Metro Reports: Willamette Blocks, Eastside Innovation Hub, YMCA Foster, and more

The Willamette Blocks proposal has been submitted for a Type III Design Review. The project would include two high rise towers on the blocks facing the river and two mid rise buildings on the inland blocks.

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 September 9th to September 15th 2019.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 3218 N Borthwick Ave:

New 3-unit, 3-story + roof deck wood frame residential building. This project will mee community design standards to allow for additional density.

Early Assistance has been requested by Mentrum Architecture for a project at 1463 NE Killingsworth St:

Build two 3-story 19-unit mixed use buildings in two phases on site that includes two taxlots. First structure would be built on R229093 and the second on R229094 (after existing structure demolition). Plan is to install Stormtech system in required building setback..

Early Assistance has been requested by Leeb Architects for the YMCA Foster project at 6036 SE Foster Rd:

Amend (or update) previously-approved Planned Development and Conditional Use approval (see LU 16-179844 PD CU). The proposal is similar to what was approved, but it will be 100% affordable dwelling units and woulld increase the number of dwelling units from 54 to 90.

The Willamette Blocks at SW Bond and Lane have been submitted for a Type III Design Review by Hensley Lamkin Rachel Architects and Alamo Manhattan:

Project including four separate mixed-use multifamily structures with approximately 1,200 multifamily units, ground floor retail and parking uses. Blocks 41 & 44 (along the river) will be high rises and Blocks 42 & 45 (along Bond) will be mid-rises. The project will also include greenway improvements and infrastructure.

A project at 1535 NE 41st Ave has been submitted for building permit review by Allusa Architecture:

New 3 story, 19 unit apartment building and associated siteworks. Trash inside the building. Includes 5 units on ground floor and 7 units on 2nd and 3rd floor.

A project at 4128 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd has been submitted for building permit review by Fosler Portland Architecture:

Construct new 3-story, 19-unit apartment building over existing excavated basement. Construct new footing/foundation walls. ***mechanical, electrical and plumbing permits to be obtained separately***

A building permit was issued for the Eastside Innovation Hub at 808 SE Alder:

Full building renovation, change of use and occupancy; addition of 3rd story. Full seismic upgrade.

A building permit was issued for a project at 7448 N St Louis Ave:

New 12 unit 3 story apartments, on parcel 1 (east) of 18-174737-FP, includes associated site work ***mechanical separate permit*** see 19-159285-CO for identical bldg on adjacent lot

A building permit was issued to Partin & Hill Architecture for a project at 2306 SE 158th Ave and 2305 SE 159th Ave:

Construct new 3 story (16) unit apartment building with associated site work (demo of existing SFR under 16-246795-RS)

Construct new 3 story (16) unit apartment building with associated site work(demo of existing SFR under 16-246795-RS)

Metro Reports: PAE Living Building, Lloyd East Anchor, Dekum Apartments East and West, and more

Lloyd Center owner Cypress Equities is now proposing a revised concept for the east end theater addition to the mall. Instead of incorporating the Sears building into the new cinema, as originally proposed, a taller cinema will be built to the south of the Sears anchor building. The Sears building will be retained and renovated into an office building.

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 February 18th to February 24th, 2019. 

Early Assistance has been requested by Allusa Architecture for a project at 1535 NE 41st Ave:

16 unit apartment building in the Hollywood Pedestrian District, CM3d zone. Lobby with mail area on the first floor with interior long term bike parking in the back of the structure.

Early Assistance has been requested to discuss alterations to the previously approved project at 1339 NW 19th Ave:

Add 19 units to the project resulting in a total of 126 units. Exterior design modifications to the building’s exterior. See LU 17-111569 DZM

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled to discuss a revised concept for the Lloyd East Anchor:

The redevelopment of the East end of the Lloyd Center will be composed of two major projects. 1. Renovate and expansion of the existing 145,000 sf anchor building (former Sears). 2. Construction of a 70,000 sf theater building containing 13 theaters.

A project at 2148 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd has been submitted for a Type II Historic Resource Review by Ankrom Moisan Architects:

29,000SF 2-story brick office building to be the headquarters for Harder Mechanical Contrators. Building is on the Southeast corner of MLK and Thompson. Private surface parking to the east/behind the building with enterance off of Thompson. Site is non-contributing to the Eliot Conservation District.

The PAE Living Building has been submitted for a Type III Historic Resource Review by ZGF Architects:

The project consist of a 54,000 gsf, 5-story core and shell office building in the historical district, at SW 1st Ave and SW Pine St. The building house PAE’s Portland office and other tenants. It includes retail spaces ata the ground floor.

A project at 6306 N Maryland Ave has been submitted for building permit review:

Build 3 story 18 units apartment building. Mechanical separate.

A building permit was issued to Architecture Building Culture for the Dekum Apartments East at 577 NE Dekum St (previously 533 NE Dekum St):

New 4 story, 22 unit apartment building, includes associated sitework

A building permit was issued to Architecture Building Culture for the project at Dekum Apartments West at 505 NE Dekum St (previously 6800 NE Grand Ave):

New 4 story, 22 unit apartment building, includes associated sitework

A building permit was issued to EPR Design for a project at 1270 N Wygant St (previously 4735 N Minnesota Ave):

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