Metro Reports: 501 NW 21st, North of 4704 N Williams, and 1427 N Bryant

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 September 7th, 2020 to September 13th, 2020.

Early Assistance has been requested by Koble Creative Architecture for a project North of 4704 N Williams Ave:

The proposed project is a three-story residential building to be built on a vacant lot. This building is VB construction, sprinkled and consists of one stair and 13 apartments – (3) studios and (10) one
bedroom apartments.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled to discuss a project at 501 NW 21st Ave:

Two story addition above existing restaurant (8 new apartments). No new impervious area and the roof currently drains to City system. This is a non-contributing resource.

A project at 1427 N Bryant St has been submitted for building permit review:

PDOX PS – Construct new 4 story 15 unit apartment bldg with associated site work

Meto Reports: Douglas Fir Apartments, 6606 N Greenwich, 1405 SE Bybee, and more

The Douglas Fir Apartments will provide fifteen units of affordable housing. The project is being built by community mental health nonprofit Luke-Dorf.

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 31st, 2020 to September 6th, 2020.

A project at 6606 N Greenwich Ave has been submitted for building permit review:

Single PDF – new 3 story apartment building with 12 units.

The Douglas Fir Apartments at 6485 SE 128th Ave have been submitted for building permit review by Scott Edwards Architecture:

PDOX PS – new 3-story 15 unit apartment building with on-site parking and associated site work. W/20-179789-MT

A building permit was issued for a project with buildings at 1405 SE Bybee Blvd and 1406 SE Glenwood St (previously 6705 SE 14th Ave):

Construct new 3 story (5) unit apartment building with associated site work

Construct new 3 story (4) unit apartment building with associated site work

Metro Reports: Minnesota Places, 7337 SE Foster, 8736 N Willamette, and more

Design Advice has been requested for Minnesota Places at 1208 N Jessup St. The eight story affordable housing building, designed by Wright Architecture, will be constructed with mass timber. The project’s seventy two units will be mostly compromised of two and three bedroom units.

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 24th, 2020 to August 30th, 2020.

Design Advice has been requested by Wright Architecture for a Minnesota Places at 1208 N Jessup St:

54,000 SF affordable housing building on a 1/4 block site in the North Interstate Plan District, primarily residential use, modular constructed mass timber structure using MPP, includes on-site stormwater facilities.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 8736 N Willamette Blvd:

Construct a new apartment building (24-30 units total).

Early Assistance has been requested by Works Progress Architecture for a project at 751 N Prescott St:

New Multi-Family Residential Project with 40 proposed dwelling units (including ground level units & Inclusionary Housing); no vehicle parking; 60 long term bike parking spaces; stormwater managed via Drywell or Infiltration Planter (TBD). These are contributing structures in the Mississippi Conservation District.

A project at 7337 SE Foster Rd has been submitted for building permit review:

PDOX PS – new 3-story 18 unit apartment building with associated site work w/20-178474-MT

A project at SE 174th and Foster has been submitted for building permit review:

PDOX PS – construct new 1 story steel building for new convenience store w/20-167750-CO (fuel canopy) & 20-177196-CO (trash enclosure)

A project with three buildings at 14603 E Burnside St has been submitted for building permit review:

146 EAST – BLDG 100 – This project consists of 70 total new affordable apartment units. The units are located in (3) detached three story buildings with on-site parking spaces, user amenities, covered bike parking, and trash enclosure. Unit counts are 30 in Building 100, 24 in Building 300, and 16 in Building 200. Both the bike shelter and trash enclose will require separate permits. ** No Mechanical with these permits *****review w. 20-173847/51/71/72-CO

146 EAST – BLDG 200 – This project consists of 70 total new affordable apartment units. The units are located in (3) detached three story buildings with on-site parking spaces, user amenities, covered bike parking, and trash enclosure. Unit counts are 30 in Building 100, 24 in Building 300, and 16 in Building 200. Both the bike shelter and trash enclose will require separate permits.**No Mechanical with these permits****review w. 20-173775/851/871/872-CO

146 EAST – BLDG 300 – This project consists of 70 total new affordable apartment units. The units are located in (3) detached three story buildings with on-site parking spaces, user amenities, covered bike parking, and trash enclosure. Unit counts are 30 in Building 100, 24 in Building 300, and 16 in Building 200. Both the bike shelter and trash enclose will require separate permits.***review w. 20-173775/847/871/872-CO

Metro Reports: 2374 SW Vermont, SE 74th and Foster, and 3450 NE 50th

3450 NE 50th, designed by EM Architecture, will include two three-story buildings at the corner of NE 50th and Fremont.

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 17th, 2020 to August 23rd, 2020.

