Metro Reports: Broadway Corridor, Society 42, Findley Commons, and more

A building permit is under review for Ethos Development’s Society 42 apartments.

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 28th to November 3rd, 2019.

Early Assistance has been requested for a renovation and addition to the University of Portland Physical Plant Building:

Complete renovation of the Physical Plant building that will also include an extensive addition. A pedestrian plaza will replace the existing upper parking lot and connect to the main campus quad east of Shiley Hall. A few heritage trees will be preserved to help define public outdoor space. A new outdoor plaza space will be created on the west side of the building to support student project space and provide on grade access to Level 2. A new building mounted canopy is planned to create covered outdoor work space ouside the Adaptable Large Projects spaces on Level 1, on the north side of the building. Demolish much of Level 3 of the existing building and then expand it and build a new Level 4 on top. A new parking garage is proposed to be located along the west bluff, and will incorporate four levels of teired parking (accommodating 208 standard size parking stalls and 9 ADA sized stalls. This building also includes storage, electrical, and mechanical rooms on the lowest level.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Koble Creative Architecture to discuss a project at 232 NE 97th Ave:

A Pre-Application Conference to discuss construction of a ten-story, 309,060 square foot mixed use building. There are approximately 317 residential units and 3,565 square feet of ground floor commercial space. A proposed new public street, NE Davis Street, would run east/west along the southern edge of the property. Below grade structured parking is proposed with 119 spaces. The access to the parking is from NE Davis.

The Broadway Corridor redevelopment has been submitted for a Type III Central City Master Plan:

Central City Master Plan with an adjustment requested to required active use zones on Lovejoy and Hoyt Streets.

Findley Commons at 5415 SE Powell Blvd has been submitted for a Type III Conditional Use Review:

100-day Review Timeline. The applicant is proposing to construct a new residential structure that includes 20 multi-family units and 15 group living units and will reduce the parking area on the site from 50 spaces to 34 spaces. The applicant is also seeking a lot confirmation to establish four existing legal lots that would compose (and create) a discrete area for the residential project. Parking would be shared between the residential and church uses.

The Society 42 apartments at NE 42nd & Prescott have been submitted for building permit review by Koble Creative Architecture:

New 3 story apartments containing (3) dwelling units; (1) on each floor with (6) sleeping units on the main level; sleeping units have access to cooking facility in main level dwelling unit; interior trash enclosure; associated site work to include patio, landscaping and storm water management; no on site parking; new retaining wall along west and south property line

A building permit was issued to Architecture Building Culture for a project at 6712 N Montana Ave:

New 3 story, 11 unit apartment building. Main floor to include lobby, bike room, and 3 apartment units, 4 units each on 2nd floor and 3rd floor. Includes site work, landscaping, bike parking and covered trash area ***w/ 19-130244-MT***

A building permit was issued for a project at 7171 SE Knight St:

New construction of 3 story, 12-unit apartment building, includes associated sitework

Metro Reports: PAE Living Building, Lloyd East Anchor, Dekum Apartments East and West, and more

Lloyd Center owner Cypress Equities is now proposing a revised concept for the east end theater addition to the mall. Instead of incorporating the Sears building into the new cinema, as originally proposed, a taller cinema will be built to the south of the Sears anchor building. The Sears building will be retained and renovated into an 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. This post covers February 18th to February 24th, 2019. 

Early Assistance has been requested by Allusa Architecture for a project at 1535 NE 41st Ave:

16 unit apartment building in the Hollywood Pedestrian District, CM3d zone. Lobby with mail area on the first floor with interior long term bike parking in the back of the structure.

Early Assistance has been requested to discuss alterations to the previously approved project at 1339 NW 19th Ave:

Add 19 units to the project resulting in a total of 126 units. Exterior design modifications to the building’s exterior. See LU 17-111569 DZM

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled to discuss a revised concept for the Lloyd East Anchor:

The redevelopment of the East end of the Lloyd Center will be composed of two major projects. 1. Renovate and expansion of the existing 145,000 sf anchor building (former Sears). 2. Construction of a 70,000 sf theater building containing 13 theaters.

A project at 2148 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd has been submitted for a Type II Historic Resource Review by Ankrom Moisan Architects:

29,000SF 2-story brick office building to be the headquarters for Harder Mechanical Contrators. Building is on the Southeast corner of MLK and Thompson. Private surface parking to the east/behind the building with enterance off of Thompson. Site is non-contributing to the Eliot Conservation District.

The PAE Living Building has been submitted for a Type III Historic Resource Review by ZGF Architects:

The project consist of a 54,000 gsf, 5-story core and shell office building in the historical district, at SW 1st Ave and SW Pine St. The building house PAE’s Portland office and other tenants. It includes retail spaces ata the ground floor.

A project at 6306 N Maryland Ave has been submitted for building permit review:

Build 3 story 18 units apartment building. Mechanical separate.

A building permit was issued to Architecture Building Culture for the Dekum Apartments East at 577 NE Dekum St (previously 533 NE Dekum St):

New 4 story, 22 unit apartment building, includes associated sitework

A building permit was issued to Architecture Building Culture for the project at Dekum Apartments West at 505 NE Dekum St (previously 6800 NE Grand Ave):

New 4 story, 22 unit apartment building, includes associated sitework

A building permit was issued to EPR Design for a project at 1270 N Wygant St (previously 4735 N Minnesota Ave):

New 3-story 9 unit apartment building with trash room and bike room;with associated site work.

Metro Reports: 7054 N Montana, 3917 N Mississippi, 1014 NE Alberta, and more

Building permits were issued for a 12-unit development on N Montana, designed by Architecture Building Culture

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 April 16th to April 22nd, 2018. 

Early Assistance has been requested by EPR Design for a project at 1014 NE Alberta St:

Current code: There are no code changes to this site. Proposal is to demolish the existing single family detached hom to construct a new three story, 6 unit apartment house with associated site work. No parking is proposed for this site. The project will utilize voluntary inclusionary housing and amenity bonus options to increase density to six units.

A project at 6826 N Greenwich Ave has been submitted for building permit review by Icon Architecture/Planning:

New construction of 3-story, 9 unit multi family residence with a rooftop deck.***

Building permits were issued to Architecture Building Culture for a project with two buildings at 7054 N Montana Ave (formerly 7026 N Montana Ave):

Building A – new 3-story, 6-unit apartment building with covered trash enclosure under 150 sf.***DFS steel stair***separate fire sprinklers***

Building B – new 3-story, 6-unit apartment building.***DFS steel stair***separate fire sprinklers***

A building permit was issued to Integrate Architecture & Planning for a project at 3917 N Mississippi Ave:

Shell permit – new 3,799 s.f. two story building at south side of existing commercial building, includes patio areas, two new toilet rooms, and attached trash enclosure

Metro Reports: Mall 205 Renovation, 5 MLK, NE Garfield and Failing, and more

NE Garfield and Failing

A building permit is under review for the 8 unit NE Garfield and Failing development, by Architecture Building Culture for DEZ Development

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 December 18th to December 24th, 2017.

Early Assistance has been requested by Emerick Architects for a project at 716 SE Grand Ave:

Current code – Non-contributing structure – Core and shell alteration of existing three story building with basement. Change of use from Mercantile to Business/Assembly/Storage. New elevator, new enclosed stair and removal of intermediate floor between original first and second stories. No change to impervious surface area.

Early Assistance has been requested by Mackenzie for the Mall 205 Renovation:

Future Code: New buildings and renovation of Mall 205. Some buildings will be demolished at this site. Project would not be submitted until after new zoning code is implemented.

Early Assistance has been requested by CIDA Architects for a project at 1340 N Dekum St:

Current code – Two 15 unit (30 units between both buildings) 5,234 square feet three story apartment buildings on lots 10200 & 10300 with new property line adjustments.

