKS