27th & Ankeny (images)

Construction has been underway since August on a new apartment building at SE 27th & Ankeny. The 5 story building will include 50 residential units, with 11 car parking spaces at the ground floor. Each apartment will have a dedicated bicycle space, and 18 common use bicycle spaces will be provided in a secure room at the ground floor. As with the 19th & Morrison and 39th & Tillamook projects, the building design is by Myhre Group Architects for developer UDG.

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The site, seen here in 2011, previously had two metal structures on it. The buildings, listed in Multnomah County records as having a “Generic Shop / Garage Use”, were built in 1941. An existing 1924 house on the same lot will remain.

2 thoughts on “27th & Ankeny (images)

  1. That was a Quonset Hut. Developed for the military in WWII, and mostly surplus ones found their way to civilian use. There are still several left around Portland. Just noticed this as a reference from a newer post.

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