Weekly Roundup: 250 Taylor, Lloyd West Anchor, Eastside Office, and more

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The Eastside Office at 525 SE MLK will be framed with mass timber

The Willamette Week broke the news that Live Nation plans to open a concert venue in the Lloyd West Anchor building, formerly home to Nordstrom.

Portland for Everyone wrote about how “Portland’s anti-McMansion compromise is filling in details and nearing a final vote.”

NW Natural will move from Old Town into the 250 Taylor office building in 2019, reports the Portland Tribune.

The Portland City Council approved a resolution outlining priorities for how the $258 million housing bond should be spent, according to the Oregonian.

According to the Portland Tribune the city council will this week review a map showing any potential conflicts held by members of the West Quadrant Plan Stakeholders Advisory Committee. The plan, adopted by council in 2015, informs the larger Central City 2035 Plan currently before council.

The Business Tribune wrote about two cross-laminated timber buildings being designed by Hacker, including the Eastside Office at 525 SE MLK.

As the Portland area sets itself up as a center for mass timber construction, the Business Tribune asked what is it, and where can we see it?

As Adidas gets ready for a major expansion in Portland, the Oregonian sat down with executive Mark King to discuss the sportswear company’s future plans.

Weekly Roundup: Makers Row, Workmen Temple, Franklin High School, and more

Makers Row, designed by Risa Boyer Architecture, will include both commercial space and 19 apartment units

David Machado’s Tanner Creek Tavern has set a September 12 opening date, reports the Portland Mercury. The restaurant will be located in the Pearl District Hampton Inn & Suites.

Portland Architecture wrote about the “tragic” United Workmen Temple demolition. The building is currently being demolished to make way for the 3rd & Taylor office building.

The Portland Business Journal took a first look at the $49 million Faubion Elementary School, built in partnership between Concordia University and Portland Public Schools.

Portland Architecture visited the modernized Franklin High School.

The Hollywood Star News reported Makers Row in Cully is “nearing completion, with occupancy expected to start in late August“.

The Oregonian took a look at Amazon’s new Portland office in the 1320 Broadway building.

Mayor Ted Wheeler has hired a housing policy staffer, after nearly eight months in office, according to the Willamette Week.

Metro Reports: 3rd & Taylor, Jantzen Apartments, 4040 SE Division, and more

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A building permit is under review for the 3rd & Taylor office 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 Quilici Architecture & Design Inc for a project at 4040 SE Division St:

Proposal is for a new 38 units with affordable housing (20,640 sf total) without parking. Stormwater planter provided along south PL. Main enterance and lobby on Division St. Trash and recycle room located on north side of building and accesed off Difision St. Existing commercial structure and all trees on-site to be removed.

Early Assistance has been requested by Quilici Architecture & Design Inc for a project at 3212 SE Division St:

Proposal is for a 32 unit apartment complex which includes affordable housing (20,640 sf total) without parking. Stormwater planter provided along south PL. Main enterance and lobby on 32nd Avenue. Trash and recycle room located on south side of building and accessed off 32nd. Existing commercial structure and all trees on-site to be removed.

A building permit application has been submitted for review by David Rodeback Architect for alterations to an existing building at 6012 SE Yamhill St:

Existing 4-story building – change of occupancy and use from R1, B, |A3 to R2 & A3 with 62 new apartment units and 14 sleeping units added, and complete seismic retro fit for entire building

A building permit application has been submitted for review by SERA Architects for the Jantzen Apartments at 518 NE 20th Ave:

New 6 story above grade with full basement. 211 apartments, 114 parking stalls, with retail, common space on ground floor

A building permit application has been submitted for review by TVA Architect for a project at 5036 NE Sandy Blvd:

New 6-story, 85 unit apartment building; ground floor shell only; recycle room; with onsite parking, includes associated site work***with 17-169667-MT permit***

A building permit application has been submitted for review for a project at 5419 SE Woodstock Blvd:

New 3 story 38 unit apartment building; interior trash enclosure; associated site work

A building permit application has been submitted for review by Ankrom Moisan Architects for the 3rd & Taylor office building:

New 10 story speculative office building, ground floor retail and comond and support area serving office functions, 2 stories of below grade parking

A building permit was issued for a project at 1211 SE Morrison St (previously 1205 SE Morrison St):

Construct new 4 story (39) unit apartment building with parking and bike storage on main level; associated site work

Design Commission approves 3rd & Taylor office (images)

The Design Commission has approved an office development at SW 3rd & Taylor, that will replace the Ancient Order Of United Workmen Temple. The 10 story building by Ankrom Moisan Architects will include 181,295 sq ft of office space and 9,530 sq ft of retail space. Two levels of underground parking will be provided, accessed from SW 2nd Ave. A bicycle room at the ground level will provide 124 bicycle parking spaces.

The project is being developed by Third & Taylor Development LLC, a partnership between Onder Development and Arthur Mutal. The same architect and development team recently gained approval for a 20 story hotel tower on the same block.

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Weekly Roundup: Collective on 4th, The Redd, 3rd & Taylor, and more

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The Collective on 4th, located at SW 4th & Harrison

The developer of The Collective on 4th intends to break ground in October, according to the Portland Business Journal. The 15 story building will include 417 apartments, with the possibility of a grocery tenant at the ground floor.

Portland has released its latest proposal for mandatory Unreinforced Masonry Buildings, reportsThe DJC. The deadline for when buildings must be upgraded will be 25 years.

In “Temple of Doom“, published at the Business Tribune, architecture journalist Brian Libby lamented the fates of the Ancient Order United Workmen Temple and the Hotel Albion, respectively set to be replaced by the office at 3rd & Taylor and the hotel at 3rd & Salmon.

Portland Architecture took an in depth look at The Redd on Salmon Street, the Central Eastside food distribution hub planned by the Ecotrust.

The Business Tribune profiled the Seven Corners Community Collaborative, a building that will “ability to communicate via the Assistive Technology Lab and the building itself will serve as a model of accessibility for Portland and the Pacific Northwest region.”

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SW 3rd & Taylor office goes before Design Commission (images)

A proposed office development at SW 3rd & Taylor, that will replace the Ancient Order Of United Workmen Temple, has gone before the Design Commission for its first Design Review hearing. The 10 story building by Ankrom Moisan Architects will include 181,295 sq ft of office space and 9,530 sq ft of retail space. Two levels of underground parking will be provided, accessed from SW 2nd Ave. A bicycle room at the ground level will provide 124 bicycle parking spaces.

The project is being developed by Third & Taylor Development LLC, a partnership between Onder Development and Arthur Mutal. The same architect and development team recently gained approval for a 20 story hotel tower on the same block.

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Weekly Roundup: 3rd & Taylor, Overland Warehouse, Osprey Apartments, and more

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The proposed hotel at 3rd & Taylor, which will be located on the site currently occupied by the Ancient Order of United Workmen Temple

In “Downtown Duo” the Business Tribune reported on the two buildings planned for a single Downtown block: the recently approved hotel at 3rd & Salmonand the adjacent office building at 3rd & Taylor, which is currently going through Design Review.

Portland Architecture had a look inside the renovated 1320 Broadway building, formerly home to The Oregonian. The Portland Business Journal reported that D+H Financial Technologies have signed a lease for 45,600 sq ft of office space in the building, leaving just two spaces left for rent.

Moovel North America will move into the Overland Warehouse Company Buildingthe Old Town building that once housed strip club Magic Gardens. The building is currently being renovated by Urban Development + Partners.

The DJC wrote about the ongoing efforts* at the Lloyd Center to redefine what it “means to be a 21st-century mall”. As well as a major renovation to the skating rink and main entry, it includes turning the former cinema into creative office space, which will be leased by Providence Health Services.