Early Assistance has been requested by Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East for a project at 2374 SW Vermont St:

Habitat for Humanity is evaluating a portion of the Greater Portland Bible Church property for potential acquisition and creation of a new affordable multi-family residential community with ownership opportunities provided by way of a condominium plat. The church property is made up of three separate tax lots (totaling approximately 20.65 acres) and has frontage on SW Capitol Hill Road to the east and SW Nevada Court to the south. The property is occupied by structures, parking areas, pedestrian improvements, landscaping, open fields, etc. Per City Quarter Section Map 3727, the property has RM1 (Residential Multi-Dwelling1) zoning designations with portions of the site having ¿c¿ and ¿p¿ (Environmental Conservation/Protection) overlay zoning. The area of consideration includes approximately 5.20 acres in the northeastern portion of the property as illustrated on the Preliminary Site Plan included in the submittal materials.

A project at the NW Corner of SE 74th and Foster has been submitted for building permit review:

PDOX PS – new 3-story 19 unit apartment building with associated site work w/20-178450-MT

A building permit was issued to Grove Development for a project at 3450 NE 50th Ave:

New three story 18-unit apartment building includes 2 structure with 12 and 6 units connected through stairs and balcony and associated siteworks. See 20-128179-CO for trash enclosure. See 20-128181-MT for mechanical

Metro Reports: Division 28 Homes, North 18, Fremont Place, and more

North 18
A foundation permit is under review for the North 18 apartments.

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 3rd, 2020 to August 16th, 2020

A CVS pharmacy at 1525 SE Grand Ave has been submitted for a Type II Design Review by Barghausen Consulting Engineers:

Construction of a new 12,450-square foot CVS/pharmacy with drive-through window and surface parking for 28 vehicles. The existing Burger King building and associated drive-through will be demolished to accommodate the proposed new improvements. The three (3) existing Sequoia trees at the southwest corner of the property will be retained on site. The project proposes to relocate one (1) left-in/left-out (LILO) driveway cut onto S.E. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and retain one (1) LILO curb cut onto S.E. Grand Avenue at the northeast corner of the property. Additionally, the drive-through exit will require a new driveway onto S.E. Clay Street for right-out and left-out turn movements. Four wall signs, depicted on the building, are proposed.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 9620 N Whitaker Rd:

Demo existing restaurants, lot consolidation, construct new 7-11 convenience store and gas station.

Early Assistance has been requested by Wright Architecture for a project at 1208 N Jessup St:

Proposed 54,000 SF primarily residential building on 1/4 block site in the North Interstate Plan District, modular constructed mass timber structure using MPP, including on-site stormwater facilities

Early Assistance has been requested by Jones Architecture for a project at 2307 SW Nebraska St:

The project site is zoned RM1, residential multi-dwelling. The site has d (Design Review), c (Environmental Conservation) and p (Environmental Protection) overlays. The proposed development includes one 19-unit, 3-story residential building, with on-site parking.

The Nehalem 13 Apartments at 8005 SE 13th Ave have been submitted for building permit review:

PDOX PS – New 3 story 19 unit mixed use building with associated site work w/20-177139-MT

A project at 3818 N Vancouver Ave has been submitted for building permit review by Beebe Skidmore Architects:

PDOX PS – new 2 story office building with associated site work; mechanical permit separate

A foundation permit is under review for North 18 at 1126-1134 NW 18th Ave:

Concrete foundation for a new apartment building

A building permit was issued to Hacker for the Division 28 Homes at 2871 SE Division St:

28 Division Homes – New 4 story, 46,057 square foot mixed use building with 11 residential units, ground floor restaurant tenant, and 20 below grade parking spaces. Review w. 19-266954-MT

A shoring, excavation and foundation permit was issued to TVA Architects for Fremont Place at 1650 NW Naito Parkway:

FND 01- Shoring, excavation and foundation work for a 17 story mult family building. Scope to include demolition, excavation, underground shoring, foundation piles, foundation walls, structural mat slab and underground waterproofing — level P1 to L1 slab

News Roundup: Rocket Empire Machine, Hyatt Place, and the Hyatt Regency

Hyatt Place and Allison Residences
The Pearl Neighbors for Integrity in Design (PNID) are fighting the approval of the Hyatt Place and Allison Residences, which they believe will create congestion, due to the number of hotel rooms and apartments on the site and because it has no on-site parking.

The appeal against the approval of the Hyatt Place and Allison Residences by the Pearl Neighbors for Integrity in Design (PNID), a group of nearby residents unaffiliated the neighborhood association, went in front of City Council last week*. City Council will deliberate on the appeal on September 12th.

Eater Portland covered what to know about Rocket Empire Machine, Montavilla’s new food hall.

The Oregonian wrote about how the “ill-timed debut” of the Hyatt Regency at the Oregon Convention Center has scuttled its backers’ lofty hopes.

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Con-way Block 291E Approved by Design Commission (images)

The Design Commission has approved Con-way Block 291E, a seven-story apartment building. The development, designed by SERA Architects for Cairn Pacific, will include 192 residential apartments units, a small amount of ground floor commercial space, and a two story amenity pavilion. The project will include one level of below-grade vehicular parking, which will also have room for 212 bicycles.

