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The Story

full of history

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Downtown Eugene

from the beginning

A building full of history deserves a comeback. Our vision was to provide a thriving downtown corner with local businesses and eight short term + hotel suites all walkable to local food, drink, work and play.
01
Jan
1909

The 505 building breaks ground and is built

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Jan
1909

Newspaper Clippings about “The Roney” building now The 505.

It Starts with an idea. Then Action. And Perseverance.
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01
Jan
1909

Constructing the local Railroad Depot

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A photo during construction with the Railroad depot at the far left…better known now as Oregon Electric Station restaurant to locals.
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Jan
1910

The Smith Family Book Store

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A photo showing what is now known as Smith Family Book Store, and was previously called the Eagles Building. This is when The 505, also known as the Roney Building was occupied by Booth-Kelly Lumber Co.
01
Jan
1912

Downtown continues to grow

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The 505 sits on the left hand corner of this photo. Taken in 1912 from Willamette St, looking South from 4th Avenue. Streetcar tracks are visible in the street.
01
Feb
1912

The History Continues...

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“The505” sits towards the bottom left of this image. Just above what was most recently the Oregon Electric Station restaurant.
01
Mar
1913

A historic map of Eugene from the 1900’s

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Jordan Iverson

HGTV award winner

“I’m very excited to share this project with the Eugene area and travelers stopping by. My goal was to renovate the building in a way that brought new life to it, but also respected the rich history and original materials that were used.”

“really enjoyed staying here. amazing modern space, great location. host was very responsive and helpful!”

— Tony | AirBnb | Nov. 2022

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