Davenport Grand Hotel

The reception area is streamlined and highly functional"

Matt Jensen, Davenport Collection’s Director of Sales and Marketing

Increasing Local Tourism: Spokane arrives at drawing big convention business

Linked to the downtown convention center by a skybridge, the 716 key Davenport Grand Hotel becomes a natural extension of Spokane’s conference activities. Pedestrian foot traffic flows through the hotel’s main lobby where business or pre-/post-function gatherings can take place in the expansive ballroom or various meeting rooms. Walking distance to the Riverfront Park and the INB Performing Arts Center, the Davenport Grand is a big attraction for travelers seeking convenience and lifestyle amenities while taking in the downtown surroundings.

DCI provided structural and civil engineering for the 17-story hotel and its 900-stall parking garage. The engineering team designed the cast-in-place foundation and shear walls; precast/pre-stressed concrete bearing wall system; precast floor panel system; framing system; cantilevered guest rooms; and the porte cochere structure. Civil design services included mass excavation; stormwater drainage system; road widening design; frontage improvements for Main Avenue; and collaboration with the City of Spokane’s Engineering Department.

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Spokane, Washington
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Structural, Civil
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High Rise / Performance Based Design, Hospitality & Gaming, Sustainable Design
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Primary Material:
Concrete, Steel

Project Highlights

  • More than 4,500 pre-fabricated precast panels were used to construction the bearing wall system
  • The hotel also features a second skybridge connected to the downtown performance center
  • A 1,385-sf rooftop penthouse suite with high ceilings
  • A 5,220-sf terrace bar
  • 2,800-sf fitness center
  • A two-story 18,000-sf column-free ballroom
  • LEED® Silver Certified

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