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Eastland Hotel Undergoes Major Renovation
Date: 4/24/2013 Album ID: 1643102
Photos by Gordon Chibroski
It becomes the Westin Portland Harborview Hotel
Photo by Gordon Chibroski/Staff Photographer. On Tuesday, April 23, 2013, we took a tour of the former Eastland Hotel, now the Westin Portland Harborview Hotel. This is a model room, off-site at the General Manager's office complex several blocks away from the Westin Harborview development at the former Eastland Hotel.
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Photo by Gordon Chibroski/Staff Photographer. On Tuesday, April 23, 2013, we took a tour of the former Eastland Hotel, now the Westin Portland Harborview Hotel. This is the view from the Congress Square Plaza area.
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Photo by Gordon Chibroski/Staff Photographer. On Tuesday, April 23, 2013, we took a tour of the former Eastland Hotel, now the Westin Portland Harborview Hotel. This view of Portland from the top floor expands the original Top of the East view with more space and more views to the West.
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Photo by Gordon Chibroski/Staff Photographer. On Tuesday, April 23, 2013, we took a tour of the former Eastland Hotel, now the Westin Portland Harborview Hotel. Here, Skip Reske, Project Manager, discusses a project with Operations Director Alan Kaplan in the ballroom.
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Photo by Gordon Chibroski/Staff Photographer. On Tuesday, April 23, 2013, we took a tour of the former Eastland Hotel, now the Westin Portland Harborview Hotel. Here, project managers discuss what will become of the old coal fired heating system installed in the original hotel. They are too large to be removed and may become a tourist attraction they jested. A newer, state of the art HVAC system will be installed nearby.
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Photo by Gordon Chibroski/Staff Photographer. On Tuesday, April 23, 2013, pidgeons congregate at Congress Square Plaza, feasting on a spread of uncooked fettucin pasta.
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Photo by Gordon Chibroski/Staff Photographer. On Tuesday, April 23, 2013, we took a tour of the former Eastland Hotel, now the Westin Portland Harborview Hotel. Here, Jay Pruitt from St. Simons Island, Georgia, installs glass ceramic tile in one of the room's bathrooms. He works for South Georgia Ceramics & Stone out of Georgia.
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Photo by Gordon Chibroski/Staff Photographer. On Tuesday, April 23, 2013, we took a tour of the former Eastland Hotel, now the Westin Portland Harborview Hotel. Here, John Lydon, electrician for Favreau Electric, roughs in light fixtures in the ceiling of the ballroom.
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Photo by Gordon Chibroski/Staff Photographer. On Tuesday, April 23, 2013, we took a tour of the former Eastland Hotel, now the Westin Portland Harborview Hotel. Bruce Wennerstrom, Regional Vice Presient of NewCastle Hotels and Resorts and General Manager of the new Westin Harborview Hotel, formerly the Eastland Hotel, tells the detail of the development and enjoys the tremendous view from the new restaurant and bar area that replaces the Top of the East.
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