ART Tower Approved by Design Commission (images)

The Design Commission has approved the ART Tower, a 21-story mixed use tower in the Goose Hollow neighborhood design by Ankrom Moisan Architects for Wood Partners. The building will rise to a height of 224′, and include 314 residential units over 4,000 sq ft of ground-floor retail space. 215 vehicular parking spaces will be provided in three level of underground parking.

The ART Tower tower is the first high rise to be approved since the adoption of 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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Weekly Roundup: ART Tower, Muji at Meier & Frank, The Hoxton, and more

The ART is the first high-rise building to be approved that is subject to Inclusionary Housing. The tower will include 314 units in its 21 floors.

The Design Commission last week approved the ART Tower, which will be located on the northern half of the Artists Repertory Theatre block in Goose Hollow. The Daily Journal of Commerce reports that there were “rave reviews for ‘a very distinguished building’.”*

The Hoxton hotel last week opened in the renovated and expanded Grove Hotel. The Portland Business Journal took a first look inside.

The Oregonian looked inside the Radisson Red hotel, which opened last week in the Broadway Tower.

The Daily Journal of Commerce published photos of Japanese retailer MUJI’s space in the renovated Meier & Frank Building.

OPB wrote about how the Albina Vision is hoping to bring big changes to the Portland Public Schools site in the Rose Quarter.

Having now been approved by the voters, Metro’s housing bond program is set to launch in summer, reports the Oregonian.

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Metro Reports: ART Tower, Rothko Pavilion, Adidas Intersection, and more

ART Tower

The 304 unit ART Tower is proposed for the north half of the Artist Repertory Theatre block in Goose Hollow.

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 July 2nd to July 8th, 2018. 

Early Assistance has been requested by Guerrilla Development for a project at 3839 NE Killingsworth St:

Convert a warehouse/storefront building with existing church use into a six (6) one-bedroom loft style residential units with shared and private courtyards. Courtyards will be created by removing portions of existing roofing. 20% unit density increase to be achieved through amenity bonuses.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled to discuss a project at 144 NE 97th Ave:

Proposal is for a multifamily project designed to maximize site efficiency and provide high-quality, family size housing. Project contains two, 4-story buildings totaling 64 units on 3 x RX lots. Project includes 24 x 3 bedroom units (bu), 6 x 2bu, 32 x 1 bu, and 2 studios. Parking is .4 to 1 (26 stalls). A leasing office and bike storage are onsite. Stormwater management to be achieved onsite using category 1 and 2 methods, including roof drainage to a drywell and parking lot to biofiltration devices, including but not limited to infiltration swales and/or basins

The Portland Art Museum Rothko Pavilion at 1219 SW Park Ave has been submitted for a Type III Historic Resource Review and a Type II Conditional Use Review by Hennebery Eddy Architects:

New 3-story pavillion connecting the existing North and South Portland Art Museum Buildings. There will also be a new loading area along SW Jefferson St, which requires a separate driveway design exception (per PBOT).

The Oregon Harbor of Hope at 1201 Northwest Naito Parkway has been submitted for Type II Design Review:

Construction of the Navigation Center, a short-term shelter and resource center for Oregon Harbor of Hope.

The ART Tower at 1515 SW Morrison St has been submitted for Type III Design Review by Ankrom Moisan Architects:

Proposal to demolish portion of existing building on nw quarter of the block and surface parking lot at NE quarter of the block. New construction of 21 story mixed use residential building on the north half of the block. Retail, lobby and amenities at the ground floor. Parking below grade.

A new Type III Design Review Application for the Lloyd West Anchor Remodel has been submitted by Waterleaf Architecture:

Renovation of existing retail mall anchor to accommodate multiple tenants, increasing the existing height by one story. The renovation includes the SW corner of the existing mall known as Block A and the exterior facade remodel and plaza/yard improvements on the south, west, and north sides of existing building. One modification requested to the bicycle parking standards.

The Intersection on the Adidas campus at 5055 N Greeley Ave has been submitted for building permit review by Hacker Architects:

new addition between buildings B and C on the West side of the Adidas village campus

Metro Reports: Pioneer Lavada Jones, Pepsi Redevelopment, Madison High School, and more

Pioneer Lavada Jones

Guerrilla Development’s Pioneer Lavada Jones project will include removing the roof on the existing NE Sandy Blvd building to create a new outdoor courtyard.

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 28th to June 3rd, 2018. 

Design Advice has been requested by Mithun for the Pepsi Redevelopment at 2505 NE Pacific St:

Planned development for redeveloping the existing Pepsi Bottling Plant on Sandy Boulevard into market-rate and affordable housing, offices, retail/restaurant spaces, publicly-accessible open space, and associated underground parking.

A Pre-Application Conference to discuss the first phase of the project has also been scheduled:

Phase 1 of the Planned Development for redeveloping the existing Pepsi Bottling Plant on Sandy Blvd. Includes the renovation of the existing mid-century Pepsi warehouse, two new apartment buildings, below-grade parking and a new publicly-accessible Plaza.

Design Advice has been requested by Ankrom Moisan Architects for a project at 1515 SW Morrison St:

Proposed design replaces existing structure on the south half of the block with a mixed use, 20-story high-rise apartment tower. Ground floor features retail, lobby and amentiy spaces. Parking provided below grade.

Early Assistance has been requested by CityCraft Development for a project at 5020 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd:

New 7-story mixed use building with underground parking. They will need to go through a design review.

Early Assistance has been requested by Tahran Architecture & Planning for a project at 1603 N Willis Blvd:

Proposal for a four story with basement structure to house 49 affordable housing units using community design standards for a contributing site in Kenton Conservation District. Proposed storm drainage is a rain garden.

Early Assistance has been requested by Benner Stange Associates Architects Inc for a project at 1555 N Tomahawk Island Dr:

Proposal for a new single story three tenant building with two restaurant tenants and one hair salon.

Early Assistance has been requested by V3 Studio for a project at 4624 SW Dickinson St:

Proposal to add 58-89 new multi-family units to existing property that has currently 32 existing multi-family units.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 2124 NW Flanders St:

Request for early assistance meeting, zoning only for a site in Alphabet Historic District for a development including a new 3-4 story with daylight basement 14-19 units in a multi-dwelling building. The units will be a mix of 1 and 2 bedrooms. There are setback modifications to setbacks on east and west side lot lines and front lot line to exceed RH max building height of 25 feet. No on-site parking; short and long term bike parking to be included. Applicants know they will need a Pre-Application Conference but request this meeting with a planner only now.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Doug Circosta Architect to discuss a project at 208 SE 148th Ave:

Proposal is for 160 new affordable rental living units with amenities and 63 parking spaces in RH zone, East Corridor Plan District.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled to discuss the Madison High School Modernization at 2735 NE 82nd Ave:

Modernization project for Madison High School.

A project at 6015 SE 51st Ave has been submitted for building permit review by Studio 3 Architecture.

New construction 3 story 4 unit apartment building

A building permit was issued to Brett Schulz Architect for the Pioneer Lavada Jones building at 2636 NE Sandy Blvd:

Renovate existing 2-story build; shell only, no occupancy; demo interior partition walls and stairs; build new demising walls to create 10 future tenant spaces, new stairs, (5) new mezzanines, new deck, interior trash room and egress courtyard.

A building permit was issued for a project at 8410 SE 17th Ave (previously 8334 SE 17th Ave):

New construction of three story, 12 unit apartment complex with attached covered trash room and associated site work***w/17-281716-mt***

A building permit was issued to Urban Development Group for a project at 2580 SE Ankeny St (previously 2548 SE Ankeny St):

New 5-story, 96 unit apartment building; first floor includes loading/trash room, lobby, bike storage, electrical equipment room, and studios. Studios on remaining floors. W/17-214647-mt

Metro Reports: Woody Guthrie Place, Block 216, 2275 NW Glisan, and more

2275 NW Glisan St, as presented to the Historic Landmarks Commission in March. The new building is proposed on the site of the 2016 gas explosion.

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 April 23rd to April 29th, 2018. 

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled and Design Advice requested by GBD Architects for a development on Block 216 at 936 SW Washington St:

DESIGN HEARING – Future code:project is a full block of mixed use; office, hotel and residential in a 33 story tower and podium configuration. Parking will be configured below grade in 4 1/2 levels. Gross floor area is approx. 750,000 SF above grade and 160,000 SF below grade. The project will be entitled in accordance with CC 2035 amendments.

Early Assistance has been requested by Ankrom Moisan Architects to discuss alterations to the Artist Repertory Theatre, necessary for a project at 1515 SW Morrison St to move ahead:

Future code: Proposal includes partial demolition of existing structure, reducing the existing theatre to the south half block and creating a mixed-use apartment tower to the north half. Retail lobby, and amenity area are proposed on the ground floor. Parking will be below grade. Alterations and improvements to the existing Artist Repertory Theatre within the south half of the block will be under a separate design review and permit. Approval by others.

Early Assistance has been requested by Sinan Gumusoglu Architecture for a project at 6532 N Interstate Ave:

Future code: remove single family house to build 3-story mixed-use apartment building. Building will have commercial space, one (1) residential unit on the first floor & three (3) residential units on the second floor, and three (3) residential units on the 3rd floor (7 units total). Flat roof will have AC units. Front elevation will have brick facade with balconies, store front at ground floor. Cement siding will also be used.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Doug Circosta Architect to discuss a project at 3436 SE 43rd Ave:

Future code: 60 new affordable rental living units and new chapel on CG zoned portion of property (changing to CM2).

A project at 2275 NW Glisan St (previously 510 NW 23rd Ave) has been submitted for Type III Historic Resource Review by Allied Works Architecture:

Four story mixed use residential building. Site is location of 2016 gas explosion.

A renovation of a building at 5845 NE Hoyt St has been submitted for building permit review:

Exterior renovation of existing 4 story multi family; demo and replace existing exterior cladding and windows; miscellaneous exterior improvements

A project at 7925 N Jersey St has been submitted for building permit review:

New construction of 3-story 6 unit apartment builiding with associated site work, no off-street parking provided

A building permit was issued for the Portland International Airport Concourse E Extension:

2 level, 800 lineal ft addition to existing concourse E, to include new hold rooms and concession areas.

A building permit was issued for a project at 2719 NE Flanders St:

New construction of 3 story 4-plex and site improvements.

A building permit was issued to Carleton Hart Architects for Woody Guthrie Place at 5800 SE 91st Ave:

New 4-story, 64-unit building septic decommissioning required. Call for inspection 842.

Weekly Roundup: Adidas Campus Expansion, 1727 NW Hoyt, Restoration Hardware, and more

The Adidas Campus Expansion is being designed by LEVER Architecture

Three new buildings are planned* as part of the Adidas Campus Expansion, writes the Daily Journal of Commerce.

In a two-part series, the Portland Tribune analyzed why new apartments so expensive and offered 9 ways to make apartments cheaper.

The Portland Tribune reported that polling for Metro shows that voters might support a $1 billion regional affordable housing bond.

The Oregonian wrote about wrote about the member of Portland’s Historic Landmarks Commission who is weighing in on a proposal at 1727 NW Hoyt Stdirectly across from her own house.

The Portland Business Journal published photos of the “posh new furnishings and design gallery” opened by Restoration Hardware on NW 23rd Ave.

The Business Tribune reported on the history of various development proposals for Old Town Chinatown Block 33.

Portland for Everyone argued that the Riverplace Redevelopment was saved by the city’s affordability mandate.

OPB reported on the future of the Artists Repertory Theatre, which will include selling half their site at 1515 SW Morrison St for new housing.

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Weekly Roundup: Lloyd East Anchor, 1515 SW Morrison St, Framework, and more

The new theater at the Lloyd Center, designed by LDA Design Group, is set to go in front of the Design Commission later this month.

The Oregonian confirmed that the Lloyd Center Sears will close. The Lloyd East Anchor Remodel project will replace the store with a new 14 screen theater.

The Willamette Week reported that the affordable housing at Framework, the Pearl District cross-laminated timber tower, will come at a high price.

In order to pay down debt the Artists Repertory Theatre plans to sell half of its property at 1515 SW Morrison St to a developer of a 218-foot residential tower with 296 units, writes the Willamette Week.

The Business Tribune reported that The Thornton apartments, previously known as the Tess O’Brien Apartments have been sold to San Diego based commercial real estate investment firm SENTRE.

Metro Reports: MLK.Failing, 3612 SE 82nd, Modera Buckman, and more

MLK.Failing

The MLK.Failing Apartments by TVA Architects 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 October 9th to October 15th, 2017.

Design Advice has been requested by MWA Architects for a project at 9747 NE Glisan St:

Project is intended as affordable workforce multi-family residential development. This project includes 3,500 square feet of resident service/community space and 161 apartment units.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Ankrom Moisan Architects to discuss a project at 1515 SW Morrison St:

Current code: Partial demolition of existing structure, reducing it to south half block, and creating a mixed-use apartment project to the north half. Retail, lobby, amenity area proposed on ground floor. Parking will be below grade. Alterations and improvements to the Artists Reperatory Theatre within the south half block will be under a separate review/permit approval.

A new Type III Design Review application has been submitted for a project at 3714 SW Macadam Ave:

Proposal is to construct two new seven story mixed use buildings with ground floor retail, parking at the two lowest levels and housing above in Central City–South Waterfront subdistrict.

The MLK.Failing Apartments at 3802 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd have been submitted for building permit review:

Construct new 5 story (89) unit apartment building with parking, bike room, and equipment room on main floor; associated site work

A project at 3612 SE 82nd Ave has been submitted for building permit review:

New construction of 8500sf single story building with mezzanine. New core and shell building for up to 9 restaurant tenants on property. Site work to include new infrastructure and parking lot repairs to accommodate 16 food carts seating areas, and required parking separate electrical, mechanical, and plumbing permits required.

A building permit was issued to SERA Architects for the 17th & Kearney Apartments:

5 over one Type IIIA over Type IA – New 6 story apartment building with 124 units, 1 level below grade parking, Retail on ground floor.

A foundation permit was issued to Leeb Architects for the Modera Buckman apartments at 909 SE 12th Ave:

STR 01 – Podium work will include the Basement and concrete structure for the first three levels of the building (scope of work terminates at top of level 3 slab). This will include only Type IA (concrete) construction of the structure. The podium permit work includes excavation, underground and under-slab utilities, concrete, masonry and steel elements of the basement and podium structure.

A building permit was issued to City Craft Development for a project at 4620 N Maryland Ave

New 3 story 24 unit apartment building with basement