Downtown Portland Update
The future downtown Portland (Ore.) retail store is now under construction, starting with extensive demolition of the existing structure, which is part of the Pioneer Place shopping mall building. The pedestrian walkway over Yamhill Street between the two buildings of the mall was removed first. Read the news story about the future store.
The two photos below are from June 7, 2013 when the shell of the building was being removed (photos by Jorge).
The photo below shows the further extent of the demolition on June 15, 2013 (photo by chounder).
The three photos below show the state of construction as of June 27, 2013, with much more of the exterior removed.