"The most important thing is that there will be access for people to get to us," said Assistant Archivist Brian Johnson. "You might have noticed that we're a little remote out here [at the present location]. If you're going by TriMet only, it's a little difficult."
Next spring, the city's records -- everything from its first official documents to a police report on a fender bender -- will reside mainly on the fifth floor of the new Student Recreation Center. The city is buying the space for about $10 million, said Jim Coker, supervising project manager for the city's Facilities Services.
You can read more in the OregonLive web site at http://www.oregonlive.com/portland/index.ssf/2009/11/portland_city_archives_on_the.html.