Weekly Roundup: Atomic Orchard, Residential Infill, Eagles Lodge, and more

A potential future for the “Innovation Quadrant”, as envisioned in the Central City 2035 Plan

The DJC wrote about Guerrilla Development’s “weird concept” for the Atomic Orchard Experiment at 2510 NE Sandy Blvd. The apartment building will include a mix of market rate and affordable housing, with some of the affordable units renting for less than $600 per month – without government subsidies.*

With Portland’s parking minimums for multifamily housing effectively repealed, Portland Shoupistas asked “what’s next?

The Oregonian reported that the Portland City Council voted to approve the Residential Infill Project, which aims to reduce demolitions of single family houses while increasing the number of duplexes and triplexes built.

Portland Architecture discussed the Central City 2035 plan with three planners from the Bureau of Planning & Sustainability.

OPB looked at the toxic legacy of the Zidell Yards—and the efforts to clean the site up.

The Business Tribune wrote about plans to redevelop Chinatown’s Wong Laundry building at 227 NW 3rd Ave, which will have to clear the high bar of City Council approval for the demolition of a contributing building in a historic district.

The Portland Mercury reported that the Eagles Lodge at 4904 SE Hawthorne Blvd may soon be sold, with redevelopment of the site likely.

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Landmarks Commission reviews new Multnomah County Central Courthouse (images)

The Historic Landmarks Commission has reviewed the Multnomah County Central Courthouse for the first time. The 17 story, $300 million project will replace the existing courthouse on SW 4th Avenue, which is considered seismically unsound and no longer fit for use. The architects for the project are Portland based SRG Partnership and New York based CGL RicciGreene. The landscape architects are PLACE.

The program for the 325′ tall building includes multiple courts, office for District Attorneys, Public Defenders, Sheriffs, as well as support areas for staff, juries, defendants and the public. No parking is proposed. The project intends to achieve LEED Gold Certification.

Multnomah County Central Courthouse

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Design Commission approves Multnomah County Health Dept HQ (images)

The Design Commission has approved the new Multnomah County Health Department Headquarters, which will house clinical functions, associated workplaces, and administrative offices for the department. The 9-story, 157,000 sq ft building by ZGF Architects will rise to a height of 145’-4 1/2”.  At the ground level the building will include a pharmacy and work space, a “gallery” facing the street, and a potential lease space. Floors 2 to 4 will be occupied by clinic and clinic administration spaces. Floors 5 to 9 will mostly be occupied by office space, with a south facing terrace at the 9th floor. The majority of roof area will be covered by an ecoroof. No vehicular parking is proposed. A bike room, with 55 parking spaces, will be accessed from NW Hoyt Street.

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Metro Reports: Jupiter Hotel, 1201 NW Naito, Kellogg Middle School and more

Jupiter Hotel

A building permit was issued for the Jupiter Hotel 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.

Early Assistance has been requested by Fosler Portland Architecture for a project at SW 36th Ave & Troy St:

New Mixed Use Building on vacant sloping lot. First 2 stories office and retail top 2 stories will have 4-8 apartments.

Early Assistance has been requested by Michael Green Architecture for a project at 1053-1201 NW Naito Parkway:

New 7-18 story Apartment Building – Timber (CLT) Construction – 2 levels for parking. 3 Development plans, some affordable housing proposed.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 1945 NW Raleigh St:

New 4 story 18 unit apartment building.

Early Assistance has been requested by Encore Architects for a project at 1337 E Burnside St:

The project consists of a six-story approximately 200 unit apartment building with below-grade parking for approx. 118 vehicles.

Early Assistance has been requested by TVA Architects for a project at 2880 SE Division St:

4-story mixed-use multi-family apartment project with ground floor leasable space, lobby, MEP/Utility/Service space, and three elevated apartment floor levels (combo of studio and one-bedroom units for a total of 67 units). Onsite surface parking will be provided. They may need an adjustment to parking stall width.

