Metro Reports: Modera Morrison, Unicorn Bed Apartments, 12370 SE Ash, and more

124th & Ash is being developed by REACH CDC on land formerly owned by TriMet. The development will include 175 apartment units, affordable to those earning 60% of Area Median Income.

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 August 12th to August 18th 2019.

Design Advice has been requested by Emerick Architects for a project at 2124 NW Flanders St:

HLC HEARING – Four stories of market-rate apartments over a walk-out basement level with 19 residential units and typical utilities. Floors 01-04 are proposed to have outdoor balcony space. The roof is anticipated to incorporate a roof deck and solar panels. The project has no parking. The stormwater disposal method to be on-site storm water planters & drywells.

Design Advice has been requested by DAO Architecture for the Unicorn Bed Apartments at 2171 NW Glisan St:

HLC HEARING – Two proposed 3-story affordable multi-family buildings (each with a basement), focused on providing compact apartments residences for single moms with children. Project includes (13) 2-BR units, including (1) ADA-accessible unit and 600sf day care on basement level. R-2 occupancy, Type V-B NFPA 13R sprinklered. Stormwater treatment to be on-site, assumed to be with drywells, or simmilar.

A follow up Early Assistance meeting has been requested by Ankrom Moisan Architects for the SW Barbur and Hooker Apartments:

New 62-unit apartment building, approved Historic Resource Review. This is a follow up Early Assistance meeting.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled to discuss a project at 9652 NE Davis St:

6 stories – 77 units, 5 stories wood fame over concrete podium. Building takes up entire site, no parking. 5:1 FAR. Stormwater contained onsite – disposed via drywell system under building. Solar on vegetated roof. Stormwater capture for flushing & laundry. Path to net zero energy all units affordable.

The Modera Morrison at 1120 SE Morrison St has been submitted for a Type III Design Review by SERA Architects:

7-story market rate apartment building with 247 units, ground floor retail, and basement parking. Three Modifications requested: 33.266.130F – Parking Layout, 33.266.220.C3 – Size of Bicycle Rack, 33.510243.B1 – Ecoroof – private terraces on the ecoroof. 4 signs included in this review.

A project at 2525 E Burnside St has been submitted for building permit review:

TI for existing tenant; 3-story addition with basement to existing office building; exterior work to include landscaping, cmu wall, bike rack, and canopy

A project with two buildings at 1248 N Holman St has been submitted for building permit review by Brett Schulz Architect:

New 3 story, 18 unit apartment building with associated site work. No on-site parking ***mechanical permit separate***

New 3 story, 11 unit apartment building with associated site work. No on-site parking ***mechanical permit separate***

A project at 1521 N Humboldt St has been submitted for building permit review:

New 16 unit apartment building, 4 stories, associated site work. ***w/ 19-207947-MT***

A building permit was issued to Ankrom Moisan Architects for the 124th & Ash at 12370 SE Ash St:

Construct new 4 story wood frame (175 unit) apartment building with courtyard bike parking; new car parking septic decommissioning required. Call for inspection 842.

A building permit was issued to Fosler Portland Architecture for a project at 1524 N Sumner St:

New construction of 3-story 19 unit apartment building and site improvements

A building permit was issued to Ankrom Moisan Architects for a project at 15 NW Park Ave (previously 815 W Burnside St):

Review with 18-234560-MT New 7 story multi-use building with 138 residential apartments on levels 2 thru 7, residential amenities on ground floor and roof deck, retail spaces on ground floor, and 49 spaces of below grade parking. Type 1A construction from bottom of garage to top of level 3 slab. Type III-A construction from top of level 3 slab to roof. ***Uses Type III Code Guide OSSC/6/#4 except aerial access and sacrificial studs per Appeal 18479 Item 2.***

A building permit was issued to Allusa Architecture for a project at 4980 N Vancouver Ave:

New 3 story, 5 unit hotel with office space on first floor, attached trash enclosure and ecoroof

Metro Reports: Saltwood, Multnomah County Courthouse Re-Use, Landing at Macadam, and more

The adaptive reuse of the historic Multnomah County Courthouse into ground-floor retail with office above will include a seismic upgrade, the re-introduction of pedestrian entry on SW 5th, a new accessible entry on SW Main and new window openings at the existing penthouse.

