Under Construction: NW 21st & Irving Apartments (Images)

This is an updated version of a post written by Kurt Sevits, and originally published on December 3rd 2015.

Construction has started on the NW 21st & Irving Apartments, a 4-story mixed use building by Emerick Architects for Urban Development Partners. Plans call for 57 residential units over 10,722 sq. feet of ground-floor commercial space. Being situated in the historic Alphabet District of Northwest Portland, the development required a review by the Historic Landmarks Commission.

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Metro Reports: 1116 SW Washington, 505 NW 14th, NW 21st & Irving, and more

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505 NW 14th Ave, as presented at its Pre-Application Conference

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 Edge Development for a project at 1329 N Skidmore St:

Development of 2 new market rate apartment buildings with 10-15 units per building. Demo existing building. Propose to meet community design standards.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by ZGF Architects to discuss a project at 1116 SW Washington St:

Pre-application conference to discuss Type III DZ review for new mixed use tower

505 NW 14th Ave has been submitted for Design Review by SERA Architects:

Type III Design Review for a new 280 unit, 16-story building with market rate residential units and ground floor retail. The new building will be “L-shaped” around the Touche Restaurant Building. Underground parking, 222 spaces, will serve the project. This proposal will replace the recently discussed demolition of the Touche Bldg and construction of a 12-story residential building (EA 16-138068) and will replace the recently approved Design Review of the “Meriwether 501” building (LU 15-187119 DZM, AD).

Mackenzie have submitted a project at 700 SE Belmont St for building permit review:

New 6 story self-storage building. First floor interior parking

A building permit was issued to Emerick Architects for the NW 21st & Irving Apartments:

new 4-story mixed use development with commercial ground floor over one level of underground parking. Existing structure will be demolished. (see permit 16-119347 CO)

A building permit was issued for The Fair Haired Dumbbell:

Twin six story heavy timber buildings with pedestrian bridges at each floor . Restaurant (non-insul.) shell space / bike storage first floor. Levels 2-6 office. Das required. Separate permit through fire marshal’s office.

Metro Reports: Multnomah County Health Dept HQ, NE MLK & Alberta retail, Field Office and more

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The Field Office by Hacker architects 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. We publish the highlights.

ZGF Architects have requested Design Advice for the Multnomah County Health Department Headquarters:

Proposed project is a nine story headquarters building for the Multnomah County Health Department.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 2731 SE Belmont St: 

Proposed apartment project and street improvements storm – drywells for roof with overflow to combo sewer

Johnston Architects have requested Early Assistance for a project at 8506 N Edison St:

Development of two lots to include three 3-story buildings containing residential units, with a total of 18 units between the 3 buildings. Will need adjustments to parking.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 13434 SE Harold St:

Proposal is to develop site with condominimums using the “A” overlay and amenity bonus to increase density to 16 units total. The existing residence will be removed.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 4509 N Montana Ave:

Proposal for multi-family residential housing with group living components proposal will conform to Community Design Standards 33.218 ; live/work loft units @ ground level.

Carleton Hart Architecture have requested Early Assistance for a project at 6651 SW Capitol Hwy:

Proposal is for new construction of a 1500 sf single story building for use as a bath house for ritual Jewish tradition.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 432 NE Jessup St: 

New 12-unit residential building. House to be demo’d.

LRS Architects have scheduled a Pre-Application Conference to discuss Block 26 at NW 14th & Raleigh:

Proposal is for a 12-story building with 93 units of affordable housing and associated resident amenities on a 10,000 sf site. Parking for 18 cars will be provided on the ground floor.

Kōz Development have scheduled a Pre-Application Conference to discuss a project at 1015 NW 16th Ave:

Proposal is for a new 133 unit studio apartment building.

William Kaven Architecture have scheduled a Pre-Application Conference to discuss a project at 4073 N Williams Ave:

Proposal is for three levels office space over ground level retail and enclosed parking.

A project at 4330 SW Macadam Ave has been submitted for Design Review :

Proposal is to develop vacant building into a Tesla auto repair center and car showroom.

The renovation of One Pacific Square has been submitted for Design Review:

Expand ground floor by approximately 7,400 sq ft to accommodate indoor bike parking, conference rooms, exercise facility and retail/services uses. New landscaping also proposed.