Early Assistance has been requested by Oh Planning + Design for a project at Kellogg Middle School

Redevelopment of middle school (Kellogg Middle School), either by new addition and renovations – or replacement of 100,000+ sq ft school.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Köz Development for a project at 1111 NW 16th Ave:

New 95 studio unit apartment building, no parking proposed. A eco roof for stormwater management with flow through planters in the courtyard to manage impervious areas outside of the roof.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled for a project at 1500 NE Irving St: 

Proposal is new construction of a four story apartment building with 60 units with tuck under grade level parkiing. Existing parking lot to be re-striped to provide parking lots for both existing office and new apartment building.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Work Progress Architecture for a project at 330 SW 10th Ave:

New 23 Story Mixed Use Building – Existing Historic Federal Exchange Building to remain on site.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by TVA Architects for a project at 820 SE Alder St:

New multi-family residential development with ground floor retail and underground parking garage. 6 stories (67′ tall) with a combo of studio, 1 and 2 bedroom living units.

A project at 1650 NW Naito Parkway has been submitted for Type III Design Review by TVA Architects:

new 17 story apartment building. 258 residential units are proposed. The first floor will have both residential and parking. There are 192 underground parking spaces. The access for the parking would be from NW Naito. Two loading spaces are proposed. The property will be divided to create a 79,700 square foot site for this development.

A project at 306 SE 8th Ave has been submitted for Type III Design Review by SERA Architects:

Demo existing building, new development of 7 story 120 unit residential apartment building with ground floor retail and underground parking. 2 modifications , bike parking width &size of parking stalls.

A foundation permit was issued for 1133 SW Market St:

STR – to include Structure, Shoring, Ground Improvements and MEP underground

A building permit was issued to Studio3 Architecture for a project at 4030 N Vancouver Ave:

New mixed use building, 5 stories with ground floor commercial use and 49 apartment units above

A building permit was issued to Works Progress Architecture for the Jupiter Hotel Expansion:

Construct new 6 story mixed use building, includes event space and restaurant, floors 3-6 are hotel rooms, no parking. Site work and stormwater management included.

Design Advice Offered For New High Rise East of KOIN Tower (images)

Design Advice has been offered to GBD Architects for a full block, 20 story mixed-use building at 140 SW Columbia St. The project for Texas-based developer Alamo Manhattan would include 306 residential units in the upper 16 floors and 12,205 sq ft of retail and 3 live/work units on the ground floor. Parking for 269 vehicles would be provided in a three story above grade parking podium structure. Exterior terraces are proposed at levels 5, 13 and 20. The building would reach a height of 200′, despite earlier indications that it could be as tall as 260′.

140 SW Columbia

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Weekly Roundup: Goat Blocks, 38 Davis, AC by Marriott, and more

Two new retail tenants have been confirmed for the Goat Blocks development in SE Portland

Two new retail tenants have been confirmed for the Goat Blocks development in SE Portland

The Business Tribune reported on Portland’s latest trend: retail alleys. Recently completed or planned projects mentioned include the Goat Blocks, the Lloyd Cinemas Redevelopment, 38 Davis and Milwaukie Way.

The Portland Business Journal had a first look at the downtown’s AC by Marriott Hotelwhich is nearing completion.

The DJC reported that the City Council voted to overturn* a condition of approval imposed on NW 14th & Raleigh by the Design Commission.

Excavation for the Broadway Tower has hit the bottom, according to the Portland Business Journal. The 19 story tower should be complete by September 2018.

Oregon Business took a look at 38 Davis, the Old Town mixed use building that now houses the new headquarters for its designers, Ankrom Moisan Architects.

The Business Tribune reported that Colas Construction has broken ground on Alberta Commons, the Natural Grocers-anchored retail development at NE MLK & Alberta.

Developers are racing to beat Portland’s Inclusionary Zoning policy, reports The Oregonian. The policy is scheduled to take effect in February, however projects that have been submitted for building permit or design review before then would be grandfathered in under the current rules.

Jazz Mecca Jimmy Mak’s will close forever, according to the Willamette Week. The bar was scheduled to move to make way for the Modera Davishowever owner Jim Makarounis’ battle with cancer has forced him to cancel the build out of a new space.

Two new retail tenants have been confirmed for the Goat BlocksRussian restaurant Kachka, which will open a second location; and Seattle’s Schilling Cider, which will have “more cider taps than any cider house in the United States”.

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Design Advice offered for NW 13th & Johnson Apartments (images)

Design Advice has been offered to TVA Architects for a mixed use building at NW 13th Ave & Johnson St. The 6 story building for developer Paul Properties is proposed to include 59 apartments units over 3,492 sq ft of retail. Long term parking for 91 bicycles is proposed. No vehicular parking is proposed.

1319 NW Johnson Apartments

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