Weekly Roundup: Custom Blocks, AC by Marriott, 4W and more

AC Hotel Portland

The AC by Marriott at SW 3rd & Taylor has opened.

The DJC broke the news* that the 4W tower at 419 SW Washington St is on hold as developer Greystar struggles to gain financing for the project.

The Portland Business Journal wrote about Portland’s latest creative office development: the Custom Blocks at 1340 SE 9th Ave and 925 SE Main St.

Portland Architecture sat down wtih Holst Architecture’s new owners to discuss the firm’s evolution.

The Rose City Park neighborhood association has weighed in on the proposed apartments at 5036 NE Sandy Blvd, reports the Hollywood Star News.

The Portland Chronicle reported that a demolition permit has been issued for the 1965 warehouse with the ‘Machine’ mural at 4018 N Williams Ave. The 5 warehouse will be replaced with a 5 story mixed use building with retail on first floor and 64 residential units above.

In Oregon Business economist Joe Cortright argued that the key to solving Portland’s affordability problems is a greater supply of new units.

KGW reported that the AC by Marriott in Downtown Portland has opened.

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Metro Reports: 3185 N Vancouver, NE 16th & Couch, NW 13th & Johnson, and more

The NW 13th & Johnson Apartments by TVA Architects, as shown to the Design Commission at its second Design Advice hearing in December

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.

Early Assistance has been requested by Jackson Main Architecture for a project at 3185 N Vancouver Ave:

New 6-story mixed-use, group-living facility that includes parking, shared resident amenity spaces, and 240 living units.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 1627 N Willis Blvd:

Construct new 4-story with basement 19-unit apartment building in the RH zone with 4:1 FAR map

Early Assistance has been requested by Brett Schulz Architect for a project at SE 3rd & Morrison:

New 6 story building 85’x85′ approx 43,350 groo sq ft 1st floor retail and upper floor light manufacturing/artist studio

Early Assistance has been requested by LRS Architects for a project at 2455 SE 11th Ave:

Demo Existing Building, provision of a new 7 story office building with retail, service and traditional office. Project will include 2 levels of below grade parking with some at ground floor.

Early Assistance has been requested by Jackson Main Architecture for a project at 177 N Failing St:

5-story, mixed-use, group-living facility that includes shared residential amenty spaces and 84 living units.

A project at 1337 E Burnside St has been submitted for Type II Design Review:

New 6 Story mixed use 208 unit apartment building with residential, retail and parking on first floor with one level below grade parking for approximately 129 vehicle spaces.

The NW 13th & Johnson Apartments have been submitted for Type III Design Review by TVA Architects:

Proposal is for a 7 story mixed use building. The proposal includes 58 residential units and ground floor retail. The proposed height is 75 feet. 89 long term and 5 short term bike parking stalls.

A project at 1340 SE 9th Ave and 925 SE Main St has been submitted for building permit review by Scott Edwards Architecture:

Core and shell improvements for industrial use; seismic upgrades; new roofing, thermal envelope, plumbing; parking lot improvements; new dormers (with 17-104780 CO)

Core and shell alteration for existing building; seismic upgrade; new roof; new windows; thermal envelope, plumbing; no occupancy; trash enclosure less than 120 sf in parking lot (with 17-104823 CO)

A project at NE 16th & Couch has been submitted for building permit review by Deca Architecture:

New 4 story plus basement, 33 unit apartment building with associated site work and covered parking

A project at 1714 NE 45th Ave has been submitted for building permit review by Deca Architecture:

New 3 story apartment building with basement (8 units) and associated site work; includes retaining wall; trash room inside

A project at 5310 NE 11th Ave has been submitted for building permit review:

New construction of 4 unit apartment building with tuck under garages; max 4’6″ retaining wall

A project at 7023 N Mohawk Ave has been submitted for building permit review by City Craft Development:

New 2 story apartment building with 7 dwelling units with attached trash enclosure and sprinkler riser room, detached barbeque area, and associated sitework (same as 17-101237-co)

A project at 25 N Going St has been submitted for building permit review:

New 3 story 6 plex and associated site work; approx 108 sq ft trash enclosure

A project at 1431 N Dekum St has been submitted for building permit review by CIDA Architects:

New 4 story, 30 unit apartment building, no onsite parking, trash room on first floor , includes associated sitework

A project at 3917 N Mississippi Ave St has been submitted for building permit review by Integrate Architecture & Planning:

Shell permit – new 3,799 s.f. two story building at south side of existing commercial building, includes patio/terrace areas, two new toilet rooms, and attached trash enclosure

A building permit was issued for a project at 4403 SE Johnson Creek Blvd:

Addition to existing single story building for new self storage building, add 2 total stories over existing building, new 3 story additions at east and west elevations of building; includes 2 new parking areas at east and west of property, includes associated site work and landscaping

A building permit was issued to Studio 3 Architecture for a project at 3956 N Vancouver Ave:

New 5 story mixed-use building. Ground floor commercial and parking with 87 residential units above.

 

Metro Reports: 4W Tower, Press Blocks, 10th & Yamhill Garage, and more

Context drawing for the proposed 4W tower by ZGF Architects

Context drawing for the proposed 4W tower by ZGF Architects

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 William Kaven Architecture for a project on Old Town Chinatown Block 33 at 125 NW 4th Ave:

Discuss a full block mixed use development Full Block mixed use development with 5 levels of residential over 4 levels office over ground floor retail/market and lobby with 2 levels of below grade parking.

Early Assistance has been requested by Waechter Architecture for a project at 1610 SE Tolman St:

Construction of a new Commercial Mixed Use building to share a site with existing Dairy Queen drive through restaurant.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 3249 SE Division St:

Proposal is for a five story building consisting of four floors of residential units a top ground floor retail and vehicle parking. 19 parking spaces and one loading bay are proposed.

