Multnomah County Courthouse Re-Use Approved (images)

The adaptive reuse of the old Multnomah County Courthouse, by GBD Architects, has been approved by the Historic Landmarks Commission. The proposal for developer NBP Capital involves the conversion of the courthouse into an office building, with an event space, a cafe, and a restaurant and bar at the ground floor.

Multnomah County Courthouse Reuse
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News Roundup: PDX T-Core, Anna Mann House, Alberta Alley, and more

The main terminal at PDX will be expanded and rebuild by 2025. A new roof, which will be built over the existing roof prior to its demolition, will use 2.5 million board feet of timber.

The Daily Journal of Commerce wrote about the PDX T-Core project and how the new main terminal roof will be installed*.

Eater Portland reports that Smith Teamaker plans a new cafe at 2291 NW Glisan, with star chef Karl Holl.

Macy’s will close its store in the Lloyd Center, reports Willamette Week. The store was the last major anchor store in the mall. Proposals for the West Anchor Remodel and East Anchor Remodel have been proposed but have yet to move forward into construction.

Building on History wrote about the new life planned for the Anna Mann House. Innovative Housing will create 128 units of affordable housing, in a mix of new buildings and old buildings on the site.

The Business Tribune reported on The Welby, the new mass timber tower coming to the Pearl.

Deadstock Coffee and Papi Chulo’s are among the businesses coming to Alberta Alley at 3003 NE Alberta, reports Eater Portland.

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Metro Reports: Stark Family Housing, Analog, 1010 SE Ash, and more

The Stark Family Housing at 160th and Stark will include 93 units of affordable housing, with a mix of 1-, 2- and 3-bedroom units. The building design is by Holst Architecture for project owner Human Solutions.

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 9th, 2020 to November 15th, 2020.

Early Assistance has been requested by Viking Development for a project at 6343 N Lombard St:

Development of net zero 3 story, 12 unit, 7500 GSF multifamily. Likely stormwater infiltration via drywell.

Early Assistance has been requested by Emerio Design for a project Northwest of 2200 NW Front Ave:

Construction of an office building

A project at 2057 SW Park Ave has been submitted for a Type II Design Review by Tahran Architecture & Planning:

100 day review timeline. New construction 91-unit affordable housing building on a 6,016 square foot parcel. The building is an 11-story structure, modular units, prefabricated structure utilizing mass plywood panels and light gauge steel for a Type IV B building

A project at 12102 SE Division St has been submitted for building permit review:

PDOX PS – New shell building (pad 2) w/20-159383-CO (BK building), 20-203182-CO (trash enclosure) & 20-203177-MT

PDOX PS – TI for existing tenant; no change of occupancy; reduce size of restaurant to reconfigure drive-thru, and install second drive-thru pad to the east; additional site work to include new paving, parking, striping, landscaping, and bike racks w/20-203182-CO (trash enclosure), 20-203184-CO (pad 2 shell building) & 20-203177-MT

1010 SE Ash has been submitted for building permit review:

TROY LAUNDRY NORTH – New 6-story, mixed-use building with one below grade parking level, ground floor retail and amenity, outdoor roof amenity, and residential/extended stay units above *** w/ 20-197604-MT ***

The Stark Family Housing at 16015 SE Stark has been submitted for building permit review:

PHB – Construction of a new 5 story, 93 unit affordable housing building with ground floor amenity spaces and 26 surface parking spaces/1 Type B loading space. (with 20-206651-MT)

Analog at 1835 N Flint Ave has been submitted for building permit review:

ANALOG – New 7 story apartment building with 134 units, ground floor lobby, amenity, open courtyard, residential units and parking. Upper floor levels all residential with 7th floor deck. Separate outbuilding for small Sauna and storage use. ***Review with 20-188851-MT & 20-189915-CO, 20-190648-MT

A building permit was issued to Brett Schulz Architect for a project at 330 NE Dekum St (previously 308 NE Dekum St):

New 4 story 39-unit apartment building, some units with outdoor patio’s, interior trash enclosure, and associated site work

Metro Reports: 3000 Powell, Central Lofts, Willamette Blocks, and more

The Willamette Blocks is a four building development in South Waterfront, designed by architects Hensley Lamkin Rachel for developer Alamo Manhattan. The northern two buildings, between S Lane and S Abernethy, have been submitted for building permit review.

