Bay 13 is a new 7,800 square foot restaurant located in the “pipe shed” portion of the historic Crane Building in the Pearl District of Portland Oregon. Featuring seafood as its main epicurean offering, it includes a sushi bar, eating counter, main dining room, private dining rooms, outdoor dining, and a retail market. The restaurant includes 250 indoor seats and 64 outdoor seats.
The main entrance to the restaurant is from the existing truck dock, located adjacent to the new handicap lift which provides disabled access to the existing warehouse space. Affronting 13th Avenue the existing dock has become an outdoor dining area where a new storefront system that has large sliding door panels and open the interior to the exterior truck dock. The sliding door panels are reminiscent of the previous door system that allowed the historic portion of the Crane Building to operate as a warehouse.
Photography: Cesar Rubio