Metro Reports: Adidas Campus Expansion, Argyle Apartments, 14900 SE Stark, and more

REACH CDC’s Argyle Apartments will add 189 units of affordable housing on surplus property currently owned by TriMet

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 September 17th to September 23rd, 2018. 

Early Assistance has been requested by McGuirl Designs & Architecture for a project at 6710 N Greenwich Ave:

Proposal is for three story’s with partial basement multi-family building with 34 units. No parking. On-site UID for stormwater management. Will utilitze Community Design Standards specified within 33.218.140.

Early Assistance has been requested by McGuirl Designs & Architecture for a project at 1269 N Farragut St:

Proposal is for a 24-unit multi-family project. Two 3-story buildings each with 12 units. No parking. On-site UID for stormwater management. Utilizing community design standards specified within 33.218.140.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 14900 SE Stark St:

Proposal is to build a new four story mixed use building with some ground floor retail and approximately 109 units of housing with 20% of units as affordable housing. Existing building on site to be removed.

The Argyle Apartments at 2133 N Argyle St have been submitted for building permit review:

New construction of 151,555 sq ft, 4-story apartment bldg – 189 affordable housing units, 2 community rms and site work

An excavation and shoring permit was issued to Lever Architecture for a new building that forms part of the Adidas Campus Expansion at 5060 North Greeley Avenue:

Excavation and Shoring for new office building

Weekly Roundup: 9747 NE Glisan, Multnomah County Courthouse, Pepsi Blocks, and more

The Design Commission has approved an affordable housing development at 9747 NE Glisan St, designed by MWA Architects for Northwest Housing Alternatives.

The Oregonian reported on the Design Commission’s approval of a 159-unit affordable housing project at 9747 NE Glisan St.

With woonerfs proposed at the Pepsi Blocks and Block 216, the Daily Journal of Commerce looked at the Dutch inspired urban design trend.*

NBP Capital plans to buy and renovate the historic Multnomah County Central Courthouse, reports the Oregonian. The building is being sold for $28 million plus 2 years of free rent to the County.

Hat Yai 2.0 will have vegetables, table service, and elbow room, reports Eater Portland. The Thai restaurant is set to open in the Modera Belmont by the end of November.

The Portland Business Journal reports that Muji has opened a pop up shop to give Portlanders a sneak peek at what’s to come when it opens in the Meier and Frank Building.

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Metro Reports: Nomad, 1921 SE 3rd, 1710 NE Multnomah, and more

Nomad 1431 N Church St

The Nomad development, as presented to the Design Commission at a Design Request Advice meeting on September 20th. The 130-unit development is being designed by Works Progress Architecture.

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 September 10th to September 16th, 2018. 

Early Assistance has been requested by Scott Edwards Architecture to for a garage at 1988 SE 3rd Ave, intended to serve the office development at 1921 SE 3rd Ave: 

Proposed 4-story parking garage with approximately 120 parking spaces that will serve the proposed industrial office building across the street at 1921 SE 3rd Ave. This parking structure will be open with natural ventilation of most likely concrete construction. A new driveway is proposed near the northwest corner of the lot onto SE 3rd Ave for access. There should be enough landscape area remaining to take care of stormwater plus any additional drywells under the parking are if required. See EA 17-165761 for information on the office building development.

Early Assistance has been requested by Concord Hospitality Enterprises for a project at 1710 NE Multnomah St:

Demo aging existing 180+ room extended stay hotel and replace with approximately three hotel brands equaling 450 rooms.

Early Assistance has been requested by Ankrom Moisan Architects for a project at 2148 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd:

Construction of a new 3-story office building (approximately 30,000 SF). Two retail locations within the building along MLK on north and south corners. Public parking proposed on R101769. Private parking below level 2. All parking is surface parking. Proposed disposal of stormwater to be infiltration on site.

Early Assistance has been requested by Edge Development to discuss a project at 5665 NE Glisan St:

Demolish two existing single story garages and construct three, 3-story multi-family residential (30 units total).

Early Assistance has been requested by Fosler Portland Architecture for a project at 9501 N Ivanhoe St:

This is a zoning inquiry prior to proposing a project. Option 1 is to renovate the existing non-confirming use (grocery store to remain) plus a new 2nd floor ddition for one apartment. Option 2 is to replace the building with a new building to contain ground floor commercial and 2nd floor residential. No development is being proposed at this time.

A project at 531 NE 13th Ave has been submitted for Type II Conditional Use Review:

Demolish existing structure and construct a new 5-unit multi-family building. Property was originally part of a Conditional Use Review (07-108596).

Nomad at 1431 N Church St has been submitted for Type II Design Review by Works Progress Architecture:

Proposed development is for a seven story building occupying a half city block at N Interstate Ave btwn N Church and N Maryland Ave. The site currently has four structures that will be removed. The proposed building use includes at-grade surface parking, with retail lobby, residential amenities and a residential unit at grade. The next floors with consist of six levels of residential units above.There will be a large shared kitchen,gathering room and covered outdoor space on the 6th floor. Parking and loading access to the site will be from N Maryland Ave along the east edge.

A building permit was issued for a project at 1213 N Alberta St:

Construct new (3) story 14 unit apartment building with bike storage and trash area on level 1; associated site work

Remodel of Wells Fargo Center Approved (images)

The Design Commission has approved alterations to the Wells Fargo Center, which will include a remodeled entrance on SW 5th Ave, and significant alterations to the Data Processing building on 4th Ave. The project is being designed by West of West, in collaboration with SERA Architects, for building manager Lincoln Property Company.