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 2nd, 2020 to November 8th, 2020.

3000 Powell has been submitted for a Type III Design Review by Holst Architecture:

3000 Powell is a proposed affordable multi-family dwelling structure with approximately 206 units and 28 parking spaces. Additionally the project proposes a new multi-use path connecting SE 30th
Ave. through the site to SE 31st Ave.

A project with two buildings at NW 25th and Vaughn has been submitted for building permit review by Milbrandt Architects:

PDOX PS – new 4-story 19 unit apartment building w/associated site work

PDOX PS – new 4-story 19 unit apartment building w/associated site work

Con-way Block 290 at 2050 NW Raleigh St has been submitted for building permit review by LRS Architects:

BLOCK 290 – New 7-story mixed-use building with six stories of residential above ground floor retail and one story of below grade parking; includes amenity spaces and associated sitework *** w/ 20-182447 -MT ***

A project 1325 SW Gibbs St has been submitted for building permit review by Steelhead Architecture:

PDOX PS – construct new 5 story (27) unit apartment building: 4 story wood framed construction over 1 story concrete structure parking: associated site work

A building permit was issued to Jones Architecture for the Central Lofts at 7373 N Philadelphia Ave:

New 4 story mixed use building with 30 units, attached trash enclosure, includes associated site work with interlocking stairs.

Blocks 41 and 42 of the Willamette Blocks at 3510 S Bond Ave have been submitted for building permit review:

ALAMO MANHATTAN – BLOCK 41 – New 23 story, mixed-use building with four levels of above-grade parking and one level below-grade parking, commercial space on the ground floor, and 340 residential dwelling units; includes associated site work *** w/20-205976-MT ***

ALAMO MANHATTAN – BLOCK 42 – New 6 story, mixed-use building with two levels of below-grade parking, commercial space on the ground floor, and 231 market rate apartments; includes associated site work *** w/20-201349-MT ***

A building permit was issued to Studio 3 Architecture for a project at 1550 N Buffalo St (previously 7156 N Greenwich Ave):

New 3 story, 18 units multifamily apartment building with associated site works. Trash enclosure attached to building.

A building permit was issued to Doug Circosta Architect for Findley Commons at 3440 SE 54th Ave:

FINDLEY COMMONS – New construction of 20 apartment units + 15 group living units in one (1) three-story building. Amenities include bike parking, common rooms, and laundry room. ** review with 20-173188-CO for Trash Enclosure. ***no Mechanical Permit/Mechanical Systems Review with this submittal Septic Decommissioning Required. Call for Inspection 842.

A building permit was issued for a project at 4928 NE 29th Ave (previously 2904 NE Alberta St):

Construct 2 story new shell building and associated site work.

1010 SE Ash Approved by Landmarks Commission (images)

The Historic Landmarks Commission has approved a new 6-story mixed use building at 1010 SE Ash St. The project design is by Hartshorne Plunkard Architecture for developer Adventurous Journeys, both of whom are based in Chicago. The new development will include 132 apartment units and approximately 7,000 sq ft of retail space. Parking for 77 vehicles will be provided in two levels of underground parking, while bicycle rooms at the ground level and underground will provide 198 long term bicycle parking spaces.

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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Metro Reports: 236 NE 12th, Holiday Inn Express & Suites, Society Overlook, and more

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled to discuss the of redevelopment of four blocks bound by NE 12th, 13th and 14th and Davis, Couch and Burnside. Six hundred and seventy residential units are proposed, along with 486 parking stalls, new retail space and the adaptive reuse of a building at NE 14th & Couch.

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 October 26th, 2020 to November 1st, 2020.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 6335 SE 92nd Ave:

Construct new 3-story, 19-unit multi-family building with exterior stairs and walkways; interior bike parking; on-site stormwater management using drywell(s); existing house to be demolished (RS 20-187317).

