Modera Glisan approved by Design Commission (images)

The Design Commission has approved the Modera Glisan by SERA Architects. The 12 story, 145’ tall building for Mill Creek Residential Trust will include 291 residential units at the upper floors, which ground floor retail / commercial space facing all four adjacent streets. Below grade parking for 223 vehicles is proposed. Long term parking for 445 bicycles will be provided.

Modera Glisan

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Under Construction: OHSU CHH South and Rood Family Pavilion (images)

This is an updated version of a post originally published on March 4th 2016.

Construction is underway on two new OHSU buildings in their emerging South Waterfront campus, both designed by ZGF Architects. The project will include the Center for Health and Healing (CHH) South, a 15 story, 244′-7″ tall ambulatory hospital and research building on Block 29.  On Block 28 the 11 story Rood Family Pavilion is planned, which will include a parking garage and a total of 76 rooms available to patients receiving outpatient treatment at OHSU.

OHSU Center for Health and Healing South

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Metro Reports: Oliver Station, Multnomah County Health Dept HQ, Seven Corners Community Collaborative, and more

Building permits were issued for Oliver Station, a new two block affordable housing development in Lents on the site formerly occupied by the New Copper Penny

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.

Design Advice has been requested by SERA Architects for a project at 1110 SW Clay St:

A new mixed use building for student housing. Commercial space is proposed on the ground floor. The sixteen story building would have 260 units. There would be a mix of studios, and one and two bedroom units. No on-site parking is proposed. A loading space is proposed with access from SW Clay.

A project at 1823 SE 50th Ave has been submitted for building permit review by Otak Architects:

New 4 story, 19 unit apartment building, includes associated sitework

A project at 4073 N Williams Ave has been submitted for building permit review by William Kaven Architecture:

New 4 story mixed use building parking on ground floor with retail and office two through four; enclosed transformer at southwest corner; associated site work; shell only for retail space on first floor

A project at 12315 SE Division St has been submitted for building permit review:

New construction of 3 story 106,407 sf self storage facility with associated parking, utilities and landscape, interior trash room.

A building permit was issued to CIDA Architects for a project at 7510 SE Milwaukie Ave (previously 7430 SE Milwaukie): 

New 3 story 30 unit apartment building (sits on two lots)

A building permit was issued to Ankrom Moisan Architects for Oliver Station at 5990 SE 92nd Ave and 5959 SE 92nd Ave:

Affordable Housing Project – New mixed use, 70 dwelling unit affordable housing project. 4 stories of residential above podium with one story of retail below. Surface parking, no basement. Septic Decommissioning Required. Call for Inspection 842.

Affordable Housing Project – New 5 story, 75 dwelling unit apartment building with 4 stories of residential and 1 story of retail Septic Decommissioning Required. Call for Inspection 842.

A building permit was issued to Morton Building Design for a project at 5321 NE Irving St (previously 5325 NE Irving St):

Construct new 4 story, 7 unit condo building with parking, includes associated site work, detached trash enclosure is less than 120sf in area

A foundation permit was issued to ZGF Architects for the Multnomah County Health Department Headquarters at 600 NW Hoyt St:

Foundation permit to include excavation and below grade foundation(piles, pile caps, foundation basement walls), under-slab utility rough in and a fire water tank. Excludes ground level concrete slab and structural lids for below grade components.

A building permit was issued for the Seven Corners Community Collaborative at 2475 SE Ladd Ave:

Construct new 4 story office building with retail and parking on ground floor, offices on floors 2-4, includes associated site work

Weekly Roundup: Convention Center Garage, 1320 Broadway, Clay Creative, and more

Hyatt Regency at the Oregon Convention Center

The Portland Development Commission funded garage proposed adjacent to the Hyatt Regency at the Oregon Convention Center

The DJC reported that multifamily design work is waning* following the rush to submit developments before the implementation of the new inclusionary housing rules.

Portland for Everyone said that to ensure Portland’s new anti-eviction rule has teeth the city needs to raise its devastatingly low vacancy rates.

Portland Shoupistas argued that the Portland Development Commission’s plans for new parking garages in Old Town and at the Convention Center Hotel put the agency at odds with the city’s climate action and transportation goals.

