“A developer with a vision, and the skills to pull off building everything from a neighborhood wine bar to a modern pool house, Owen Gabbert’s wide-ranging expertise and passion pushed him to start his own LLC of the same name.”
A remodel brings additional light into a 1907 craftsman by introducing a “glassy chunk of architecture.”
About six months ago, Schoolhouse opened their third store location in Pittsburgh’s renovated Detective Building – the building’s architecture alone being a perfect fit for the brand that began over a decade and a half ago.
A stunning example of adaptive reuse, a 1970s Pittsburgh police bureau now holds the Schoolhouse brand’s newest retail space and co-working offices for local companies.
Pittsburgh's newest trendy coworking space may owe its existence to an Uber driver's wrong turn. When Brian Faherty, founder of Portland, Oregon–based Schoolhouse, was paying a site visit to Pittsburgh's Ace Hotel, where his company had designed some lighting, he stumbled upon an architectural gem: "While we were in Pittsburgh, we were looking for a potential space for retail or distribution, something in addition to our store in Tribeca, and really were looking for something akin to what we have in Portland, like a brick turn-of-the-century factory," Faherty tells AD PRO.
The Detective Building, which hosts a Schoolhouse Electric store, co-working space, and coffee shop, will help fund improvements to the fast-developing East Liberty neighborhood.
A dilapidated police bureau becomes the Schoolhouse’s third retail store and so much more.
Within Pittsburgh‘s Detective Building, blocks from the Ace Hotel, design agency Schoolhouse (who counts the aforementioned hotel as a client) has set up a new retail space—their first in over a decade.
We’re thrilled to announce the 2018 Portland Architecture Awards recipients!
Brian Faherty has a passion for the past.
After discovering and restoring a long-lost collection of cast-iron, glass shade molds inside an old storage warehouse, the Portland, Ore.-based entrepreneur founded Schoolhouse Electric to create his own line of lighting and lifestyle products that transcend time and trends.
Can you build an exceptionally sustainable office center at market rate? This $28.4 million, 85,540-square-foot Portland, Ore., office center replies with a resounding “yes.”