Weekly Roundup: Brio Lofts, Jupiter NEXT, Pepsi Blocks, and more

The Pepsi Blocks development will include the retention of the existing mid-century building facing NE Sandy, and the addition of up to 1,000 units. The project is being designed by Mithun Architects for developer Security Properties.

The masterplan for the Pepsi Blocks on NE Sandy went in front the Design Commission for the first time last week. The Daily Journal of Commerce reported that the project was met with a generally positive reception.*

The Oregonian looked at the Brio Lofts at 177 N Failing St and the Zeal Lofts at 3139 N Williams Ave, two micro-apartment developments by the same developer Vibrant Cities, which will also include micro-restaurant space.

The Portland Mercury reported on the Housing Bureau’s plans to buy a site at 5827 NE Prescott St, which will be developed with up to 75 affordable apartment units.

As the Lotus Lotus Cardroom and Cafe gets demolished to make way for the SW 3rd & Salmon tower, the Portland Business Journal took a look at its past — and its future.

Portland Architecture visited the recently completed Jupiter NEXT hotel, with its “matte-black facade that makes use of a familiar material in an unfamiliar way.”

With the recent approval of the Moxy Hotel and plans for Block 216 at SW 9th & Alder announced, the Portland Mercury asked whether rampant development is signaling the death of the food cart pod?

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Metro Reports: 1111 NW 16th, 6025 SE Powell, SW 4th & Alder, and more

A building permit is under review for Kōz Development’s project at 1111 NW 16th Avenue.

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 June 25th to July 1st, 2018. 

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 3707 SE 92nd Ave:

Demolish existing 4-plex and develop the site with multi-family housing (probably all apartments – 2-3 stories, with around 18 units). They like to develop with affordable housing.

Early Assistance has been requested by Beebe Skidmore for a project at 1235 N Prescott St:

Proposal is an addition of co-housing and co-living building next to an existing house at 1235 N Prescott St. The proposed addition will be four stories tall. Proposed storm water disposal is subgrade dry well on site.

A project at SW 4th & Alder has been submitted for Type II Design Review by Waterleaf Architecture, Interiors 7 Planning:

Proposal to adapt first floor for multiple retail tenants. Replace existing storefront with new thermally broken storefront.Optional new tenant storefront entrance at East elevation. Adapt second floor for office tenant; add new windows at existing louvers; add new office tenant entrance lobby with aluminum storefront and canopy at SE corner of building. Remove obsolete fire escape and standpipe. Replace all wood windows with aluminum storefront windows. Paint glazed terra cotta cladding.

A project at 1111 NW 16th Ave has been submitted for building permit review:

New 6 story mixed used building with retail and bike parking on main floor and 80 student rooms above *** mechanical permit to be separate ***

A project at 6025 SE Powell Blvd has been submitted for building permit review:

Construct new 3 story self storage building with office and parking loading area in NE corner of the building; associated site work

Landmarks Commission Offers Advice on 1727 NW Hoyt St (images)

An affordable housing development in the Alphabet Historic District has gone in front of the Historic Landmarks Commission for three Design Advice Request (DAR) hearings, in advance of its land use review application. The project is being designed by Carleton Hart Architecture for nonprofit developer and housing provider Northwest Housing Alternatives. The project will be comprised of two buildings. The north building at NW 18th & Irving is intended to be workforce housing. The south building at NW 18th & Hoyt will incorporate and add to the existing Buck Prager building, and is intended to serve low-income, vulnerable seniors. As part of the development the Buck Prager building will receive a seismic upgrade.

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Metro Reports: Adidas Campus Expansion, Tree Farm, 555 SE MLK, and more

Image of one of the three new buildings by Lever Architecture’s proposed at the Adidas Campus, as seen from the corner of N Sumner and Delaware.

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 June 18th to June 24th, 2018. 

