Weekly Roundup: Canopy Hotel, Fremont Place, 5 MLK, and more

Canopy Hotel

A new restaurant named Canopy will open this May in the ZGF Architects designed Canopy Hotel.

Pearl District residents turned out at city council in an attempt to block the Fremont Place Apartmentswrites the Oregonian. The Willamette Week reported that a former president of the Pearl District Neighborhood Association warned that if efforts to block housing are successful the neighborhood “could become an urban gated community for the landed class.”

The Portland Mercury reported that the Canopy Restaurant will open this May in the Pearl District Canopy Hotel.

The Daily Journal of Commerce reported on the demolition of the old OHSU School of Dentistry, which is being torn down with “Jurassic flair“*. The building will be replaced by the new OHSU Elk’s Children Eye Clinic.

The Portland Mercury reported that the decades old Chinese Village restaurant has closed its kitchen. A 20,480 square feet grocery store proposed for the site at 520 SE 82nd Ave was recently submitted for building permit review.

The Daily Journal of Commerce published photos of the demolition of the old Fishels Furniture building. It is being torn down to make way for the 5 MLK development.

Architect and City Council Candidate Stuart Emmons is “angling for the anti-development vote in Portland”, according to the Willamette Week.

The Portland Tribune profiled Carrie Strickland, founder and majority owner of Works Progress Architecture.

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Metro Reports: Toyoko Inn, Elk’s Children Eye Clinic, 1130 SE MLK, and more

OHSU Elk's Children Eye Clinic

The OHSU Elk’s Children Eye Clinic (as presented to the Design Commission for Design Advice in November 2017) has been submitted for a Type III Design Review

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 29th to February 4th, 2018.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled to discuss the redevelopment of Kellogg Middle School:

No changes in code for this site. Total redevelopment of the Kellogg Middle School site after building demolition and site regrading. Includes changes to vehicular access on SE 69th Ave for drop-off/parking and buses, recreation fields, parking and limited access service and fire land connected to SE Franklin St. Proposes 105.112 SF structure at an increase from the former 96,973 SF.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 1511 SE Holgate Blvd:

Current code: Construct a 3-story, 22-unit, affordable housing project (9,600 sq ft) that is 100% affordable to renters earning at or below 60% of area median income.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 1715 NW 17th Ave:

Current code: Renovation of existing warehouse with addition of interior mezzanine/2nd floor for use as creative office space.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled to discuss the Toyoko Inn at SW 3rd & Oak:

Current code: Project is a 19 story, 120,000 SF business hotel with 486 rooms. Ground floor will have a lobby, breakfast area, business center and other facilities related to the hotel. An interior courtyard will include two loading bays, bicycle storage and outdoor dining.Site is subject to an obligation to provide underground parking for the abutting garage building.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Allied Works Architecture to discuss a project at 1130 SE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd:

Current Code: Demolition of an existing one story auto servicing center to be replaced with a new 8-story, 140,000SF commercial office building with retail use on ground level and two levels of parking below grade.

A project at 4242 SE Milwaukie Ave has been submitted for Type II Adjustment Review by Koble Creative Architecture:

Construction of a new 4-story, multi-family building (12 units). Two adjustments requested: 1) street setback and 2) side setback

The OHSU Elk’s Children Eye Clinic has been submitted for Type III Design Review by NBBJ:

New 5-story building for the Elk’s Children Eye Clinic for OHSU.

A project at 2636 NE Sandy Blvd has been submitted for building permit review by Brett Schulz Architect:

Renovate existing 2-story build; shell only, no occupancy; demo interior partition walls and stairs; build new demising walls to create 10 future tenant spaces, new stairs, (5) new mezzanines, new deck, interior trash room and egress courtyard.

A project at 600 SE Belmont St has been submitted for building permit review by Woodblock Architecture:

TI and addition for new tenant and partial change of occupancy from F to A, S, and B; new mezzanine over trash and office, new walk in cooler, bar, canning, tasting room on main floor; new rooftop patio, (2) egress stairs, (2) bathrooms and elevator

The Central Lofts at 8608 N Lombard St have been submitted for building permit review by Jones Architecture:

New 4 story mixed use building with 30 units, attached trash enclosure, includes associated site work **mechanical separate**

A project at 1734 NE 45th Ave has been submitted for building permit review by DECA, Inc:

New 3 story apartment building with basement, 12 units

A project at 520 SE 82nd Ave has been submitted for building permit review:

New 20,480 sf grocery store with 2 walk-in coolers, office, 2 bathrooms, break room, storage room at loading dock, and associated site work inlcuding expanded parking lot ***with detached trash enclosure <120 sq ft*** ***separate mechanical permit for HVAC and refrigeration***

A building permit was issued for the Overton 15 apartments at 1470 NW Overton St:

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

 

Metro Reports: Block 45, 2260 NW Front, Gateway Baptist Church, and more

Lever Architecture’s Block 45 has been submitted for building permit review

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 Courtney + Le Architects for a project at 520 SE 82nd Ave:

Current code – The project entails demolishing the existing 14,243 sf building & constructing a 20,053 sf market. Stormwater disposal will be dispersed to the adjacent landscape planters/bio filters.

Early Assistance has been requested by Allusa Architecture for a project at 1823 NE 2nd Ave:

Current code – Construction of a two story 8 unit apartment building. Stormwater to be diverted to an onsite drywell. Trash and long term bike parking is located along the east portion of the property.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 2260 NW Front Ave:

He would like info on both current code and future code.

Please note that this “site” is for the pier which is approx 375′ NE from the parcel this case is “built” on (the parking lot parcel: R540254).Convert existing pier (formally part of “Terminal 1”) into a terminal for river-related activities: floating hotel, watersports, seaplane terminal, spa, park, farmers’ market, and/or other amenities beneficial to adjacent condos and apartment buildings. Parking provided by adjacent parking lot, accessed by greenway trail. They propose to bring in a floating vessel to use for above-proposed activities. (Central City Design District. Central City – River – North Pearl Plan District, Guild’s Lake Industrial Sanctuary).

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Osterman Design to discuss a project West of 2247 NW Kearney St:

Develop multi-family apartments – 18 units planned. Two car garage. Site is a non-contributing structure in Alphabet Historic District.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Myhre Group Architects to discuss an addition to Gateway Baptist Church at 13300 NE San Rafael St:

A Pre-Application Conference to discuss an addtion to a church. 2,862 square feet of floor area will be added to the existing 6,814 square foot main church building .The number of parking spaces will be reduced from 171 to 168. The size of the church sanctuary will not be increased and can accomodate 200 people. The fellowhship hall and day care buildings are not expanding.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled to discuss a project at NE 133rd & Burnside St:

Current code – Looking to create a Net Zero neighborhood community with 37 to 40 units that will have a mix of detached and attached units. Connected greenspaces will be thoughtfuly provided for children to play and community gardens for neighborly connections. Two plans submitted and plans include the following assumptions water, storm, and sanitary sewer connections.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled to discuss a project at 2855 SW Patton Rd:

Review is for 2018 code changes. Remove the grocery-only condition and redevelop the site with an economically viable use that is compatible with the neighborhood (CM1 zone).

A building permit is under review for a project at NW 24th & Raleigh:

New 3 story apartment building with below grade parking.

A building permit is under review for Block 45 at 1034 NE Grand Ave:

New 12-story mixed use building; 240 apartment units with ground floor retail; basement for bike parking

A building permit was issued to Deca, Inc for a project at 1714 NE 45th Ave:

New 3 story apartment building with basement (8 units) and associated site work; includes retaining wall; trash room inside