Weekly Roundup: 7 Southeast Stark, 1727 NW Hoyt, Press Blocks, and more

7 Southeast Stark

7 Southeast Stark will include four floors of office space above 6 levels of structured parking.

The Daily Journal of Commerce looked at construction progress at 7 Southeast Stark, the 10-story mixed use building being squeezed into a parcel between I5 and the Union Pacific railroad tracks*. Plans for a nearby 9 story office building at 129 SE Alder, also designed by Works Progress Architecture for Harsch Properties, have been put on hold.

Construction on the Press Blocks will start this month, reports the Oregonian. The first phase of development will include the half block office building, now known as Canvas. Construction on the 23-story tower is expected to start in 2019, however financing has yet to be secured.

The Northwest Examiner wrote about the impact of the ethics complaints leveled against Historic Landmarks Commissioner Wendy Chung, over her involvement in the review of the affordable housing development at 1727 NW Hoyt St.

The City of Portland is moving to preserve and create new affordable homes near the proposed SW Corridor MAX line, reports the Oregonian.

The Daily Journal of Commerce published photos of the progress at the TwentyTwenty Condominiums in Sullivan’s Gulch.

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Weekly Roundup: Redd on Salmon, Garlington Place, TwentyTwenty, and more

The Redd

The Redd East involves the adaptive reuse of a 1918 ironworks building in the Central Eastside.

Construction is nearing completion on the east building at The Redd on Salmon Street, the two-block food distribution hub by the Ecotrust. The Daily Journal of Commerce published photos of the progress made to date.

In what is believed to be a first for Portland, a quarter of the units at the TwentyTwenty Condominiums are being marketed exclusively to buyers who live in Asia, reports the Oregonian.

The Daily Journal of Commerce published photos of the recently completed Garlington Place Apartments in Northeast Portland. The 52 unit development includes a mix of homes designated as affordable to people earning under 60% of median family income, for veterans, and for clients of the adjacent health clinic in critical need.

The Oregonian reported that the 148-unit affordable housing development at 1727 NW Hoyt St was approved by the Historic Landmarks Commission. Housing activist and attorney Alan Kessler has filed a lawsuit against the City of Portland, over the high cost of extracting public records, according to the Willamette Week. Kessler had requested records related to the involvement of one of the members of the Landmarks Commission during early Design Advice Request meetings.

Weekly Roundup: 10506 E Burnside St, Block 216, TwentyTwenty, and more

Block 216

GBD Architects’ design for Block 216 would rise to a height of 460 and include 35 floors.

Block 216 went in front of the Design Commission for its first Design Advice Request hearing. According to the Daily Journal of Commerce the project team “plans to proceed to formal Type III design review in October with a goal of breaking ground in May 2019“.*

An 51-unit apartment complex at 10506 E Burnside St will be the first newly constructed building purchased with funds from Portland’s housing bond, reports the Willamette Week.

The Metro Council voted to send a $652.8 million affordable housing bond to the region’s voters, despite last minute opposition from Washington County Chair Andy Duyck.

Architecture firm West of West published their unselected designs for the ODOT Blocks in the Central Eastside, prepared for developer Lincoln Property Company.

Portland Architecture visited Portland State University’s new “ship in a bottle“, the Viking Pavilion.

As Multnomah County prepares to dispose of the 1914 Multnomah County Courthouse KATU reported that locals hope it is preserved after the sale.

Portland Monthly looked at TwentyTwenty and asked whether Portland’s condo market will make a come back.

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Under Construction: TwentyTwenty Condominiums (images)

Construction is underway on TwentyTwenty, a 162 condominium development at NE 21st Ave and Multnomah St desgined by Hacker architects for PHK Development. 172 parking spaces will be provided in two levels of below-grade parking. The building will also include 179 bicycle parking spaces. TwentyTwenty is one of only two large condominium buildings currently under construction in Portland, the other being the Vista Pearl.

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Weekly Roundup: TwentyTwenty, Oregon Harbor of Hope, PSU Viking Pavilion, and more

The TwentyTwenty Condominiums in Sullivan’s Gulch will include 162 units

The Daily Journal of Commerce wrote about Hacker, the architecture firm taking “wood to the next level“*. Next year firm will move into a new office framed with cross-laminated timber that they designed at 525 SE MLK.