A project at 6304 SE Duke St has been submitted for building permit review by Strongwork Architecture:

New 2-story triplex with associated site work.***DFS roof trusses***separate fire sprinklers***

A project with two buildings at NE Garfield and Failing has been submitted for building permit review by Architecture Building Culture:

Construct new 3 story with basement 4 unit apartment building with associated site work

Construct new 3 story with basement 4 unit apartment building with associated site work

A project at 5340 SE Milwaukie Ave has been submitted for building permit review by Sinan Gumusoglu Architecture:

Construct new 5 story (19) unit apartment building; first level to include parking and 3 apartment units; associated site work

A project at 10561 SE Division St has been submitted for building permit review by Brett Schulz Architect:

New construction , 2 story, type vb building with ground floor retail, 1 live work unit on ground floor and 4 residential units on second floor

A project at 1604 E Burnside St has been submitted for building permit review by Woodblock Architecture:

New 5 story, 88 unit hostel with restaurant and coffee shop for hostel on first floor, includes associated sitework *** mt permit to be submitted separately ***

A project at 3908 SE 136th Ave has been submitted for building permit review:

New 2 story residential care facility, associated landscaping, parking, and trash enclosure (under 120sq ft)

A building permit was issued to GBD Architects for a project at 1414 SW Park Ave:

7 stories (5 over 2 construction) consisting of 73 dwelling units. Ground floor contains parking for 12 cars and 38 bikes, leasing office, a residential lobby, builidng services and 3 residential loft units. Floors 2-7 include 70 residential units, amenity room and outdoor terrace on the top floor

A building permit was issued to Mentrum Architecture for a project at 1616 SE Insley St:

New 12 unit 3 story apartment building, attached trash enclosure at south elevation, includes associated site work

An excavation and shoring permit was issued to Gerding Edlen Development for 5 MLK:

Excavation and Shoring for new 17 story building

Metro Reports: SW 3rd & Salmon, Chamberlain Hotel, N Williams Center, and more

3rd & Salmon

The SW 3rd & Salmon hotel tower 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. This post covers October 2nd to October 8th, 2017.

Early Assistance has been requested by Novak Architecture for a project at 5665 NE Glisan St:

2018 updated comp plan info for: Construction of a new 3-story mixed-use building, with ground floor retail and restaurant, approximately 18 apartment units, and 7 parking spaces.

Early Assistance has been requested by MFA Architecture & Planning for a project at 1314 SE Cesar E Chavez Blvd:

Future code – Propose to remove existing single story building and developing a new 8,500 sf single story retail building fronting SE Cesar Chavez. Improvements to parking.

N Williams Center at 2156 N Williams Ave has been submitted for Type III Conditional Use Review:

Construction of a five story building with a total of 61 units. Thirty-two parking spaces are proposed with access from NE Tillamook. Two Adjustments requested outside of the Elliot Conservation Area to Maximum Facade and Front and side building setback requirements. There is an exsiting Community Service Use on site which will remain. The Institutional Development Standards of Chapter 33.120 of the Zoning Code will apply to the entire site. A conditional use review is triggered by existence of Community Service Use on the site. The proposal will meet the Community Design Standards (Chapter 33.218 of the Portland Zoning Code)

The renovation of the Chamberlain Hotel at 509 SE Grand Ave has been submitted for building permit review by Works Progress Architecture:

Change of occupancy from M to A-2 on ground floor. Seismic retrofit. Major remodel to entire building, new storefront, entries, canopies, elevator, egress stairs, roof, stormwater facilities, demising walls.

A project with two buildings at 7026 N Montana St has been submitted for building permit review by Architecture Building Culture:

Building A – new 3-story, 6-unit apartment building with covered trash enclosure under 150 sf.***DFS steel stair***separate fire sprinklers***

Building B – new 3-story, 6-unit apartment building.***DFS steel stair***separate fire sprinklers***

A project at 3441 SE Gladstone St has been submitted for building permit review:

Bldg A – 1 of 3 new buildings w/ (E) building to remain, all on same lot – 3 story, 7 unit apartment building w/ onsite parking, includes associated sitework *** w/ detached trash enclosure 17-248414-CO & 17-248408-MT ***

Bldg B – 2 of 3 new buildings w/ (E) building to remain, all on same lot – 2 story, 8 unit apartment building *** w/ 17-248411-MT ***

A project at 5717 N Greeley Ave has been submitted for building permit review:

New 3-story, 6 unit apartment building with 32 sf trash enclosure and F2 screen fence around mechanical equipment.***DFS fire sprinklers.