The Portland Mercury reported that developers have sued the City over the methodology it uses to determine Parks System Development Charges.

The DJC published photos of the Osprey Apartmentsunder construction on South Waterfront Block 37.

The renovation and expansion of PSU School of Business Administration has reached a halfway point, according to an article in the Business Tribune.

The Portland Business Journal wrote about how Portland’s newest maker space is taking shape in the Iron Fireman Building.

The Oregonian reported that Portland Public Schools are pausing on the $750 million construction bond, and now intend to go to the voters in May 2017, rather than November 2016 as originally planned.  If passed, the bond would pay for the rebuilds of Lincoln High School, Madison High School and Benson High School.

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Weekly Roundup: Lennox Apartments, NE Alberta & MLK, Fair Haired Dumbbell, and more

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The Lennox Apartments at SE 52nd and Holgate

The Portland Business Journal wrote about the 64 apartments coming to a “long-dormant corner of Southeast Portland”. The Lennox Apartments at 4455 SE 52nd Ave will also include 3,500 sq ft of ground floor retail space, which will be outfitted for a restaurant.

With the Design Overlay Zone Assessment Project (DOZA) getting underway, the DJC wrote about how “development has overloaded the system“*.

Places Over Time wrote about the dialog between two buildings that are about to go up on the same block in the Pearl: Framework and the Canopy Hotel.

Portland Architecture covered a talk given by Lever Architecture’s Thomas Robinson about Framework. The 12 story will be constructed of Cross Laminated Timber, which it make it the tallest mass timber building in the USA.

Oregon Business reported that winners of a recent Cross Laminated Timber contest included Framework and Carbon12.

According to The Oregonian, Natural Grocers won’t open at NE Alberta & MLK until February 2018—almost a full year later than expected.

The Portland Business Journal had a closer look at the next 689 apartments coming to the Lloyd District. The development at 1400 NE Multnomah recently had its first full Design Review hearing.

The New York Times wrote about the Fair Haired Dumbbella project that “keeps it funky, with design and funding“.

The Boys & Girls Club in Westmoreland has been sold, according to the Portland Business Journal. The building at 7119 SE Milwaukie Ave will be replaced with a new mixed use development.

Plans are moving forward for an office and hotel development in downtown, according to the Portland Business Journal. The projects at 3rd and Taylor and 3rd and Salmon respectively will bring 175,000 sq ft of office space and 20 story hotel to Downtown Portland. Demolition permits have now been filed for the Ancient Order of United Workmen Temple and the Hotel Albion.

Construction was recently completed at the Cosmopolitan on the ParkBisnow reports that the Pearl district high rise was 96% sold prior to completion.

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Metro Reports: 3rd & Taylor, Holiday Inn Express, 1400 NW 22nd and more

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The proposed office building at 3rd & Taylor, as presented to the Design Commission in November 2015

Every week, the Bureau of Development Services publishes lists of Early Assistance applications, Land Use Reviews and Building Permits. We publish the highlights.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 2922 SE 82nd Ave:

Proposal for a 3-story enclosed mini-storage facility with drive-through acess.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 304 NE 99th Ave:

The proposal is for a 6-story, 58 residential unit building. Ground floor parking is proposed. A 7.5 foot pedestrian path is proposed along the north property line. A Type III Design Review is required.

Stack Architecture have submitted a project at N Crawford & N Charleston Ave for Design Review:

Design Review for a four-over-one apartment bldg with 1 level of parking on an undeveloped lot. Project includes 101 units with 40 parking spaces. Two modifications requested: one for ground floor window standard, and one to increase height.

Ankrom Moisan Architects have submitted the office portion of 3rd & Taylor for Design Review:

New 10 story creative office building with ground floor retail space, bicycle parking, and rooftop amenities.