A sponsored post at the Oregonian covered the TwentyTwenty Condominiums, currently under construction at 1177 NE 21st Ave. The building is one of only two large condominium developments currently under construction in Portland.

The Oregonian reported that Prosper Portland chose Denver based Continuum as the master developer for the Broadway Corridor. The project will include the redevelop of the main post office site in the Pearl.

Prosper Portland is in negotiations to sell the Centennial Mills site to Texas based developer Lynd Corporate, reports the Oregonian.

KOIN reported on a zoning proposal that would enable a developer to build affordable housing on the parking lot at 126 NE Alberta St, which has neighbors concerned.

After three decades at the city and nine years leading the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability, Susan Anderson will be stepping down from her role at the City of Portland, reports the Willamette Week.

Columbia Sportswear CEO Tim Boyle plans to contribute $1.5 million to help build the Oregon Harbor of Hope at a site at the Broadway Bridge, reports the Oregonian. The Willamette Week wrote about five key facts about the press conference that brings developer Homer Williams to closer to building a homeless shelter.

The Daily Journal of Commerce published photos of the finished PSU Viking Pavilion.

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Weekly Roundup: 1177 NE 21st, Block 45, Rothko Pavilion, and more

The under construction building at 1177 NE 21st Ave was designed by Hacker architects for PHK Development

OPB reporting on how Portland Art Museum is adapting plans for the Rothko Pavilion in order to win over critics.

According to the Oregonian the bidder that intended to purchase an Alaska ferry for use as a floating hotel at 2260 NW Front Ave has backed out of the deal.

The Willamette Week reported that Lents will get a new craft beer bar with food carts, in a currently under construction development at 9316 SE Woodstock Blvd.

The Hollywood Star News reported on the construction of a seven-story, 162-unit condominium project at 1177 NE 21st Ave.

The DJC published photos of the self storage building rising at 910 SE 7th Ave.

Prosper Portland, the agency formerly known as the Portland Development Commission, struggles to make money from the property it owns, writes the Oregonian.

Portlanders for Parking Reform wrote about how a project at 1717 SE Tenino St will include less affordable housing but more parking spaces, as a result of city regulations.

The NW Examiner looked at conflicting opinions of Pearl District residents regarding views of the Fremont Bridge that would be blocked by the Fremont Place apartment tower, which is currently going through design review.

The Portland City Council approved financing and transfer of the land for Block 45With all 240 units now planned to be affordable, the building will be city’s largest single building affordable housing development in 50 years.

The Portland Mercury reported on how the Republican tax plan would eliminate eliminate private activity bonds, a tool commonly used to fund affordable housing projects across the country.

The Willamette Week looked at a potential conflict between two of Governor Brown’s priorities, timber towers and clean air.

Metro Reports: Aniva Apartments, Worldmark by Wyndham, 2834 SE Gladstone, and more

Aniva Apartments

A building permit is under review for the Aniva Apartments at N Interstate and Alberta

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. (Note: this post covers September 4th to September 10th, 2017.)

Early Assistance has been requested by Salazar Architect for a project at 6723 NE Killingsworth St:

A multi-family, mixed use and mixed income development with two building, a central plaza, parking garage and commerical space. The site is bounded by NE Killingsworth, NE Cully blvd and HW 30. This will be an affordable housing development working Hacienda CDC. The existing structure will be demolished. Applicants planning on meeting Community Design Standards.

The Lloyd West Anchor Remodel has been submitted for Type III Design Review by Waterleaf Architecture:

Modify the building to allow for mulitple (future) tenants. Renovate exterior finishes, the plaza (with stormwater management), and other landscaped planters. Add new paving, defined outdoor seating areas and a freestanding framed canopy. Replace existing diagonal entrance of the adjacent building with storefront.

The Aniva Apartments at 5009 N Interstate Ave have been submitted for building permit review by TVA Architects:

New mulit family apartment building with 90 units, tuck under parking, associated site work.

