In 2010, Owens Adair Senior Housing facility in Astoria, Oregon, needed to address their windows. The four story building is a highly visible historic building in the Downtown National Register Historic District. It was constructed in 1931 as the Saint Mary’s Hospital. It is an Art Deco style with Mediterranean detailing and has over 250 windows. The project manager said that the windows were in poor shape, leaked cold air, were hard to maintain due to the building height, and were a safety hazard. Clearly, they had to find a solution to the problem. The bids ranged from $259,000 to $450,000 to $680,000. Chosen Wood Window Maintenance’s bid was the $259,000. The savings provided were significant. The cost for replacement was $680,000.Read More
The Amory-Portland Stage in Portland, Oregon
The First Regiment Armory Annex, commonly known as the Portland Armory, is a historic building in Portland, Oregon, United States. It was built in 1891 by Multnomah County to house the Oregon National Guard. In 2000, it was added to the National Register of Historic Places. Following a renovation project that lasted from 2002 to 2006, the building now houses Gerding Theater, used primarily by the theatre group Portland Center Stage.
Tillamook City Hall in Tillamook, Oregon
Tillamook City Hall contacted Chosen Wood Windows to update their triple hung windows and to improve the energy efficiency of their building. Chosen Wood Windows custom fabricated all the mill-work and storm windows for the City Hall.
University of Portland’s Shattuck Hall in Portland, Oregon
Shattuck Hall reopened in fall 2008 after a $9.35 million renovation. The three story, 66,000 square-foot building needed its wood windows repaired. Chosen Wood Window Maintenance was instrumental in the restoration of the windows.
Rainier Bottling Plant, Seattle, Washington
The Seattle Brewing & Malting Co. built the plant in 1903 and formed the company town of Georgetown the following year. The property comprises 310,000 square feet in four former brewery buildings: the Brew House, the Malt House, the Bottling Plant and the General Office. Chosen Wood Window Maintenance was brought on to restore the wood windows and retrofit the twelve foot solid wood doors
This four story, 57 room historic hotel in downtown Portland received a major upgrade. Chosen Wood Windows was contracted to restore and repair the vintage windows. This included make the windows energy efficient and operable.
Oregon College of Oriental Medicine (OCOM)
The college was in need of a major repair of their existing wood windows. Chosen Wood Windows was able to convert the single pane glass windows to Insulated Glass Units (IGU). Chosen repaired and replaced window sash components, window sills and frames to provide cost savings by reusing existing hardware and weights to create operational windows.