Weekly Roundup: LISAH, Moxy Hotel, Heartline, and more

LISAH Kenton

LISAH (Low Income Single Adult Housing) intends to provide dignified permanent supportive housing at a lower construction cost, using modular construction and shared common spaces.

Happy Labor Day. Because we didn’t do a weekly roundup last week, here are the news articles that caught our eye over the past fortnight.

The Kenton Women’s Village, a tiny home village for homeless women, will have to move by next year. According to the Oregonian Transition Projects has secured the funding for the first phase of LISAH (Low Income Single Adult Housing) , which will comprise of “36 studio and 36 one-bedroom apartments that would rent from $300 to $700 a month.”

Portland Monthly reported on the closure of Nong’s Khao Man Gai original location, to make way for the Moxy Hotel.

Willamette Week reported on Portland’s hotel-building spree, and asking whether visitors can keep up.

QuickFish poke has opened in the Pearl District building Heartlineaccording to Urban Works Real Estate.

The Portland Mercury asked if Portland Inclusionary Housing rule is really hurting developers.

Curbed reported that Oregon “recently approved an addendum to its building code that allows timber structures to be built over six stories without having to acquire special permission”.

Student Housing on NW 16th Ave Proposed (images)

Building permits are currently under review for a student housing development at NW 16th and Marshall. The 6-story building is being designed and developed by Kōz Development, who are based in Snohomish, Washington. The building will include 80 residential units for students at levels 2 through 5, and two retail spaces at the ground floor. 7 vehicular parking spaces and long term 86 bicycle parking spaces are proposed.

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Metro Reports: 9747 NE Glisan & 4735 N Minnesota

9747 NE Glisan St, as shown to the Design Commission at a Design Advice Request hearing in February 2018. The development by Northwest Housing Alternatives will include 159 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 August 20th to August 26th, 2018. 

A project at 9747 NE Glisan St has been submitted for building permit review by MWA Architects:

New 159 unit 90000 sq ft affordable housing complex – includes 7000 sq ft for community rooms, administrative offices and bike storage, includes associated site work and on site parking.

A project at 4735 N Minnesota Ave has been submitted for building permit review by EPR Design:

New 3-story 9 unit apartment building with trash room and bike room;with associated site work.

Metro Reports: Wells Fargo Center & 5715 N Greeley

The renovation of the Wells Fargo Center, designed by West of West and SERA Architects for the Lincoln Property Company, will include infilling the existing drive through at the data processing building on SW 4th Ave.

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 13th to August 19th, 2018. 

A renovation and expansion of the Wells Fargo Center at 350 SW Jefferson St has been submitted for building permit review by SERA Architects:

Renovation of existing office building; add new floor and remodel existing floors for office space; new entry, new roof deck; create shell spaces for future tenants

A building permit was issued for a project at 5715 N Greeley Ave:

New 3-story, 6 unit apartment building with 32 sf trash enclosure and F2 screen fence around mechanical equipment.

Design Advice Offered for 815 W Burnside St (images)

A proposed development at 815 W Burnside St has gone in front of the Design Commission three times to receive Design Advice. The 7 story building is being designed by Ankrom Moisan Architecture for LMC Development, and would include 144 residential units, ground-floor commercial space, 50 below-grade parking spaces, and a rooftop outdoor deck.

The project could be the first Central City development to be approved that is subject to the city’s Inclusionary Housing requirements, which were introduced in February 2017. Buildings in the Central City are required to provide either 10% of the units at prices affordable to people earning 60% of area median income or 20% of the units at prices affordable to people earning 80% of area median income.

815 W Burnside - Ankrom Moisan

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Weekly Roundup: Block 216, The Carson, Rothko Pavilion, and more

Block 216

The GBD Architects designed Block 216 tower would rise to a height of 455′, making it one of the tallest buildings in Portland.

The Oregonian published the latest images of Block 216, the hotel, office and residential tower proposed for the 10th & Alder food cart block. The Daily Journal of Commerce reported that the project team faced tough questions from the Design Commission at its second Design Advice Request hearing*.

New construction has sent a flood of new apartments onto the market, leading to a month’s free rent becoming standard, writes the Willamette Week.

