Metro Reports: Unicorn Bed Apartments, Kōz on Killingsworth, Garfield Veterans Apartments, and more

The Unicorn Bed Apartments, as shown to the Historic Landmarks Commission in September. The project will include two 3-story buildings, with thirteen units and an on-site day care center.

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 21st to October 27th, 2019.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 7530 N Interstate Ave:

New Construction, Community Design Standards. 140 R-1 and R-2 Multi-family use. 3-story above grade with third floor mezzanine and basement. 18 dwelling units and 13 sleeping units. No off-street vehicular parking. Project to utilize private drywell.

A project at 5632 N Montana Ave has been submitted for a Type II Design Review by Works Progress Architecture:

The proposed development is for 5-story building occupying a quarter city block at N Montana Ave and N Jessup St. The site is currently occupied by (2) lots, with (2) residential structures. The proposed building use includes at-grade lobby, bike storage, and 11 residential units, two of which are at-grade. The main entrance will be located at N Montana Ave., with private residential entrances off the perimeter garden (gate accessed on N Montana). The main entrance is covered with canopy protection. Drywells and a minimum 5′-0″ landscaping buffer are located along the South and East parameters of the site along with patios for at-grade units.

1634 SW Alder St has been submitted for a Type III Design Review by SERA Architects:

7 story apartment building with 215 units.

The Morningstar at Laurelhurst has been submitted for a Type III Design Review by Ankrom Moisan Architects:

New 5-story group living development which includes 114 units with a mix of 2-bed, 1-bed and studio units. Floors 3-5 will be assisted living and floor 2 will house memory care residents. The ground floor will capture the active use amenity spaces and there will also be rooftop amenities and below-grade parking for residents and staff. Three modifications are being requested: maximum building length (33.130.222.B), Sandy Boulevard Plan District height limits in transition zones (33.575.100.C), and setback landscaping (33.130.215.B.2).

A project at 2124 NW Flanders St has been submitted for a Type III Historic Resource Review by Emerick Architects:

Proposal is for four stories of market-rate apartments over a walk-out basement level with 19 residential units and typical utilities. Floors 1-4 are proposed to have outdoor balcony space. The roof is anticipated to incorporate an ecoroof and solar panels. The project has no parking. The site is non-contributing in Alphabet Historic District.

The Multnomah County Courthouse Reuse project has been submitted for a Type III Historic Resource Review by GBD Architects:

Renovation and seismic upgrade of the historic Multnomah County Courthouse. Modification to the ground floor windows. Adjustment to vehicular access.

The Unicorn Bed Apartments at 2171 NW Glisan St have been submitted for a Type III Historic Resource Review by DAO Architecture:

Two proposed 3-story affordble multi-family buildings (each with a basement), focused on providing compact apartment residences for single mothers with children. Project includes (13) 2-BR units, including (1) ADA-accessible unit and a 600 sf day care on basement level. Non contributing resource.

An excavation and shoring permit for the Grand Avenue Mixed Use at 465 NE Davis St has been submitted by Ankrom Moisan Architects:

EXC 01 – Excavation and shoring permit

A building permit was issued for Kōz on Sandy at 2180 NE 47th Ave:

New 6 story type III code guide mixed use building with 112 living units above tenant space, bike parking, parking, mechanical rooms, and trash room on first level, includes associated site work *** mechanical permit to be separate ***

A building permit was issued for Kōz on Killingsworth at 151 N Killingsworth St:

New 4 story mixed use apartment building, 88 units with ground floor commercial and associated sitework ***mechanical permit to be separate***

A building permit was issued to SERA Architects for the 1715 SW Salmon Mixed Use:

Review w/ 19-106756-MT New 172,020 sq. ft., 8-story mixed use apartment building. 182 units are proposed with future retail space on the ground floor

A building permit was issued to Ink:Built Architecture for the Garfield Veterans Apartments at 6700 NE Garfield Ave:

New 3-story with basement, 28-unit ***state approved modular apartment building with leasing office, laundry room, and mech/elec room*** detached 119 sq ft trash enclosure and associated site work.

Morningstar at Laurelhurst Returns in Front of Design Commission (images)

The Morningstar at Laurelhurst, a proposed senior living facility on NE Sandy Blvd, has returned in front of the Design Commission for a second Design Advice Request meeting. The five story building is being designed by Ankrom Moisan Architects for Morningstar Senior Living. The project would include 114 units of memory care and assisted living, with a mix of studio, 1-, and 2-bedroom units. Approximately 70 vehicular parking spaces would be provided in a single level below-grade garage.

Morningstar at Laurelhurst
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Morningstar at Laurelhurst Receives Design Advice (images)

Design Advice has been offered for the Morningstar at Laurelhurst, a proposed senior living facility on NE Sandy Blvd. The five story building, being designed by Ankrom Moisan Architects for Morningstar Senior Living, would include 113 units of memory care and assisted living. Approximately 70 vehicular parking spaces would be provided in a single level below-grade garage.

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Weekly Roundup: N Williams Center, Morningstar at Laurelhurst, OMSI Masterplan, and more

N Williams Center
The 5-story N Williams Center will include 60 units of affordable housing, with 40 of the units reserved for people who make 30 percent or less than the area median income.

