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City continues exploring performing arts facility possibilities, comprehensive options available for City leaders in the coming year

A recently developed Keller Auditorium renovation study was one step in the City’s effort to ensure the longevity of large-scale performing arts in Portland. Now, two proposers for a potential new performing arts facility look to refine their concepts: Lloyd Center and Portland State University.

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City gears up to hear Keller Auditorium renovation ideas, progresses with five compelling proposals for potential new performing arts facility

This week, City Council is set to review a renovation proposal for Keller Auditorium, while five locations for a potential new performing arts facility, including Lloyd Center, Lloyd Superblock, Portland State University, OMSI and Zidell Yards, have been narrowed from an initial eight.

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City of Portland explores options for large-scale performance venue, including Keller Auditorium renovation and high-profile new sites

The City of Portland is one step closer to planning for the future of premier performing arts in Portland, as a renovation concept for Keller Auditorium nears completion and an open call for a future venue attracts proposals from Lloyd Center, Portland State University, OMSI and more.

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City releases Request for Expression of Interest for new performing arts facility

The City of Portland is exploring the availability of potential sites for a new performing arts venue. A Request for Expressions of Interest (RFEI) invites submissions by interest-holding parties for suitable properties by August 11, 2023.

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City’s Spectator Venues Program releases 2021-2022 annual report

Following widespread pandemic closures in 2020 and 2021, the City of Portland's premiere sporting and performing arts venues and their operators once again began hosting teams, performers and visitors, fueling a sense of normalcy - though not without new challenges.

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City of Portland, Metro team up to explore future of Keller Auditorium

Keller Auditorium, courtesy Jason Quigley

A March 2020 seismic study completed for Keller Auditorium, set to be released right before the COVID-19 pandemic shuttered spectator venues and performing arts facilities, outlines the 104-year-old building's structural and practical shortcomings.

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City’s Spectator Venues Program releases 2020-2021 annual report

Last year's annual report details continued investments and challenges for Portland's spectator venues during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Updated Report