What's Up Downtown? A Playbook for Activating Oregon's Upper Stories
A study exploring barriers and solutions to activate underused upper floors and tools to support activation locally.
Study & Report
- What's Up Downtown? A Playbook for Activating Oregon's Upper Stories - executive summary
- What's Up Downtown? A Playbook for Activating Oregon's Upper Stories - complete report
Tools to support upper story development
This project was in completed by the State Historic Preservation Office in partnership with the University of Oregon Institute for Policy Research & Engagement. It was funded in part by the Oregon Cultural Trust.
Special thanks to Oregon Main Street Network organizations who shared experience and responded to surveys. To Lebanon Downtown Association and the City of Lebanon for supporting the model inventory. To the project advisory team organizations: Homes for Good, Micro Enterprise Services of Oregon, Oregon Building Codes Division, Oregon Department of Land Conservation and Development, Oregon Department of Transportation. And to additional advisory organizations Business Oregon, Oregon Housing and Community Services, Regional Solutions, and the University of Oregon.