Platform Office Building Receives Design Advice (images)

An early Design Advice Request hearing has been held for Platform, a proposed 8-story office building on SE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd in the Central Eastside. The project is being designed by Allied Works Architecture for developer Project^. The building would rise to a height of 110′ to top of parapet, and include 140,000 sq ft of commercial office space, with retail uses on the ground floor. Two levels of underground parking would be provided, accessed from SE Salmon St.

Platform - Allied Works Architecture

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550 SE MLK Approved By Design Commission (images)

The Design Commission has approved a mixed use building at 550 SE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, which would include ground floor retail, 77 residential units and 63 long stay hotel rooms. The building is being designed by Works Progress Architecture, and will rise to a height of 94’-3” and 8 stories.  The hotel will operate under the same management as the neighboring Chamberlain Hotel, a historic building that is set to undergo a separate renovation. The project is being developed in collaboration by Urban Development + Partners and Beam Development. One level of underground parking would provide 39 vehicular parking spaces. 122 long term bicycle parking spaces are proposed.

550 SE MLK - Chamberlain Hotel

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Alder.9 Returns for second Design Advice Request (images)

TVA Architects and VWR Development have returned in front of the Design Commission to present a project at SE 9th & Alder for the second time. As now proposed the nine story mixed use development would include 155 residential units over ground floor retail. Parking for 96 vehicles is proposed in an at-grade mechanical parking system. Long term parking for at least 233 bicycles will be provided.

Alder.9

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5 MLK Approved by Design Commission (images)

The Design Commission has approved 5 MLK, the 17 story Burnside Bridgehead tower. The design of the project is by Chicago based GREC Architects, for Portland based developer Gerding Edlen. The 200′ tall building will include approximately 112,000 sq ft of office space, 220 residential apartments and 14,000 sq ft of retail space. Parking for 158 vehicles and 344 bicycles will be provided.

5 MLK

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Hammer & Hand Office and Workshop approved by Landmarks Commission (images)

A new office and workshop for construction company Hammer & Hand has been approved by the Historic Landmarks Commission. The two story building by Holst Architecture will include workshop space at the ground level, with office space and a roof deck above. The project is being designed to meet Passive House standards, with the intention that the office portion of the building will achieve net zero energy use. No vehicular parking is proposed.

Hammer & Hand Office and Workshop

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Design Advice offered for Alder.9 (images)

Design Advice has been offered to TVA Architects and VWR Development for a project at SE 9th & Alder. The mixed use development will include 162 residential units over ground floor retail. Parking for 37 vehicles is proposed in one level of below grade parking. Long term parking for at least 243 bicycles will be provided.

Alder.9

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5 MLK Reviewed by Design Commission (images)

5 MLK, the 17 story Burnside Bridgehead tower, has returned in front of the Design Commission for its first full Design Review hearing, following three Design Advice Request hearings last year. The design of the project is by Chicago based GREC Architects, for Portland based developer Gerding Edlen. The 200′ tall building will include approximately 112,000 sq ft of office space, 220 residential apartments and 14,000 sq ft of retail space. Parking for 158 vehicles and 344 bicycles will be provided.

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Hammer & Hand Office and Workshop reviewed by Landmarks Commission (images)

A new office and workshop for construction company Hammer & Hand has gone before the Historic Landmarks Commission for its first review. The two story building by Holst Architecture will include workshop space at the ground level, with office space and a roof deck above. The project is being designed to meet Passive House standards, with the intention that the office portion of the building will achieve net zero energy use. No vehicular parking is proposed.

Hammer & Hand Office and Workshop

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Office at 525 SE MLK approved by Design Commission (images)

The Design Commission has approved a six story office building at 525 SE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, designed by Hacker architects. The 85′ tall building will include 5 retail spaces at the ground level.  The project is being developed in collaboration by Urban Development + Partners and Beam Development. 48 long term bicycle parking spaces will be provided in the building. No on-site vehicular parking is proposed, however building tenants will have access to parking being built as part of the 550 SE MLK development, directly across the street.

525 SE MLK

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