A project with two buildings at 2834 SE Gladstone St has been submitted for building permit review by Guerrilla Development:

New two-story building with (2) retail spaces on ground floor and (2) 1-bedroom apartments on second floor. (with 17-237384 CO)

New two-story building (building 2) with (1) retail space on half of the ground floor, concregate living the other half of ground floor and second floor. (with 17-2387371 CO)

A building permit was issued to SERA Architects for the Worldmark by Wyndham at 221 SW Naito Parkway:

New 75 unit, 6 story vacation ownership. 5 over 1 construction

A building permit was issued to Urban Development Group for a project at 1475 SE 14th Ave (previously 1335 SE Hawthorne Blvd):

New 4 story mixed use building with 39 units; retail first floor; interior trash enclosure; tuck in parking; separate tenant improvement permits; associated site work

A building permit was issued to Hacker for a project at 1177 NE 21st Ave (previously 2034 NE Multnomah Blvd):

8 story 162 condominium building with parking (see comments)

A building permit was issued for a project at 323 N Emerson St:

Construction of new three story 6 unit apartment building with a 24 sq ft trash enclosre on site

Metro Reports: apartments on SE Hawthorne, NE Multnomah, N Holman and more

2422 SE 9th by Solterra Systems

2422 SE 9th by Solterra Systems

Every week, the Bureau of Development Services publishes lists of early assistance applications, land use reviews and building permits. We publish the highlights.

TVA Architects have requested Early Assistance for a project at 1532 N Holman St:

Proposal is for a four-story multi-family apartment (18) units for studio, one & two bedroom mix.

TVA Architects have requested Early Assistance for a project at 3910 NE Garfield Ave:

Proposal is for a multi-family four story apartment with a mix of studio, one and two bedroom apartments.

TVA Architects have requested Early Assistance for a project at 1323 SE Lambert St:

Proposal is for a four-story multi-family apartment with studio and two bedroom mix.

Ankrom Moisan Architects have scheduled a Pre-Application Conference to discuss a project at 930 SW 3rd Ave:

Joint development of boutique hotel (19-21 stories) and creative office space including the Temple building with below grade parking 43-100 spaces.

THA Architecture have applied for a building permit for 2034 NE Multnomah:

8 story apartment building with parking

A building permit is under review for 3423 SE Hawthorne Blvd:

New five-story, 30-unit multi-family apartment complex; on site bike parking; no on-site parking; drywell, lanscaping and utilities, trash enclosure on adjacent lot

A building permit was issued to Solterra Systems for their new home at 2422 SE 9th Ave:

New 34,000 SF, 5 story building with B, S, F, and A occupancies; ground floor retail; interior bike parking; lower level parking; ecoroof and elevator

Weekly Roundup: Hassalo on 8th, Spokane 13 and more

Spokane 13 Apartments

Spokane 13 Apartments

  • Hassalo on Eighth, the Lloyd District superblock development by GBD Architects and American Assets Trust, reached its full height. The names of the three buildings were announced: the Aster Tower; The Elwood; and the Velomor.
  • Also in the Lloyd District, restauranteur David Machado plans to open two new restaurants in the Hotel Eastlund. Altabira City Tavern will be a rooftop restaurant with a beer centric menu, while Citizen Baker will be a bakery, cafe and wine bar.
  • The venue Revolution Hall opened this week in Washington High School, an adaptive reuse of an old high school by SERA Architects and Venerable Properties. Portland Monthly listed  five things you don’t know about Rev Hall. David Greenwald of the Oregonian reviewed the first show, Wild Ones and Alialujah Choir.
  • The Portland Tribune profiled Bob Ball, CEO of development firm Astor Pacific. In it they revealed that his next project will be a four story, 35-unit apartment with corner retail at 901 NW 21st Avenue, near Caffé Mingo.
  • Two retail buildings in Sellwood were demolished to make way for the VWR Development’s Spokane 13 Apartments. The design is by TVA Architects.
  • PHK Development and THA Architecture released details of their proposed 7 story apartment at 2034 NE Multnomah. An adjustment review for the project was approved in December 2014.
  • The Portland Business Journal reported that the PDC has issued an RFI for the Old Fire Station Property at NW 3rd & Glisan. It could potentially be converted into creative office space.
  • Portland Architecture published an interview with Eugene Sandoval of ZGF Architects. Notable projects of his include the Eliot Tower and Twelve West.

Adjustment Review approved for 2034 NE Multnomah

The Bureau of Development Services has approved [PDF] an adjustment review for a new apartment building at 2034 NE Multnomah St. The project is currently being designed by THA Architecture for Sullivan’s Gulch Group LLC, a company linked to PHK Development. Although still in the early stages of design, the adjustment review documents show a building with seven floors above grade, and two levels of underground parking. The site plan shows a building rotated from the axis of the street grid, with exterior decks at levels one and two.

Site Plan

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