Kōz Development have submitted a project at 2211 SW 4th Ave for Design Review:

Proposed project is for new construction of six level 114 unit studio apartment building.

Scott Edwards Architecture have submitted a project at 1451 NE Alberta St for building permit review:

Redevelopment of existing building to create ground floor warm shell retail and two floors – 10 units – residential units above. Including street landscaping

Emerick Architects have submitted the NW 21st & Irving Apartments for building permit review:

new 4-story mixed use development with commercial ground floor over one level of underground parking.

A building permit is under review for a project at 4335 SE Belmont St:

New 4 story, 63 unit apartment building with onsite parking, site utilities and landscaping

A building permit is under review for a project at 1931 N Williams Ave:

New five story apartment building with 1 level of below grade parking

A building permit is under review for a project at 7707 SW Capitol Hwy:

New four story apartment building, 72 units, approximately 40 parking stalls, 2 retail spaces, ***demo permit for existing structure to be obtained separately***

Hacker Architects have submitted the Field Office for building permit review:

below grade parking structure and foundation work includes mechancail

Tiland/Schmidt Architects have submitted the NE MLK & Alberta retail development for building permit review:

New single story 16,500 square foot masonry building, landscaping, parking, stormwater facility. Shell only, no occupancy this permit.

New single story 8,400 square foot masonry building, landscaping, parking, stormwater facility. Shell only, no occupancy this permit.

New 210 square foot trash enclosure

New 336 square foot trash enclosure

A building permit was issued for a project at 3514 NE Sandy Blvd:

Construct new one story building with associated site work and detached 73 sq ft trash enclosure

A building permit was issued to EPR Design for a project at 17423 SE Sherman St:

Build new 2 story adult care facility with site work

 

Landmarks Commission presents State of the City Preservation Report

The Block 8L building in Skidmore Old Town, which is now under construction. The design was cited as an example of the positive contribution made by the Historic Landmarks Commission during their review.

The Block 8L building in Skidmore Old Town, which is now under construction. The design was cited as an example of the positive contribution made by the Historic Resource Review process.

The Historic Landmarks Commission has presented its 2015 State of City Preservation Report to the Portland City Council. The report gave an update to the Council on the work of the Commission, made suggestions for priorities to be addressed in the coming year and identified potential threats to historic resources in the city. Presenting the report was outgoing Chair Brian Emerick, joined by Commission member Kirk Ranzetta. A similar report was delivered earlier in the year by the Design Commission.

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Metro Reports: Carbon12, Grove Hotel, 21st and Irving Apartments and more

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Carbon12, as shown during Design Advice

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 3207 SW 1st Ave:

Warehouse to office conversion.

Early Assistance has been requested by Mentrum Architecture for a new building at 6205 N Minnesota Ave:

Proposal is for a 3-story 18 unit apartment building

A building at 3514 NE Sandy Blvd has been submitted for Design Review:

Design Review for a new one story- (8,115 s.f.) building

Carbon12 by PATH Architecture has been submitted for Historic Resource Review:

Eight story mixed use building with 22-24 parking spaces with two ground floor retail units and 14 residential condominiums. The roof will also have a roof deck for the top two units.

Surround Architecture have submitted their designs for renovation and expansion of the Grove Hotel for Historic Resource Review:

This project consists of a renovation of an existing three-story building with basement and construction of a new nine story , 44,200 sf concrete building

Emerick Architects have submitted their 21st and Irving Apartments for Historic Resource Review:

Demo of exising structure for development of 4 story mixed use development including 57 living units and 55-62 parking spaces. Historic resource review with 6 modifications.

 

 

Design Advice offered for NW 21st and Irving Apartments (images)

Design Advice has been offered by the Historic Landmarks Commission to Emerick Architects for a proposed mixed use building at 635 NW 21st Avenue. The 4 story building by Urban Development Partners will include approximately 57 residential units, with a mix of studios, one and two bedroom apartments. 62 car parking spaces would be located in a below grade garage, and 65 bicycle parking spaces would be located in two secure bike rooms. A 10,600 sq ft retail space is proposed at the ground level, which could potentially be divided for multiple tenants.

