Metro Reports: Oregon Square, Overton 15, Beatrice Morrow, and more

Oregon Square Phased

The complete phased build-out of Oregon Square, as approved by the Design Commission in October 2016. Changes are being proposed to Block 103, shown at the right side of the image.

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.

Design Advice has been requested by GBD Architects for changes to Phase 2 of Oregon Square:

Changes are being proposed to LU 16-195933. Block 103 (SE) within Phase 2 is being proposed to change from a multi-story residential building to a mixed-use speculative commercial office building. The building along with the approved design of block 102 (NE) along with the approved buildings in Phase 1 will surround a publicly accessed pedestrian-only plaza. Two levels of below grade parking are proposed beneath 103 with the opportunity to connect 90 (SW) and 91 (NW). Changes to blocks 90 and 91 will add one level of below grade parking.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled to discuss a project at 5727 SE 136th Ave:

Construct a new 2-story church with parking lot at this location. Intent is to use the portion of the site zoned CN2 as the parking lot, and the R2a as the structure.

A project at 5421 NE 14th Pl has been submitted for Type III Comprehensive Plan Map Amendment:

Comprehensive Plan Map Amendment with Zone Map Amendment. The site would be rezoned from R1(Medium Density Multi-dwelling Residential) to CS (Storefront Commercial). The CS zone allows both commercial and residential uses. There is a two-story apartment building with 9 units on the site. The proposal is to redevelop the site with a 4-story mixed use building (Harvey Rice Heritage Center) with 20 residential units, 4,300 square feet of office on the second floor and 2,820 square feet of retail space on the ground floor. Ten on-site parking spaces are proposed with access from NE 14th Place. The parking area is partially underneath the second story of the building.

A project at 6103 SE Cora St has been submitted for building permit review:

New 3-story 15-unit apartment complex, with attached trash enclosure, and associated site work

The Overton 15 apartments have been submitted for building permit review:

New 7-story mixed use building with 68 apartments with ground level offices

A revised building permit for a project at 5965 SE Milwaukie Ave (previously 6003 SE Milwaukie) has been submitted for building permit review by Urban Development Group:

New 4-story 54 unit apartment complex, trash enclosure within structure and associated site work

A project at 3926 SE 11th Ave has been submitted for building permit review by SG Architecture:

New 1-story fellowship center 7,415 sq ft; basement – storage, mechanical equip, trash enclosure; main floor multi-purpose area, commercial kitchen, restrooms, storage, entry; exterior stairs/driveway on north elevation, new ADA ramp and stairs on west elevation, new parking lot on east elevation ***mechanical permit 17-174944mt ***

Building permits were issued to City Craft Development for projects at 7025 N Mohawk Ave and 7045 N Mohawk Ave (previously 7023 N Mohawk Ave and 7031 N Mohawk Ave):

New 2 story apartment building with 7 dwelling units with attached trash enclosure and sprinkler riser room, detached barbeque area, and associated sitework (same as 17-101237-CO)

New 2 story apartment building with 7 dwelling units with attached trash enclosure and sprinkler riser room, detached barbeque area, and associated sitework (same as 17-101236-CO)

A building permit was issued to Carleton Hart Architecture for the Beatrice Morrow Apartments (Grant Warehouse Redevelopment) at 3340 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd:

New 5 story, multi-family building with 80 units and ground floor retail (future). Site work includes new parking, circulation paths and landscaping.

A building permit was issued to SERA Architects for a project at 5005 NE Sandy Blvd (previously 5035 NE Sandy Blvd):

Construct new 2 story building core and shell, no occupancy, to include on ground floor covered parking, bike storage, trash enclosure, and associated site work.***mechanical permit 17-110802mt****

A building permit was issued for a project at 3334 SE Belmont St:

New 3 story mixed use building; group B occupancy shell tenant space on half of first floor and apartments on remaining first, second, third floors.

