The Gossamer

Intended as a timeless and dynamic tower, The Gossamer is an engaging urban building with exterior design and materials that reflect a contemporary interpretation of the pre-war Art Deco and setback skyscraper style.



The Gossamer


Mill Creek Residential Trust


204 units, 225,000 SF


Completed 2020


Portland, OR


LEED Gold Certified




With green features, LEED Gold certification, transit adjacency, and high walkability, The Goss epitomizes the essence of Portland.

The Gossamer is a mixed-use, 12-story, 225,000 SF apartment building that includes 204 studio, one- and two-bedroom for-rent homes; stacked with features to keep comfort front and center.

Contributing to urban vibrancy

Exterior materials include high-quality brick masonry, with fine detailing, and metal panels as an accent. This engaging urban building contributes to its vibrant streetscape, with retail at the ground level, to further activate the pedestrians passing by.

Outdoor spaces that renew and energize

The 12th-floor penthouse provides extensive outdoor spaces for residents, including terraces, gardens and amenity spaces, providing sweeping views of the Willamette River to the east.

Moody and dramatic interiors unfold like the faceted core of a geode.

Supporting healthy lifestyles with amenities

Amenities prioritize human health and well-being and include a golf simulation room, sensory deprivation float pod and sauna, fitness room, and both a club room and reservable dining room that open onto the roof terraces.

Thoughtful, sophisticated decor

Walnut paneling and warm brass add layers of texture and sophistication to a timeless neutral palette.

Beautiful, sustainable design

Completed in 2020, The Gossamer provides residents walking access to the streetcar and bus network, as well as local shops and neighboring amenities. With LEED Gold certification, the development minimizes heat island effect, uses low-VOC materials, and emphasizes high-efficiency envelope design.