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January 7, 2021

Michael Graves' iconic Portland Building gets a second skin after a leaky past

  • The $195 million renovation maintained the building's whimsical exterior while giving it a curtainwall to handle Northwest rain.
    Special to the Journal

    Photos by James Ewing/JBSA [enlarge]
    The renovation included changes to the exterior skin while maintaining the vision of architect Michael Graves.

    Once criticized for its lack of natural light, the building’s renovation opened up interior spaces and included new windows that allow more light to enter.

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