News Roundup: Broadway Corridor, Albina Vision, 823 NE 29th, and more

Broadway Corridor
Negotiations over a Community Benefits Agreement for the Broadway Corridor are reported to have ground to a halt.

Kerns neighbors are protesting a three-story, 19-unit apartment building planned for 823 NE 29th Ave, reports the Hollywood Star News.

NW Labor Press wrote about a roadblock in plans for the Broadway Corridor. Negotiations over a Community Benefits Agreement, between the Healthy Communities Coalition, Prosper Portland and developer Continuum Partners, are reported to have “ground to a halt”.

The trust behind the Albina Vision has selected architecture firm El Dorado to move forward with planning work, reports the Portland Tribune.

An op-ed in the Daily Journal of Commerce asked “whose story and who decides?“* when it comes to historic preservation.

A noose was discovered at the construction site for the PSU Fourth + Montgomery Building, reports the Portland Business Journal.

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Metro Reports: Oregon Square, 410 SW Harrison, 1531 N Alberta, and more

The redevelopment of Blocks 90 and 103 of Oregon Square has been submitted for design 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 June 29th, 2020 to July 5th, 2020.

Design Advice has been requested by Works Progress Architecture for a project at 410 SW Harrison St:

Project is for a 16 story mixed use residential building that includes below grade parking and amenity spaces at grade. Storm water disposal currently under consideration is green roof water quality facility and diversion to storm sewer system.

Early Assistance has been requested by LEEKA Architecture for a project at 4937 SE Woodstock Blvd:

Portion of property being sold. Remainder of property to be redeveloped to accommodate a new Presbyterian Church and associated site requirements.

Early Assistance has been requested by Mcguirl Designs & Architecture for a project at 3841 SE 52nd Ave:

Phase 1: renovate and relocate historic house, add on-site parking & bike parking, & drywell. Phase 2: add 18-unit building, trash enclosure & increase bike parking. Phase 3: add 2nd 18-unit building and second drywell, expand parking & relocate trash enclosure.

Early Assistance has been requested by DBS Group for a project at 4427 NE Prescott St:

Multi-family unit development in the RM1 zone.

The Oregon Square Blocks 90 and 103 office development at 729 NE Oregon St has been submitted for a Type III Design Review by GBD Architects:

The proposed development is a (2) block development on a portion of the site of the existing Oregon Square block. Two commercial office buildings are being proposed on Block 90 (SW) and Block 103 (SE). The buildings are (5) stories and (6) stories respectfully totaling 413,000 GSF. The blocks will sit on one level of underground parking serving both buildings.

A project at 1531 N Alberta St has been submitted for building permit review:

PDOX PS – construct new 3 story 16 unit apartment building with associated site work

A project at 5024 NE Fremont St has been submitted for building permit review:

PDOX PS – new 3 story 10 unit apartment building with ground floor retail and associated site work ***mechanical separate***

Metro Reports: 2057 SW Park Ave, 800 SW 13th Ave & 5803 N Greeley

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 June 22nd, 2020 to June 28th, 2020.

Design Advice has been requested by Tahran Architecture & Planning for a project at 2057 SW Park Ave:

The proposal is to build an 89-unit affordable housing building on a 6,016 square foot parcel at 2055-2057 SW Park Avenue. 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.

Early Assistance has been requested by GBD Architects for a project at 800 SW 13th Ave:

Study development opportunities of Commercial Office, Residential or a mixed-use of Residential and Commercial Office uses with underground parking.

A project at 5803 N Greeley Ave has been submitted for building permit review:

PDOX PS – new 3 story 14 unit apartment building with associated site work; detached trash enclosure < 120 sf; w/20-150640-MT

Metro Reports: Dekum Court, The Bluffs, 19th & Pettygrove, and more

The redevelopment of Dekum Court is being part funded by the 2018 regional housing bond. The new Dekum Court include 200 units of affordable housing, an increase of 160 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 June 15th, 2020 to June 21st, 2020.