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Weekly Roundup: Under Armour , 635 NW 21st and more

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Despite the volume of construction in Portland, citywide apartment rents continued to rise as the vacancy rate decreased. Rents did however fall slightly in Northwest and Southwest Portland.

Under Armour announced plans this week to move their Portland operations into the former YMCA building at 2815 SW Barbur Blvd. According to the Portland Business Journal a major renovation of the building will be undertaken by Siteworks Design Build.

Cup & Bar, a partnership between Trailhead Coffee Roasters and Ranger Chocolate, has opened in the former Stark Vacuum warehouse at 107 NE Grand.

The Oregonian published images of the 4-story mixed use building set to replace the Gypsy Lounge at 635 NW 21st Ave.

Portland Architecture visited the completed Ankeny Row co-housing project.

Eater PDX published images of the completed Plaza del Toro event space in the Plow Works Building.

Mixed use building to replace Gypsy Lounge

Emerick Architects and Urban Design Partners have scheduled a Pre-Application Conference [PDF] to discuss a new 4 story mixed-use building at 635 NW 21st Ave. The proposed building will include approximately 57 residential units and 62 below-grading parking spaces. A 10,600 sq ft ground-floor retail space would front onto the corner of NW 21st Ave and Irving St. A 15′ building setback is proposed at the corner in order to preserve a heritage elm tree.

Notice of a Pre-Application Conference

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Metro Reports: Roosevelt High School, Zidell Yards food carts, Concordia Student Housing and more

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Roosevelt High School Modernization

Every week, the Bureau of Development services publishes lists of early assistance applications, land use reviews and building permits. We publish the highlights.

Emerick Architects has scheduled a Pre-Application Conference and requested Design Advice for a new building to replace the Gypsy Restaurant at 635 NW 21st Ave:

Removal of existing one-story restaurant/bar. Construction of mixed-use building with underground parking.

Design Advice has been requested for 10506 E Burnside:

5 story 50 + unit apartment complex EA15-118947 PC

ZGF Architects has scheduled a Pre-Application Conference and requested Design Advice for the Canopy by Hilton at 431 NW 9th Ave in the Pearl:

Project is for a 10 story approx. 150 room full service hotel plus one level of banquet and support services below grade

Early assistance has been requested for a project at 4455 SE 52nd Ave by Rainier Pacific Development:

Construct a new 4-story 63 unit courtyard style apartment building with ground floor retail/commercial stormwater to be disposed on site with drywells.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 1024 NW 19TH Ave:

Narrow 6-story building. 21 units averaging 600 sq ft. No on-site parking or basement area is provided inthe proposed design. Flat low slope roof with contemporary glass faceace [sic].

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 3131 SW 11TH Ave:

18 townhome-style (3-story) apartments with 2-car garages.

ZRZ Realty has requested Early Assistance for food carts on the Zidell Yards:

EA for DZ (food carts in right-of-way or private property depending on stage in street vacation)

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled to discuss a new building in South Waterfront on land owned by The Landing at Macadam LLC:

6-story mixed use building consisting of approx 3500 sf of retail, 200 market rate apartments and 187 off-street parking stalls in one level of structured underground parking

Waterleaf Architecture has scheduled a Pre-Application Conference to discuss further work in the ongoing Lloyd Center Remodel:

Renovation of existing 3 story 150,000 sq ft store for multi tenant use

SERA Architects have applied for a Design Review for the NW Portland Hostel expansion:

Project for a 16,786 SF five story hostel development. Ground floor public spaces include lobby, reception area and small office, cafe and assoc. kitchen. A dining area to be used by guests and an associated kitchen to be used by guests are also included.

Works Partnership has applied for a building permit for the Concordia Student Housing at 1616 NE Killingsworth St:

New 4 story mixed use building with ground floor retail and apartments on floors 2-4.

Bassetti Architects has applied for a series of building permits for the Roosevelt High School Modernization:

Grading, Foundation and Utilities for new additions to existing building, selective demolition work to auditorium, commons and classrooms

Demolition of existing gymnasium building, building is attached to main school structure

Demolition of northern end of existing Library/Classroom building (removal of Band/Choir rooms), section to be demolished is attached to main building