Wells Fargo Center

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Weekly Roundup: KEX Portland, Hoxton Hotel, Broadway Tower, and more

The KEX Portland will be located in the historic Vivian Apartments at 110 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd. A building permit for the addition, seismic upgrade and change of occupancy is currently under review.

Eater Portland reports that the KEX Portland hostel at will include a restaurant, bar, and rooftop patio bar run by Iceland’s Ólafur Ágústsson, the food and beverage director Iceland’s only Michelin-starred restaurant.

Submarine Hospitality, owners of Ava Gene’s and Tusk, will open a new restaurant and two bars in The Hoxton Hotel (formerly known as the Grove Hotel).

The Daily Journal of Commerce wrote about the Portland Housing Bureau latest rules for affordable housing in condominium developments*, which have been revised from an initial draft that received strong criticism from developers.

The Radisson Red hotel in the Broadway Tower will open in November, reports the Oregonian.

Portland Art Museum director Brian Ferriso and Hennebery Eddy co-founder Tim Eddy spoke to Portland Architecture about the latest designs for the Portland Art Museum Rothko Pavilion.

The Portland Housing Bureau will use housing bond funds to buy, tear down and replace the Westwind Apartments at 333 NW 6th Ave, reports the Oregonian.

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Metro Reports: Legacy Emanuel West, Medallion Apartments, 6155 N Minnesota, and more

Legacy Emanuel West

A structural permit was issued for the Legacy Emanuel West expansion

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 September 3rd to September 9th, 2018. 

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 9008 NE Hassalo St:

Project scope is to add another multi-family building to an existing apartment complex that has 18 existing units (10, 2 bedrooms, and 8, 3 bedrooms). Would like to add as many units as possible.

Early Assistance has been requested by WDC Properties for a project at 5136 N Lombard St:

New multi-family project with 36 units within a 4-story building. Inclusionary housing will apply.

The renovation of the Medallion Apartments at 1969 NW Johnson St has been submitted for Type III Historic Resource Review by Holst Architecture:

Existing six story, 90 unit apartment building with a rental office and community room on the ground floor. Project scope includes a new exterior skin, HVAC upgrades, site upgrades, and non-conforming upgrades.

A project at 1825 N Rosa Parks Way has been submitted for building permit review:

New 3 story, 14 unit apartment building, includes associated site work *** w/ <120 S.F. Trash enclosure *** mechanical permit to be separate ***

A project at 5104 SW Beaverton Hillsdale Hwy has been submitted for building permit review:

Construct new 3 story (3) unit apartment building with attached garages for unit A and B; associated site work

A structural permit was issued to NBBJ Architects for Legacy Emanuel West Expansion at 2835 N Kerby Ave:

STR 01 – foundations, temporary shoring, select demo of existing buildings, site work including prep work, utilities, and improvements to accomodate future core and shell building (foundation permit to include piles to underside of Lower Level slab)

A building permit was issued for a project at 6155 N Minnesota Ave (previously 6135 N Minnesota):

Construct new 3 story (18 unit) two-winged apartment building with partial basement and open-air central corridor; attached garbage enclosure and associated site work***dfs roof trusses***separate fire sprinkler & alarm***

Block 216 Receives Design Advice (images)

GBD Architects and PLACE landscape architects have gone in front of the Design Commission to present a 35-story mixed use building proposed for downtown Portland. The Block 216 tower would include retail, office, hotel, and residential condominium uses, with a 310 stall underground parking garage. The project is being developed by BPM Real Estate Group.

Block 216 | GBD Architects

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Weekly Roundup: OHSU KCRB, the Silica, PSU Karl Miller Center, and more

OHSU Knight Cancer Research Building

Construction has wrapped up on the OHSU Knight Cancer Research Building.

The state of the art OHSU Knight Cancer Research Building opened last Friday, reports the Oregonian. The Daily Journal of Commerce looked at how the project team came together to aid the fight against cancer*, using an integrated project delivery method. The Portland Business Journal took a first look inside the $160 million building.

The Daily Journal of Commerce published photos of The Silica, a heavy timber and glass building at 4073 N Williams Ave.

An article in Architect magazine covered how Carbon12 managed to rise over code and financing hurdles.

Metropolis magazine wrote about how the PSU Karl Miller Center quickly became the center of Portland State University’s campus.

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Design Commission Approves Alder.9 Apartments (images)

The Design Commission has approved the Alder.9 apartments, a nine story mixed use building designed by TVA Architects for VWR Development. The building will include 176 residential units over approximately 5,000 sq ft of ground floor retail. Parking for 62 vehicles is proposed, mostly in an at-grade mechanical parking system. Long term parking for at 308 bicycles will be provided.

Alder.9 | TVA Architects | VWR Development

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Design for Halsey 106 Approved (images)

A design review application has been approved for Halsey 106, a new mixed use, mixed income building in the Hazelwood neighborhood. The Holst Architecture-designed building will be located directly adjacent to the recently opened Gateway Discovery Park, and will include 40 units of affordable housing and 35 units of market rate housing. At the ground floor the building will include approximately 10,000 sq ft of retail space, fronting onto NE Halsey St and the new plaza. The building’s owner/developer Human Solutions will occupy 10,000 sq ft of office space at the second floor. 54 vehicular parking spaces and 94 long term bicycle parking spaces will be provided.

Halsey 106 | Holst | Gateway

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