Tigard's Universal Plaza project moving foward
The City of Tigard has awarded a contract for project management services for the future Universal Plaza and Fanno Creek Overlook to Sheils Obletz Johnsen.
On Sept. 24, the Town Center Development Agency Board – whose members are also members of the Tigard City Council -- approved the contract for an amount not to exceed $250,000.
Plans are to eventually build an expansive plaza on a 1.18-acre piece of land that the Town Center Development Agency Board already owns on Burham Street.
In February, the board agreed to provide $450,000 to help move Ferguson Plumbing from its current location to make room for the plaza.
Then in June it was Gehl Studios was selected to lead a process to determine what residents want included at Universal Plaza before a design firm is selected later this year to build the space. Among other things, the site is expected to serve as a location to display interpretive artwork and other types of installations as well.
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