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News Roundup: Rocket Empire Machine, Troy Laundry, SW Park Ave Apartments, and more

The SW Park Apartments, proposed for a site at the corner of SW Park and Clifton, would include 89 residential units, affordable to those earning 60% or less of Median Family Income.

The Daily Journal of Commerce wrote about the SW Park Apartments, an 11-story modular building which will include 89 units of affordable housing*.

The Portland Business Journal wrote about Montavilla’s new food hall, Rocket Empire Machine.

There has been a breakthrough on a Community Benefits Agreement for the Broadway Corridor, reports NW Labor Press. The agreement will be in front of the Prosper Portland board on Wednesday August 12th, alongside a Disposition and Development Agreement with developer Continuum Partners.

Building on History wrote about two projects proposed on the same block: the renovation of the Troy Laundry Building; and the new apartment building at 1010 SE Ash.

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Metro Reports: Mamook Tokatee, Porch Hang, Unicorn Bed Apartments, and more

Mamook Tokatee, meaning “to make beautiful” in the Chinook language, is being developed in collaboration between Community Development Partners, Native American Youth and Family Center (NAYA), and the Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians of Oregon. The building will provide 56 affordable apartments, 20 of which will be reserved for Native households.

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 27th, 2020 to August 2nd, 2020.

Early Assistance has been requested by Ben Carr Architect for Porch Hang at 2706 SE Powell Blvd:

Porch Hang is a new construction 5 story multifamily project with ground floor retail and common areas. No parking is proposed on site. 28 residential units are proposed, with affordable housing being provided in the building. A large central courtyard, open air corridors and shared outdoor areas throughout the building help provide residents with a safe way to be outdoors. Total area of building will be +-16,500 SF. The existing structure and site improvements will be demolished.

A project at 8210 SE 6th Ave has been submitted for building permit review by BAMA Architecture:

PDOX PS – New 31 unit, 4 story wood framed mixed use building

The Unicorn Bed Apartments at 2167 NW Glisan have been submitted for building permit review by Dao Architecture:

PDOX PS – new 3-story mixed use building with 13 residential units and a daycare space w/associated site work***demo to be obtained separately ****

A project with two buildings at 5527 N Greeley Ave has been submitted for building permit review:

PDOX PS – construct new 3 story (12) unit apartment building: building 1 of 2 south side building: bike storage under separate permit (20-165640-CO)

PDOX PS – construct new 3 story (12) unit apartment building: building 2 of 2 south side building: bike storage under separate permit (20-165640-CO)

A project at 7150 N Greenwich Ave has been submitted for building permit review:

Single pdf – new 3 story apartment building with 18 units.

A project at 1603 N Willis Blvd has been submitted for building permit review:

PDOX PS – New 4-story with basement 44 unit apartment building with associated site work w/20-173946-MT

A project at 2425 NE Alberta St has been submitted for building permit review:

PDOX PS – construct new 4 story mixed use building with commercial spaces on main floor and 29 apartment units: associated site work w/20-172680-MT

A building permit was issued to Brett Schulz for a project at 6280 N Montana Ave:

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

A building permit was issued to Carleton Hart Architecture for Mamook Tokatee (previously known as Going 42) at 4610 NE 42nd Ave:

New 56-unit apartment building with associated site work w/20-118735-MT

A building permit was issued for a project at 16119 SE Stark St:

(N) single story 11,993 sf retail building. Construction sequence: 1. North portion. 2. Demo (e) building under permit # 18-260694-co. 3. Construct south portion of buildng. No occupancy this permit. Separate t. I. Permits required. Parking lot and site work to be completed as part of this permit. Separate permit for trash enclosure.

News Roundup: West End Medical Center, PDX Concourse E, Benson High School, and more

The West End Medical Center is being designed by ZGF Architects for Rendina Healthcare Real Estate and The Portland Clinic.

The Daily Journal of Commerce wrote about planned West End Medical Center at 804 SW 12th Ave. The seven-story, 140,000-square-foot medical office building will include a new downtown home for The Portland Clinic*.

The PDX Concourse E Extension had a soft opening in July. The Oregonian noted the project added the first new gates to the airport in twenty years. While work on the extension itself is complete, the Business Tribune wrote about how some concessions are not yet open due to the pandemic.

A proposed development at 2124 NW Flanders St would displace low-income residents, reports Street Roots. Writing after the project’s first hearing, Building on History described why the Historic Landmarks Commission has no power to deny or delay the demolition of the Nathan Simon House currently located on the site.

The Portland Public Schools board approved a $1.2 billion bond for November ballot, reported OPB. The bond will include funds to renovate Jefferson High School and to finish modernizing Benson High School. Building on Historic wrote about the proposed design for Benson High School, which was recently approved by the Historic Landmarks Commission.

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