Early Assistance has been requested by Home Forward for the redevelopment of Dekum Court at 7003 NE 27th Ave:

The project is the phased redevelopment of the Dekum Court affordable housing development. Currently Dekum Court has 40 units of housing on 5.3 acres of land. Phase 1 of the project will be to demolish the existing Head Start building and construct a minimum of 40 new apartment homes. Phase 2 of the project will be to move current residents into the new units, demolish all remaining structures on site and construct up to 160 additional units for a total of 200 units of housing.

A project at NW 24th Pl and Vaughn has been submitted for a Pre-Permit Plan Check:

19 multi-family units. A lot confirmation was recently completed (see PR 20-119022 LC)

Alterations to the Galleria at 600 SW 10th Ave have been submitted for a Type 1x Historic Resource Review:

The existing Target retail store that is currently located on the second and third floors of the building will be relocated and consolidated on the first floor of the building with minimal exterior alterations. Those exterior alterations include repurposing of existing blade signage, the addition of new signage, attaching new canvas to existing awnings, and installation of a small LTE antenna (as further described below, the ¿Project¿). Beyond the signage and awnings, the alterations affect less than 500 square feet of exterior façade. Based on the proposed changes, the Bureau of Development Services has confirmed that these Historic Resource Reviews are to be processed with a Type Ix procedure under PCC 33.846.060, Table 846-1 and PCC 33.730.042 (Concurrent Reviews).

A project with two buildings at 5736 N Greeley Ave has been submitted for a building permit review:

PDOX PS – Building I: new 13 unit 3 story apartment building w/associated site work; no onsite parking; w/20-152864-CO (building II) 20-152869-CO (trash enclosure) 20-152876/79-MT

PDOX PS – Building ii: new 13 unit 3 story apartment building w/associated site work; no onsite parking; w/20-152862-CO (building I) 20-152869-CO (trash enclosure) 20-152876/79-MT

The 19th & Pettygrove Apartments at 1339 NW 19th Ave have been submitted for building permit review:

New 7 story, 126 unit mixed use apartment building and associated site work W/20-148905-MT

A building permit was issued to Studio 3 Architecture for The Bluffs at 5150 N Lombard St:

New 4 story, 36 unit apartment building with (2) tenant spaces on ground floor, includes associated sitework *** mechanical permit to be separate ***

A building permit was issued for a project at 5111 SE Woodstock Blvd:

New 3-story, 28-unit apartment building with interior trash enclosure, bike storage room and short-term bicycle parking.

Metro Reports: 2202 E Burnside, 3230 SE Milwaukie, Floor & Décor, 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 June 8th, 2020 to June 14th, 2020.

Early Assistance has been requested by Marathon Acquisition and Development for a project at 2202 E Burnside St:

New 5-story, mixed-use building. Approximately 114 units, 115,800 SF. Stormwater management is TBD. Proposal is expected to meet community design standards, however, applicant would like update/info about DOZA implementation.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 1666 SE Lambert St:

The proposed project is a 86-unit multifamily (40 units in the northern building (BUILDING 1) and 46 units in the southern building (BUILDING 2) project across approximately 71,000 sf of living space and 4 stories of living space above one level of parking garage. The units will be studios, one bedroom and two bedroom units. There will be approximately 60 parking spaces provided on site.

Early Assistance has been requested by Works Progress Architecture for a project at 3230 SE Milwaukie Ave:

This project will consist of the demolition of the existing structure, followed immediately by the ground up construction of a new multi-family dwelling

Early Assistance has been requested by Alliance Realty Partners for a project at the 400 Block of N Tomahawk Island Drive:

Five-story multifamily housing complex totaling approx. 272 units across two buildings with approx. 273 surface parked stalls.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled to discuss a project at 230 SW 2nd Ave:

The proposed project is a 5-story, 136 key new build hotel with associated public improvements for the site. Gross building square footage is expected to be 80,540+/-. Stormwater disposal is proposed to be 60% ecoroof wit vegetated stormwater flow through planter with orifice control at level 1 connected to combined sewer. Non-contributing Resource.

Floor & Décor at 11919 N Jantzen Dr has been submitted for a Type II Adjustment:

Floor & Décor, a national retailer of hard surface flooring materials, is proposing to demolish the vacant/former Safeway building and reconstruct an approximately ~80,000sf building and associated parking lot for their retail use.

