Eugene Approves City Hall 4th Floor

EUGENE, Ore. — A new direction for the proposed Eugene City Hall. City councilors have approved the construction of a fourth floor. Councilors gave the go ahead at Monday’s work session. They were also considering the construction of an underground parking garage, but scrapped those plans. While councilors say this will add to the cost, it … Continue reading »

City Hall Debate Continues

EUGENE, Ore. – The Eugene City Council met Monday night to discuss what to do with city hall. Within the last few weeks, the council started then stopped the deconstruction of the city hall. The center of the council’s discussion: rebuild or renovate. Architects talked about the current state of the building and its safety … Continue reading »

Council Halts City Hall Deconstruction

EUGENE, Ore. — Just days into the reconstruction of Eugene’s City Hall the Eugene City Council votes to halt the process. The move comes after city leaders had begun to take down pieces of the old City Hall last week. Monday night’s decision by the council was made so essentially everyone could be on the … Continue reading »

City Hall Reconstruction Begins

EUGENE, Ore. — Reconstruction on city hall was underway after the city celebrated the old building Wednesday afternoon. The city says talks over rebuilding city hall have been underway for two decades, which is why the building tear down is a major step toward plans for the new city hall. But some community members want … Continue reading »

Council Receives Update on New City Hall

EUGENE, Ore. — The Eugene City Council is getting an update on the new City Hall design project. The updated concept plan focuses on having a smaller carbon footprint than the old City Hall. This means that the building will be taller, five to three stories rather than the previous two and it will fit … Continue reading »

Eugene, Lane County Land Swap Discussion

EUGENE, Ore. — A potential land swap is in the works in downtown Eugene between the City of Eugene and Lane County. Both parties are discussing the possibility of swapping the county’s Butterfly Lot, a parking lot on the corner of 8th and Oak Streets in downtown Eugene, with part of the city’s unused City Hall building … Continue reading »

Public Weighs in on City Hall Design

EUGENE, Ore. — The architects have yet to create to create the plans for Eugene’s new City Hall, but the design is already drawing mixed reviews. The city held an open house Monday night where people could see how the concepts are coming together. The city’s planning to build the project in phases. The first … Continue reading »

Eugene City Hall Open House

EUGENE, Ore. — The City of Eugene will hold its first open house Monday for input on a new city hall. Developers on the project say they want to take an old city hall and turn it into something that’s more inviting. They say that starts with a building that’s more transparent, which welcomes the community … Continue reading »

Eugene City Hall Renderings Revealed

EUGENE, Ore. — The public got its first look at what could be the future face of the city. Architects revealed some drawings of what the new City Hall could look like. The council tasked Rowell Brokaw architects with coming up with designs that will be built in phases at the current City Hall location. … Continue reading »

Springfield Redesigning City Hall Plaza

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Changes may be on the way to Springfield’s City Hall plaza for the first time since the early ’80s. City leaders say the main entryway into City Hall is outdated. From cracks in the pavement to bland walls, the city says it doesn’t really capture the interest of people, so they’re making … Continue reading »

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