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 March 18th to March 24th, 2019.

Design Advice has been requested by Ankrom Moisan Architects for a project at 701 NE 7th Ave:

New 7-story mixed-use project to include two levels of parking and a mix of studio, 1-bedroom, 2-bedroom, and 3-bedroom units (480 units in total proposed). Ground floor includes parking, retail and residential amenities such as a residential lounge, fitness area, leasing offices, bike storage, and pet area/wash. Proposed stormwater disposal will connect to public sewer.

Design Advice has been requested by Ankrom Moisan Architects for the Morningstar at Laurelhurst, located at 3150 NE Sandy Blvd:

The five-story development has assisted living and memory care units in a single building each caring for the specific needs of its residents. A total of 113 units is proposed. Structured parking with approximately 70 parking spaces is proposed.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 3675 SW Troy St:

49 unit apartment building including 5 live/work units.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by ZGF Architects to discuss the OMSI Masterplan:

OMSI is working on a CCMP, and hopes to have it approved by the end of 2019.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled to discuss a project at 7606 SE Flavel St:

Multi-family planned development on existing site wit a total of 22 multi-family units and 2 existing single-family dwellings ( with an ADU to be added – Option 1). 16 new multi-family units, 4-6 units with a garage (depending on option). Parking for other new units to be provided in parking lot. Existing 6-plex to remain with existing parking to remain.

A building permit was issued to LRS Architects for the renovation of the former Premier Gear & Machine Works building at 1715 NW 17th Ave:

Core and shell upgrades to the existing building including seismic, roof replacement, new skylights, interior stairs, new elevator and addition of a second level inside the existing building footprint.

A building permit was issued to Ankrom Moisan Architects for the N Williams Center at 2140 N Williams Ave:

New 5 story Type III B affordable family apartment building

Metro Reports: SW 1st & Ash, 815 W Burnside St, Hoyt Street Yards Block 23, and more

815 W Burnside St

A building permit is under review for 815 W Burnside St, the first proposal in the Central City to approved that is subject to the city’s Inclusionary Zoning ordinance

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 29th to November 4th, 2018. 

Design Advice has been requested by Ankrom Moisan Architects and Alliance Realty Partners for Hoyt Street Yards Block 23 (bound by NW 13th, Raleigh, 12th and Quimby):

Proposed project is a senior living community with 110 units of R-2 occupancy independent senior living, 131 parking stalls in below-grade parking with total GSF of 296,500 with 42,000 of that amount being below-grade parking. Active uses will be provided along 13th Avenue (per 33.510.225). Those may be lobby, bistro, admin offices, salon or other similar uses complimentary to the community and to development objectives stated for NW 13th Ave.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 6715 SW Multnomah Blvd:

New 2 story 6 dwelling unit apartment building on existing .68 acre site with existing house and commercial building to remain

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by ZGF Architects to discuss a project at SW 1st & Ash:

Construction of a new 5-story building (57,000 gsf). Multi-use tenants will include retail and building support spaces on level 1. Office space levels 2-5.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Morningstar Senior Living to discuss a project at 3150 NE Sandy Blvd:

The proposed five-story development is composed of assisted living and memory care units in a single building each caring for the specific needs of its residents. The building interior design provides for an abundance of amenities, which include the following: common dining spaces and serving areas, activity areas, art studio, theater, chapel, cafes, lounges, a fitness and activity center, beauty salon/barber shop, private dining for family events and central kitchen for chef-inspired meals. Assisted living and memory care each have their own individually landscaped courtyard.

A project at 6936 N Greenwich Ave has been submitted for building permit review:

New 3 story – 12 unit apartment building and associated site work*****demo permit 18-242483-RS****

815 W Burnside St has been submitted for building permit review by Ankrom Moisan Architects:

Multi-use building with 138 residential apartments on levels 2 thru 6 (90,775 sf), residential amenities on ground floor and roof deck (4,305 sf), retail spaces on ground floor (8,785 sf), and 49 spaces of below grade parking. Type 1A construction from bottom of garage to top of slab of level 3. Type 3A construction from top of slab of level 3 to roof.

A project at 121 N Beech St has been submitted for building permit review by Fieldwork Design & Architecture:

New 4 story mixed use building; shell only with ground floor retail; associated site work

A project at 16119 SE Stark St has been submitted for building permit review:

Construct new 11,993 sf single story retail building. Phase 1- construct north portion and one tenant space occupied as pawn shop and 3 tenant spaces not occupied this phase. Phase 2- demolish existing adacent structure in permit 18-260694-CO. Phase 3- construct south portion of building with one occupied pawn shop tenant, parking lot and site work. One phase 1 tenant space to be occupied as dispensary in phase 3. See comments.

A building permit was issued for a project at 420 NE Simpson St (previously 432 NE Simpson St):

Construct new 3 story (12) unit apartment building with associated site work

A building permit was issued for a project at 14775 NE Couch St:

New 30 unit multi-family housing complex of 3 story buildings with lower level private garages, bike parking: this building contains 24 units. Trash enclosure under 120 sq ft. Included associated site work.

A building permit was issued to Ankrom Moisan Architecture for a project at 2350 SE 60th Ave (previously 6125 SE Division St):

Construct new care facility with underground parking and living care facility on main floor; associated site work