Design Commission approves NW 17th & Pettygrove (images)

The Design Commission has approved a mixed use building in at NW 17th & Pettygrove, by GBD Architects for Holland Partner Group. The building will include 196 residential units, with a mix of one-, two-, and three-bedroom units. Under the terms of a property tax exemption approved by the City Council, 40 of the units will be made available for at least 10 years to those earning 80% of area Median Family Income or less.  At the ground level the building will include retail spaces facing both NW 18th Ave and NW Pettygrove St. 119 vehicular parking space will be provided, in a partially below grade garage. 222 long term bicycle parking spaces will be provided, split between in-unit spaces and 156 spaces in the basement.

1331 NW 17th Ave

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Under Construction: SW 12th & Morrison Office Building (images)

This is an updated version of a post originally published on January 29th, 2016.

Construction is underway on a 6 story office building at SW 12th Ave & Morrison St. The 58,862 sq ft project will include ground floor retail with 5 floors of office space above. No vehicular parking is proposed. The architects for the building are Design Department, working with LRS Architects. The developers of the project are Menashe Properties and North Rim Development.

1127 SW Morrison

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Block 45 approved by Design Commission (images)

The Design Commission has approved a 12-story, 240-unit mixed use building by Lever Architecture and LRS Architects for Home Forward. The project on Block 45 of the Lloyd District is one of the projects that won city funding through the 2015 Super NOFA process, and will include a mix of market rate and affordable units, over 7,500 sq ft of retail space. The building will reach a height of 128’-0” to top of parapet. 126 long term bike parking spaces will be located in a secure bicycle room at the basement, and 240 spaces will be located within the units. No vehicular parking is proposed.

Block 45

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Metro Reports: 1120 SE Madison, 7447 N Mohawk, King Parks Apartments, and more

A building permit was issued to Siteworks Design Build for alterations to a building at 1120 SE Madison

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 Studio Coop Architecture for a project at 10246 NE Halsey St:

REMODEL EXISTING BUILDING – Remove 2 walls of existing 1 story building and develop a 2 story building with roof top space. Building will retail, restaurant and event space. Looking to meet plan district standards.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 8814 N Willamette Blvd:

Two 4-plex buildings (8 units) with access in rear (corner lot). No affordable housing.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 1445 N Hayden Island Dr:

New single story 6200 sq ft building for retail use, with 45 parking stalls on existing vacant pad. Please see 2015 EA (15-250140).

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 2626 SE 122nd Ave:

2855 sq ft (60-seat) quick serve restaurant with drive-thru.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 5524 SE 82nd Ave:

Proposal is to demolish the existing structures and construct new 4,520sf mini-market and a new 2,970sf canopy over a new quick vehicle service facility with four (4) dispensers. The existing underground storage tanks will remain. New piping for petroleum products. Fueling facility will provide eight (8) vehicle fueling positions, as it does currently.

Early Assistance has been requested by Merryman Barnes Architects for the King Parks Apartments at 6445 Northeast Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard:

Follow up EA – with planner only (Jason) to confirm that this project will meet Community Design Standards. Please note – this is a PHB funded Affordable Housing Project which consists of 70 units of affordable housing (100% of project).

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 8435 NE Glisan St:

Proposal is for developing a new academic building and would like to update its impact mitigation plan (IMP). The univeristy would like to explore its options under the existing IMP as well as the new campus institutional (CI) zoning district.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 13655 E Burnside St:

Looking at purchasing the northern section of this lot to build more units and possibly “connect” it with their current development on R109424. See CO 15-170799.

A project at 1944 SE Tacoma St has been submitted for Type II Design Review by Works Progress Architecture:

New construction 3-story multi-family development comprissed of (12) units. This is not affordable housing. (9) standa4rd parking spaces are provided and (31) bicycle parking spaces. Solar arrays are proposed for south facing roof slopes.

