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Cowlitz Regional Conference Center

Cowlitz County, Washington

Located on the Cowlitz County Fairgrounds, the conference center provides conference, trade center, and event space for the County and the local community, supports the annual County Fair and the Cowlitz County Department of Tourism. MacLeod Reckord provided site planning and design including vehicular circulation and parking that would service the fair as well as the variety of functions and events that take place at the 40,000 SF Conference Center. Plaza space was created to accommodate large outdoor events and expand the Center's usable event space. the design created a new image for the Center, including streetscape improvements, a new fair entrance, and incorporated an existing historical cabin and war memorial.