Metro Reports: 72Foster, SW 3rd & Ash, Powell Blvd Target, and more

The former AMF Bowling Alley on Powell is being converted into a Target

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 25th to October 1st, 2017.

Early Assistance has been requested by CE John for a project at 1715 NE 33rd Ave:

Current Code – New Multi-Tenant retail building with surface and rooftop parking.

Early Assistance has been requested by Koble Creative Architecture for a project at NE 42nd & Prescott:

Construction of new 4-story apartment building (19 units), with ground floor retail and parking.

A project at 4708 NE Sandy Blvd has been submitted for Type II Design Review by Koz Development:

New construction of mixed use building with 114 residential apartments over commercial space. One modification to bike parking.

A structural permit has been submitted for review by GBD Architects for SW 3rd & Ash:

STR 01 – Partial permit for excavation, shoring, foundation, structural shell and all under slab and perimeter utility for the project. One level below parking with 6 stories above grade

A building permit was issued to MAJ Development for the Powell Blvd Target at 3031 SE Powell Blvd:

Change of use and occupancy at shell from A-3/S-2 to M/S-2; addition of warehouse storage, loading area and trash enclosure; no current interior occupancy without T.I.; return to shell; remove all interior walls and fixtures; replace front storefront; new interior walls to separate space; remodel garage seismic upgrade is only at the garage level, and at the first floor. 10% increase on seismic load. Upper structure and roof is not upgraded . Amit coordinated in the early stage the sismic requirements with babrak amiri and with the applicant

A building permit was issued to Otak Architects for a project at 1823 SE 50th Ave:

New 4 story, 19 unit apartment building, includes associated sitework ***separate mechanical permit required***

A building permit was issued to Holst Architecture for 72Foster at 5005 SE 72nd Ave:

New four-story mixed-use multi-family building with 101 apartment units over ground floor retail and residential services; 35 on-site parking stalls Septic Decommissioning Required. Call for Inspection 842.

Weekly Roundup: ArLo Apartments, Franklin High School, 539 SW 10th, and more

ArLo Apartments

The ArLo Apartments by Fairfield Residential will be built on the site formerly home to Interstate Lanes, which closed last year.

The Willamette Week reported on a proposal for a hotel at 539 SW 10th Avea site currently currently occupied by food carts, including the original Nong’s Khao Man Gai.

OPB reported that Portland Public Schools gave a preview look at the remodeled Franklin High School.

The Business Tribune wrote about changes coming to Portland’s Design Review process, following City Council adoption of the Design Overlay Zone Assessment Project Report.

Portland Art Museum has raised a $27 million for the Rothko Pavilion, according to the Willamette Week, despite the fact that it currently lacks the legal right to build the project.

House Bill 2007, which is intended to speed up the approval process for affordable housing, is running into neighborhood opposition, writes the Portland Tribune.

The DJC wrote about the growing pains of the North Pearl*.

As Portland grows bowling alleys are being squeezed out, reports OPB. The former Interstate Lanes are being redeveloped as the ArLo Apartments, while the AMF alley at 3031 SE Powell is set to be converted to a Target.

Portland Shoupistas wrote that Mayor Wheeler has said that the debate between parking and housing “is over“.

Lastly, Next Portland is a finalist for “Best Local Blog” in the Willamette Week’s Best of Portland Readers’ Poll.” If you enjoy our coverage of local architecture and development we’d appreciate your vote.

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Weekly Roundup: Beatrice Morrow, Ankeny Apartments, Grove Hotel, and more

The Beatrice Morrow Apartments will include 80 affordable housing units, offered under the city’s preference policy to those displaced from N/NE Portland.

The Oregonian wrote about the affordable housing planned for the former Grant Warehouse site on NE MLK. The building will be named the Beatrice Morrow, after the African American attorney who ran for state office in 1932.

The Willamette Week wrote about Home First Development’s plans to build 300 apartments and sell them to the city for $100,000 apiece.

The DJC wrote about how the Portland Development Commission is “driving ahead to expand parking stock“*, with investments totaling tens of millions of dollars planned at Old Town Chinatown Block 33, the Convention Center Hotel and at the 10th & Yamhill Smart Park.

The Portland Business Journal reported that the City Council and PDC have chosen to move forward with a full redevelopment of the Centennial Mills site. As a consequence, the Mounted Patrol Unit will not return to the site.

Portland Architecture spoke to Allied Works associate principal Dan Koch to about plans to rebuild the destroyed Robert and Ann Sacks House at 2281 NW Glisan and create a new building at 510 NW 23rd Ave.

The Grove Hotel has topped out, writes the Portland Business Journal. When it opens later this year it will include a new restaurant by Kurt Huffman’s ChefStable group.

In a two part series, the Business Tribune wrote about the Design Commission’s denial of the Ankeny Apartmentsand the upcoming appeal to City Council.

An article in Portland Monthly argued that the future of Portland’s skyline Is made of wood. Recent and planned wood buildings include The RadiatorFramework (CEID), 38 Davis, Albina Yard, Framework (Pearl) and Carbon12.

The Portland Business Journal broke the news that the AMF Bowling Alley at 3031 SE Powell Blvd is set to be redeveloped for a ‘national retailer’. The Portland Mercury republished a statement from AMF expressing their plan to continue operating “for its remaining lease term and perhaps longer“.

The Hollywood Star News wrote about plans by Koz Development for a new six-story, 114-unit studio apartment building at 4708 NE Sandy Blvd—a site currently occupied by Umpqua Bank.

The Business Tribune reported that the remodeled Macy’s building downtown will officially be known as the Meier & Frank Building.

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Metro Reports: Grant Park Village, St John Fisher Parish and more

Grant Park Village context. Phase I was completed in late 2014. Image by LRS Architects.

Grant Park Village context. Phase I was completed in late 2014. Image by LRS Architects.

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

Otak Architects have requested Early Assistance for a project at 1324 SE Oak St:

4 story apartment building with 46 units and basement level for parking and storage.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 3035 SE 92nd Ave:

30-unit apartment complex

Tiland-Schmidt Architects have requested Early Assistance for a remodel of the AMF Bowling Alley at 3031 SE Powell Blvd:

Remodel existing bowling alley to grocery store

Urban Development Group have requested Early Assistance for a project on a triangular plot of land at 1111 SE Sandy Blvd:

New 6 story mixed use building with 80 apartment units above 5245 sf of retail. Stormwater to be managed through deep drywells with no overflow to city sewer

Brett Schulz Architect has requested Early Assistance for a project at 8307 N Ivanhoe St:

5 Live Work 3 story Units

LRS Architects have requested a Pre-Application Conference for a project at 3204 NE Weidler St, presumably Grant Park Village Phase II:

Five story housing over sub-grade parking structure.

Soderstrom Architects have requested a Pre-Application Conference for work at St John Fisher Parish:

Pre-application conference to discuss Type III Conditional Use Review to construct a new parish hall and make alterations to existing church and church rectory.

DiLoreto Architecture have requested a Pre-Application Conference for work at St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church:

Pre-Application Conference to discuss conditonal [sic] use review for new 650 seat church building and small office building. Existing church will be remodeled to become new social hall.

Scott Edwards Architecture have applied for an Adjustment Review for a project at 2720 SE Steele St:

New three story 15 unit apartment building. Adjustment for 33.266.110 minimum parking standards.

A permit is under review for a new building at 4928 SE Franklin St:

Construct new 3 story 6 unit apartment building with associated site work

Urban Development Group was issued a permit for the demolition of the former Old Wives Tales building at 50 SE 13TH Ave, which is set to become an apartment building with 69 units:

Demolish single story restaurant building and parking lot