A project at 3024 SW Beaverton Hillsdale Hwy has been submitted for Type II Environmental Review:

Developing three lots with five duplexes, one tri-plex, and one four-plex. The existing single family home to remain. Also constructing a water quality facility in public ROW, which is in the “c” overlay. Please note there has been a Public Works Alternative Review for this development (see PW 16-122770).

A development at 7447 N Mohawk Ave has been submitted for building permit review by Crescent Custom Homes:

Construct new 2-story 4 unit condominium building, 2 units on main floor and 2 units on 2nd floor with 2 attached trash rooms and bike rack area, and associated site work – building 1

Construct new 2-story 4 unit condominium building, 2 units on main floor and 2 units on 2nd floor with 2 attached trash rooms and bike rack area, and associated site work – building 2

A building permit was issued to Siteworks Design Build for a project at 1120 SE Madison St:

Shell permit – addition-alteration of existing building w/ partial basement structure. Upgrade to meet ASCE41. No occupancy this permit. Buildout of common core space and second floor addition. New windows, doors, skylights, roof. Row upgrades, parking and roof deck and landscape improvements

A building permit was issued to Robert Evenson & Associates for a project at 702 SW Broadway Dr (previously 664 SW Grant):

Construct new 3 story, 5 unit apartment building, no parking, includes associated site work, sloped lot 6/7/2016 a johnson: note that plan set shows address as 644 SW Grant, which is about 1 mile from 702 sw broadway. Emailed permit-tech for clarification/correction.

A building permit was issued to Deca, Inc for a project at 15075 SE Stark St (previously 15023 SE Stark St):

New 3 story 40 unit apartment building, site improvements, stormwater facility, and 21 stall parking lot.

Design Advice Offered for Remodel of Former Lloyd Center Nordstrom (images)

Design Advice has been offered for the remodel of the west anchor building at the Lloyd Center, formerly home to Nordstrom. The building will be renovated for multi-tenant use. At levels 1 and 2 the existing mall concourse will be extended into the building. A new main entry to the Lloyd Center will be created where the entry to Nordstrom was previously located. The existing entry to the mall, located at the corner of the plaza, will be closed and filled in with new retail space.

901 NE Lloyd Center

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Weekly Roundup: Beatrice Morrow, Ankeny Apartments, Grove Hotel, and more

The Beatrice Morrow Apartments will include 80 affordable housing units, offered under the city’s preference policy to those displaced from N/NE Portland.

The Oregonian wrote about the affordable housing planned for the former Grant Warehouse site on NE MLK. The building will be named the Beatrice Morrow, after the African American attorney who ran for state office in 1932.

The Willamette Week wrote about Home First Development’s plans to build 300 apartments and sell them to the city for $100,000 apiece.

The DJC wrote about how the Portland Development Commission is “driving ahead to expand parking stock“*, with investments totaling tens of millions of dollars planned at Old Town Chinatown Block 33, the Convention Center Hotel and at the 10th & Yamhill Smart Park.

The Portland Business Journal reported that the City Council and PDC have chosen to move forward with a full redevelopment of the Centennial Mills site. As a consequence, the Mounted Patrol Unit will not return to the site.

Portland Architecture spoke to Allied Works associate principal Dan Koch to about plans to rebuild the destroyed Robert and Ann Sacks House at 2281 NW Glisan and create a new building at 510 NW 23rd Ave.

The Grove Hotel has topped out, writes the Portland Business Journal. When it opens later this year it will include a new restaurant by Kurt Huffman’s ChefStable group.

In a two part series, the Business Tribune wrote about the Design Commission’s denial of the Ankeny Apartmentsand the upcoming appeal to City Council.

An article in Portland Monthly argued that the future of Portland’s skyline Is made of wood. Recent and planned wood buildings include The RadiatorFramework (CEID), 38 Davis, Albina Yard, Framework (Pearl) and Carbon12.

The Portland Business Journal broke the news that the AMF Bowling Alley at 3031 SE Powell Blvd is set to be redeveloped for a ‘national retailer’. The Portland Mercury republished a statement from AMF expressing their plan to continue operating “for its remaining lease term and perhaps longer“.

