University of Oregon
THE ARCHITECTURE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF OREGON

Westmoreland Housing

Summary
Westmoreland is a 37-building apartment complex with 404 units that intended to house university students with families. The complex was built between 1960 and 1964. In 2006, 234 units were occupied, and 30 percent included households with children. In 2005-06, the University commenced discussions and planning involving the sale of the complex. The news announcement below describes the sale.
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Newspaper Articles (arranged by date)

1970s

  • "Westmoreland group seeks safety ideas after drowning. " Daily Emerald 27 Feb. 1974, 1
  • "Concern aired over Westmoreland safety. " Daily Emerald 5 Mar. 1974, 3
  • "Westmoreland group complains to Clark, about safety conditions." Daily Emerald 29 Apr. 1974, 14
  • "Westmoreland delays inexcusable." Daily Emerald 30 May 1974, 5

2006

  • Hall, Calvin and Eric Florip. "Pros, cons shared at sale forum; the Oregon State Board of Higher Education sought the opinions of Westmoreland tenants and community residents on the proposed sale." Daily Emerald 6 June 2006: 1, 12.
  • "No bids yet for Westmoreland; University officials have hired a commerical broker to handle the sale of the housing complex." Daily Emerald 10 May 2006, front page. color illus.

 

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