The Willamette Week reported that The Carson “appears to be among the first apartment complexes in the U.S. to feature Amazon smart-home technology in every apartment“.

The Portland Art Museum Rothko Pavilion has been redesigned to incorporate an open passage between the Park Blocks and SW 10th Ave, writes the Oregonian.

Portland Monthly wrote about the District Office, the six-story, cross-laminated timber building that “reflects a booming Central Eastside“.

The Overlook Neighborhood opposes new rules for how developers notify neighbors about coming construction projects, reports the Portland Mercury.

The Willamette Week reported that Oregon GOP gubernatorial candidate Knute Buehler opposes the Metro housing bond.

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Pepsi Blocks Receive Design Advice (images)

Design Advice has been offered for the redevelopment of the 4.97 acre Pepsi Bottling plant site on NE Sandy Blvd. The Pepsi Blocks masterplan is being designed by Mithun for Security Properties, both based in Seattle. Five new buildings of up to 120′ are proposed, providing residential units, retail space, offices, live-work space and below grade parking. The project will required to comply with the city’s Inclusionary Housing policies, which require either 8% of units to be affordable to people earning 60% of area median income or 15% affordable to people earning 80% of area median income.

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Under Construction: the Modera Glisan (images)

This is an updated version of a post originally published on February 23rd, 2017.

Construction is underway on Modera Glisan, a new mixed use building in the Pearl District designed 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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Metro Reports: Block 40, 1431 N Church, NE 12th & Irving, and more

A building permit is under review for Alamo Manhattan and Hensley Lamkin Rachel Architects’ South Waterfront Block 40.

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 6th to August 12th, 2018. 

Design Advice has been requested by Works Progress Architecture for a project at 1431 N Church St:

New mixed use apartment complex, approx 89,000 GSF with six levels of apartments above one level of retail and building amenity space.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 8911 SE Stark St:

In two phases, demolish existing 1-story warehouse and bakery. Build new 3-story and 2-story buildings (connected) to house not-for-profit community organizations. Landscaped courtyard and side yard w/ porous pavement and stormwater filtration.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Mackenzie to discuss the NE 12th & Irving Self Storage facility at 718 NE 12th Ave:

Project is for a multi-story urban self-service storage building with ground floor commercial space.

One of the two buildings at South Waterfront Block 40, located at 3714 SW Macadam Ave, has been submitted for building permit review:

New 245,000 sq. ft./ 7-story/ 232 room apartment building, with 2 levels of parking below building. First floor has commercial spaces and amenities.

A building permit was issued to William Wilson Architects for a project at 1640 NW Irving St:

Addition of 2nd floor penthouse to include offices, breakroom and stairs to first floor. Change of occupancy from S-1 to B to include conference room, project room, offices, work areas and (2) bathrooms and a lobby

A building permit was issued to EPR Design for a project at 1570 N Willis Blvd:

new 3 story, 9 unit apartment building with interior garbage room, includes associated site work

Weekly Roundup: Lloyd Live Nation, Gladys McCoy Building, WorldMark, and more

Live Nation is planning a new concert venue in the building that was formerly home to the Lloyd Center’s Nordstrom.

Healthy progress” is being made on Multnomah County’s new Gladys McCoy Health Department Headquarters, reports the Daily Journal of Commerce.*

A new music venue by Live Nation is proposed as part of the Lloyd West Anchor Remodel, reports the Oregonian.

The Oregonian reports that despite problems with faulty cross-laminated timber panels at Oregon State University’s Peavy Hall, the product  “remains hot with developers“, including Beam Development, who are using it at their District Office project in the Central Eastside.

The Daily Journal of Commerce published photos of the newly completed Asian Health and Service Center in Lents.

Portland Architecture visited the Pearl District’s Canopy Hotel to look at the custom printed aluminum panels on the hotel’s facade.

Wyndham Destinations confirmed that they are building the WorldMark Portland on SW Naito Parkway. According to the Portland Business Journal the property will have “condo-style suites“.

An October opening date has been set for the Powell Blvd Target at 3031 SE Powell, reports the Oregonian.

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