News Roundup: Collective Oregon Eateries, Ankeny Apartments, Alberta Alive!, and more

The Collective Oregon Eateries food hall is currently under construction.

The Black real estate developer behind the Ankeny Apartments claims he was discriminated against by Prosper Portland, reports Willamette Week.

The Daily Journal of Commerce reported on the proposed Multnomah County Behavioral Health Center which will be a “sustainable project for a vulnerable population“.

Eater Portland wrote about the Collective Oregon Eateries (or CORE), the “huge new food cart pod coming to SE 82nd“. CORE will initially open as a food cart hub, with an indoor food hall to follow.

The Skanner wrote about Self Enhancement, Inc and Community Development Partners’ plans for the Alberta Alive! development, which will include 52 units of affordable housing split on NE Alberta St, split between sites at NE 8th and Alberta and NE Grand and Alberta.

Building on History wrote about the City Council hearing regarding the re-adoption of Central City 2035 and heights in the New Chinatown / Japantown Historic District.

The Business Tribune profiled the planned rebuild of the PCC Metropolitan Workforce Training Center which include a new building at the corner of NE 42nd and Killingsworth and 90 units of affordable housing on the site of the current building.

Metro Reports: Baldwin Affordable Housing, Press Blocks, Koz on N Killingsworth 2, and more

The Baldwin Affordable Housing project is being developed by Home Forward in collaboration with the Urban League of Portland, and will comprise of 60 units of affordable permanent supportive housing. The project will be specifically targeted to serve residents from the Kenton community who are most in need.

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 June 1st, 2020 to June 7th, 2020.

Early Assistance has been requested by Studio 3 Architecture for a project at 4738 SE Belmont St:

New 3-Story, mixed-use structure. 19 apartment units are proposed. The ground floor will contain 1,150 sf of commercial lease space along Belmont St. The project total square footage is 11,473. A drywell on the south end of the site will serve to dispose of stormwater. They plan to meet community design standards.

Early Assistance has been requested by Marathon Acquisition And Development for a project at 2202 E Burnside St:

New 5-story, mixed-use building. Approximately 114 units, 115,800 SF. Stormwater management is TBD. Proposal is expected to meet community design standards, however, applicant would like update/info about DOZA implementation.

Early Assistance has been requested by SERA Architects and Home Forward for The Baldwin Affordable Housing at 7688 N Interstate Ave:

Develop a 4-story low-income apartment building with ground floor permanent supportive service offices, community room, and courtyards. Stormwater disposal method is pending results from geotech report.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Barghausen Consulting Engineers to discuss a project at 1525 SE Grand Ave:

A Pre-Application Conference to discuss construction of a 12,450 square foot retail building (CVS Pharmacy). A drvie through window and a surface parking lot for 30 vehicles is proposed. There are curb cuts on both SE M L King and SE Grand for the parking lot and the drive-through. The drive-through exits onto SE Clay Street. An Early Assistance meeting was held in 2019 to discuss this project (19-238518)

A project at 1675 NE 41st Ave has been submitted for building permit review by Doug Circosta Architect:

PDOX PS – new 5 story 17 unit apartment building with associated site work; site work to include common area and detached trash enclosure < 120 sf ***mechanical permit to be separate***

The Large Division Apartments at 11518 SE Division St has been submitted for building permit review:

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 ***

The Kōz on N Killingsworth 2 at 1430 N Killingsworth St has been submitted for building permit review:

New 6 story, 154 unit apartment building with ground floor retail and associated site work. W/20-146522-MT

A foundation only permit for the Press Blocks Full Block has been submitted for building permit review:

Building Foundation Only for new 24 story multi-family tower & 4 story plaza office building

A building permit was issued to LRS Architects for an addition to the Gateway Baptist Church at 13300 NE San Rafael St:

Two story addition to west side of existing worship hall. Includes demo of stair, lobby, restrooms, exterior ramp on west side and siteworks to add new elevator, accessible restrooms and stair and siteworks.

Metro Reports: Las Adelitas, Small Division, and Lovejoy Square

A building permit was issued for the Small Division apartments at SE 115th and Division. The three story building will include 60 units of affordable housing. A second phase, known as the Large Division apartments, will include 138 units of affordable housing.