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 4534 SE McLoughlin Blvd:

Site redevelopment, including demolition of existing structures and construction of a new (5) dispense fuel facility

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by GBD Architects to discuss a project at 236 NE 12th Ave:

820,354 GSF multi-block mixed-use development with 604,086 GSF residential, 30,917 GSF retail, 10,000 GSF adaptive re-use & 165,097 GSF parking. 486 parking stalls & 670 living units including 95 affordable.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Kaul Design Architecture to discuss a Holiday Inn Express & Suites East of 1125 N Schmeer Rd:

New 6 story 100 guestroom hotel. Stormwater to be released into public stormwater system after being treated and detained on site

Society Overlook at 5632 N Montana has been submitted for building permit review:

PDOX PS – construct new 5 story wood framed apartment bldg with 73 units with all of the associated site work w/20-196214-MT

A project at 4805 NE 108th Ave has been submitted for building permit review:

Single pdf – new (6) unit apartment complex

A building permit was issued for Large Division at 11560 SE Division St:

LARGE DIVISION – New 4-story building with 138 affordable housing units, support services, and surface parking; includes associated site work *** w/20-145394-CO, 20-145396-CO, and 20-145399-MT and 20-188317-CO (demo permit) ***

Metro Reports: Hayu Tilixam, Great Scott, Cooper 52, and more

Hayu Tilixam is a new building proposed on NE Prescott, with a name that means “Many Nations” in Chinook. The 50-unit affordable housing development is being developed Community Development Partners and Native American Youth and Family Center, on a site purchased by the Portland Housing Bureau in 2018.

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 October 19th, 2020 to October 25th, 2020.

A project at 4937 SE Woodstock Blvd has been submitted for a Type II Adjustment Review by Scott Edwards Architecture:

New 4-story mixed-use building with about 2,000 sq. ft. of ground floor retail space facing Woodstock Blvd. and 84 rental dwellings on all floors consisting of studios, 1-bed, 2-bed and 3-bed units. One enclosed loading space will be provided on site with access from 50th Ave. Enclosed bike parking is accessible from the lobby area and directly from the sidewalk on Woodstock Blvd. A ground floor community room will be provided with direct access to a courtyard patio and active landscaped space. Several private porches will also be provided for the ground floor units. Stormwater to be accommodated with a combination of dry-wells, landscape and an ecoroof. Adjustment requested to reduce the landscape buffer.

Great Scott at 701 E Burnside St has been submitted for a Type III Design Review by Convergence Architecture:

The Great Scott Trio is a new four story mixed use affordable housing development located where there is currently a parking lot. The legal lot includes a one story existing brewery building that will remain. The project is on the northeast corner of E Burnside and NE 7th Avenue. The Orleans Building, which is on the historic register, is directly to the east and its arcade is highly influential to this project. The building will have 38 apartments, including two accessible units on the ground floor, as well as three retail spaces also on the ground floor along the E Burnside arcade. A small plaza will be located between the new building and the existing building to the north.

Hayu Tilixam at 5825 NE Prescott St has been submitted for building permit review by Carleton Hart Architecture:

New 4-story, 50 unit PHB residential building with community spaces and associated site work. w/20-198018-MT

Cooper 52 at 6865 SE 52nd Ave has been submitted for building permit review by YBA Architects:

PDOX PS – construct new 3 story 25 unit apartment building with associated site work w/20-198405-CO (trash enclosure) & 20-200255-MT

A building permit was issued to Fosler Portland Architecture for a project at 2514 NE Flanders St:

New (3) story, (6) unit apartment building, located mid block, includes associated sitework

News Roundup: The Welby, Meyer Memorial Trust HQ, 808 on Alder, and more

The Welby is proposed on the south half of Lovejoy Square, where a previous proposal was approved two year ago. The 15-story, mass-timber building would include retail, office and residential space.

The Daily Journal of Commerce wrote about The Welby, a mass timber tower planned* which went in front of the Design Commission last week for Design Advice.

The new Meyer Memorial Trust Headquarters on N Vancouver is now complete, reports the Portland Business Journal.

The Hollywood Star News reports that Grove Development has begun work on a 28-unit apartment project at 3450 NE 50th Ave in Rose City Park.

Work is wrapping up on biotech hub 808 on Alder (previously known called the Eastside Innovation Hub), according to the Portland Business Journal.

