Eveything old is new. Once a vibrant public space that welcomed all manner of people, the hotel lobby for much of the past century served as a private, single-use waiting area for guests. Here is a firsthand look at how this trend has played out in Marriott hotels. Downtown Portland is hopping with new lodgings, and the Marriott alone has opened two new hotels this year, the AC Hotel by Portland Marriott and the Hi-Lo, part of the Autograph Collection Hotels by Marriott. Get the full story at Oregon Business