A building permit is under review for a project at 233 NW 16th Ave:

New 5 story, 50 unit apartment building with groundfloor commercial, onsite storm water management

A foundation permit was issued for the Grove Hotel renovation and expansion:

partial – EXISTING BUILDING: demolish north theater addition (portion of building within the new tower footprint) and basement level, ground level, second level + third level- existing slab on grade, existing non-structural partitions, ceilings, finishes, etc. New footings for new shear walls. Install new basement level slab (new lower elevation). New shear walls. EXISTING AND NEW ADDITION UNDERGROUND UTILITIES: water, sanitary, storm, electrical piping. NEW ADDITION FOUNDATION (Foundation = below grade plus ground floor slab): New shoring- steel soldier piles + lagging, tiebacks, and shotcrete. Matt slab on rammed aggregate piers foundation (Geopiers). Basement foundation walls- Shoring becomes permanent basement foundation walls. Basement level cast-in-place concrete columns. Ground level PT slab (entry level at grade).

A building permit was issued to Works Partnership for work at 1400 NW 22nd Ave:

Change of occupancy from film production to office – shell only. ASCE 41 seismic upgrade. Second story exterior: new brick cladding, new windows. First story exterior:new storefront and accessible entrances. Alteration of interior space to create open courtyard. New roof with new deck. Interior improvements include: new restroooms and bike storage, all new stairs, new ramps. Enclose trash and utility room. Relocate mezzanine to be used as office. **separate tenant improvement permits required.**

A building permit was issued for the Holiday Inn Express @ Cascade Station:

New 4 story, 104 room holiday inn express to include breakfast area, laundry room, fitness room, check-in/lifestyle lounge, covered patio, pool with patio and bike parking w/associated parking, utilities and landscaping. 189 sq foot detached trash enclosure

Weekly Roundup: Albina Yard, Slate, Doernbecher Children’s Hospital and more

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Construction is underway on the Albina Yard office building, which is using Cross-laminated Timber

Venerable restaurant Besaw’s reopened last week at the LL Hawkins apartment building in Slabtown. Eater PDX published photos of the new interior.

History Treasured & Sometimes Endangered wrote about the demolition of a number of houses in order to make way for a mixed use development at 2301 NW Savier. The new building by GBD Architects will wrap around the building that was formerly home to Besaw’s restaurant.

BikePortland reported that a “gear sphere” sculpture was set to be installed outside the under construction Cook Street Apartments by LRS Architects.

OHSU is in the early stages of planning for a major expansion of the Doernbecher Children’s Hospital, according to a story in the Portland Business Journal.

The Portland Chronicle wrote about the potential demolition of a building at 3336 SE Belmont St, slated to be replaced by a three-story mixed use building by BKL/A Architecture.

Construction is about to begin on the Works Partnership designed PDX Commons senior co-housing at SE 43rd and Belmont. The site was formerly the location of the Good Food Here food cart pod. As The Oregonian reports more than half of the carts have now relocated across the street to form the Bite on Belmont pod.

As the Pine Street Market gets ready to open The Oregonian published their ultimate guide to the vendors planned for the Old Town food hall.

Portland Architecture published their notes from the Centennial Mills public forum, which explored how the historic building complex might still be saved.

The developers behind 3rd and Taylor have laid out their plans for the block, wrote the Portland Business Journal. The design review package for the hotel portion of the project has been submitted by Ankrom Moisan Architects. The office building is planned to move forward separately in the coming months.

In [mis]representation Places over Time wrote about the tools architects use to visualize their designs, how these can shape the design itself, and how it is easy to present a false sense of reality.

Coworking firm CENTRL Office will expand into the Slate building at the Burnside Bridgehead Block 75, according to a story in the Portland Business Journal. The 10 story building by Works Partnership is scheduled to open later this year.

Construction is underway at the Lever Architecture designed Albina YardThe 4 story office building is the first commercial building in the United States to make use of domestically fabricated Cross Laminated Timber as a structural element. A video posted last week shows the progress made so far: