First-class performance space being created during $18M redevelopment of Washington High School. The Daily Journal of Commerce reporter, Jeff McDonald, recently wrote the following article on the Washington High School’s upgrade of the auditorium: In February, Venerable Group President Craig Kelly had doubts about how Washington High School’s 500-seat auditorium could become a concert venue […]
The Oregonian recently published this story on the Washington High School redevelopment: For about 15 years Susan Lindsay has worried the old Washington High School building would burn down. The shuttered structure, built in 1924, hasn’t been used as a school since 1981. The co-chair of the Buckman Community Association has worked with the city […]
Check out photos of long vacant Washington High School.
Purchase closes and renovation will start by the end of October.
Washington High School project will move forward with a variety of commercial uses possible at the site.
Venerable’s founder, the late Art DeMuro, left millions to promote historic preservation causes.
Redevelopment plans for long-vacant Washington High School are expected to be set soon, after its future use is determined,
Portland Landmarks Commission voted to approve the landmark designation of Washington High School on January 14, 2013. This designation is the first step in Venerable’s ultimate goal of rehabilitating the 1923 brick building.
Art DeMuro, champion of historic preservation, passed away on Saturday after a brief battle with cancer.
Art DeMuro gave Portlanders rarest of gifts–a sense of place.