studiesCHA teams with consultants to conduct feasibility studies that address a project’s viability based on client’s objectives, analyzing land use and market analysis. Our services include public outreach, goal setting and prioritizing, visioning, analysis and evaluation. Other studies include facility needs assessments to create critical needs through 20-year facility maintenance plans.
Our feasibility study and design converts the existing Black United Fund of Oregon building into a 30,000 sf cultural and state-of-the-art business center. The design intent expresses the institution’s support of family values, business women and people of color, the empowerment of the individual, and its strong presence in the African-American community.
The Nielson Group and Carleton Hart Architecture were invited by the City of Beaverton to address downtown community needs with a new mixed-use development.
CHA conducted a series of public workshops and outreach for the Humboldt Neighborhood focusing on the “streetscape” along Killingsworth Avenue.
The City of Lyons has long operated community services by creatively managing their space. The loss of timber dollars has taken its toll on public funds available to expand services needed.
Multnomah County Animal Services commissioned CHA to help shed its image of Dog Catcher/Dog Pound and plan the design of a new facility that better reflects their mission as animal advocate. The goals of the new facility are to provide better education to the public, increased adoption opportunities and improved veterinary care.
A careful review of Papago Park golf operations reveals a “jewel of the west” regarding a unique southwest golfing experience. Established in 1962, Papago Park was a spectacular golf layout that integrates the southwest landscape with the talented design of a respected golf course architect, William F. Bell. Since that time there’s been incredible activity where the public has been witness to one of the finest municipal courses built in the United States. The purpose of this development effort is to renew and revitalize Papago Park and to return the course to its finest hour.
Our study of this 52,500 sf mixed-use building adds nine floors of new condominium development above an existing two story commercial building.
The Woodburn community has a tremendous need for spaces that two Community Centers would offer. The City is rich in cultural and age diversity that lends itself well to hosting a wide range of functions accommodating a variety of users.