 

Weekly Roundup: OHSU KCRB, 2869 NE Sandy, 3031 SE Powell, and more

OHSU Knight Cancer Research Building

Construction is underway on the OHSU Knight Cancer Research Building

The DJC wrote about Maxine Fitzpatrick, executive director of Portland Community Reinvestment Initiatives, Inc, who hopes to build 1,000 affordable housing units over the course of 10 years*.

The Skanner News wrote about how displaced black residents will receive priority at PCRI’s Beatrice Morrow apartments.

The Hollywood Star News reported that demolition has begun on the existing structures that will be replaced by a 206-unit apartment building at 2869 NE Sandy Blvd.

The Business Tribune took a look at a day in the life of a carpenter working on the OHSU Knight Cancer Research Building.

With another tenant signed at Pearl West, the building is nearing capacity, according to the Portland Business Journal.

The retailer that will replace AMF at 3031 SE Powell Blvd is Target, reported the Portland Mercury.

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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: Iron Fireman Building, 1500 SW Taylor, 550 SE MLK, and more

Iron Fireman

Interior view of the renovated Iron Fireman 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.

Early Assistance has been requested by YBA Architects for a project at 6129 N Lombard St:

New 4 story mixed use development commercial 1st floor 42 apartments with 18 parking spaces.

Early Assistance has been requested by Green Hammer for a project at 20 NE Tillamook St:

Proposal is for five buildings with a total of 17 units of residential 1-3 bedroom apartments with eight spaces of off-street parking.

Early Assistance has been requested by Works Partnership for a project at 87 SE Stark St:

Proposal is to construct a new five story parking garage with 250 spaces to support new proposed commercial development at 151 se alder. Existing one story shed to be demolished.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Works Partnership for a project at 550 SE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd:

Proposal is for construction of a new 13 story hotel and residential development on one/half block site which is currently paved parking.Site will have ground floor retail with two levels of below grade parking; roof will include decks and amenity space.

A project at 3802 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd has been submitted for Type II Design Review by TVA Architects:

5 story apartment building wit 89 units & parking

A project at 2025 SW Vermont St has been submitted for Type II Design Review by COLAB Architecture:

Multi dwelling development of household living use. Ten units total with associated site improvements. ROW improvements and dedications for SW Vermont and SW Idaho streets per separate Public Works Permit.

A project at 3434 NE Sandy Blvd has been submitted for Type II Design Review by C2K Architecture:

Renovation of existing building to include retail and commercial uses along Sandy Boulevard and development mechanic’s shop into commercial bakery. Existing parking to be converted to amenity space.

A project at 2510 NE Sandy Blvd has been submitted for Type II Design Review by Brett Schulz Architect:

New construction of five story with mezzanine building with 90 residential units, three retail spaces and 19 surface parking stalls.

A project at 930 NW 14th Ave has been submitted for Type III Design Review by Bora Architects:

Construction of a new 10-story mixed-use building with ground floor retail, office space on floors 2-4, and residential units on floors 5-10. Two levels of below grade parking with 143 spaces proposed – with the garage entrance on NW14th.

A project at 1500 SW Taylor St has been submitted for Type III Design Review by SERA Architects:

11-story residential apartment development over below-grade structured parking.

A project at 1525 N Webster St has been submitted for building permit review by Fosler Portland Architecture:

New 4 story apartment building with 29 units with associated site work

The Grant Warehouse Redevelopment at 3368 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd has been submitted for building permit review by Carleton Hart Architecture:

New 5 story, multi-family building with 80 units and ground floor retail (future). Site work includes new parking, circulation paths and landscaping.

A building permit was issued to Mackenzie for the renovation of the Iron Fireman building at 4784 SE 17th Ave:

Core and shell build out of 78,246 SF of 108,066 SF building; 2 exterior steel exit discharge stairs, 1 new exit access stair, new entrance stair and ramp. Add interior walls to create 10 new tenant spaces, lobby area, common restrooms, bike storage area; voluntary seismic upgrade. No occupancy this permit. Separate tenant improvement permits required.