Early Assistance has been requested by Brett Schulz Architect for a project at 4303 N Albina Ave:

Proposal is to build a community of eight micro houses on two 5,000 sf sites. Existing dwelling to remain.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 2231 NW Pettygrove St:

Proposal is to build micro unit apartments with kitchens in each apartment and do a density transfer of 4:1 FAR.

Early Assistance has been requested by GBD Architects for the PCC Child Development Center at 11900 SW 49th Ave:

Development of Child Development Center – includes alterations to an existing building on the campus (south classroom building) as well as the construction of a new free-standing building.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by FFA Architecture & Interiors to discuss the 10th & Yamhill Smart Park Renovation:

Pre-application conference to discuss the alterations proposed to the Smart Park Garage that include replace existing stairways/elevators, new signage and awnings, reconstruct the entrances and ROW encroachments. Green roofs are under construction for new areas.

A project at 1340 SE 9th Ave has been submitted for a Type III Conditional Use Review by Scott Edwards Architecture:

Existing 1 and 2 story factory use building on 2 blocks to be re-used and upgraded for creative office, factory, and small retail.

A project at 408 SE 105th Ave has been submitted for Type II Design Review:

Proposal is for a 13-unit apartment buidling.

The 4W tower at 419 SW Washington St has been submitted for Type III Design Review by Greystar Real Estate Partners:

New building – with 400 market-rate residential rental units with below grade parking.

The Press Blocks at 817 SW 17th Ave have been submitted for Type III Design Review by GBD Architects:

Proposal is to develop one full and one-half block for residential tower and office plus retail. 447 below grade parking space and 577 bike parking spaces.

The SW 3rd & Ash mixed use building has been submitted for Type III Design Review by GBD Architects:

New 6-story mixed-use building with approx. 8640 sq. ft of ground-level retail, 133 market-rate residential units and 63 below-grade parking spaces. proposed.

A project at 7707 SE Alder St has been submitted for building permit review:

Construction of new 6 plex building, 3 story, includes site utilities, detached trash enclosure is less than 120 sf

A project at 7667 N Westanna Ave has been submitted for building permit review:

Construct new 3 story 4 plex with tuck under garages, 2 units on lowest level, 2 units on main level that include upper level, no detached trash enclosure shown on plans, includes associated site work

A project with two buildings at 1329 N Skidmore St has been submitted for building permit review:

New 3 story apartment building with 12 units

New 3 story apartment building with 12 units

A project at 6035 NE Flanders St has been submitted for building permit review:

Construct 3 story, 4 plex building with 2 tuck under garages, 2 units on lowest level, 2 main floor units with upper levels above, no detached trash area, includes associated site work

A project at 2027 SE Harold St has been submitted for building permit review:

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

A building permit was issued for the Tesla Showroom at 4330 SW Macadam Ave:

Remove interior partition walls, new walls to create showroom, offices, storage. New exterior ada ramp, new exterior door on south elevation.

A building permit was issued for a project at 4405 SE Belmont St (previously 4335 SE Belmont St):

New 4 story, 63 unit apartment building with onsite parking, site utilities and landscaping

A building permit was issued to Encore Architects for a project at 1411 NW Quimby St (previously 1400 NW Raleigh):

New 6-story apartment building, 135 units, 11 live/work units, ground level retail and parking.

Metro Reports: Prometheus Property, 2548 SE Ankeny, 1331 NW 17th and more

Prometheus Property

Boundary of the Prometheus Property in South Waterfront is shown in green. Image by GBD Architects, from the Block 41 DAR submission in 2015.

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.

Main Street Development have requested Early Assistance for a project at 5603 SE Milwaukie Ave:

Proposal is to build a five story 28 unit apartment complex.

Koble Creative Architecture have requested Early Assistance for a project at 1001 SE Hawthorne Blvd:

Renovations including adding a second story and 8 new double wide shipping container office spaces.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 5101 SE 17th Ave:

Approximately 126 market-rate units in 5 stories for a total of 100,000 GSF, 50 under ground parking spaces with 14 above grade for a total of 64. Stormwater will be managed through underground detention and minor drainage swales.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by GBD Architects for a project at 1331 NW 17th Ave:

3/4-block, mixed-use, multi-family, residential building. See Pre-application EA 16-124425 – note that the site has changed, in that they are adding the two SW corner parcels.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Scott Edwards Architecture for a project at 1340 SE 9th Ave:

Existing 1 and 2 story factory use building on 2 blocks to be re-used and upgraded for creative office, factory, and small retail. Undeveloped 1/2 block to the east to have potential 4 story building with parking at ground level.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Brett Schulz Architect for a project at 2510 NE Sandy Blvd:

Proposal to demo existing building and develop a new 6 story mixed used building. Ground floor commercial with approximately 88 apartments.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by GBD Architects for a project on the Prometheus Property in South Waterfront:

Project Description: Pre-Application Conference to discuss Type III Design Review for proposed phased development of 4 new, 7-story mixed-use building with approx. 3500 square feet of Retail in each, 200- 300 market-rate apartments and 150-250 parking spaces per building with street improvements.

A Design Review has been submitted by Houndstooth Development for a project at 3525 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd:

Proposal is for new construction of a four story apartment building that will have 24 studio apts and four large loft units. The ground floor will have common areas to support the residents of the building.

A project at 2548 SE Ankeny St has been submitted for building permit review by Urban Development Group:

New 5 story 77 unit apartment building with ground level parking

A project at 1205 SE Morrison St has been submitted for building permit review by Scott Edwards Architecture:

Construct new 4 story (39) unit apartment building with parking and bike storage on main level; associated site work