Stories tagged: jensen-byrd
Sun., Sept. 24, 2017
With Terrain, Jensen-Byrd opens to the public next month. But the building’s future remains in limbo.
Spokane’s nonprofit arts organization Terrain is planning to hold its 10th annual exhibition in a place that has been used mostly for storage for more than a decade, the Jensen-Byrd …
UPDATED: Tue., June 6, 2017, 9:31 p.m.
WSU ends talks with firm developing plans for historic Jensen-Byrd building
Washington State University has stopped negotiations with the company given the green light to redevelop the historic Jensen-Byrd building near the downtown Spokane Riverpoint campus and will instead start over …
Sun., Jan. 31, 2016, 5 a.m.
Developer chosen by WSU to redevelop Jensen-Byrd says warehouse could be ‘magical’ space
A once-doomed brick warehouse on the edge of downtown may be destined to become a centerpiece of Spokane’s University District. Washington State University-Spokane announced last week that a national construction …
Fri., Jan. 3, 2014, 3:47 p.m.
Jensen-Byrd considered a preservation success for 2013
Spokane’s Jensen-Byrd building ranks second on the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s “10 historic preservation saves” list for 2013.
Sun., Aug. 18, 2013
Jensen-Byrd building’s fate teeters between restoration, demolition
A dead pigeon lies in a corner of the old hardware warehouse, all bones and feathers. The fir and maple floors are dirty, scuffed and occasionally routed. The fire sprinkler …
Sat., May 11, 2013
Jensen-Byrd building will be renovated by WSU Spokane
Washington State University Spokane’s chancellor says the school is now committed to preserving the Jensen-Byrd building and will seek proposals from developers this summer on how best to use the …
Sun., Sept. 9, 2012
Guest opinion: WSU should negotiate with Wells on Jensen-Byrd offer
It’s impossible to overstate the impact of the Riverpoint higher education campus on Spokane. Today it boasts nine academic buildings, with a new medical school to follow. Five universities offer …
Tue., Aug. 7, 2012
Jensen-Byrd buyer backs out of deal
Public outcry and a web of permitting issues have led a Texas company to withdraw its offer to buy and demolish the historic Jensen-Byrd and replace it with student housing. …
Wed., Dec. 14, 2011
Jensen-Byrd building sold to Texas firm
A Texas company has bought the Jensen-Byrd building and plans to transform it to student housing for Spokane’s Riverpoint Campus. Austin-based Campus Advantage paid $2.85 million to Washington State University, …
Tue., May 6, 2008
WSU selects plan for Riverpoint health, research center
A Denver-based development company is negotiating with Washington State University to transform a 3.5-acre portion of its Riverpoint Campus into a health care, academic and research center comprising two new …