Beatrice Morrow Groundbreaking

April 7, 2017

We had a successful groundbreaking for the Beatrice Morrow project with PCRI, Gerding Edlen, and Colas Construction. Major Ted Wheeler, Commissioner Dan Saltzman, PCRI’s Maxine Fitzpatrick, and Dr. Holt spoke about the significance of this project to the NE neighborhood. Read more here.

Sista in the Brotherhood film screening

March 9, 2017

In honor of International Women’s Day, AIA Portland | The Center for Architecture and Howard S. Wright Construction Co. sponsored a screening of “Sista in the Brotherhood,” a short film that follows a black tradeswoman on a new job site and examines the sexist and racist discrimination experienced everyday by women in the trades. The screening was followed by a discussion with Dawn Jones Redstone the film’s director, and Portland State University Professor more

Office Construction Tour at Hill Park Apartments

March 2, 2017

Construction is progressing at the Hill Park Apartments. We love to get out of the office and take a firsthand look at projects-in-construction whenever we get the chance. On March 2, a group of CHA-ers toured Hill Park Apartments. Built on a difficult site at a busy intersection near downtown Portland, Hill Park provides affordable studio and one bedroom apartments. The design utilizes staggered studs to maximize energy efficiency, solar panels to generate part of the building’s power on site, and remedies the previous petroleum contamination of the former gas station. Thanks to Colas Construction Inc, Central City Concernmore

Grand Opening of NAYA Generations

March 1, 2017

CHA proudly attended the Grand Opening of the NAYA Generations yesterday, celebrating the Native American Youth and Family Association’s completion of their 40 home, inter-generational community.  The mission of NAYA Generations is to provide stability and support for children in foster care, parents wishing to adopt, and community elders looking to support younger generations.  Thank you to NAYA, Guardian Real Estate, LMC Construction, BC Group, Portland Public Schools, OHCS, NOAH, PHB, Enterprise Community Investment, JP Morgan Chase, Meyer Memorial Trust and the rest of the team who brought this project to life.

Construction at Bridge Meadows Beaverton is underway!

February 17, 2017


Construction is underway! We enjoy working with Bridge Meadows and Walsh Construction again as Bridge Meadows builds on the success of their first development in North Portland.  Bridge Meadows Beaverton will bring 41 new units of inter-generational housing to Central Beaverton to build place, permanence, and purpose for foster youth, adoptive parents, and elders.  It is scheduled to open in the summer of 2017.
Check out the groundbreaking featured on KOIN:

We’re hiring a Marketing Coordinator

January 23, 2017

Carleton Hart Architecture is searching for a dynamic and creative individual to facilitate our marketing efforts and support our leadership team as we strengthen our core markets and expand our project types. CHA is a mission driven firm that has dedicated its work to enriching people’s lives and building stronger communities. We are looking for a team member that shares our passion and understands the importance of maintaining sound business and marketing principles.
• Coordinate process and produce submissions for Request for Proposals and Request for Qualifications
• Art direction and production of all promotional materials, both digital and print
• Maintain marketing library including project … more