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Metro Reports: PCC Metro Center, Floor & Decor, NW Natural Response / Service Center, and more

Home Forward plans to build 92 units of affordable housing on NE Killingsworth St, as part of the redevelopment of the PCC Metropolitan Workforce Training Center. The housing will come after PCC constructs a new building on the west side of the site, allowing for the existing building to be demolished.

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 October 12th, 2020 to October 18th, 2020.

Early Assistance has been requested by Hacker for a project at 5600 NE 42nd Ave, a part of the redevelopment of the PCC Metro Center:

4-story, approximately 94,000 sq ft of mixed-use building with 92 dwelling units and ground floor commercial space.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by GBD Architects to discuss a revised concept for 550 SE MLK:

The proposed development is for a 7-story building occupying a site at SE MLK Blvd. and Stark Street – the site is slightly smaller than a half-block, at 17,900 square-feet. The proposed building is planned as a “5-over-2” structure, with 5 levels of Type III wood construction, over 2 levels of Type I concrete construction. The building will remain within the code-allowed height limits of the most restrictive construction type (85 feet), with the highest occupiable floor at a height of less than 75 feet from the lowest point on site (not a high-rise). The building uses include an at-grade parking garage, along with commercial retail spaces, residential amenities and a lobby at the ground floor and residential dwelling units of varying sizes at levels 2 – 7. Parking for the development will be accommodated at grade within the building shell, with multi-level, automated parking stackers and surface parking stalls. Outside of the parking stacker pit structures, no basement level is planned for this project. Two Standard B loading stalls are also accommodated within the garage structure. The garage will be accessible through a 20-foot wide gate located on SE Washington Street, approximately 55 feet east of the SE MLK Blvd. intersection.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Works Progress Architecture to discuss a project at 1838 N Argyle St:

Lot consolidation and development of an 8-story multi-family housing building with ground floor units, retail, structured parking. Level 2 amenity.

A building permit is under review for the Floor & Decor at 11919 N Jantzen Dr:

PDOX PS – new 1-story building for flooring retailer with associated sitework w/20-203128-mt

A building permit was issued for a project at 210 SE Madison St:

Shell only -partial change of occupancy; no occupancy this permit. Renovation of basement, main floor, second. Relocate egress stairs, reconfigure building interior, new roof, storefront & windows, infill existing openings at exterior walls. Replace exit stair in R.O.W. See 19-267995-MT.

A building permit was issued for the NW Natural Response / Service Center at 2600 SE 9th Ave:

New Response/Service Center Facility for NW Natural consisting of a fire-sprinklered 3-story office building and attached 2-story storage building, with detached trash enclosure under separate permit. Includes reconfiguration of parking and associated site work *** DFS for pre-fabricated metal building *** w/19-186013-MT *** Site demoliton work added 12/9/19, see Comments ***

NW NATURAL PHASE 1B – Infill of pits on south portion of site for new parking lot, driveway, landscaping, and stormwater facilities

Metro Reports: 950 SW 21st, 7928 SE Mitchell, 7538 N Lombard, and more

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 October 5th, 2020 to October 11th, 2020.

Early Assistance has been requested by Greenbox Architecture for a project at 11051 SW Barbur Blvd:

Proposal for a 43,000 sq ft (gross) multi-tenant office building

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Ankrom Moisan Architects to discuss a project at 950 SW 21st Ave:

We are proposing a 17-story building with a point-tower at the West side of the site that would widen at the lower levels to span the site from SW 20th to SW 21st. The proposed building would be 173¿ as measured from Base Point 2 in Figure 930-7. The pre-app is intended to gauge likelihood of approval of proposed Zoning Map Amendments.

A project at 7928 SE Mitchell St has been submitted for building permit review:

Single PDF – new 2 story 4 unit apartment building. Buiding 1 of 2. with 20-191842-CO

Single PDF – new 2 story 4 unit apartment building. Buiding 2 of 2. with 20-191835-CO

A project at 7538 N Lombard St has been submitted for building permit review by CIDA Architects:

PDOS PS – construct new 3 story (40) unit apartment building with associated site work

A building permit has been issued to Strongwork Architecture for a project at 6506 SE 63rd Ave (previously 6304 SE Duke St):

New 2-story triplex with associated site work. ***DFS roof trussesseparate fire sprinklers***