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: Lloyd Center, NW 14th & Raleigh, 9316 SE Woodstock, and more

NW 14th & Raleigh

A building permit is under review for the affordable housing development at NW 14th & Raleigh

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 LDA Design Group for a remodel at the Lloyd East Anchor:

Conference to discuss renovation and expansion of an existing four story building. The building is currently occupied by Sears. The first and second floors will be multi-tenant uses. The fourth floor will be demolished and the third floor expanded from 37,000 square feet to 75,000 square feet.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Köz Development to discuss a project at 4708 NE Sandy Blvd:

New 6 story,114 unit studio apartment building with ground floor retail. 9 parking spaces proposed. Existing building to be Demoed.

A project at 527 SE Spokane St has been submitted for Type II Design Review:

Design review for a new 4-plex (four housing units) that is unable to meet Community Design Standards. Adjustments requested to parking and setbacks. Unable to provide 4 parking spaces; seeking to provide 2 (see CO 16-287526)

NW 14th & Raleigh has been submitted for building permit review by LRS Architects:

12 story, multi-family affordable housing, 93 units, parking for 15 cars

A project at 9316 SE Woodstock Blvd has been submitted for building permit review:

Construct 2-story mixed use 3 unit apartment building, ground floor to include storage, 1-residential unit, 2 bathrooms, gaming and dining area, and service bar; second floor to include 2-residential units, roof top bar. Covered trash enclosure under permit 17-130103.***sprinklers under separate permit.***

A project at 4806 N Maryland Ave has been submitted for building permit review:

New Construction Of 10500sf, 6unit Apartment Building With New 45sf Trash Enclosure.

A project at 1331 NW 17th Ave has been submitted for a structural permit review by GBD Architects:

STR – to include structural, shoring, and ground improvements and MEP underground

Building permits for five buildings at 34-58 SE 146th Ave (previously 26 SE 146th Ave) were issued to Doug Circosta Architect:

Construct new 3 story (12) unit apartment building; with associated site work; building 1 of 5 (bldg 100)

Construct new 3 story (24) unit apartment building; building 2 of 5

Construct new 3 story (7) unit apartment building; building 3 of 5 (bld 300)

Construct new 3 story (18) unit apartment building; building 4 of 5 (bld 400)

Construct new 2 story (1) unit apartment building with laundry on main floor; building 5 of 5. (bld 500)

A building permit was issued to Scott Edwards Architecture for the clinic at the Garlington Center:

Construct new 2 story building for new clinic with associated site work.

A building permit was issued for a project at 2211 NW York St:

New 113,479 gsf, six story self storage facility, demo permit to be applied separately