Portland Architecture spoke to Restore Oregon executive director Peggy Moretti about changes to state administrative rules that make protecting Oregon’s historic buildings just a little easier.

The Portland Business Journal took a look at the University of Oregon’s new spaces inside the recently completed Old Town building 38 Davis.

Eater PDX reported that Ristretto Roasters have opened in the former Oregonian building at 1320 Broadway and that Stacked Sandwich Shop is open at Clay Creative, headquarters of online bank Simple.

The Business Tribune wrote about the partnership between Portland Parks and Recreation and ZRZ Realty to deliver a health and wellness-oriented South Waterfront at the Zidell Yards.

The Portland Business Journal reported that Eastside Distilling will not be moving forward with plans for an expansion at 1805 SE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd.

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Design Commission approves 1500 SW Taylor (images)

The Design Commission has approved 1500 SW Taylor, an 11 story building by SERA Architects. The 125′ tall building is being developed by the Molasky Group, Trinity 3 Investment and Langley Investment Properties. The project will include 146 units, 20% of which will be designated as affordable through the MULTE program. A 1,250 sq ft retail space will be located at the corner of SW 15th & Taylor, with the rest of the ground floor used for resident amenities including a fitness room, library, lounge and community room. At the 11th floor a club room and roof deck with be provided, with views to the west.

80 vehicular parking spaces will be provided in two levels of below-grade parking. 6 bike rooms will provide long term parking for 219 bicycles.

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NW 17th & Pettygrove Apartments reviewed by Design Commission (images)

A mixed use building in Northwest Portland by GBD Architects for Holland Partner Group has gone in front of the Design Commission for its first Design Review hearing. The building will include 196 residential units, with a mix of one-, two-, and three-bedroom units. Under the terms of a property tax exemption approved by the City Council, 40 of the units will be made available for at least 10 years to those earning 80% of area Median Family Income or less.  At the ground level the building will include retail spaces facing both NW 18th Ave and NW Pettygrove St. 119 vehicular parking space will be provided, in a partially below grade garage. 222 long term bicycle parking spaces will be provided, split between in-unit spaces and 156 spaces in the basement.

1331 NW 17th Ave

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Metro Reports: Stark St Apartments, Tru by Hilton, Derby NW, and more

Ankrom Moisan’s Stark Street Apartments at 12613 SE Stark St will include 153 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.

Design Advice has been requested by FFA Architecture and Interiors for alterations to the 10th & Yamhill Smart Park Garage:

Alterations to smart park garage that include replacing existing stairways/elevators, new signage and awnings, reconstructed enterances and row encroachments. Green roofs are under consideration for new areas.

Design Advice has been requested by MCA Architects for a project at NW 13th & Savier:

Design Advice Request for 5-story self storage facility with ground floor retail

Early Assistance has been requested by LRS Architects for a project at 5734 E Burnside St:

4-story apartment building with ground floor retail and at grade parking. 3 stories of studio and 1-2 bedroom units.

Early Assistance has been requested by EPR Design for a project at 3244 SE 120th Ave:

New 16 unit building with pervious pavement and drywells for storm water runoff, 9 parking spaces in a garage and 7 spaces on private street. Seeking to meet Community Design Standards.

Early Assistance has been requested by DMS Architects for a project at 718 NE Dekum St:

Keep existing home on property and develop a new 3 story 6 unit apartment building with ground floor retail might want to divide the property located in the Woodlawn Conservation District

A Pre-Permit Zoning Check has been requested by Ankrom Moisan Architects for the Stark Street Apartments at 12613 SE Stark St:

Proposal for 153 units of affordable housing supported by home funds issued by PHB. The project is made up of two four story buildings with on-site parking to residents.

The Tru by Hilton at 7101 NE 82nd Ave has been submitted for Type III Conditional Use Review by JRA Architecture & Planning:

Proposal is to construct 98 guest room four story wood frame on-site parking suites hotel with pre-prepared breakfast (ho restaurant) on existing red lion hotel site. Remove existing 68 room red lion hotel annex in proposed construction area.

