Renovation of Medallion Apartments Approved (images)

The Historic Landmarks Commission has approved a major renovation of the Medallion Apartments, a 6-story, 90-unit affordable housing development in Northwest Portland owned by Home Forward. The renovation is being designed by Holst Architecture, and will include new cladding, glazing, and roofing, as well as changes to the site and landscaping. 10 existing vehicular parking spaces will remain. 5 new short term bicycle parking spaces will be added at the ground level, and long term bicycle racks added to the units.

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Metro Reports: Legacy Emanuel West, Medallion Apartments, 6155 N Minnesota, and more

Legacy Emanuel West

A structural permit was issued for the Legacy Emanuel West expansion

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 3rd to September 9th, 2018. 

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 9008 NE Hassalo St:

Project scope is to add another multi-family building to an existing apartment complex that has 18 existing units (10, 2 bedrooms, and 8, 3 bedrooms). Would like to add as many units as possible.

Early Assistance has been requested by WDC Properties for a project at 5136 N Lombard St:

New multi-family project with 36 units within a 4-story building. Inclusionary housing will apply.

The renovation of the Medallion Apartments at 1969 NW Johnson St has been submitted for Type III Historic Resource Review by Holst Architecture:

Existing six story, 90 unit apartment building with a rental office and community room on the ground floor. Project scope includes a new exterior skin, HVAC upgrades, site upgrades, and non-conforming upgrades.

A project at 1825 N Rosa Parks Way has been submitted for building permit review:

New 3 story, 14 unit apartment building, includes associated site work *** w/ <120 S.F. Trash enclosure *** mechanical permit to be separate ***

A project at 5104 SW Beaverton Hillsdale Hwy has been submitted for building permit review:

Construct new 3 story (3) unit apartment building with attached garages for unit A and B; associated site work

A structural permit was issued to NBBJ Architects for Legacy Emanuel West Expansion at 2835 N Kerby Ave:

STR 01 – foundations, temporary shoring, select demo of existing buildings, site work including prep work, utilities, and improvements to accomodate future core and shell building (foundation permit to include piles to underside of Lower Level slab)

A building permit was issued for a project at 6155 N Minnesota Ave (previously 6135 N Minnesota):

Construct new 3 story (18 unit) two-winged apartment building with partial basement and open-air central corridor; attached garbage enclosure and associated site work***dfs roof trusses***separate fire sprinkler & alarm***

Metro Reports: Oregon Harbor of Hope, 5134 N Interstate, 1111 NW 23rd, and more

Oregon Harbor of Hope

Early Assistance has been requested for the Oregon Harbor of Hope project, which intends to locate a homeless shelter on land underneath the Broadway Bridge

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 30th to April May 6th, 2018. 

Design Advice has been requested by Holst Architecture for a renovation to a building at 1969 NW Johnson St:

Project regarding existing six story 90 unit apartment building with a rental office and community room on the ground floor. Project scope includes a new exterior skin, HVAC upgrades, site upgrades and non-confirming upgrades. Project subject to Type III historic design review.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 1111 NW 23rd Ave:

Future code: Proposal is for new construction of mixed use building with retail below and residential apartments above. Structures will be either 3-4 or 4-5 stories with underground parking. Existing structures will be demolished. Zoning is changing to CM2. Do not know if affordable housing will be a part of this development.

Early Assistance has been requested by Siteworks Design | Build for a project at 3318 SE 16th Ave:

Future code: Proposal is for multi-family apartments. 4 stories, 45′ max height, 47,000 sf. 75 units (with inclusionary housing). Common amenity spaces
including shared lounge, laundry and outdoor area. Ground floor support, bike storage, trash/electrical, etc. No parking on site. 15% site landscaped. Stormwater flow through planter proposed in L3 landscape zone.

Early Assistance has been requested for the Oregon Harbor of Hope at the Broadway Bridge:

Future code: construction of a temporary shelter.

Early Assistance has been requested by BAMA Architecture & Design for a project at 7212 NE Glisan St:

Future code: 19 unit mixed use residential w/ assembly space for restaurant tenant. Proposal for a green roof.

Early Assistance has been requested by Waechter Architecture for a project at 5134 N Interstate Ave:

Future code: Proposal is for 60 apartments, including affordable units. Retail space on ground level. They would like to meet community design standards.

A project at 3336 SW 11th Ave has been submitted for building permit review:

Construct new 4 story 18 unit apartment building (one lease office to be separate permit); site improvements; trash enclosure bottom floor; mechanical separate (17-288638 mt)

A project at 2054 N Killingsworth St has been submitted for building permit review:

New construction of 12-unit apartment building, and site improvements, no onsite parking

A building permit was issued to ZGF Architects for the Great Notion Brewing at 2450 NW 28th Ave:

In west brewery tenant space, addition of new tap room and patio entrance with ADA compliant ramp; remodel on west side of bldg existing entry, new walls to create bathrooms, kitchen; in east tenant space establish occupancy for new private car garage tenant from former shell occupancy, new ADA entry ramp at north entry, new walls to create secure storage/ compressor room, car lifts work/storage area, bathroom, add new 2nd floor with 2 offices, conference room, bathroom, and balcony.

A building permit was issued to Stewart Gordon Straus Architect for a project at 2993 SW 11th Ave:

Construct a new five unit three story apt building attached to a new three story 4 unit apt building with ground floor garage parking for each. Portions of site greater than 20% slope.-see comment