The CUNY Advanced Science Research Center focuses on five dynamic fields of applied science: Nanoscience, Photonics, Structural Biology, Neuroscience, and Environmental Sciences. Through its state-of-the-art architectural design, the center mirrors a distinctly collaborative culture.
The Center at Arrowhead serves patients needing physical rehabilitation and/or complex nursing care. With state-of-the-art equipment, this facility maintains a 96 bed, 75,700 sq ft, 3 story skilled nursing unit.
Built in 1911, the neo-classical building was commissioned by John Baptiste Yeon, a self-made lumber baron, and designed by prominent San Francisco architect firm Reid & Reid. At 15 stories it was one of Portland’s first high-rise buildings, and held the distinction of being the tallest building in Portland for 16 years after it was built.
Lochsa Engineering provided the following engineering and design elements for this project: A mixture of CMU bearing/shear walls, steel columns, steel beams, steel girders, light gauge shear/bearing walls, light gauge roof joists, concrete pad and strip footings. The majority of the building is 2 stories, with an elevated mechanical hallway system and a gymnasium.