Metro Reports: Modera Glisan, SW 20th and Morrison, Jasmine Block, and more

Modera Glisan

The first building permit was issued for the Modera Glisan Apartments by SERA Architects

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 23rd to October 30th, 2017.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 8928 SE Woodstock Blvd:

Current code – Build a new 12 unit apartment complex.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 3212 SW 10th Ave:

Current code: Construct a 3-story apartment over existing 5000 sq concrete garage structure – 42 units total.

Early Assistance has been requested by John Weil Architecture for a project at SW 20th and Morrison:

Current code: Addition of 1,300 sf retail store in existing plaza area at corner of SW 20th and SW Morrison Streets and reconstruction of existing ticket windows from 3 locations to 1, 160sf location. CC Goose Hollow Plan District. Central City Design District.

Early Assistance has been requested by Propel Studio for a project at 7710 N Denver St:

Current code: Addition to the existing residence to add more beds to group living structure. They are determining if they want to ask for 18 units (as submittal reflects) or if they want to stay at 15 (or under) units. **They intend to meet community design standards

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Waechter Architecture and Phoenix Redevelopment to discuss a project at 133 SE 9th Ave:

Future code – Develop five parcels with industrial office and retail uses, including interior alleys and a large plaza at center of development.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by SRG Partnership to discuss the Jasmine Block development at 401 SW Harrison St:

Current code – New 3/ block seven to nine story building housing PSU, OHSU, PCC, and the City of Portland. All runoff will be directed to a water quality flow-through planter which will discharge to the public storm-only sewer main.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Allied Works Architecture to discuss a project at 510 NW 23rd Ave:

A Pre-Application Conference to discuss construction of a new 4 story 6,755 square foot mixed use building. Five dwelling units are proposed with retail space on the ground floor.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by YBA Architects to discuss a project at 25 N Fargo St:

Current code: Proposal is for a new structure at N Fargo and N Williams St. featuring retail space, underground parking and 167 units of residential space.

A project at 821 SE 14th Ave has been submitted for building permit review:

Renovation of an existing 3-story 12,462sf office building with a 1-story, 2000sf addition and site improvements

A project at 4130 SE Division St has been submitted for building permit review by Baysinger Partners:

New 4 story, 19 unit apartment building with onsite parking, includes associated sitework

A building permit was issued for a project at 235 SE 146th Ave:

Construct 3 story, 3 unit apartment building

A building permit was issued for a project at 245 SE 146th Ave:

Construct 3 story, 24 unit apartment building

A building permit was issued for a project at 434 NE Stafford St:

Construct new, 3 story, 10 unit apartment building, no parking, with trash enclosure less than 120 sf in area, includes associated site work

A building permit was issued for a project at 8852 SE Ellis St:

Construct new 10 unit apartment building 3 story. Septic decommissioning required. Call for inspection 842.

A structural permit was issued for the Modera Glisan at 1430 NW Hoyt St:

Excavation, shoring, concrete structure and structural embeds from three levels below grade to L13 (roof), exterior skin not included with this partial permit.

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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Weekly Roundup: Robert Sacks, Schools Bond, SolTerra, and more

A potential massing for a rebuilt Lincoln High School, by Bora Architects. Under this option the existing school would remain in operation while a new building is constructed where the football field is currently located.

According to The Oregonian, Portland Public Schools now plans to include complete modernization of three high schools, Lincoln, Benson and Madison, in its May 2017 bond measure.

In the wake of the NW Portland natural gas explosion, the DJC wrote about developer Robert Sacks’ plans to move forward*.  Allied Works Architecture, who designed the damaged building 2281 NW Glisan, are preparing drawings that will allow the building to be rebuild. They are also working on designs for a new three-story building building at 510 NW 23rd Ave to replace the 111-year-old building that was destroyed.

Places Over Time looked at the 2016 works of architecture and urban planning that have “creatively added to the livability, artistry, and longevity of Portland’s built environment“, including Albina Yard, Pearl West and Milwaukie Way.

A 100-bed winter shelter has opened in the Washington Center, reported The Oregonian. The building is currently sitting vacant while developer Greystar and architects ZGF prepares plans for the 4W Tower.

The Portland Chronicle reported that a 106-year-old apartment complex and automotive repair shop at 1335 SE Stark St will be torn down to make way for a four-story, 39-unit apartment complex.

The DJC reported that design-build firm SolTerra has split into two businesses and laid off design professionals.

The Business Tribune asked developers if they would still build housing in PDX under the inclusionary zoning policy.

The Portland Business Journal looked at the 34 most prominent real estate projects to watch in 2017.

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