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 August 5th to August 12th 2019.

Design Advice has been requested by Alamo Manhattan for The Landing at Macadam:

DESIGN HEARING – Project including four separate mixed-use multifamily structures with approximately 1,200 multifamily units, ground floor retail and parking uses. Blocks 41 & 44 (along the river) will be high rises and Blocks 42 & 45 (along Bond) will be mid-rises. The project will also include greenway improvements and infrastructure.

Design Advice has been requested by Emerick Architects for a project at 2124 NW Flanders St:

Four stories of market-rate apartments over a walk-out basement level with 19 residential units and typical utilities. Floors 01-04 are proposed to have outdoor balcony space. The roof is anticipated to incorporate a roof deck and solar panels. The project has no parking. The stormwater disposal method to be on-site storm water planters & drywells.

Design Advice has been requested by GBD Architects for the Multnomah County Courthouse Re-Use:

Renovation and seismic upgrade of historic courthouse for adaptive reuse.

Early Assistance has been requested by MAJ Development for a project west of 8157 N Lombard St:

Construct new apartment building, 12 units. Relocate stormwater facilities which serve neighboring lots. Community Design Standards.

Early Assistance has been requested by Robert Mosier Architect for a project at 724 NE Lombard St:

The proposed project is to redevelop several adjacent lots into additional facilities for current ceramics business. The 724 NE Lombard site is proposed as a retail use – ceramics classrooms / workshop space. The 940 NE Lombard site is proposed as a new manufacturing building to support wholesale clay products portion of the business. It is anticipated that storm water planters will be used to pre-treat site storm water.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 6607 N Montana Ave:

Demo Existing, build new 18 unit

A project at 3733 N Williams Ave has been submitted for a Type II Design Review by William Kaven Architecture:

New mixed-use residential development consisting of two new 4-story buildings. They are organized around a shared courtyard. The east building, fronting N Williams Ave, is comprised of 3-stories of residential apartments over ground floor retail,and one residential unit. The west building, fronting the alley, is comprised of four stories of residential apartments. All residential units are accessed from the courtyard via N Williams, with a pedestrian path linking the courtyard and entry gate. The project proposes a mix of 12 studio and 18 one-bedroom apartments (for a total of 30 apartment units). The west building contains 17 units and the east building contains 13 units and one retail space. Modification requested to pedestrian standards, connection between streets and entrances (33.130.240.B.1.a); and a Modification is requested to transit street multi-dwelling main entrance location (33.130.242.C).

The Dairy Apartments at 801 NE 21st Ave have been submitted for a Type III Design Review by Hacker Architects:

The project is a new construction 7-story ((5) Type IIIA over (2) Type IA) multi-family residential building over 1 of below grade parking level. Total building will be 196,481 gross sf, 270 units, plus residential amenties. Inclusionary Housing will be triggered and provided on-site at standard rates. 2 Modifications are requested and an Adjustment for the minimum parking requirement.

A project west of 2247 NW Kearney St has been submitted for a Type III Design Review by Osterman Design:

New 16-unit apartment building. It will be three stories plus basement and will include apartment types ranging from studios to 2-bedroom units. No commercial uses are proposed.

A building permit was issued to Fosler Portland Architecture for a project at 4130 NE Garfield Ave:

New 12 unit 2 story apartment building, includes trash room and associated sitework.

A building permit was issued to SERA Architects for Saltwood North at 1650 NW 21st Ave:

Saltwood – new construction of 177 unit, 6 story apartment building (5 stories of Type 111A over 1 story of Type 1 construction). With two levels of below grade parking. Ground floor consists of residential lobby, retail space, residential amenities, dwelling units, and a loading area. The building occupies the full block and is configured around a south-facing private courtyard. Mechanical work under 18-278422-MT

A building permit was issued for the Meyer Memorial Trust Headquarters at 2045 N Vancouver Ave:

New construction of 3 story office building and associated sitework

Broadway Corridor Masterplan Receives Design Advice (images)

A master plan for the redevelopment of the former Post Office site in the Pearl District has been presented to the Design Commission. Known as the Broadway Corridor, the full build-out the site will include approximately 4 million square feet of new commercial, employment, and residential development. The concepts by ZGF Architects build on the 2015 Framework Plan, which was used as part of the decision making process when the city purchased the site. Developer Continuum Partners of Denver is acting as an adviser during the master planning process.

