The Board of Commissioners on Thursday authorized $7.7 million for the next phase, the development of construction documents for the Gladys McCoy Health Department Headquarters. The approval comes as project managers sent final plans to the city of Portland for design review.
Gladys McCoy Health Department Headquarters
Frequently Asked Questions about the Multnomah County Health Department Headquarters
Documents on the Gladys McCoy Headquarters project design and construction.
The county's health department's proposed site is located in Portland’s oldest and most historic commercial and cultural neighborhoods: Old Town Chinatown.
The new-nine story Health Department headquarters will have a brick exterior like its historic Old Town neighbors, but with a lighter shade to be take an “optimistic” view ahead.
The county has an urgent need to replace an aging, inefficient and undersized building and meet the increasing demand for health services.
The 9-story 150,000 square-foot building will bring together scattered health department programs and mental health and addiction staff.
The Multnomah County Health Department’s mission is to assure, promote and protect the health of the people, regardless of circumstance.The Health Department is the largest...
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