Weekly Roundup: Pepsi Blocks, Las Adelitas, Old Portland Holdouts, and more

Las Adelitas at 6723 N Killingsworth St, designed by Salazar Architect for Hacienda CDC, will include 140 units of affordable housing.

The infamous Sugar Shack strip club at in Cully will be demolished to make way for 140 units of affordable housing at Las Adelitas, reports the Oregonian.

The Oregonian reports that the Portland is weighing a new strategy for how spend the funds from the 2016 affordable housing bond, following voter approval of Measure 102. The change could affect plans for 3000 SE Powell Blvd and 5827 NE Prescott St, two sites the Housing Bureau had intended to develop itself. The sites may now be turned over to outside affordable housing developers.

The Design Commission has approved the masterplan* for the Pepsi Blocksreports the Daily Journal of Commerce. The development could include up 1,297 units across the five acre site.

The Buiness Tribune wrote about four Old Portland holdouts, where new development surrounds existing buildings: the Field Officewhich wraps around the Dockside Saloon; Fire District No. 3, which formerly housed Touché and is now being incorporated in the Modera Glisanthe Dandy Warhols’ Odditorium, which sits on the remaining quarter block not occupied by the Broadstone Revealand the Auditorium Buildingwhich will be surrounded by 250 Taylor office building and the Hyatt Unbound hotel.

Portland Architecture interviewed Kyle Anderson of GBD Architects, whose projects include Hassalo on Eighth, Oregon Square and Block 216.

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Renovation of Medallion Apartments Approved (images)

The Historic Landmarks Commission has approved a major renovation of the Medallion Apartments, a 6-story, 90-unit affordable housing development in Northwest Portland owned by Home Forward. The renovation is being designed by Holst Architecture, and will include new cladding, glazing, and roofing, as well as changes to the site and landscaping. 10 existing vehicular parking spaces will remain. 5 new short term bicycle parking spaces will be added at the ground level, and long term bicycle racks added to the units.

Medallion Apartments Home Forward

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Metro Reports: Division Two, Sandy.51, Ankeny Apartments, and more

Ankeny Apartments

The Ankeny Apartments have been submitted for building permit review. In a rare action the project was denied by the Design Commission in February 2017. The denial was appealed to City Council, who ultimately approved a revised design in August 2017.

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 November 26th to December 2nd, 2018. 

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 2436 SW 6th Ave:

Proposal is to build a skybridge to adjoin two buildings: Terwilliger Plaza a retirement community and a new building located between SW 6th Ave and SW 5th Ave between SW Caruthers and SW Sheridan St. The proposed building is identified as the Parkview Building on the site plans.

The Meyer Memorial Trust Headquarters at 2045 N Vancouver Ave has been submitted for a Type II Adjustment Review by Lever Architecture:

The project consists of a three-story urban office building in Portland, OR. The site i slocated on N Vancouver Ave and bounded by Tillamook St and Interstate 5. The building will be used as the headquarters for Meyer Memorial Trust. The building includes surface parking behind the bulding and an outdoor courtyard and patio.

The Ankeny Apartments at 1122 SE Ankeny St have been submitted for building permit review by YGH Architecture:

New construction of 6 story, 16 unit building w/ one main floor tenant space, rooftop solar and all associated site work ***mechanical and electrical separate***

A building permit was issued to Allusa Architecture for a project at 6822 NE Grand Ave:

Construct new 3 story 6 unit apartment building with associated site work

A building permit was issued for the Division Two Apartments at 3249 SE Division St:

New multi-family 4-story building with 54 units and ground floor retail and parking. Includes site improvements and new retaining wall along n edge of property

A building permit was issued for the Sandy.51 Apartments at 2351 NE 51st Ave:

New 6-story, 85 unit apartment building; ground floor shell only; recycle room; with onsite parking, includes associated site work***with 17-169667-mt permit***

Weekly Roundup: Portland Diamond Project, Nesika Illahee, Nature Conservancy, and more

Portland Diamond Project

The Portland Diamond Project has proposed an MLB stadium on the banks of the Willamette.

The Portland Diamond Project has an agreement with the Port of Portland to build an MLB stadium on the Terminal 2 site, reports the Oregonian. The paper also reported that Mayor Wheeler said the city “wouldn’t pay for a stadium or buy a team” but could “absorb some costs related to transportation and other infrastructure such as utility service”, and looked into what we know (and don’t know) about the proposal.  BikePortland looked at the access issues around the proposed riverfront stadium. The Portland Business Journal asked its readers what they think about the stadium.

The Business Tribune reported on Nesika Illahee (formerly known as Holman 42), which includes units reserved for members of federally recognized tribes.

The Portland Business Journal wrote about how the Nature Conservancy is “sprucing up its Oregon headquarters with tons of timber“.

TMT Development, best know its development of downtown high rises, has completed The Marilyn at 2310 SE Hawthorne Blvd. The Daily Journal of Commerce published photos of the 59-unit mixed use building.

The Oregonian reports that the City Council declined to block the affordable housing development proposed at 1727 NW Hoyt St.

The Oregonian looked at whether the site under the Broadway Bridge is too contaminated for the Oregon Harbor of Hope shelter.

The Portland Timbers will play their first 12 games on the road in 2019 due to construction of the Providence Park Expansion, reports the Oregonian. The club now  “expects the expansion project to be completed by late May or early June 2019.”

ART Tower Approved by Design Commission (images)

The Design Commission has approved the ART Tower, a 21-story mixed use tower in the Goose Hollow neighborhood design by Ankrom Moisan Architects for Wood Partners. The building will rise to a height of 224′, and include 314 residential units over 4,000 sq ft of ground-floor retail space. 215 vehicular parking spaces will be provided in three level of underground parking.

The ART Tower tower is the first high rise to be approved since the adoption of the city’s inclusionary housing rules, which require the provision of affordable housing or the payment of a fee-in-lieu.

ART Tower Artists Repertory Theatre

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