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Red Lion closes Sept. 2 for remodel, reopens May 2015

Four star Hotel Eastlund plans to attract free-spending conventioneers, locals.

by: HOST ARCHITECTS - Rendering of the remodeled Red Lion as Hotel EastlundThe Red Lion Hotel will close on Sept. 2 for remodeling and reopen May 1, 2015 as the Hotel Eastlund.

Owners Grand Ventures Hotel LLC, which remodeled the Hotel Modera in downtown Portland, have laready covered the Red Lion sign with vinyl signs reading "Portland Convention Hotel," perhaps in a nod to the city's unbuilt convention center hotel.

Holst Architecture has designed a bar lounge with a 360 view in order to attract locals as well as convention goers to the four star hotel.