Cultural

Wallowa Courthouse Renovation

Built in 1910 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Wallowa County Courthouse is the heart of the small northeastern Oregon city of Enterprise. Ausland was the CM/GC for phase one which included seismic upgrades for fire/life safety, asbestos abatement, reroofing and creation of custom shingle-style siding for the ornate dormers. For…

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Oregon Shakespeare Festival
“The Bricks” and Bowmer Theater

This project included the redevelopment of The Bricks and Bowmer Theater in Ashland, Oregon.  Ausland was honored to be part of the team charged with delivering a re-envisioned open space (The Bricks) that ensured the plaza is accessible and supports OSF’s famous “ reenshow”, as well as other community events. Ausland’s role was primarily engineering and land…

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Southern Oregon Friends of Hospice
Harry Holmes Mansion Renovation and Expansion

Ausland performed a complete renovation of the historic Harry Holmes Mansion and addition of a 5,723-square-foot addition into a 12-patient hospice facility. The project was delivered CM/GC. The application of multiple regulatory agencies in the setting of a historic building required close coordination between the design and construction team. Click here to view case study.

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Britt Festivals Performance Garden

Ausland’s team performed over $1 million in upgrades to the historic and culturally sensitive Britt Festivals facility, including facility expansion, ADA accessibility improvements, and parking lot construction. The 50-year old venue has a new performance garden mirroring the style and character of the original wood pavilion. Accessible pathways for patrons meander from the parking lot,…

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Wolf Creek Inn Historic Restoration

The project consisted of sensitive rehabilitation work, including carefully removing the exterior siding and window trim to salvage for re-installation and removing the sub-sheathing, as necessary, to access the sprinkler riser. Following sprinkler installation, the project received new sub-sheathing, re-installation of exterior siding and trim, and paint scraping and painting.

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Mill City Historic Pedestrian Railroad Bridge

A complete engineering analysis and inspection of its 1800s-era historic pedestrian railroad bridge. The bridge, located on the north fork of the Santiam River, has a structural support system that is a hybrid of heavy timber and steel, and a unique truss system. Our team was hired for our deep experience in similar structural complexities.

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Ashland Plaza

The revitalization of the iconic Ashland Plaza was a needed refresh of Ashalnd’s living room.  The Plaza is the physical and spiritual center of town.  It was critical to upgrade the Plaza bricks, preserve historic elements, create more functional gathering / sitting space and also create artistic elements.  Ausland coordinated all of this on an…

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BLM Rogue River Ranch

A sensitive historic restoration of the Tabernacle and BlackSmith Shop at the Rogue River Ranch National Historic Site. It is located in the Rogue River Canyon in Southern Oregon and is an isolated property surrounded by the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest. The project consisted of a complete restoration to the wood framed structures that were in…

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USFS Smith River Fire Warehouse Restoration

An award-winning historic restoration of a U.S. Forest Service Station to restore the building to its original finishes and add accessible elements. The original siding was reused to the maximum extent possible. The facility has two garage bays for fire engines, a conference room, exercise room, and was renovated to include ADA-accessible restrooms and a ramp….

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Jefferson Public Radio Headquarters
Grocery Warehouse Historic Renovation

Ausland was initially brought on board by the owner of the existing building as a consultant to help consider a seismic renovation. After assessing opportunities and constraints, Ausland helped facilitate donation of the building to the Jefferson Public Radio Foundation. Ausland will be serving as program/construction manager, leading the design, regulatory approval and construction of…

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