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.
Art DeMuro, a Portland developer and preservationist, whose firm redeveloped the White Stag Block in Old Town and a number of other historical properties, died Saturday after a battle with cancer. He was 57.
Art DeMuro who turned his passion for history and architecture into a successful real estate career, died Saturday.
Venerable Group Inc. and Portland Public School reached a sale price for Washington High School in SE Portland. The school board will discuss the proposed sale at their next meeting on April 23.