Crook County Justice Center – Prineville, OR


CROOK COUNTY JUSTICE CENTER A Balance Between Traditional and Contemporary Crook County has experienced steady growth for decades. To continue to provide public safety services to the community and reduce court delays, the County is planning for a new, all-encompassing Justice Center to replace the aging 1909 historic courthouse. The new building will house three courtrooms, supporting spaces, offices for the District Attorney, Victim’s Advocate, and the Juvenile Department, along with space for the Sherriff’s Department. Efficient and safe court functions are the main priorities. [...]

Deschutes County Courtrooms Renovation – Bend, OR


DESCHUTES COUNTY COURTROOM RENOVATIONS Creating Safe Spaces for Public Proceedings The 1977 Deschutes County courtrooms were outdated, and the skylights were failing. The Pinnacle + KMB team was retained to renovate and modernize three of the four courtrooms in the Deschutes County Courthouse. Upgrades to acoustics, lighting, technology, seating, and millwork updated the space. New skylights are a central design feature in each room. The upgraded LED lighting is tuned to match the natural light from the skylights. More rigid materials in the front of [...]

Unity Community Hall Renovation and Fire Station Expansion


UNITY COMMUNITY HALL RENOVATION AND FIRE STATION EXPANSION Revitalizing a Rural Town  Union is a small rural town in eastern Oregon with an abundance of history. Established in 1891, Highway 26 makes up the town's main street as one travels from John Day to Vale. The city's public publics were aging. Pinnacle was retained to help plan multiple renovations to meet the town's current needs and comply with updated building codes. Pinnacle's team began with a renovation to the historic 1951 Community Hall. The focus [...]

Ukiah Senior Center – Ukiah, OR


UKIAH SENIOR CENTER A Location for Seniors to Connect and Engage  Ukiah is a small rural community 50 miles south of Pendleton, OR with less than 200 people. The new senior center was identified as a growing need in the community and a strategic planning effort by the City. Pinnacle’s staff designed the project to serve 60 seniors drawing users from Ukiah and the surrounding region. The building is situated on land adjacent to the Ukiah School and takes advantage of views of the Blue [...]

Mt. Vernon Community Center Renovation – Mt. Vernon, OR


MT. VERNON COMMUNITY CENTER RENOVATION A Renovation Brings the Community Together The Mt. Vernon Community Center was rundown and in need of a complete exterior and interior update. Pinnacle’s team opened the space while preserving historical features to create a warm and welcoming community gathering space. The remodel included refinishing the original hardwood floors and addressing acoustic issues in the main hall by adding painted vinyl-backed insulation to the ceiling. Skylights and more lighting brighten the space. To modernize the center, our team updated the [...]

Wallowa County Museum Addition – Joseph, OR


WALLOWA COUNTY MUSEUM ADDITION A Place to Preserve History The Wallowa County Museum is housed in an 1888 historic building, originally Joseph’s first bank. The community understood the importance of preserving its rich history and began the process of evaluating expansion options. The abandoned adjacent fire hall was a perfect choice. Pinnacle integrated the fire hall into the existing museum with a complementing facade and ADA upgrades to ensure all visitors could access the space. The expanded space now accommodates traveling exhibits and provides library [...]

City Hall Remodel & Fire House Adaptive Reuse – Richland, OR


RICHLAND CITY HALL & FIRE STATION REMODEL A Gas Stations Converts into a Fire Station Richland’s city hall and fire station were sharing space, and both needed to expand. An old gas station was the perfect location and solution for the new fire station. Pinnacle renovated the gas station to include capacity for three engines, one ambulance, equipment storage, bathrooms, office, and training room. The city hall building was then completely updated. We worked closely with the staff and the community to create their vision [...]

Community Hall Renovation and Expansion – Dayville, OR


COMMUNITY HALL RENOVATION AND EXPANSION Preserving History and Modernizing Dayville is a small Eastern Oregon town rooted in history. The original Hall was built by “shareholders” of the community in 1920. Over the years, it’s hosted weddings, community meetings, graduations, and various other events. Today it’s referred to as the heart of the community. The City came to Pinnacle more than 20 years ago to evaluate renovating the community hall. We conducted an architectural assessment and provided recommendations to improve the building. With the City’s [...]

Stabilization Center – Bend, OR


Stabilization Center The First in Central Oregon One in five U.S. adults experiences mental illness each year, according to the National Alliance on Mental Health (NAMI). Pinnacle was chosen to bring the first stabilization center to Central Oregon. The center is designed for those experiencing a mental health crisis (e.g., psychosis, paranoia, abuse to self or others, etc.) to stabilize and receive treatment instead of being sent to jail or the emergency room. The project includes the renovation of an existing brick building on Deschutes [...]

USFS Smokejumpers Training Center – Redmond, OR


USFS SMOKEJUMPERS TRAINING CENTER A Place for Learning and Saving Natural Resources More than 1 million acres of forests are affected by wildfires in the Pacific Northwest each year. Having trained firefighting staff is vital in protecting our forests and the people and property surrounding them. The Redmond Air Center (RAC) serves as a hub for regional training and wildland firefighting support in the Pacific Northwest. The Interagency Hotshots, the Redmond Smokejumpers, and the Pacific Northwest Training Center call RAC home. Due to the growth [...]

Miller’s Landing Shelters – Bend, OR


MILLER'S LANDING SHELTERS Connecting and Supporting our Community The Miller's Landing parcel of land had sat for over 60 years, overgrown and vacant. Today it serves as a viable outdoor space where community members can picnic, go for a walk or run, canoe, hold special events, and enjoy the open space for lawn play. It also connects the Deschutes River Trail, offering native plant observation and a community garden. The 4.7-acre parcel gets its name from the family, the Millers, which owned the property for [...]

La Pine Senior Center – La Pine, OR


LA PINE SENIOR CENTER A Center Reflective of the Community Seniors residing in La Pine strive to maintain healthy and thriving lifestyles. They frequently gather to enjoy communal dinners, theater, games, and dancing. Thus, when the community approached Pinnacle to help them design a new facility, it was clear that the building had to accommodate an array of vibrant activities for their seniors who choose to enjoy activities close to home. Planning for the senior center began with community design charettes, architectural brainstorming sessions conducted [...]

John Day Fire Station – John Day, OR


JOHN DAY FIRE STATION Energizing and Durable New Fire Station Supports Volunteers The John Day area has a long history of severe fires dating back to the 1800s due to the warm, dry climate. In 1953 the John Day Fire Department was established, and today more than a dozen men and women volunteers serve the community. To support their growth, Pinnacle began working with the city to design the building and help secure funding. The citizens of John Day showed their commitment to the $1.5m [...]

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