Design Advice has been requested by Holst Architecture for a project at 2310 N Hunt St:

DESIGN HEARING – Design Advice Request for 42 dwelling units in four building with surface parking and associated site landscape elements. Stormwater will be managed on site.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 2628 SE Belmont St:

Demolish existing building and construct a new 4-story, 44-unit, apartment building with retail on the first floor.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by BBL Architects to a discuss a project at 725 NE 100th Ave:

Pre-application conference for a proposed elementary school in David Douglas school district.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Works Progress Architecture to a discuss a project at 1431 N Church St:

Proposed new mixed use apartment complex approx 90,000 GSF with six levels of apartments above one level of retail and building amenity space.

The Adidas Campus Expansion was submitted for Type II Design Review by Lever Architecture:

Proposal is for three new buildings, site work, right of way work, renovation to existing plaza, new landscaping and relocation of the Adidas Village arrival drive to create a cohesive intersection at N. Greeley Ave.

A project at 203 NE Grand Ave was submitted for Type II Design Review by Ankrom Moisan Architects:

New construction of an eight story mixed use building with one level of underground parking. Approximately 170 apartments on levels 2-8, 5,500 SF of retail on ground floor. Amenities include a lounge, fitness, leasing, bike storage, pet area and wash.

A project at 6123 N Lombard St was submitted for building permit review by FFA Architecture & Interiors:

New 4 story mixed use apartment building with 46 living units and retail space and garage parking

A building permit was issued for a project at 1415 SE Pardee St (formerly 4540 SE Milwaukie Ave):

Construction of new 4 story apartment building (44 units); garage on first floor;

Building permits were issued for a project at 3445 SE Gladstone St:

Bldg A – 1 of 3 new buildings w/ (E) building to remain, all on same lot – 2 story- with basement – 7 unit apartment building w/ onsite parking, includes associated sitework *** w/ detached trash enclosure 17-248414-CO & 17-248408-MT***

Bldg B – 2 of 3 new buildings w/ (E) building to remain, all on same lot – 2 story with basement , 8 unit apartment building *** w/ 17-248411-MT ***

A building permit was issued to Hacker Architects for a project at 555 SE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd:

New construction of six(story (above ground) building consisting of 90,400 SF with one level of underground parking consisting of 15,490 SF; five levels of office over ground floor retail , CLT floor system.

A building permit was issued for Tree Farm at 826 SE 3rd Ave:

New 6-story commercial building; 1st floor future retail tenant, lobby and trash room; floors 2-6 F2 occupancy; and associated site work, no occupancy this permit *** mechanical permit 17-196436 MT***

Weekly Roundup: 6036 SE Foster, 3rd & Salmon, Canopy by Hilton, and more

The redevelopment of the YMCA on Foster is being designed by Leeb Architects.

We’re back after taking a summer vacation. This roundup covers development news from the last two weeks.

The Oregonian reported that millions in infrastructure costs sank the Zidell Yards development in South Waterfront.

With the main post office in the Pearl now closed, BikePortland reported that the risk to cyclists from right-hook collisions has dropped. The site is set to redeveloped as part of the Broadway Corridor Plan.

The Oregonian took a first look at the newly completed Canopy by Hilton hotel in Pearl District.

Demolition has begun on the former Lotus Cardroom and Cafe, according to the Oregonian. The building is being torn down to make way for the 20-story 3rd and Salmon hotel tower.

The NW Examiner looked into what might happen with ESCO site on NW Vaughn.

City Observatory praised the Portland City Council for reversing its early denial of the Fremont Place Apartments, but noted that the City Council did not approve a zone change for a site at 126 NE Alberta St that would have allowed the construction of 50 below-market, affordable apartments adjacent to the Alberta Abbey.

The Daily Journal of Commerce reported on the redevelopment of the YMCA at 6036 SE Foster Rd, which will combine a full-service daycare facility with 48 new apartments*.

Portland Architecture wrote about Heartlinethe Pearl district development that presents an alternative to the podium typology.

The latest potential buyer for Centennial Mills has plans for plans for condos, a park and affordable housing, according to the Portland Tribune.

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Weekly Roundup: Zidell Yards, 9North, Centennial Mills, and more

Plan view of the planned improvements at the Zidell Slipway, designed by PLACE landscape architects. The conceptual designs were presented to the Design Commission in December, but are now on hold.