A building permit was issued to Geza Development for a project at 1775 N Lombard St (formerly 1841 N Lombard):

New 3 story – 18 unit apartment building – with associated site utilities and landscaping-attached trash enclosure

A building permit was issued to Marathon Acquisition and Development for the Mississippi Apartments (East) at 777 N Cook St:

New mixed use 5 story building, first floor parking, first floor commercial use and apartments with apartments above

Metro Reports: 1638 W Burnside, 7337 SE Foster, Grant Warehouse, and more

The Grant Warehouse redevelopment, which is intended to be affordable to households earning at or below 60% of the Area Median Income

The Grant Warehouse redevelopment at 3368 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, which is intended to be affordable to households earning at or below 60% of 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.

Ankrom Moisan Architects have requested Early Assistance for a project at 25 NE 122nd Ave:

Proposal is for a mixed use project including a commercial clinic and 176 residential apartments. The apartments will consist of a mix of transitional housing studios and single room occupancy units and will provide housing opportunities for medically fragile clients. Parking will be below grade for approx. 75 spaces. Ground floor and level two to contain the clinic program.

Doug Circosta Architect has requested Early Assistance for a project at 6847 N Interstate Ave:

Proposal is for a new four story 51 unit apartment building with on site parking and related site amenities.

Ankrom Moisan Architects have scheduled a Pre-Application Conference to discuss a project at 1638 W Burnside St:

Demo existing 2 story auto dealership to develop a 7-8 story mixed use apartment building with commercial on the first floor. With 94 below grade parking spaces.

NW Civil Design have requested a Public Works Inquiry for a project at 7337 SE Foster Rd:

New dental building with parking.

Carleton Hart Architecture have submitted the Grant Warehouse Redevelopment at 3368 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd for Type II Design Review:

Proposal is for new five story 87,900 sf mixed-use development with 80 affordable apartments and 6,000 sf of neighborhood oriented commercial use. Modification proposed for site development standard 33.266.220.C.3.B for bicycle parking.

Leeb Architects have submitted a project at 909 SE 12th Ave for Type III Design Review:

Request for approval of a Type III design review to allow construction of a development of a seven story mixed use building with three modificatons to review. Section 33.266.130F parking layout; section 33.266.220.C3 size of bicycle rack; section 33.266.310.D loading space vertical clearance.

Metro Reports: Oregonian Publishing Buildings Redevelopment, Oliver Station, Broadway Tower and more

Broadway Tower

The Broadway Tower, as presented to the Design Commission in November

Every week, the Bureau of Development Services publishes lists of Early Assistance applications, Land Use Reviews and Building Permits. We publish the highlights.

Design Advice has been requested for a project at 10840 SE Salmon St: 

New 5 story 146 unit apartment building, 49 parking spaces provided

Design Advice has been requested for the new Multnomah County Courthouse:

Multnomah County intends to construct a replacement Multnomah County Central Courthouse.

Carleton Hart Architects have requested Early Assistance for a project at 3368 NE Martin Luther King Blvd:

Proposal is for a six story multifamily residential development consisting of 81 units with grd floor retail. PHB project.

Lever Architecture have requested Early Assistance for a project at 2110 SE 82nd Ave:

looking to developed lot for commercial tenant space – retail, office, restaurant.

Works Partnership have requested Early Assistance for a project at N Mississippi & Cook:

Project if a four story timber structure with retail and workspace on first floor and work space on remaining floors. There are six proposed parking space with a loading zone.

GBD Architects have requested Early Assistance for a project at 1715 NW Couch St:

St Mary’s Cathloic Cathedral Church – questions regarding developing parking lot into multi family housing and structured parking – with renovation of existing perish hall.

