South Waterfront Blocks 42 and 45 Approved (images)

The Design Commission has approved two building by GBD Architects on South Waterfront Blocks 42 and 45. The multi-block development will include 519 residential units, in two 7 story buildings. The project is being developed by Cairn Pacific.

South Waterfront Blocks 42 and 45

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Metro Reports: 23 NE 151st, 5434 SE Milwaukie, 4220 SE 24th 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 November 6th to November 12th, 2017.

Early Assistance has been requested by Kasa Architects for a project at 23 NE 151st Ave:

Current code – 50 unit apartment building consisting of two and three room units, a community room, an office and a laundry room. On site amenities will include surface parking, a children’s play area, bike parking, and an enclosure for trash & recycling. On site storm water facility will be provided.

A project at 8116 SE Woodward St has been submitted for building permit review by Fosler Portland Architecture:

Construct new 3 story 19 unit apartment building; no parking; site work included; interior trash enclosre (sep mt)

A project at 5434 SE Milwaukie Ave has been submitted for building permit review by Tahran Architecture & Planning:

Construct new 4 story wit basement 28 unit; no parking; 40 sq ft trash enclosure; site work included 100% inclusionary housing

A project north of 4220 SE 24th Ave has been submitted for building permit review:

New single story building with (2) art studio spaces and (2) bathrooms.

Weekly Roundup: DeMuro Awards, Heartline, Housing Bond, and more

Mason Erhman Annex / Zellerbach Paper Company Building

The seismic strengthening of the Mason Ehrman building and the concurrent renovation of the annex was given a DeMuro Award by preservation advocacy group Restore Oregon.

Eater Portland reported that Bamboo Sushi sister-restaurant Quickfish Poke Bar will open a second location next year in Heartlinethe Pearl District building formerly known as Block 136.

The Portland Mercury wrote about the Moxy Hotel, the 11 story building which would replace a portion of the 10th & Alder food cart pod.

Regional government Metro is weighing a 2018 bond measure to raise money to build affordable housing, reports the Oregonian.

Restore Oregon announced the winners of its annual DeMuro Awards for excellence in preservation, adaptive reuse, and community revitalization. Projects in Portland that received honors include the Swift Agency Headquartersthe Mason Ehrman Annex and Tower Seismic Strengthening and the Overland Warehouse.

As Portland moves closer to a mandatory seismic retrofit policy for unreinforced masonry buildings, the Portland Mercury reported that affected building owners are asking to be exempted from the city’s mandatory relocation payment law.

Design Commission Approves North 18 (images)

The Design Commission has approved North 18, a six story mixed use building. The architects for the project are GBD Architects, who are completing work started by YBA Architects. The building will include 107 apartment units and 4,436 sq ft of retail and live/work space at the ground level. 51 vehicular parking spaces will be provided, mostly in a mechanized parking system. 120 long term bicycle parking spaces are proposed.

North 18

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Metro Reports: Harbor Sky Lots 2 & 5, U-Store Pearl, Gateway Baptist Church, and more

The U-Store Pearl, as presented to the Design Commission at its second Design Advice Request hearing, held in September

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 October 30th to November 5th, 2017.

An addition to the Gateway Baptist Church at 13300 NE San Rafael St has been submitted for a Type II Conditional Use Review by Myhre Group Architects:

Addtion to a church. 2,717 square feet of floor area will be added to the existing 6,814 square foot main church building .The number of parking spaces will be reduced from 171 to 156. The size of the church sanctuary will not be increased and can accomodate 200 people. The fellowhship hall and day care buildings are not expanding.

The U-Store Pearl has been submitted for Type III Design Review by MCA Architects:

New six story storage facility in Pearl District.

The Moxy Hotel at 539 SW 10th Ave has been submitted for Type III Design Review by DLR Group:

Constructon of a new 11-story “lifestyle” hotel, with approximately 175 guest rooms. A loading space is proposed that enters from SW Alder. A drop-off area for hotel guests is proposed on SW Alder. Modifications requested for # of loading berths, bicycle parking requirement, and last mod “TBD”.

