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Lloyd District from Pittock Mansion in 2021
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The Lloyd District is a primarily commercial neighborhood in the North and Northeast sections of Portland, Oregon. It is named after Ralph Lloyd (1875–1953), a California rancher, oilman, and real estate developer who moved to and started the development of the area.
Several high-rise apartment complexes are under construction along the Holladay Street corridor. The first development is the 657-apartment, Hassalo on Eighth, composed of three buildings on a superblock, and including over 1,000 bike parking spaces. It topped out in February 2015, and was completed in October 2015. Oregon Square, a 1,030-apartment development by American Assets Trust, is under consideration for across Holladay on the site of several low-rise office buildings. A 100,000 square feet (9,300 m2) public plaza would be constructed in the center of the block. Further East, 980 apartments are proposed for the site of the Regal Lloyd Center 10 movie theater.
An 174-room Red Lion hotel, built in 1962 as the Cosmopolitan Motor Hotel, was purchased for $12.5 million in 2013 by Grand Ventures Hotel. After a $15 million renovation from 2013–2015, it reopened as the upscale Hotel Eastlund.
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