The Daily Journal of Commercereported on the approval* of the Multnomah County Behavioral Health Resource Center, which will transform an existing building into a modern health center focused on providing services to people experiencing homelessness.
The Portland Mercury covered wrote about the city is mulling an “imperfect solution to city’s racist displacement projects.” Extending the life of the Interstate Corridor Urban Renewal Area would give the city more money for building affordable housing, including at Williams & Russell, where mostly Black families were displaced for an expansion of the Emanuel Hospital that never happened.
The Business Tribuneprofiled the planned rebuild of the PCC Metropolitan Workforce Training Center which include a new building at the corner of NE 42nd and Killingsworth and 90 units of affordable housing on the site of the current 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 April 6th, 2020 to April 12th, 2020.
Early Assistance has been requested by Base Design & Architecture for a project at 1840 SW Main St:
New 4-story mixed-use, modular building with potential parking below grade, retail and shared functions at grade level, office space at the second level and residential uses on the third and fourth levels. Two options have been provided: Option 1 with below grade parking and modification of Oriel window standards. Option 2 has no on-site parking or application of the oriel window standard.
Early Assistance has been requested by LRS Architects for a project at 836 NE 24th Ave:
New 4 story, quarter-block 30,000 sf mixed-use office building and core-and-shell development intended to contain warehouse and freight movement, wholesale sales, and manufacturing and production space for medical equipment. Development intent is to demo existing NW quarter-block structures to allow for new construction and to consolidate all NW quarter-block properties. Both the NE quarter-block and south block properties would maintain access but remain adjacent properties. New development intends to provide roof decks on upper levels.
Early Assistance has been requested by Ink:Built Architecture for a project at 8914 SE Ellis St:
New 3-5 story apartment building, with either 19 units proposed (not affordable housing) or 33 units proposed (affordable housing), no parking proposed.
A project at SE 2nd and Ash has been submitted for a Type II Adjustment Review by GBD Architects:
The proposed project is a 83,045 gross sf building (with less than 59,576 sf of industrial office, 5,000 sf of traditional office, ground floor retail and structured parking). The building has a day lit basement level and first floor of concrete, with 5 levels of Type 3-A heavy timber above. Stormwater will be collected on the roof of the building and treated in flow through stormwater planters on the third level. Adjustment requested for the loading requirement.
The Multnomah County project at 333 SW Park Ave has been submitted for a Type III Design Review by Carleton Hart Architecture:
Accessibility upgrades, expansion of ground floor storefront, window replacement, roof leveling and membrane replacement, and eco-roof installation. New vertical circulation systems are also proposed which will bring the building up to current egress codes. North of the existing building, the current surface parking lot will be converted into a private plaza. This will include bicycle parking, a trash and recycling area, stormwater planters, paved recreation area, and covered seating.
Building permit were issued to Opsis Architecture for the Madison High School Modernization at 2735 NE 82nd:
Modernization and addition of existing high school *** w/19-255928-CO, 19-259176-CO, and 19-259237-CO ***
MADISON HIGH SCHOOL – New ticket booth *** w/19-116412-CO, 19-255914-CO, 19-255928-CO, and 19-259237-CO ***
MADISON HIGH SCHOOL – New concessions building with electrical room, women’s restroom, and men’s restroom *** w/19-116412-CO, 19-255914-CO, 19-259176-CO, and 19-259237-CO ***
MADISON HIGH SCHOOL – New bike shelter *** w/19-116412-CO, 19-255914-CO, 19-255928-CO, and 19-259176-CO ***
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 January 27th, 2020 to Februrary 2nd, 2020.
Design Advice has been requested by SERA Architects for a project at 2250 NW Flanders St:
6 story apartment building with approximately 200 units in the Northwest Plan District and Alphabet Historic District. Non-contributing. Stormwater disposal method TBD
Early Assistance has been requested by DECA Architects for a project at 5505 SE 136th Ave:
New construction of a 6,425 sq ft, 2-story apartment building with 5 dwelling units and a new driveway (no commercial units). Adjustment to setback is needed.
Early Assistance has been requested by Tahran Architecture and Planning for a project at 3219 SE Milwaukie Ave:
Proposal to build a new 4-story apartment building with a total of 44-46 units of affordable housing. Stormwater disposal is proposed to be a storm water planter.
Early Assistance has been requested by Edge Development for a project at 5527 N Greeley Ave:
New 12-unit, 3-story multi-family residential building. No on-site parking provided. A drywell shall be proposed for stormwater retention.
A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Carleton Hart Architecture to discuss Multnomah County’s project at 333 SW Park Ave
Renovation of existing building and adjacent lot
A project at 2047 NE Davis St has been submitted for a Pre-Permit Zoning Check:
New fourplex apartment to create a total of 6 dwelling units on the lot. Proposed stormwater disposal method is not included in this pre-check.
A project at 2321 SE 89th Ave has been submitted for a Pre-Permit Zoning Check:
3 new fourplex apartments, to create a total of 13 dwelling units on the lot. Proposed stormwater disposal method is not included in this pre-check.