A project at 6640 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd has been submitted for building permit review by CIDA Architects:

New 4 story mixed use building, 18 apartment units, ground floor shell tenant space, interior trash enclosure. Associated site work. Mechanical permit separate.

A project at 3212 SE Division St has been submitted for building permit review by Quilici Architecture & Design Inc:

New 4-story w/basement, 32 unit apartment building, includes associated site work.***separate mechanical & fire alarm / fire sprinklers***

A project at 6449 SE 128th Ave has been submitted for building permit review by Scott Edwards Architecture:

New 3 story 15 unit apartment bldg., main floor with office laundry facility, trash recepticals, unisex bathroom, 6 units on the 2nd and 3rd floors to include 2-1 bedrooms and 4-studio’s – see 17-264949-mt **** electrical, plumbing separately

A project at 1602 SE Tacoma St has been submitted for building permit review:

New 3 story, 12 unit apartment building with attached trash enclosure, includes associated sitework *** w/ 17-264915-mt ***

A building permit was issued to Fosler Portland Architecture for a project at 1525 N Webster St:

New 3 story apartment building with 19 units with associated site work

A building permit was issued to Leeb Architecture for Harbor Sky Lots 2 & 5 at 1055 N Anchor Way:

New 266 unit apartment building with live-work units, parking and leasing office. 5 story Type IIIB residential building over one story Type IA podium.

A building permit was issued for a project at 5419 SE Woodstock Blvd:

New 3 story 38 unit apartment building; interior trash enclosure; associated site work

 

Weekly Roundup: Blackburn Building, Post Office Towers, PCC Bond, and more

A proposal for the Post Office site in the Pearl could include up to 5 million square feet of development

Without waiting for an answer from Amazon, Portland moved forward with a Request for Qualifications aimed at developers interested in the Post Office Site. Shortly afterwards architecture firm William Kaven unveiled designs for two towers of up to 970′ on the Pearl District propertywhich would rise to a height over twice the 400′ limit recently approved by city council.

The DJC looked at the Albina Vision, a plan for the Rose Quarter which would see it become more than just an entertainment district.*

The Oregonian looked at the OMSI Masterplan, which could be Portland’s next big waterfront development. The paper also revealed that the James Beard Public Market is still looking at the possibility of locating on the site.

Voters approved a $185 million Portland Community College bond, which will be spent on a renovation of its workforce training facility in the Cully and an expansion of the health technology building at its Sylvania campus.

The DJC published construction photos of the Asian Health & Service Center, currently taking shape in Lents.

Central City Concern broke ground on the Blackburn Building, previously known as the Eastside Health Center, at 25 NE 122nd Ave. The building will include housing and medical services, writes the Portland Business Journal.

The Bureau of Development Services is building an $800,000 communications team, reports The Oregonian.

BikePortland reported that Portland Art Museum is getting ready to unveil new plans for the Rothko Pavilion, after facing opposition to an early iteration of the design.

Despite plans for NAYA Generations to provide a place for Native American seniors and foster families to live, the development doesn’t currently house a single foster family, reported the Willamette Week.

The Oregonian reported on the high-end historic buildings that benefit from $8 million a year in tax breaks.

*This article will be unlocked for the rest of this week. After this week it will only be viewable by DJC subscribers.

Modular Building at 1732 NE 2nd Ave Approved (images)

The Design Commission has approved two options for a building at 1732 NE 2nd Ave. The project by Works Progress Architecture will be either 6 or 9 stories tall, and will be constructed out of pre-fabricated modular units. Both options would include approximately 10,000 sq ft of double-sided ground floor retail, facing both NE Schuyler a new mid-block pedestrian only alley.

1732 NE 2nd Ave

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Weekly Roundup: Jupiter Hotel Expansion, ROSE/APANO Mixed Use, Amazon HQ 2, and more

A ground breaking ceremony was held for SERA Architects’ ROSE/APANO Affordable Mixed Use Development

The Business Tribune reported on the ground breaking for the ROSE/APANO Affordable Mixed Use Development at SE 82nd & Division. The building will include 48 residential units and commercial space.

