Cascadian Terrace

occupied renovation of affordable housing

Cascadian Terrace is an existing 4-story concrete building with brick cladding built in the 1960s and 1970s, serving low-income seniors in the Humboldt neighborhood of NE Portland. A community design workshop process informed the re-design, which introduces a heathy food-oriented program, with space for a new commercial kitchen, meeting room, social service office and community garden. The work includes corridor and other common area accessibility improvements, as-needed MEP systems upgrades. Health outcomes, of this unique affordable housing re-development, will be tracked and monitored through academic studies at Portland State University.

Location: Portland, Oregon

Client: Community Development Partners

Architect: Salazar Architect Inc.

Consultant: Center for Public Interest Design (CPID) & PLDP

Units: 103 apartments

Community Space: 5,000 sf

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