Magazine focuses on the adaptive reuse of the White Stag Block

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.

Preservation efforts go beyond bottom line

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.

Portland preservationist honored

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.