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Weekly Roundup: Lents Town Center, Dean River Apartments, Laurelwood Center, and more

Prosper Portland is moving forward with a second phase of development in Lents Tower Center.

The Oregonian reported that the developers of the Block 216 tower are betting on achieving record prices, with $1,350 to $1,900 per square foot condominiums units and hotel rooms at an average rate of $450 a night.

Prosper Portland is moving forward with a second phase of development in Lents Tower Center, reports the Oregonian. Blocks D & E at SE 92nd Ave will include 244 units of multifamily rental housing; the adjacent Block F will be offered to the Portland Housing Bureau for affordable housing; and the Bakery Blocks site at 5716 SE 92nd Ave will include new commercial space and a public plaza, with the retention of Zoiglhaus Brewing.

The Daily Journal of Commerce wrote about developments along the MAX Orange Line*, including the under-construction Dean River Apartments at 3255 SE 17th Ave, and proposed projects at 4245 SE Milwaukie and SE 8th & Division.

KGW looked inside the Laurelwood Center at 6144 SE Foster Rd. The shelter has 120 beds, which will be allocated mostly to women and couples.

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Metro Reports: Portland Proper Hotel, De Paul Treatment Center, Joe Etzel Field, and more

Design Advice has been requested by ZGF Architects for the Portland Proper Hotel at NW 13th & Irving.

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 July 29th to August 4th 2019.

Design Advice has been requested by ZGF Architects for the Portland Proper Hotel at 1202 NW Irving St:

10-story/170,000 gsf hotel including a ground floor lobby, one floor of below grade parking, and a rooftop amenity.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 7918 SE Crystal Springs Blvd:

Construction of a new 150-unit multi-family development in two (2) 4-story buildings. The development will include surface parking, detached garages, outdoor play ground, and open space. Access will be from SE Harney St and SE Crystal Springs Blvd. Stormwater management will be designed to comply with local requirements for the treatment of water quality and quantity. Infiltration rates are high on-site, so detention is not anticipated as part of this project.

Early Assistance has been requested by Scott Edwards Architecture for a project at 3800 SE 164th Ave:

Three story, 71 unit mult-family building, consisting entirely of affordable housing, plus surface parking. Stormwater to be treated on site. A lot line adjustment will be needed as part of the proposal.

Early Assistance has been requested by Ankrom Moisan Architects and the Portland Housing Bureau for a project at 11332 SE Division St:

Project consists of 60 units of low barrier permanent supportive housing located at 11332 SE Division on a 1.07acre site, R1 zoning.

Early Assistance has been requested by Hacker Architects for a project at 4245 SE Milwaukie Ave:

Anticipated to be new 5-story multi-family residential building with level 1 having a partially below grade parking level at NW side of site. Total building will be 124,345 gross sf (105,317 sf FAR). 160 units plus residential amenities. Inclusionary Housing will be triggered, and provided on-site t standard rates. Stormwater treatment is anticipated on-site via interior courtyards and flow-through planters.

Early Assistance has been requested by WDC Properties for a project at NE 55th & Glisan:

New 4-story multifamily residential structure containing 22 apartment units. No parking is proposed. Stormwater will be treated on-site via drywell. Type V-A construction. Ground units to contain (1) accessible type A unit and (6) accessible type B units.

Early Assistance has been requested by The Neenan Company for a project at SE 88th & Powell:

Two-story clinic, classified as traditional office occupancy use, with entrance off Powell and from within site. 175 surface parking spaces, separated as public parking and employee parking. Staff parking entry from east side of site being negotiated with adjacent property owner. Second drive entry on 88th Avenue application being submitted to transportation.

Early Assistance has been requested by GBD Architects for a project at SE 2nd & Ash:

The proposed project is a 79,795 sf building (with less than 60,000 sf of industrial office, 5,000 sf of traditional office, ground floor retail and structured parking).