Eater Portland reported that Dig A Pony co-owners have announced a new bar inside the Jupiter Hotel Expansion.

The Oregonian looked at Portland’s proposal to Amazon for its second headquarters project. Sites identified as available for development include the Post Office Site and the Ankeny Blocks.

Taller buildings in downtown Portland were called “inevitable” in a KATU report.

The first tenants for the Field Office have been announced, reports The Oregonian. The Children’s Garden and marketing agency Adpearance will move into the development, currently under construction on NW Front Ave.

Metro Reports: Modera Glisan, SW 20th and Morrison, Jasmine Block, and more

Modera Glisan

The first building permit was issued for the Modera Glisan Apartments by SERA Architects

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 October 23rd to October 30th, 2017.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 8928 SE Woodstock Blvd:

Current code – Build a new 12 unit apartment complex.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 3212 SW 10th Ave:

Current code: Construct a 3-story apartment over existing 5000 sq concrete garage structure – 42 units total.

Early Assistance has been requested by John Weil Architecture for a project at SW 20th and Morrison:

Current code: Addition of 1,300 sf retail store in existing plaza area at corner of SW 20th and SW Morrison Streets and reconstruction of existing ticket windows from 3 locations to 1, 160sf location. CC Goose Hollow Plan District. Central City Design District.

Early Assistance has been requested by Propel Studio for a project at 7710 N Denver St:

Current code: Addition to the existing residence to add more beds to group living structure. They are determining if they want to ask for 18 units (as submittal reflects) or if they want to stay at 15 (or under) units. **They intend to meet community design standards

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Waechter Architecture and Phoenix Redevelopment to discuss a project at 133 SE 9th Ave:

Future code – Develop five parcels with industrial office and retail uses, including interior alleys and a large plaza at center of development.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by SRG Partnership to discuss the Jasmine Block development at 401 SW Harrison St:

Current code – New 3/ block seven to nine story building housing PSU, OHSU, PCC, and the City of Portland. All runoff will be directed to a water quality flow-through planter which will discharge to the public storm-only sewer main.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Allied Works Architecture to discuss a project at 510 NW 23rd Ave:

A Pre-Application Conference to discuss construction of a new 4 story 6,755 square foot mixed use building. Five dwelling units are proposed with retail space on the ground floor.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by YBA Architects to discuss a project at 25 N Fargo St:

Current code: Proposal is for a new structure at N Fargo and N Williams St. featuring retail space, underground parking and 167 units of residential space.

A project at 821 SE 14th Ave has been submitted for building permit review:

Renovation of an existing 3-story 12,462sf office building with a 1-story, 2000sf addition and site improvements

A project at 4130 SE Division St has been submitted for building permit review by Baysinger Partners:

New 4 story, 19 unit apartment building with onsite parking, includes associated sitework

A building permit was issued for a project at 235 SE 146th Ave:

Construct 3 story, 3 unit apartment building

A building permit was issued for a project at 245 SE 146th Ave:

Construct 3 story, 24 unit apartment building

A building permit was issued for a project at 434 NE Stafford St:

Construct new, 3 story, 10 unit apartment building, no parking, with trash enclosure less than 120 sf in area, includes associated site work

A building permit was issued for a project at 8852 SE Ellis St:

Construct new 10 unit apartment building 3 story. Septic decommissioning required. Call for inspection 842.

A structural permit was issued for the Modera Glisan at 1430 NW Hoyt St:

Excavation, shoring, concrete structure and structural embeds from three levels below grade to L13 (roof), exterior skin not included with this partial permit.

Moxy Hotel receives Design Advice (images)

A proposed hotel at SW 10th & Alder has gone before the Design Commission to receive Design Advice. The 11 story hotel, designed by DLR Group for Graves Hospitality, will be operated as a Moxy Hotel, a new brand by Marriott International. The building will rise to a maximum height of 136′, and will include 179 guest rooms. No vehicular parking is proposed.

Moxy Hotel

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