The 3rd & Salmon hotel has been submitted for building permit review by Ankrom Moisan Architects:

New 20 story hotel, 180,000 gross sq ftl with 250 guest rooms, ground floor retail, conference center, gym, groundfloor restaurant, bar/market, support spaces and rooftop restaurant and bar. Total project consists of 20 stories of Type 1 construction with one basement.

Sideyard at 318 NE Couch St has been submitted for building permit review by Skylab Architecture:

The project is a new 23,569 sf 5 story mixed use bldg. Primary bldg. Occupancy is mercantile (M) with storage S) and business (B). Bldg. Will be fully sprinkled and III-A type of construction. Core and shell construction.

A building permit was issued to Lenity Architecture for a project at 1260 SE Lambert St (formerly 7805 SE 13th Ave):

Construct new 4 story mixed use apartment building; main level to include 3 future tenant spaces- no occupancy this permit, parking garage, trash room area, and lobby area; floors 2-4 to include 30 residential units

A building permit was issued to for a project at 3539 SE Milwaukie Ave:

New 3 story apartment building with 16 units and 1 ground floor retail space; bike storage and trash room on main fl

Weekly Roundup: Canopy Hotel, Oregon’s Development Spree, Best of Portland, and more

Canopy Hotel

Construction has topped out on the Canopy Hotel, designed by ZGF Architects

The Oregonian took a look at Oregon’s development spree, which include “21 cranes, 15 hotels [and] 10,000 jobs”.

Construction has topped on the Pearl District’s Canopy HotelThe DJC published photos of the progress to date.

Portland Architecture interviewed Brian Cavanaugh of Architecture Building Culture.

The Portland Business Journal looked at how the Goat Blocks are bringing “new flair to a transforming neighborhood.”

Next Portland came in third place for “Best Local Blog” in the annual Willamette Week “Best of Portland” Readers’ Poll. Thank you to everyone who voted for us.

Metro Reports: 2135 NW 29th Ave, Neuberger Hall, 8608 N Lombard, and more

Site plan for 2135 NW 29th Ave by SERA Architects, as submitted for the project’s Pre-Application Conference in January

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 Hennebery Eddy Architects for a project at 808 SE Alder St:

Proposal is for a change in use, renovation and addition to an existing two (2) story concrete and wood frame structure with full basement previously used for storage. New proposed use is wet lab tenant spaces of group B occupancy and associated office space.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by LRS Architects to discuss a project at 15 NE Broadway:

Proposal to build a new multi-story automobile sales and service center on the existing property, with a ground floor automotive showroom facing NE Broadway and service entrance and reception off of NE Victoria Ave. Automotive service bay and parts storage will be below-grade, with vehicle inventory stored and displayed on upper floors.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Hacker Architects to discuss the Neuberger Hall Renovation:

Renovate existing building, which includes updating and modifiying accessibility, fire, life, safety, deferred maintenance, program adjustment and facade improvements. While these renovations are taking place, they are proposing to use alternate sites to facilitate academic and staffing needs. (See separate PC 17-115464)

A project at 6449 SE 128th has been submitted for Type II Adjustment Review by Scott Edwards Architecture:

Adjustment to parking requirement for 15 unit affordable housing development with tuck under parking.

A project at 8145 SE 6th Ave has been submitted for Type II Adjustment Review:

Adjustmet to height 33.805 from 45′ to 55′ for the development of a new Apartment Building.

A project at 2135 NW 29th Ave has been submitted for Type III Conditional Use Review by SERA Architects:

Conditional Use Review to allow residential use in the EG1 zone. Project includes 15 row houses with 6 ADU’s

Conditional Use review for a mixed use development. Three separate mixed use buildings and a standalone retail building are proposed. A street vacation is requested for NW Roosevelt east of NW 30th Avenue. Approximately 350 to 400 units total are proposed and 150 to 200 parking spaces. Residential uses in the EG zone are only allowed through approval of a Conditional Use as per Chapter 33.815.130 of the Portland Zoning Code. Adjustment to height requirements for all proposed buildings.

