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ODS Tower


ODS Tower


Structure in General

high-rise building
existing [completed]
composite structure
curtain wall
light gray
dark green


commercial office
parking shop(s)


  • The building does not have a 13th floor.
  • The main retail entrance features a 3-story, 60-foot atrium, which is side lit for a more striking effect.
  • Construction began on August 29, 1997.
  • The ODS Tower's roofing system is a Carlisle fully adhered membrane.
  • The top 17-floors of the tower hold 356,000 square feet of office space.
  • The first half of the building consists of post-tensioned concrete slabs and beams with the second half featuring a steel frame structural system.
  • The first two floors comprises of 32,600 square-feet of retail space.
  • The tower has 4 levels of parking.
  • The building has won “The Office Building of the Year” Award, Building Owners and Managers Association of Portland and Northwest Region, and EPA Energy Star Award in 2001.
  • Originally, the building was to have been the 30-story, 460-feet Morrison Tower back in 1990. Referred to as "the building that took 10 years to build.".
  • In late 2005, The ODS Tower was sold to Ashforth-Pacific, Inc. for $123 million.
  • The Gerlinger Building and The Chambers buildings were once located on this site.

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601-629 SW 2nd Avenue
601 SW 2nd Avenue

Technical Data

308.00 ft

Involved Companies


Also recorded for this building:

developer, facade designer, general contractor, geotechnical engineering, owner, owner of landed property, property management, roofing supplier, steel supplier, structural engineering, tenant

Features & Amenities

  • Observation deck on roof