10th & Yamhill Smartpark Receives Design Advice (images)

Plans by the Portland Bureau of Transportation and the Portland Development Commission to renovate the 10th & Yamhill Smartpark Garage have received Design Advice. The project is being designed by FFA Architecture and Interiors. The project is intended to address ADA and seismic decencies in the existing structure, as well as improve the ground level retail experience.

10th & Yamhill Smartpark

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13th & Burnside Mixed Use Receives Design Advice (images)

A proposed mixed use building at NE 13th & E Burnside has gone before the Design Commission to receive Design Advice. The project design is by Seattle-based Encore Architects for developer Alliance Realty Partners. The building will include 208 apartment units and 129 vehicular parking spaces. Retail, amenity spaces and live/work units are proposed at the ground level.

13th & Burnside Mixed Use

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Metro Reports: Collective on 4th, Portland Building, 3612 SE 82nd, and more

The first building permit was issued for Core Spaces’ Collective on 4th.

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.

Design Advice has been requested by SERA Architects for a project at 1715 NW Couch St:

New six story residential project with one level of below grade parking. Project will be 160,000 GSF above grade with 200 units. FAR is 4:1.

Design Advice has been requested by TVA Architects for a project at 1650 NW Naito Parkway:

new 17 story apartment building. 270 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. One loading space is proposed. The property will be divided to create a 79,700 square foot site for this development.

Early Assistance has been requested by Urban Development Group to discuss changes to a project at 2548 SE Ankeny St:

Proposal for a new apartment building of 96 units to replace CO 16-198732, no parking.

Early Assistance has been requested by Urban Development Group to discuss changes to a project at 316 NE 28th Ave:

Proposal is to build a new apartment building to replace CO 16-196951 for 119 units and no parking.

Early Assistance has been requested by Urban Development Group to discuss changes to a project at 2789 NE Halsey St:

Proposal is for a new apartment building of 53 units no parking which would replace CO 16-178394.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 3612 SE 82nd Ave:

Project consists of an approx. 8500 SF, single story new core and shell building for up to nine restaurant tenants on property that was previously used as a restaurant. The existing unoccupied building may be demolished. Site work will consist of selective demolition, new infrastructure and parking lot repairs to 15 food carts, seating areas, and required parking.

The rebuild of the Portland Building has been submitted for Type III Historic Resource Review by DLR Group:

Full renovation of an existing 15-story office building including seismic upgrade and replacement of MEP systems. Proposed exterior renovation includes replacement of all existing facade finishes and glazing systems. New building cladding system will sit outboard of the existing building face. Two areas of the existing covered loggia on the first floor are being enclosed and added to the interior building area. No additional impervious surfaceor roof area is being added. This is a historic building.

An excavation and shoring permit was issued the Collective on 4th at 325 SW Harrison St:

partial – site clearing and demolitoin, tree removal, excavation, shoring and erosion control.

Weekly Roundup: Ankeny Apartments, Makers Row, Old Fire Station, and more

Ankeny Apartments

The City Council heard the appeal for the Ankeny Apartments

The Business Tribune reported on the City Council’s deliberations over the appeal for the Ankeny Apartmentswhich were denied by the Design Commission earlier this year.

The DJC wrote about plans by the Portland Development Commission to rehabilitate* the long vacant Old Fire Station Property in Old Town Chinatown.

According to the Oregonian the 111-year old Chamberlain Hotel building, formerly home to Shleifer Furniture, will house a temporary homeless shelter while plans progress for its renovation into a hotel.

CityLab published an article about the Burnside Bridgehead, titled Portland’s Next Density Spurt, where projects such as Yard, Slate and the Fair-Haired Dumbbell are re-shaping the skyline.

Eater PDX reported that Japanese restaurant Kuu will open in Slate this summer.

The Hollywood Star News reported that the Makers Row development in Cully is nearing completion.

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Design Commission approves Abernethy Flats (images)

The Design Commission has approved the Abernethy Flats, a 45’-0” tall mixed-use retail and residential building in the Central Eastside. The building by Hacker architects for Urban Asset Advisors will include 34 residential units and 1,800 sq ft of ground floor retail. No vehicular parking is proposed. 54 long term bicycle parking spaces will be provided.

