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.

Sustainable practices should include historic preservation

Retaining buildings can maximize resource conservation. Portland has begun to embrace sustainability as a near moral imperative that mandates respect for our environment and the human continuum. Sustainability is an aspiration surfacing in our urban planning goals and our economic development policies.

White Stag Block Earns ‘Gold’

Venerable Group Inc. has earned “gold” level certification from the U.S. Green Building Council for its multimillion dollar renovation of the White Stag Block in Old Town China Town.

Developers hope White Stag is gold

The landmark neon of the White Stag sign continues to blink on and off over the Burnside Bridge, while major changes take place in the buildings below. When the University of Oregon and other tenants move in, in February 2008, the completed development will be a showcase for green design.