Interior alterations to the Meier & Frank Building have been submitted for permit review by Bora Architects:

Interior alteration -demolition of interior partitions, finishes, and associated materials. Demolish dedicated MEP systems serving current Macy’s tenant space. All work will be coordinated to ensure cotinuous operation of hotel floors above

A project at 5515 NE 17th Ave has been submitted for building permit review by CIDA Architects:

Construct new 3 story, 15 unit, apartment building with attached trash enclosure and associated site work

The Derby NW apartments at 1015 NW 16th Ave have been submitted for building permit review by Koz Development:

Construct 6-story mixed use 128 unit apartment building, on ground floor retail tenant space, bike storage, garbage room, electrical room and residential units and associated site work

A project at 1724 NE 45th Ave has been submitted for building permit review by Deca Architecture:

New 3 story w/ basement, 12 unit apartment building , includes associated sitework – prelim mtg 16-289387 bd –

A project at 9109 NE Cascades Parkway has been submitted for building permit review:

New three story office building with onsite parking, 204 S.F. Detached trash enclosure, includes associated sitework *** w/ MT permit and trash enclosure permit (17-117593-CO) ***

A building permit was issued to Koz Development for the 2165 SW Yamhill St apartments:

Construct new 4 story 30 unit apartment building; bike storage on lower floor mezannine level; associated site work

Ankeny Apartments denied by Design Commission (images)

In an extremely rare move, the Design Commission has denied the Ankeny Apartments. The Central Eastside development, designed by YGH Architecture, would include a mix of 17 one and two bedroom apartment units. The 5 to 6 story building is intended to achieve net zero energy use, and incorporates sustainable features such as photovoltaic panels at the roof and walls, triple pane passive house rated windows, and highly insulated walls and roofs. The project would not contain any vehicular parking, but would include long term bike parking for fifteen bicycles at the ground floor and parking for thirteen bicycles in the units.

Ankeny Apartments

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Weekly Roundup: Grant High School, Centennial Mills, 1205 SE Morrison, and more

Conceptual diagram showing how much development would be allowed under a full site redevelopment of the Centennial Mills site (image: GBD Architects). The flour mill would remain and be converted to creative office space, while the rest of the site would likely be used for residential and retail uses, plus an expansion of the Willamette Greenway.

The Willamette Week reported that Portland could be getting a major new music venue at 2034 NW 27th Ave. With a capacity for 3,000 concert goers it would be of a similar size to the Schnitzer Concert Hall or the Keller Auditorium.

According to the Portland Mercury nearly 6,000 residential units were submitted for city review in the past two months—ensuring that they wont be subject to the newly enacted inclusionary zoning rules.

The Oregonian wrote about how affordable housing developers are taking a hit from Trump tax cut speculation.

KOIN reported that the bathrooms at the rebuilt Grant High School will all be gender neutral.

The DJC reported that the Portland Development Commission is moving towards a full-site redevelopment of the Centennial Mills*, which would not include the return of the Mounted Patrol unit to the site.

The Morrison Street Bar & Grill at 1205 SE Morrison St will be demolished to make way for four-story, 39-unit apartment complex, reported the Portland Chronicle.

The developers behind 1320 Broadway, formerly home to the Oregonian, are set to make a substantial return on their investment, according to the Portland Business Journal.

The developers behind the renovation and expansion of the Grove Hotel have sued to evict Right 2 Dream Too homeless camp across the street, reports the Oregonian.

Portland Shoupistas argued that parking is often over supplied at Transit Oriented Developments.

The Willamette Week posted that with the Fair-Haired Dumbbell under construction Portland finally has architecture worth arguing about.

The DJC published photos of the new spaces now open at Roosevelt High School.

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Landmarks Commission offers advice on Old Town Chinatown Block 33 (images)

A mixed use development on Old Town Chinatown Block 33 has gone before the Historic Landmarks Commission to receive Design Advice. The project by William Kaven Architecture for developer Guardian Real Estate Services would include retail, residential and offices uses, over three levels of below grade parking. The ground floor of the building would be almost entirely retail, while the four stories above it would be occupied by office space. The top five floors would include approximately 167 apartments units, with a mix of affordable and market rate units.

Old Town Chinatown Block 33

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