Metro Reports: Bezel, Sellwood CVS, Modera Woodstock, and more

A building permit was issued for the Bezel Apartments at NE 15th and Alberta.

Every week, the Bureau of Development Services publishes lists of Early Assistance applications, Land Use Reviews and Building Permits processed in the previous week. We publish the highlights. This post covers May 13th to May 19th, 2019.

Early Assistance has been requested by Works Progress Architecture for a project at 737 SE Sandy Blvd:

Current structure is to be deconstructed. New construction will be a ground up office building which is expected to be 6 levels when finished. Project will absorb approximately 15′-20′ of the west and south portions of the current ROW. Street Vacation is requested. Stormwater could be mitigated through the use of a BES retention pond / bioswale / flow through garden at the southern point of the property, financed by the BES CWSP.

Early Assistance has been requested by Sum Design Studio for a project at 210 SE Madison St:

Project is a renovation of two buildings: one at 210 SE Madison Street and one at 226 SE Madison Street (the two smaller existing additions on the south side of 210 will receive no work). The two main buildings will function as a single building (circulation and infrastructure) and will be configured for future lease out. Improvements include new vertical circulation (stairs and elevator), architectural finishes, fire and life safety systems (sprinklers, alarms, etc.) new egress routes and seismic upgrades. A new 5,000 SF penthouse will be constructed on the roof of the 210 building. Exterior improvements include repairs as needed, new windows and doors and paint. A improved parking lot at the SE corner of the site with new ramp, paving and landscaping.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Hacker Architects to discuss a project at 2865 SE Division St:

Future design review application for a 10-unit, approximately 37,000SF multi-family project with a ground floor restaurant tenant space and 20 parking spaces. Parking is accessed from SE 28th. Outdoor space is provided in individual terraces and a common rooftop deck.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Mortenson to discuss a project at 234 NW 14th Ave:

Demolition of existing single story 1/2 block (100’x100′ site); Construction of new 12 story hotel.

The Modera Woodstock at 4804 SE Woodstock Blvd has been submitted for a Type II Adjustment Review by Mill Creek Residential Trust:

Construction of a full-block mixed-use building with approx 195 residential units and 6,750 sq ft of ground floor commercial space (along Woodstock). Adjustment requested to High Ceilings (per 33.130.210.C.8).

A building permit was issued to Fosler Portland Architecture for a project at 1477 NE Alberta St:

New four story 18,866sf mixed use building 18 dwelling units above shell space, bike parking, lobby, and interior trash/recycling room, for residential and commerical green roof with rooftop deck ***separate mechanical permit required*** ***2/11/2019 cmeyer mandatory preconstruction meeting required prior to commencing work call 503-823-7273 to schedule***

A building permit was issued to Tahran Architecture and Planning for a project at 5605 SE Milwaukie Ave:

New 4 story, 30 unit with attached trash enclosure, includes associated sitework ***separate fire protection***

A building permit was issued to Barghausen Consulting Engineers for the Sellwood CVS at 8145 SE 17th Ave:

New single story retail building, parking lot, detached trash enclosure less than 120 sq ft floor area, stormwater facility, site improvements and utilities.

Weekly Roundup: Lincoln High School, 333 SW Park, 72 Foster, and more

Bora presented the latest design for the Lincoln High School rebuild to the Design Commission on Thursday of last week.

The changes made to Lincoln High School were received warmly by the Design Commission*, writes the Daily Journal of Commerce.

Up for Growth claims that Portland’s Inclusionary Housing policy is slowing the development of apartments projects, writes the Portland Tribune. The Portland House Bureau however disagrees.

OPB Think Out Loud spoke to a range of people about HB 2001, the bill that would end local bans on duplexes, triplexes and fourplex in low density zones.

Multnomah County bought a building at 333 SW Park for use as a mental health and addiction resource center. The county however lacks the “funds to operate it or a detailed plan for what to do with it“, according to the Willamette Week.

The Business Tribune wrote about 72 Foster, a recently completed 101-unit affordable housing development that also includes ground floor retail.

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Portland Art Museum Rothko Pavilion Approved (images)

The Portland Art Museum Rothko Pavilion has been approved by the Historic Landmarks Commission. The project will add a new above grade structure to link the museum’s main building to the Mark Building. The project is being designed by Portland-based Hennebery Eddy Architects and Chicago-based Vinci Hamp Architects, with landscape design by Walker Macy.

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Metro Reports: Dean River, Cora, NE 99th & Glisan, and more

The Dean River will include 72 apartments units on a triangular site at SE 17th & Pershing.

Every week, the Bureau of Development Services publishes lists of Early Assistance applications, Land Use Reviews and Building Permits processed in the previous week. We publish the highlights. This post covers May 6th to May 12th, 2019.

Early Assistance has been requested by Rock City Development for a project 1835 N Flint Ave:

This project will consist of the decommission of the existing structure, followed immediately by the ground-up construction of a new multi-family dwelling. 125 units. 25 parking spaces.

Early Assistance has been requested by BAMA Architecture and Design for a project at 5911 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd:

Construct 3,000 sf single story famed, retail cannabis dispensary. New driveway access on both street frontages. New asphalt parking area. New trash enclosure. new monument sign. Stormwater per on-site infiltration and treatment via drywell. Development to meet community design standards.

Early Assistance has been requested to discuss the Live Nation South Waterfront amphitheater on the Zidell Yards:

Proposed interim artist amphitheater including public bathrooms, terraced bleacher seating, performance stage, pedestrian walkways, concession stands and artist back stage venue. Utilities will be installed to all on-site structures. Life of lease 7 years with extensions.