GBD Architects have scheduled a Pre-Application Conference to discuss a project at 817 SW 17th Ave:

Pre-Application Conference to discuss a Type III Design Review and possible Type III Central City Parking Review for the proposed redevelopment of the Oregonian Publishing buildings near SW 17th and Yamhill. The applicant is considering several designs for a project that will include office, retail, housing and parking. The submitted plans identify 513 parking spaces proposed to support the proposed residential units and the commercial spaces, as well as be available as shared spaces for other nearby uses. No upper-level floor plans or exterior elevations were submitted. The applicant has submitted a list of questions for staff’s response.

DiLoreto Architecture have submitted a project at St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church at 2400 SE 148th Ave for Conditional Use Review:

Additions to exterior church and social hall with interior renovations and parking lot will accomodate non-conforming upgrades and stormwater.

Ankrom Moisan Architects have submitted Oliver Station at 9202 SE Foster Rd for Design Review:

Oliver Station is a new five story mixed-use commercial and apartment development on two blocks at the heart of Lents Town Center.

Lever Architecture have submitted Framework at 430 NW 10th Ave for Design Review:

new 12-story mixed-use project. The building will be timber-framed with ground-floor retail, 5 floors of office and the remaining floors in residential use –workforce housing. The rooftop will provide amenity space. Adjustment for loading access, Modification for long term bike parking.

Alterations to the Ballou & Wright Building at 1010 NW Flanders St have been submitted for Historic Resource Review:

Project involves exterior modifications to a National Register (Ballou & Wright Bldg) and its adjacent non-contributing structure on the same tax lot. Project includes one roof deck with elevator override and stair on NR bldg, roof deck on non-contributing bldg, elevation remodel of non-contributing bldg, removal of fire escape ladders on NR bldg, window replacement on NR bldg and modify loading dock and new storefront for ADA access on NR bldg.

Fosler Portland Architecture have submitted alterations to a building at 833 SW Naito Parkway  for Historic Resource Review:

Type III Historic Resource Review for renovations to an existing building in the Yamhill Historic District. Work includes alterations to both street-facing facades and a partial second floor addition and roof deck. With increase in floor area under 500 sq feet.

A Demolition Permit was issued to Mackenzie for an existing building on the site of the proposed 120 SE Clay office building:

Demolish one story 11,910sf auto repair shop – remove all debris

A building permit is under review for a project at 8035 SE Center St:

Construct new 3 story, 12 unit apartment building, detached trash enclosure less than 120 sf, includes associated site work

A building permit is under review for a project at NE Glisan and 146th:

New 3 story 3 unit condo building, associated site work included

GBD Architects have submitted a portion of the Broadway Tower for building permit review:

Excavation and Shoring for new commercial high rise structure with retail, office and hotel uses with 4 floors of below grade parking

A building permit was issued for the Block 136 development by Mithun:

New 15 story 218 unit residential high rise apartment building including 2 level underground parking garage under this building and extending under the adjacent office building.

New 5 story office building

A building permit was issued for the Blackwood Lofts at 88 SE 24th Ave:

Construct new 4 story apartment building with 23 units, interior trash storage and bike racks, no onsite parking, stormwater facility and associated site work

Weekly Roundup: Retail and Affordable Housing on MLK, Cameron Apartments and more

NE MLK & Alberta

NE Alberta & MLK

On Wednesday the board of the Portland Development Commission voted in favor of selling land at NE MLK & Alberta to Majestic Realty Company. The developer intends to build a strip mall anchored by Natural Grocers on the site.

The City also announced its intention to move forward with an affordable housing development at 3368 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd. According to a story in The Oregonian the site will be developed by Gerding Edlen and Portland Community Reinvestment Initiatives Inc.

The DJC published photos of the under construction Cameron Apartmentspreviously known as the 12th & Clay apartments.

Construction is nearing an end at 3939 SW Viewpoint Terrace. The DJC published a photo gallery of the progress.

A four story, 30 unit building is set to replace an a fourplex apartment building at 3423 SE Hawthorne Blvd, reported The Chronicle. 15 members of the group ‘Stop Demolishing Portland‘ turned up on Saturday to protest the new building.