A project at 2135 NW 29th Ave has been submitted for a Type III Design Review, by Jones Architecture and Waechter Architecture:
Development of eight 15,000SF mass-timber apartment buildings (type 3-B); each 5 stories with parking. Each to have their own building permit per OSSC 2019, but processed as one Type3 LUR per Pre-App direction. Modifications requested to Ground Floor Window requirement and Pedestrian Access requirement.
A project at 2011 NE 47th Ave was submitted for building permit review:
New 2 story 5 unit apartment building.
A project at 5145 SE Mcloughlin Blvd was submitted for building permit review by Fosler Portland Architecture:
New 19 unit apartment building with associated site work; no on site parking; mechanical permit separate
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 16th to September 22nd 2019.
Early Assistance has been requested by Studio 3 Architecture for a project at 5920 E Burnside St:
Remove Existing buildings. Construct 2 new apartment buildings. 62 units total. 4 story with inclusionary housing.
Early Assistance has been requested by Carleton Hart Architecture for Multnomah County’s project at 333 SW Park Ave:
Renovation of an existing, county-owned building for use as a Behavioral Health Resource Center. The building is approximately 24,000 gross square feet, four-and-one-half story structure located on SW Park Ave.
Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 5024 NE Fremont St:
Existing dwelling to be removed and parcel proposed for multi-dwelling unit development for 12 units. Two buildings are proposed with a shared stairway. There is no density requirement in the CM1 zone. Proposed FAR is 1.5
Early Assistance has been requested by William Kaven Architecture for a project at 4047 N Williams Ave:
Two adjacent sites that will be developed under separate ownership, eah with two four-story apartment buildings, one with 17 units and one with 13 units and ground floor retail. Drywell proposed in common courtyard. A separate design review will be needed for each site.
Early Assistance has been requested by Studio 3 Architecture for a project at 8042 N Willamette Blvd:
12 unit apartment building (9,713 GSF) with drywell
Early Assistance has been requested by William Kaven Architecture for a project at 8005 SE 13th Ave:
Construction of one 3-story 19-unit building with ground floor lobby and retail. 60% eco roof coverage is proposed for stormwater.
A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Lance Mueller & Associates Architecture to discuss a project at 55 NE Broadway:
An addition to the existing service shop of Toyota of Portland with structured parking and auto inventory storage over the ground level shop expansion.
A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled to discuss a Floor & Decor store at 11919 N Jantzen Dr:
A Pre-Application Conference to discuss construction of a new 80,000 square foot building. The proposed tenant is a Retail Sales and Service Use, Floor & Décor, which sells wood flooring and tile to the general public. One hundred four surface parking spaces are proposed. The existing buidling (Safeway) will be demolished.
A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by GBD Architects to discuss a project at 1137 NW 23rd Ave:
A Pre-Application Conference to discuss a mixed use building with ground level retail. One level of below grade parking is proposed that takes access from NW Northrup. Approximately 48 parking spaces and one Type B Loading Space are proposed. The retail space is at ground level and is 12,690 square feet in floor area. The upper 4 levels are proposed to have a total of approximately 70 apartments.
An Excavation and Shoring permit is under review for Eleven West at 1102-1116 SW Washington St:
11W – EXC 01- Excavation and Shoring for a New 25 story mixed use building, with 4 below grade floors for parking
A project at 3924 N Montana Ave has been submitted for building permit review:
New 3 story 6 unit apartment building with common lobby, and associated site work including detached trash enclosure under 120 sf mechanical separate
A building permit was issued to Allied Works Architecture for 2291 NW Glisan St (previously 500 NW 23rd Ave):
New construction of 4 story mixed use building, retail on the first floor with associated site work (tenant improvement separate)
A building permit was issued to Studio 3 Architecture for a project at 5311 NE Glisan St (previously 506 NE 53rd Ave):
Construct new 4 story (18) unit apartment building with associated site work and detached trash enclosure under 120sq ft
As much as 2 million square feet of development in the Central Eastside is proposed as part of the OMSI Masterplan, reports the Oregonian—the equivalent of two U.S. Bancorp Towers. The masterplan went in front of the Design Commission for its first Design Advice Request meeting last week.
Senate Bill 10, sponsored by Senate President Peter Courtney, would require cities to allow dense development along major transit routes, writes the Oregonian. Portland would be required to allow up to 75 units per acre with a quarter mile of frequent transit, and up to 45 units per acre within a half mile.
Prosper Portland intends to move forward with an office building on top of the garage adjacent to the Convention Center Hotel, reports the Oregonian. The 100 Multnomah office building would add 118,000 square feet of rentable office space on top of the currently under construction parking garage.
The Portland City Council approved financing for the N Williams Center, reports the Portland Mercury. The 61-unit apartment building will include 40 units for renters who earn less than 30 percent of area median income (AMI) and 20 units for those earning less than 60 percent AMI.
Multnomah County intends to purchase the Modish Building at 333 SW Park, for use as a mental health and addiction resource center. A previous proposal for the 4-story building would have seen it converted into creative office space.