A building permit was issued for Cora at 1407 SE Cora St (previously 4242 SE Milwaukie Ave):

New 3-story mixed use building, west wing has (3) retail spaces on level 1, (4) office spaces on level 2, and (4) apartment units on level 3. East wing has tuck-under parking and (12) apartment units. Office (b) and mercantile (M) spaces will require tenant improvement permits for occupancy.

A building permit was issued for the Dean River at 3255 SE 17th Ave (previously 3318 SE 16th Ave):

New 4 story 72 unit multi-family apartment building to include associated site work

A building permit was issued to MWA Architects for the NE 99th & Glisan Apartments at 9777 NE Glisan St:

New 4 story 159 unit 90000 sq ft affordable housing complex – includes 7000 sq ft for community rooms, administrative offices and bike storage, includes associated site work and on site parking w/18-218341-MT

Weekly Roundup: Terwilliger Plaza Parkview Building, Live Nation South Waterfront, The Canyons, and more

The Terwilliger Plaza Parkview Building will be located across the street from the existing building, and include a skybridge over SW 6th Ave.

A resident-run retirement community is planning a $100 million expansion, reports the Oregonian. The Terwilliger Plaza Parkview Building will rise to 10 stories and include 127 one- and two-bedroom apartments.

Live Nation is in talks with the Zidell family to build a 10,000-seat performance venue in South Waterfront, according to the Oregonian.

Turner Construction is rushing to complete work* on the Providence Park Expansion in time for the Portland Timbers’ home opener on June 1, reports the Daily Journal of Commerce.

Prosper Portland has selected the “Play” concept for the Broadway Corridor, writes the Oregonian. The concept would see the former post office “replaced with sports fields and basketball courts flanked by high-rises.”

A proposed bill in the Oregon legislature aims to create more lower priced condominium units. Developments that go through a more stringent envelope inspection would see the period for lawsuits reduced from 10 years to six, and require approval from a majority of homeowners to initiate a lawsuit.

The 101 affordable apartments at 72 Foster are now complete. The Daily Journal of Commerce published photos of the development, which has an “intergenerational focus.”

The Business Tribune wrote about how at The Canyons developer Ben Kaiser is creating a “community with no limits on age or accessibility.”

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Lincoln High School Replacement Receives Design Advice (images)

The project to replace Lincoln High School with a new 6-story building is working its way through the Design Advice Request (DAR) process. Three meetings in front of the Design Commission have been held to date, with the most recent in February. The new campus is being designed by Bora architects and Mayer Reed landscape architects.

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Metro Reports: Historic Multnomah County Courthouse, 5632 N Montana, 801 NE 21st, and more

Every week, the Bureau of Development Services publishes lists of Early Assistance applications, Land Use Reviews and Building Permits processed in the previous week. We publish the highlights. This post covers April 29th to May 5th, 2019.

Early Assistance has been requested by Works Progress Architecture for a project at 5632 N Montana Ave:

New 5 story apartment building with ground floor residential and parking (120 units). Stormwater is assumed to be drywells.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Tahran Architecture & Planning to discuss a project at 2057 SW Park Ave:

Proposal is for an 8 story building with a basement containing 84 affordable apartments. We anticipate using stormwater planters for stormwater disposal. We are applying also for a FAR bonus for all affordable units.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by GBD Architects to discuss the renovation of the Historic Multnomah County Courthouse:

The proposed project is a renovation of the existing, historic courthouse into a mixed-use building with new office and hotel program within the existing shell. The existing building is 249,588 gsf above grade with a 34,485 sf basement. The majority of the improvements are anticipated to be interior to the building. No net impervious area is being proposed. Stormwater disposal requirements / strategies to be discussed.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Hacker Architects to discuss a project at 801 NE 21st Ave:

New 7-story multi-family residential building over 1 of below grade parking level. Total building will be 235,000 gross sf (195,000 sf FAR), 244 units, plus residential amenities. Inclusionary Housing will be triggered and provided on-site at standard rates. Stormwater treatment is anticipated on-site via drywells.

A project with two buildings at 7428 N St Louis Ave has been submitted for building permit review:

New 12 unit 3 story apartments ***mechanical separate permit*** see 19-159285-CO for identical bldg on adjacent lot

New 12 unit 3 story apartments ***mechanical separate permit*** see 19-159273-CO for identical bldg on adjacent lot

A project East of 400 SE 111th Ave has been submitted for building permit review:

Construction of new 3-story triplex with associated sitework.

A building permit was issued to Fosler Portland Architecture for a project at 1627 SE Reedway St:

New 12 unit 2 story apartment building

Weekly Roundup: OHSU Hospital Expansion, Alberta Commons, 4th & Burnside, and more

The OHSU Hospital Expansion Project involves construction of a 14-story tower on the site of the former Dental School.

At an initial meeting the Design Commission indicated that plans for the OHSU Hospital Expansion Project require more work to meet city guidelines,* writes the Daily Journal of Commerce.

As work progresses on the Adidas Campus Expansion construction cranes are the latest flashpoint in clash between Adidas and neighbors, reports the Oregonian.

The Oregonian reported that Prosper Portland is asking for proposals to redevelop two properties in Old Town. The NW 4th & Burnside is known for being the former home of Right 2 Dream Too. Block 25 at the north end of Chinatown is currently used as surface parking for NW Natural.

The Skanner spoke to three minority-owned businesses moving into the Alberta Commons development at NE MLK and Alberta.

The Portland Diamond Project is approaching a deadline to “start paying real money to reserve a marine cargo terminal for its billion-dollar baseball park — or give up on building at the site,” reports the Oregonian.

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