Abernethy Flats

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Press Blocks Reviewed by Design Commission (images)

An initial Design Review hearing has been held for the Press Blocks, the redevelopment of the former Oregonian publishing buildings in Goose Hollow. The development will include three buildings, spread over one and a half city blocks. The project is developed in partnership by Urban Renaissance Group and Security Properties. The architects are Portland based GBD Architects and Seattle based Mithun.

Press Blocks

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Metro Reports: St Joseph the Worker, 1505 NE Killingsworth, 1825 NW 23rd, and more

St Joseph the Worker

A building permit was issued to DiLoreto Architecture for work at St Joseph the Worker Catholic Church

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 C2K Architecture to discuss a project at NW 24th & Raleigh:

Proposal is for a 3-story wood frame building over a concrete basement serving as resident parking. Total of six units, designed as flats serving a target market of downsizing seniors/retirees.

Early Assistance has been requested by YBA Architects to discuss a project at 1505 NE Killingsworth St:

New 4-story mixed-use building with 30 apartment units and retail lobby on ground floor. No parking is planned.

Early Assistance has been requested by Ideas Collaborative to discuss a project at 8145 SE 6th Ave:

new 150,000 sq. ft. 5 story mixed use development including ground floor mixed use commercial, 100 apartment units and below grade parking 100 spaces. Street vacation for SE Tenino and SE Grand Ave.

Early Assistance has been requested by Scott Edwards Architecture to discuss a project at 4816 SE 92nd Ave:

2500 sq ft 1 story addition to existing educational building, Project includes office space, classrooms and a conference room.

Early Assistance has been requested by Stack Architecture to discuss a project at 1139 SW Gibbs St:

Proposal is to demolish the existing house. Build new 4 unit apartment building; 3 for-rent “townhome” style units facing SW Gibbs. 1 owner-occupied unit on top (2 levels with entry facing SW 12th. Onsite flow-through stormwater planter. PBOT improvements. No affordable housing.

A project at SE 13th and Ankeny has been submitted for building permit review:

New 87 unit, 4 story apartment building. 5 parking spaces, landscaping and utilities

1825 NW 23rd Ave has been submitted for building permit review by Works Progress Architecture:

New 5 story, 64 unit mixed use building with retail in first floor concrete podium. Landscaping, first floor parking and site utilities

A building permit was issued to DiLoreto Architecture for alterations to St Joseph the Worker Catholic Church at 2400 SE 148th Ave:

Partial change of occupancy from A-3 to A-2, additions on east and west elevations of existing church, partial remodel of existing building. Expansion of parking lot, new landscaping and stormwater facilities. New 118 sq ft trash enclosure not reviewed for life safety under this permit.

A building permit was issued for the Redwood Apartments at 1616 NW Everett St (formerly 233 NW 16th Ave):

New 5 story, 50 unit apartment building with groundfloor tenant amenity space, onsite storm water management

A building permit was issued to Mackenzie for a project at 910 SE 7th Ave (formerly 700 SE Belmont St):

New 6 story self-storage building. First floor interior parking

Raleigh 22 Reviewed by Design Commission (images)

An initial Design Review hearing has been held for the Raleigh 22 Apartments, a 6 story mixed use building by SERA Architects for developer Cairn Pacific. The 70′ tall building is proposed to include 173 residential units, with 6,118 sq ft of ground floor commercial space along the NW Raleigh and 22nd frontages, and 1,746 sq ft of commercial space facing facing NW Quimby. Vehicular parking will be provided in an underground parking garage, of either one or two levels, which will also include long term parking for 216 bicycles.

Raleigh 22

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Weekly Roundup: OHSU KCRB, 2869 NE Sandy, 3031 SE Powell, and more

OHSU Knight Cancer Research Building

Construction is underway on the OHSU Knight Cancer Research Building

The DJC wrote about Maxine Fitzpatrick, executive director of Portland Community Reinvestment Initiatives, Inc, who hopes to build 1,000 affordable housing units over the course of 10 years*.

The Skanner News wrote about how displaced black residents will receive priority at PCRI’s Beatrice Morrow apartments.

The Hollywood Star News reported that demolition has begun on the existing structures that will be replaced by a 206-unit apartment building at 2869 NE Sandy Blvd.

The Business Tribune took a look at a day in the life of a carpenter working on the OHSU Knight Cancer Research Building.

With another tenant signed at Pearl West, the building is nearing capacity, according to the Portland Business Journal.

The retailer that will replace AMF at 3031 SE Powell Blvd is Target, reported the Portland Mercury.

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