A project at 8608 N Lombard St has been submitted for Type II Design Review by Jones Architecture:

The proposed building is 4 stories tall with a basement. Mixed use with 30 residential units; ground level retail and parking.

A project at 2620 SW 1st Ave has been submitted for Type III Design Review by SERA Architects:

Proposal for a six story market rate apartment building with 160 units, ground floor retail and 80 tuck under parking stalls.

A project at 829 N Russell St has been submitted for Type III Historic Resouce Review by Otak Architects:

5 story shared housing project with 78 micro-studios, with 4 parking spaces provided. Proposal includes 2 signs.

A project at 1825 NE 108th Ave has been submitted for Type III Conditional Use Review:

Comprehensive Plan Map and Zoning Map Amendment from R7 to R2, with Conditional Use Master Plan for expansion of existing assisted care living facility.

A project at 3608 NE Killingsworth St has been submitted for building permit review:

New 4 story triplex; with garage on 1st floor; associated site work

A project at 2626 NE Dekum St has been submitted for building permit review:

Construct new three story apartment building with 14 units and associated site work (10 units and 4 SROs)

A project at 533 NE Dekum St has been submitted for building permit review by Architecture Building Culture:

New 4 story, 27 unit apartment building, includes associated sitework

A project at 1834 NW 25th Ave has been submitted for building permit review by Mentrum Architecture:

Construct new 5 story 30 unit apartment building with no parking; 64 sf trash enclosure  see folder comments

A project at 1904 NE Alberta St has been submitted for building permit review by Emerick Architects:

New 4-story mixed use building, ground floor commercial tenant space and trash room, upper floors 33 dwelling unit apartment, and associated site work

A project at 4732 N Albina Ave has been submitted for building permit review by Emerick Architects:

New 5 story apartment building with basement bike room, electrical room, water pump room and storage, 55 dwelling units with attached trash room and associated sitework

A project at 4509 N Montana Ave has been submitted for building permit review:

30 unit, 4 story wood framed multi family apartment building with interior bike and trash rooms; on same lot with two existing apartment buildings – see folder comments

A project at 6800 NE Grand Ave has been submitted for building permit review by Architecture Building Culture:

New 4 story, 27 unit apartment building, includes associated sitework

Metro Reports: Grove Hotel, 9101 SE Foster, 5166 SE Division and more

Grove Hotel

A partial demolition permit was issued for the Grove Hotel. The annex on SW 4th Ave will be demolished. The main building facing W Burnside will be rehabilitated.

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

BAMA Architecture and Design have requested Early Assistance for a project at 15847 SE Powell Blvd: 

Proposal is for construction of new 19 bed residential care facility for persons with physical or mental disability. Odot owns frontage and must attend ea meeting. Existing residence will be demolished.

Mackenzie have submitted a project at 2800 NW Front Ave for Conditional Use Review:

Conditional use review for acessory office over 25,000, SF as required for Guilds Lake Industrial Sanctuary Plan District. Adjustment for reduction of parking lot interior trees.

A partial demolition permit was issued for the Grove Hotel:

partial – interior non-structural demolition of south SRO portion of the building and demolition to grade of the north one-story portion of the building.

Hacker Architects have submitted 9101 SE Foster Rd for building permit review:

4 story mixed use development with ground floor retail and 3 floors of apartments

Architecture Building Culture have submitted a project at N Interstate and Jarrett St for building permit review:

Build a new three story 12 unit apartment/condo building constructed of fifteen prefabricated modules set and finished on site. *electrical, mechanical, and plumbing permits to be obtained separately*

A building permit was issued for a project at 5166 SE Division St: 

Construct 3 story 14 unit apartment building; with underground parking and associated site work

A building permit was issued to YBA Architects for a project at 1208 SE Ankeny St:

Construct new 4 story with basement, 27 unit apartment building; with associated site work

A building permit was issued for a project at 4304 SW Hillsdale Ct:

Construct new 3 story building with basement; new landscaping and associated site work;