Design Commission Reviews Lovejoy Square (images)

An initial Design Review hearing has been held for Lovejoy Square, a proposed mixed use building in the Pearl by Bora Architects for developer Killian Pacific. The 10 story building would reach a height of 148′-6″ at top of parapet. At full build out the phased development would include approximately 16,000 sq ft of ground floor retail, 56,000 sq ft of office space on levels 2 to 4 and 186 residential units. Two levels of underground parking would provide 143 parking spaces. Long term parking for 318 bicycles is proposed.

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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

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905 NW 17th Ave, as presented to the Design Commission in July

905 NW 17th Ave, as presented to the Design Commission in July

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.

GBD Architects have scheduled a Pre-Application and requested Design Advice for a project at 140 SW Columbia St:

full block high-rise ixed use structure. (Note there is an active PC case #16-222207)

Pre-application conference to discuss a full block high-rise ixed use structure. Note there is an active DAR case (set up at the same time as this PC).

William Wilson Architects have requested Early Assistance for a project at 7119 SE Milwaukie Ave:

New 4-story, 232 unit apartment building with basement garage. Stormwater is proposed to be disposed of through drywells under the garage.

Studio 3 Architecture have requested Early Assistance for a project at 8432 N Syracuse St:

New multifamily 3 story building. Propose to use community design standards.

Emerick Architects have requested Early Assistance for a project at 4732 N Albina Ave:

Demo existing building for development of a new 5 story 56 uint apartment building. Looking to meet Community Design Standards

Bora Architects have scheduled a Pre-Application Conference to discuss a project at 930 NW 14th Ave:

10 story mixed use building including retail, office, and residential. One level of below grade parking.

Vallaster Corl Architects have scheduled a Pre-Application Conference to discuss a project at 1440 NW Overton St:

New 6 story 69 unit, Market Rate, apartment building withground floor retail and 28 parking spaces.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled to discuss a project at 1825 NE 108th Ave:

Proposal is to expand an existing retirement community to allow for the construction of a multi-phased expansion which will include a new independent living facility, memory care facility and new parking areas.

SERA Architects have submitted 905 NW 17th Ave for Type III Design Review:

Type III Design Review for a new 6 story mixed use building with 124 residential units, ground floor retail and below grade parking – approximately 70 spaces.

A project at 3220 SE 19th Ave has been submitted for building permit review:

(3) story addition to existing building, retain portions of foundation and exterior walls for floors 1 and 2. New parking lot, site upgrages and utilities.

A new building permit is under review for renovations to the Harlow Hotel at 738 NW Glisan St, by Chesshir Architecture:

Complete renovation of 3 story hotel building. Seismic upgrade; change occupancy of portion of main level from retail to restaurant (a2); remove fire escape, construct new interior stair enclosure

Two buildings at 6621 N Montana Ave have been submitted for building permit review:

New 4 unit single story apartment building, 1 of 2

New 4 unit single story apartment building, 2 of 2

A building permit is under review for a project at 8155 NE Air Cargo Rd by Mackenzie:

Shell and TI for new 7-11 with attached car wash. 3000 sq ft store to include sales area, backroom, electrical room, bottle room, (2) bathrooms, freezer, refrigerator and cooler vault. Parking and landscaping

A building permit was issued to North Rim Development for alterations to a building at 940 SE Madison:

Demolition of interior structures and construct (5) new tenant spaces for commercial food kitchens with mezzanine levels, common corridor and restrooms.

A building permit was issued for the Clinton 50 Lofts at 2655 SE 50th Ave (previously 2645 SE 50th Ave):

New construction of a four story 121 unit apartment building with basement parking. With mechanical permit 16-119795-mt.