The Oregonian reported that the Zidell family have suspended plans for development on the Zidell Yards in South Waterfront. The Portland Tribune reported that “as the scale of the plan had increased, so the city’s willingness to split the cost of infrastructure had waned.” Portland Architecture wrote about the film ‘Built by Zidell’, which covers the family’s legacy on the site from 1928 to 2017, when the company launched its last barge.

The Portland Business Journal took a look at Simple’s Central Eastside campus, which now includes Clay Creative and 120 Clay.

According to the Portland Mercury Good Coffee Company has opened its third location in Slabtown’s Leland James Building.

The Portland Business Journal published photos of the 9North office building, originally known as Station Place Lot 5, currently taking shape in the Pearl.

The Daily Journal of Commerce reported on the Lynd Company’s plans for Centennial Mills. While still in the early stages of development, the site is being masterplanned by SERA Architects who say the site could “support three to four buildings on it.”

Metro Reports: Zeal Lofts, Glass Lab, Fernhill Crossing, and more

The Zeal Lofts on N Williams (currently addressed as N Vancouver) will include 205 micro units. The project is being designed by Jackson Main Architecture for developer Vibrant Cities.

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 June 11th to June 17th, 2018. 

Early Assistance has been requested by Brett Schulz Architect for a project at 6968 N Montana Ave:

Construction of a new 3-story, 34-unit apartment building (all residential).

Early Assistance has been requested by Integrate Architecture and Planning for a project at 3962 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd:

Demo existing restaurant and replace with a new 2100 sq ft single story building for a new restaurant. Parking, exterior terrace, landscape, and stormwater facilities, and sidewalk improvements are included in the scope of work.

Con-way Blocks 292W and 291W at 1417 NW 20th Ave have been submitted for a Type III Design Review by SERA Architects:

Construct two 6-story market-rate apartment buildings with ground floor retail and basement parking. Modifications requested to bike parking width and vehicle stall size.

A project at 1727 NW Hoyt St has been submitted for Type III Historic Resource Review by Carleton Hart Architects:

100-day-review-timeline. Construct two new buildings and renovate existing building which is a contributing resource in the Alphabet Historic District. A total of 148 affordable housing units across the three buildings.

Glass Lab at 1805 SE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd has been submitted for building permit review:

Change of occupancy from M to B. Core & shell remodel of 1st & 2nd floors of (E) building – remove all interior partitions, fixtures, & stairs; add walls to create new tenant spaces on 2nd floor; replace storefront & overhead doors; (4) new mezzanines, new stairs, bathrooms, & offices; restripe & landscape parking lot *** no tenants this permit *** w/18-187700-MT ***

A project at 1475 SE 100th Ave has been submitted for building permit review by CB|Two Architects:

Addition to existing skilled nursing facility including 18 new beds. See 18-103623-LU.

A project at 4242 SE Milwaukie Ave has been re-submitted for building permit review:

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.

Fernhill Crossing at 4250 NE Portland Highway has been submitted for building permit review:

New construction 1 of 4 mutifamily residential building with 4 units. **mechanical permit to be obtained separately**

New construction 2 of 4 mutifamily residential building with 8 units. **mechanical permit to be obtained separately**

New construction 1 of 4 multifamily residential building with 4 units. Includes site improvements; uncovered trash enclosure. **mech permit to be obtained separately**

A project at 621 NE Randall Ave has been submitted for building permit review:

New 4-unit, 3 story apartment building with associated sitework *** floor and roof trusses to be a DFS ***

The Zeal Lofts at 3185 N Vancouver Ave have been submitted for building permit review:

New 6 story mixed-use 205 group living unit, 10 full unit apartment building with 3-4 tenant spaces on ground floor and onsite below grade parking, includes associated sitework w/18-185085-MT

A building permit was issued to CIDA Architects for a project at 6640 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd:

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

A building permit was issued for a project at 2630 NE Dekum St:

Construct new three story apartment building with 12 units and associated site work

Weekly Roundup: Hyatt Place, The Canyons, Heartline, and more

The Canyons

The Canyons will include a Japanese style alley running through the site, where the public can past eleven live/work spaces with storefronts, intended to include essential services for seniors, workspaces for artisans, and other small businesses.

