Under Construction: Modera Belmont (images)

This is updated version of a post by contributor Kurt Sevits, originally published on August 18th 2015.

Construction is underway on the Modera Belmont, a six-story mixed-use building by SERA Architects and Mill Creek Residential Trust. The U-shaped building will include 200 residential units above ground-floor retail, with a courtyard facing SE 6th Avenue. A basement level will include parking for 105 vehicles, while bike parking will be split between the basement and ground floors for a total of 302 spaces.

Modera Belmont

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17 story tower planned for Fishels Furniture site (drawings)

Gerding Edlen development have scheduled a Pre-Application Conference to discuss a 17 story tower at 5 SE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, the current home of Fishels Furniture. Preliminary drawings by GREC Architects of Chicago show an “L” shaped building occupying the entire block. Buildings plans show a main entry to the building at the corner of SE MLK and E Burnside, with retail spaces fronting SE MLK and SE 3rd Ave. Levels 2 to 5 of the building would include approximately 100,000 sq ft of office floor space. Above that the building would include an estimated 220 residential units. Around 180 car spaces, serving both the residential and office uses, would be located in three levels of below grade parking.

5 SE MLK

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7th & Burnside has second Design Advice Request hearing (images)

Polyphon Architecture & Design have returned in front of the the Design Commission with revised designs for a mixed use tower at SE 7th & Burnside. As now proposed the 12 story, 132’-10” tall building would include 20,066 sq ft of office space and 62 residential units. Two retail units would front onto E Burnside. Parking for 53 cars would be provided, in a below grade parking garage.

7th & Burnside

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Jupiter Hotel expansion approved by Design Commission (images)

The Design Commission has approved an expansion of the Jupiter Hotel designed by Works Partnership. The new 6 story building will add 67 rooms on a site directly to the east of the existing hotel. The ground floor would include restaurant and retail spaces facing onto E Burnside, along with a lobby and reception located at the corner of the site. An upper level lounge, banquet hall and exterior garden are proposed for the second floor. Guest rooms would be located in floors 3 to 6. No new vehicular parking is proposed.

Jupiter Hotel

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Burnside Delta approved by Design Commission (images)

The Design Commission has approved the Burnside Delta, a new six story mixed use building at E Burnside and 12th Ave. The project by Vallaster Corl Architects for developer Urban Development Group will include 85 residential units above 2,500 sq ft of retail. At the 6th floor the building will include a community room and exterior deck on level 6. Parking for 18 cars would be provided in a mostly below grade garage. Bicycle parking for 75 bikes will be provided in the basement, with the remainder of the required spaces provided in the units.

Burnside Delta

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Tower at 7th & Burnside goes before Design Commission (images)

Polyphon Architecture & Design have gone before the Design Commission to receive advice on a proposed 11-story mixed use building at SE 7th & E Burnside. The 121’-10” tall building would include a 10,628 sq ft of office space and 49 residential units. Two retail units would front onto E Burnside. Parking for 55 vehicles and 78 bicycles is proposed.

7th & Burnside

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Renovation of Towne Storage building approved (images)

The Historic Landmarks Commission has approved designs for the renovation and expansion of the Blake McFall Company building, commonly known as the Towne Storage building. The project by LRS Architects for Sentinel Development and Westport Capital Partners will adapt the existing building for creative office space, with a restaurant space at the ground floor. As part of the project the unreinforced masonry building will receive a seismic upgrade.

Towne Storage / Blake McFall Company Building

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Grand Belmont returns as 23 story tower (images)

Grand Belmont, the project by Urban Assets Advisors whose height was of significant concern to the Historic Landmarks Commission last year, has returned in front of the Commission as a 23 story point tower. As now proposed the Vallaster Corl designed building would reach 240′ and include 214 residential units. A rooftop common room and exterior terrace are proposed for the top floor. Three ground floor retail spaces totalling 6,500 sq ft would open onto SE Grand Avenue. Parking for 102 vehicles would be provided in the podium portion of the tower.

Grand Belmont

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Design Commission reviews the Burnside Delta (images)

A six story building at E Burnside and 12th has gone in front of the Design Commission for its first Design Review hearing. The Burnside Delta by Vallaster Corl Architects 85 residential units above 2,500 sq ft of retail. The project for developer Urban Development Group would also include a community room and exterior deck on level 6. Parking for 18 cars would be provided in a mostly below grade garage.

 

Burnside Delta

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Expansion of Jupiter Hotel goes before Design Commission for advice (images)

Works Partnership have brought initial designs for an expansion of the Jupiter Hotel before the Design Commission. The new 6 story building would add 67 rooms on a site directly to the east of the existing hotel. The ground floor would include restaurant and retail spaces facing onto E Burnside, along with a lobby and reception located at the corner of the site. An event space as well as an upper level lounge, connected to the lobby by a stair, is proposed for the second floor. Guest rooms would be located in floors 3-6.

Jupiter Hotel

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