Construction is underway and will be completed in the summer of 2021. Kellogg Middle School is one of 4 schools will be rebuilt or modernized through the May 2017 Health, Safety and Modernization Bond.
Steel framing on Kellogg Middle School is almost complete, with "topping out" to occur later this month as the final steel beam is placed atop the 3-story Learning Suites structure. The Gym and Performing Arts structures will be dried in, allowing interior wall framing to begin. At that point, mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems can start to be installed within the building.
The Kellogg Middle School construction has reached a milestone, with completion of all slabs-on-grade and the erection of the Gym/Performing Arts wing concrete tilt panels. Steel has begun to arrive on site which is allowing the Gym structure to be enclosed, the Commons framing to take shape, and planning for the 3-story Learning Suites structure to begin. A mock-up of the building envelope, including roofing, siding and windows, is being constructed on-site to allow the contractor and designers to finalize how these components will be assembled on the actual building.
Planning for furnishings, fixtures and equipment is continuing, with input from stakeholders, and selection of classroom technology is being finalized. A mock-up of classroom technology is being prepared off-site to allow the contractor as well as District staff to learn how this technology will work in the new building ahead of time.
The contractor is proceeding with major construction activities, including completion of underground utilities, and completion of all of the gym and commons footings and slabs, with the concrete tilt wall forms/pours more than halfway complete. The forms/pours for half the learning suites building footings are completed and excavation for the other half of footings is complete. The final excavation and decommissioning of underground drywells and debris piles is complete.
The Kellogg Middle School Rebuild Project is moving forward toward construction of an innovative new middle school in SE Portland. It replaces the 100-year-old Kellogg building that served several generations of students. Demolition of the old school was completed in 2018 and materials from the that building have been salvaged for re-use in the new building. The final phase of design for the new Kellogg Middle School is underway and will be complete in early 2019.
In January the City of Portland approved the Kellogg project’s Conditional Use and Adjustment application. This opens the door for the project team to submit the Building Permit application in March, which the City has committed to include in their Fast-Track Review Process.
Planning for the new Kellogg Middle School program will be launched by the district in 2019. This process will include hiring a new planning principal.
Going forward construction is anticipated to be complete by the end of 2020. At that time the new building will be outfitted with furnishings, fixtures, and equipment in early 2021 to allow school administrators to train new teachers and staff ahead of the arrival of students in the Fall of 2021.
The Kellogg Design Advisory Group (DAG) is a group of school and community stakeholder representatives who work together to help provide feedback for the design of a new Kellogg. DAG members also synthesize community-wide input and share the evolving details of the project to others in the community over time. While DAG members do not make decisions, their input is crucial in creating a design that the entire Kellogg community can be proud of.
View the Kellogg Project Fact Sheet
Why is Kellogg being rebuilt vs. modernizing it?
After thoroughly reviewing options and costs the design team determined it would be much less expensive to rebuild Kellogg Middlle School than modernizing the existing 100 year old building. A new building also allows for more modern options for facilities and educational spaces. Please download this Kellogg Rebuild vs. Modernization fact sheet for more detailed information.
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Kellogg Framing nears completion 1-22-20
Kellogg Steel Framing added 12-3-19
Kellogg first walls go up 11-6-19
Kellogg Concrete Pour 10-25-19
Kellogg Construction 10-16-19
Kellogg Groundbreaking 6-1-19
Kellogg Demolition 7-13-18
Kellogg Demolition 6-26-18
Kellogg Demolition 6-15-18
Kellogg Pre-Demolition Celebration
Kellogg DAG meeting 3-8-18
Kellogg Design Workshop 2-10-18
Kellogg DAG Meeting Faubion Tour 12-7-17
Kellogg DAG meeting 11-7-17
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Construction is underway and will be completed in the summer of 2021.
Oh planning+design, architecture, is the architecture firm that PPS selected for the replacement of Kellogg Middle School. Oh is a local woman owned Portland firm with expertise and attention to crafting inspired learning environments that allow adaptability over time. The OH team places an emphasis on designing proactively for the needs of the environment and responsible sourcing of materials.
Todd Construction is the general contractor for the Faubion rebuild. Todd Construction has been serving the construction needs of the Pacific Northwest since 1940.