The building has a day lit basement level and first floor of concrete with 5 levels of Type 3-A heavy timber above. Stormwater will be collected on the roof of the building and treated in flow through stormwater planters on the third level.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Guardian Real Estate to discuss a project at 131 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd:

Construction of an 8-story hotel and associated public improvements. Guestroom count is expected to be 168 keys. Gross building square footage is expected to be 104,330+/-. Stormwater disposal methods: it is required to provide a 100% eco-roof, with up to 40% exemptions allowed for mechanical and rooftop equipment. However, if the total provided is 70% (or more), all management can be met and direct discharge to the public systems is allowed. Proposal is targeting a minimum of 70% eco-roof.

The De Paul Treatment Center at 830 SE 102nd Ave has been submitted for a Type III Design Review by Holst Architecture:

53,150 sq ft drug and alcohol treatment center for adults. The proposal includes 94 beds for short and medium term inpatient care with associated kitchen and dining areas, as well as meeting and amenity spaces for care recipients. A portion of the building will be used to provide outpatient treatment services and administrative space for building staff. Three modifications are requested: one for maximum setback on 102nd (to be 10′) 33.150.215.C; one for the fence that are more than 50% sight obscuring may be up to 3 1/2 ft high within 10′ of street lot line (33.150.285); and one for the vehicle areas not allowed between building and street in pedestrian district (33.266 Table 266-3).

A building permit was issued to Urban Development Group for a project at 2590 NW Upshur St:

New 5 story wood framed 146 unit apartment building with associated site work

A building permit was issued to SRG Partnership for the University of Portland Joe Etzel Field at 5000 N Willamette Blvd:

New seating and amenities for Joe Etzel field to include: press box, concessions, seating and restrooms. Meeting room, associated sitework and new landscaping between Chiles Center and stadium

Dairy Apartments Receive Design Advice (images)

Design Advice has been offered for the Dairy Apartments, a development proposed on the site of the former Sunshine Dairy in Kerns. The 7-story building is being designed by Hacker Architects for developer NBP Capital. 274 residential units are proposed, with the potential for a small amount of ground floor retail. 93 vehicular parking stalls are proposed in a below grade parking garage. 303 bicycle parking spaces would be provided, with 42 proposed in bike room and remaining spaces provided in the units.

The building will be subject to the city’s inclusionary housing rules, which require the provision of affordable housing or the payment of a fee-in-lieu.

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Hyatt Place & Allison Residences Goes in Front of Design Commission (images)

A proposed 23 story tower in the Pearl District has gone in front of the Design Commission for its first Design Review hearing. The project is being developed by Vibrant Cities in partnership with the Sunray Group, with design by Otak. The lower 11 floors of the 249′ tall building would be occupied by a 170-room Hyatt Place branded hotel. The upper 12 floors would be residential, with 110 apartment units. No vehicular parking is proposed. 174 long-term bicycle parking spaces are proposed in a mezzanine level bike room.

The building will be subject to the city’s inclusionary housing rules, which require the provision of affordable housing or the payment of a fee-in-lieu.

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Weekly Roundup: TwentyTwenty, Dekum Court, Meyer Memorial Trust Headquarters, and more

The Meyer Memorial Trust Headquarters is being designed to achieve LEED Platinum.

The Oregonian reported that nearly complete TwentyTwenty building has switched from condominiums to rental apartments. The developer cited slower than expected pre-sales.

The Daily Journal of Commerce wrote about the new Meyer Memorial Trust Headquarters, planned for a site at N Williams and Tillamook.*

Rumors are flying that the Portland Diamond Project is looking at building an MLB Stadium in the Lloyd District, writes the Oregonian.

The Oregonian reported that one of Iceland’s top chefs will open a new restaurant, Vivian, and rooftop bar, Dóttir at the KEX Hotel.

Metro approved $22.9 million in funding for the redevelopment of Dekum Court in NE Portland. Home Forward will replace the 40 apartments currently located on the site with 160 apartments, affordable at 30% or 60% of median family income.

Two years after the completion of the Franklin High School Modernization problems are surfacing, reports OPB.

The launch of Alberta Commons brings renewed visibility to the black-owned businesses of Northeast Portland, writes Willamette Week.

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