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 May 25th, 2020 to May 31st, 2020.

Design Advice has been requested by Ink:Built Architecture for a project at 1006 SE Grand Ave:

Construct new 8-story mixed use building on east quarter-block portion of the site, removing 1-story non-contributing structure in the process. Existing 3-story historic office building facing grand ave to be preserved. Stormwater to be managed on-site using drywells or similar means.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Bora Architects to discuss a new proposal for Lovejoy Square at 1325 NW Kearney St:

Demolition of existing building. New high-rise apartment building with 2-3 levels of office, ground floor retail, and below grade automated parking. Mass timber construction over a concrete podium is anticipated. Possible street vacation of a portion of street at NW 14th Ave.

Las Adelitas at 6723 NE Killingsworth has been submitted for building permit review by Salazar Architect:

LAS ADELITAS -New 4 story affordable multi family building. The building is 3 stories type VA construction over 1 story type IA construction. Stormwater disposal is through (2) on-site drywells. The building has 143 living units over community and residential services space and parking. 65 parking stalls provided at the ground floor. **Review with 20-148032-MT

A building permit for Small Division at 11450 SE Division St was issued to Ankrom Moisan Architects:

SMALL DIVISION – New 3 story, 60 unit apartment building for low barrier permanent supportive housing with community rooms, laundry, leasing office, and support services; includes associated site work *** w/19-253902-CO & 19-251007-MT ***

A building permit was issued for a project at 1611 N Rosa Parks Way:

New 3 story 18 unit apartment building, detached trash enclosure less than 120 sq ft, utilities and site improvements.

Metro Reports: 8134 SE 6th and 3333 SE 87th

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 May 18th, 2020 to May 24th, 2020.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 8134 SE 6th Ave:

Construct a +/- 25 unit apartment building.

Early Assistance has been requested by Edge Development for a project at 3333 SE 87th Ave:

New development of a 10-unit, multi-family apartment building. Project includes on-site parking.

Metro Reports: PCC Metro Center, PUC Affordable Housing Initiative, 1500 NE Sandy, 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 May 11th, 2020 to May 17th, 2020.

Portsmouth Union Church intends to build 20 units of affordable housing on their N Lombard St property.

Early Assistance has been requested for the redevelopment of the PCC Metropolitan Workforce Training Center at 5600 NE 42nd Ave:

Redevelop PCC Metropolitan Workforce Training Center (Metro Center) on west side of site, develop new affordable multi-family housing on east side of site.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled to discuss a project at 1500 NE Sandy Blvd:

This project is a retail development on a contiguous city block. Leasable retail space consists of approximately 16,000 sf total. 12,500 sf of the space is designated for a specialty grocer which includes a covered (WB-67) size truck loading dock, plus (+/-) 3,700 sf space for another retail tenant. There is one (1) level of subterranean parking consisting of (97) parking stalls. The parking plan utilizes the space under the sidewalks out to the edge of the street curb above (at 6 feet below grade). The project is requesting relief from street parking on both sides of NE 16th Ave. or NE Couch Street (depending on which option is used) to allow for truck maneuvering into the loading dock. The project is requesting the removal of the left turn restriction at NE 16th Ave. and NE Sandy Blvd for westbound truck traffic to allow trucks to travel southbound on NE 16th Ave., which will minimize truck circulation through the surrounding neighborhood. The general area has added a significant number of new apartment units and lacks a local grocery store. This development will eliminate a significant number of local automobile trips on NE Sandy Blvd. and NE Couch Street for residents east of the river looking for grocery shopping. The nearest large grocer is over a mile away to the east.

A project at 3334 N Williams Ave has been submitted for a Type II Design Review by Jones Architecture:

Core and shell renovation of a c.1916, 1 story, 5,483 SF building. Scope of work includes seismic upgrades, building services upgrade, and new energy code compliance. Exterior improvements include a new roof and parapets to meet current building code, new infill walls of storefront glazing, overhead sectional doors, tenant entry canopies, new & existing stucco repair, and new exterior lighting fixtures.

The PUC Affordable Housing Initiative at 4775 N Lombard St has been submitted for building permit review:

New 3 story, 20 unit apartment building, includes associated sitework