The Oregonian confirmed that Seattle-based developer Vibrant Cities plans to build a Hyatt Place branded hotel in the Pearl District.

The Esco site in NW Portland has sold to a consortium of developers — not including the group behind the Portland Diamond Project, writes the Oregonian.

The New York Times covered Heartline, the Pearl District building that “serves to unite the two halves of the surrounding neighborhood“.

Portland Monthly wrote about The Canyons, new housing concept on N Williams that “aims to change how some Portlanders age“.

The Portland Tribune reported that renovation costs for the shelter at 6144 SE Foster Rd have increased by $1 million.

Metro Reports: Holman 42, Hyatt Place, 5020 Condos, and more

5020 Condos

The 5020 Condos are an affordable home ownership project by Proud Ground and Habitat for Humanity. The building is proposed for a site on N Interstate Ave owned by the Portland Housing Bureau.

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 June 4th to June 10th, 2018. 

Early Assistance has been requested by Fosler Portland Architecture for a project at 6306 N Maryland Ave:

Construct new three story, 18 unit apartment or condominimum building on corner site in RHd zone to meet Community Design Standards 33.218.140. Bay windows overhang right-of-way.

Early Assistance has been requested for a Hyatt Place at 350 NW 12th Ave:

New construction of 11 story Hyatt Place hotel with a FAR of 9:1 to be achieved through transfer of 3:1 FAR from the nearby historic landmark site. The site zoned EXd and is located within the CC Plan District.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 4330 SW Macadam Ave:

Request for early assistance meeting for informaton on new construction of automobile showroom with three story parking garage.

Early Assistance has been requested by V3 Studio for a project at 8314 N Willamette Blvd:

Proposal is new construction for senior housing of at least 80-90 units with parking, outdoor amenities and landscaping.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Carleton Hart Architecture to discuss the 5020 Condos at 5020 N Interstate Ave:

Housing Bureau Project. Proposal is for the new construction of a five-story, 55,788 square foot affordable multi-dwelling development. The proposal will include 10 one-bedroom units; 22 two-bedroom units; 16 three-bedroom units; and three three-bedroom townhomes. First floor will include tuck-under parking. All existing structures will be removed.

A project at 5727 SE 136th Ave has been submitted for a Type III Conditional Use Review:

New construction of a new facility for worship at 5727 SE 136th Ave. The site is approx. 1.5 acres and has mixed zoning the eastern portion is CM1 and the western portion is R5a.

The Holman 42 apartments at 6324 NE 42nd Ave have been submitted for building permit review by Carleton Hart Architecture:

New 3-story, 59-unit apartment building with lobby, management office, resident services, community spaces and bike storage.

 

Weekly Roundup: 10506 E Burnside St, Block 216, TwentyTwenty, and more

Block 216

GBD Architects’ design for Block 216 would rise to a height of 460 and include 35 floors.

Block 216 went in front of the Design Commission for its first Design Advice Request hearing. According to the Daily Journal of Commerce the project team “plans to proceed to formal Type III design review in October with a goal of breaking ground in May 2019“.*

An 51-unit apartment complex at 10506 E Burnside St will be the first newly constructed building purchased with funds from Portland’s housing bond, reports the Willamette Week.

The Metro Council voted to send a $652.8 million affordable housing bond to the region’s voters, despite last minute opposition from Washington County Chair Andy Duyck.

Architecture firm West of West published their unselected designs for the ODOT Blocks in the Central Eastside, prepared for developer Lincoln Property Company.

Portland Architecture visited Portland State University’s new “ship in a bottle“, the Viking Pavilion.

As Multnomah County prepares to dispose of the 1914 Multnomah County Courthouse KATU reported that locals hope it is preserved after the sale.

Portland Monthly looked at TwentyTwenty and asked whether Portland’s condo market will make a come back.

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