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Preparing for the big one (access required)

Bryce Palmer, a LCG Pence, epoxies a hole while reinforcing masonry on the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine project in 2011. Photo by Sam Tenney of the DJC

The Portland City Council is preparing to consider a policy that would require owners of unreinforced brick buildings to retrofit them, and building owners are urging the city to provide financing. Portland has 1,644 unreinforced masonry buildings, according to a ...

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