For more on Fire Station No. 7, please read the post at Portland Architecture by Brian Libby.
White Stag Block is the cover story in the Winter 2010 edition of Oregon Facilities: Solutions for Building Owners and Managers.
The article by Kelly Lux is titled Adaptive Reuse in Portland’s White Stag Block: Building Managers Find Little Difference in Operating, Managing a Rehabilitated Building.
As we prepare to start rehabilitation work on our Belmont Building now seemed as appropriate a time as ever to become a little more familiar with the history of this Central Eastside property.
The “Made in Oregon” sign will soon read “Portland, Oregon” under a deal just okayed between the city, Ramsey Signs and Venerable.
One thing’s for certain, if you ask a Preservation Program student “What did you do this summer?” you’re sure to get an interesting answer.
On September 30th the HPLO will host their annual State of Preservation in Oregon forum right here in the White Stag Block.
The restoration of the Hung Far Low sign is good news for the architecture and ethnic heritage of the New Chinatown/Japantown Historic District.
Art DeMuro, of Venerable Properties, remembers hitting the point of no return in the redevelopment of the White Stag Block in Portland. He realized that he and the project were linked, for better or worse, until the end. Now, he’s chasing redevelopment of Washington High School and DeMuro won’t walk away. The desire to see the building brought back into the community is too strong.
Cathy Galbraith, executive director of Bosco-Milligan Foundation, is passionate about historic preservation. That’s why this year the University of Oregon and Venerable Group awarded the 2nd annual McMath Award for historic preservation to Galbraith. The award honors the late Portland preservationist George McMath.
As the “last and best” design by Lee Gray Holden, Fire Station No. 7 is said to have been the pride of his career.