The Hollywood Star News wrote about plans by Koz Development for a new six-story, 114-unit studio apartment building at 4708 NE Sandy Blvd—a site currently occupied by Umpqua Bank.

The Business Tribune reported that the remodeled Macy’s building downtown will officially be known as the Meier & Frank Building.

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Pearl Building East approved by Landmarks Commission (images)

The Historic Landmarks Commission has approved the Pearl Building East, a new 7 story quarter block office building by Mackenzie. The building will reach a height of 96′-0″, as measured from the top of the loading dock that will front onto NW 13th Ave. At the ground level the building will include two retail spaces, totaling 3,600 sq ft of leasable area. The project includes three level of below grade parking, some of which is provided to replace existing parking.

Pearl Building East

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Metro Reports: Jasmine Block, 1645 SE Nehalem, 6847 N Interstate, and more

Portland State University is planning a new 9-story building on the Jasmine Block

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 Allusa for a project at SE 137th & Woodward:

Proposal is to build 6-8 apartments on the property. No affordable housing. Possible street dedication.

Early Assistance has been requested by Studio 3 Architecture for a project at 5733 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd :

18-unit condo development (3 buildings). 13 unit site parking spaces with access from MLK Jr Blvd

Early Assistance has been requested by Tahran Architecture and Planning for a project at 5434 SE Milwaukie Ave:

New 4-story apartment building (28 units). He is proposing to use community design standards.

Early Assistance has been requested by Urban Development Group for a project at 1645 SE Nehalem St (previously 1637 SE Nehalem St):

To discuss new 4 story residential building between 58 & 65 total apartments – to be a receiving building for affordable housing – proposal would include the withdrawal of CO 17-108558

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled to discuss development on the Jasmine Block:

Portland State University – new construction of a 9 story academic/classroom/office building with ground floor commercial use.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Koble Creative Architecture to discuss a project at 4619 SE 40th Ave:

Zoning Map Amendment requested to change zoning from R2 to R1. Project will include: demolition of existing duplex and construction of 15 dwelling units in connected structures with rooftop deck access & community garden with children’s play area.

A project at NE 67th & Halsey has been submitted for Type II Design Review:

New construction of a self storage building in the CG zone.

A project at 6847 N Interstate Ave has been submitted for building permit review by Doug Circosta Architect:

New 51-unit apartment building with on-site surface parking

Hammer & Hand Office and Workshop reviewed by Landmarks Commission (images)

A new office and workshop for construction company Hammer & Hand has gone before the Historic Landmarks Commission for its first review. The two story building by Holst Architecture will include workshop space at the ground level, with office space and a roof deck above. The project is being designed to meet Passive House standards, with the intention that the office portion of the building will achieve net zero energy use. No vehicular parking is proposed.

Hammer & Hand Office and Workshop

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Weekly Roundup: Hampton Inn, Custom Blocks, Garlington Center, and more

Custom Blocks

Interior of the Custom Blocks development, by developer Capstone Partners and architect Scott Edwards Architecture.

Eater PDX reported that chef David Machado will open Tanner Creek Tavern this summer in the Pearl District Hampton Inn & Suites.

The Business Tribune looked at the transformation of the Goat Blocks.

Places over Time studied the past, present and future of the Lloyd Districtwhich is being transformed by developments such as Oregon Square, 1400 NE Multnomah, 1510 NE Multnomah and Block 45.

The Custom Blocks at 1340 SE 9th Ave and 925 SE Main St are the latest industrial buildings in the Central Eastside to be converted to creative office use. The Business Tribune looked at how the buildings are evolving.

The Portland Business Journal reported that the Garlington Center affordable housing / health care development has been awarded $4.5M in tax credits.

Oregon Business reported that Portland is getting ready to issue $9 million of bonds to fund future affordable housing projects, backed by revenues from short term rentals such as airbnb.