Re-Opening our Portland Hotel
Any business opening is special, as you hope to share your vision and something new with the world. But on the cusp of the end of the pandemic, and witnessing the most important social justice movement of our lifetime, we have to say that this re-opening feels a little extra special. Beautiful spaces are important- to soothe us, and to remember that being human is precious, and that human connection is a life force. At the same time, we also need to make some big changes, particularly in how we connect with one another.
We wanted to do something different, something to mark that all of our lives have changed, and we understand the world and each other differently now, and that we’re not just going to go back to what we were before. We recognize that we have the opportunity to reinvent what our city is all about, and rather than thinking about how we get Portland back to what it used to be, we are asking “What kind of city do we want Portland to be?”