Raleigh 22 Reviewed by Design Commission (images)

An initial Design Review hearing has been held for the Raleigh 22 Apartments, a 6 story mixed use building by SERA Architects for developer Cairn Pacific. The 70′ tall building is proposed to include 173 residential units, with 6,118 sq ft of ground floor commercial space along the NW Raleigh and 22nd frontages, and 1,746 sq ft of commercial space facing facing NW Quimby. Vehicular parking will be provided in an underground parking garage, of either one or two levels, which will also include long term parking for 216 bicycles.

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Under Construction: Leland James office building (images)

This is an updated version of a post originally published on October 19th, 2015.

Construction is underway on a major renovation of the Con-way Leland James Center, which will see the existing building gain an additional story and an entirely new facade. The building will primarily be used as creative office space, with three new retail units added at the ground floor. An existing basement will be converted in parking for 72 cars and 150 bikes. Showers and lockers will be provided for the benefit of bike commuters.  The design of the project is by SERA Architects for developers Cairn Pacific and Capstone Partners.

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Under Construction: Blocks 294E and 295E (images)

This post is an updated version of a post originally published on November 13th 2015.

Construction is underway on Blocks 294E and 295E at the north end of the Northwest District. The buildings by GBD Architects and Jones Architecture respectively, for developer Cairn Pacific, will include 385 residential apartment units and nearly 20,000 sq ft of ground level retail space. An underground garage stretching below both blocks will include 600 car parking spaces. Half of the parking spaces are a replacement for existing XPO Logistics (formerly Con-way) employee parking. Parking for 553 bikes will be provided.

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Under construction: LL Hawkins and Slabtown Marketplace (images)

Thank you to our contributor Kurt Sevits for writing this post.

Construction is underway on the LL Hawkins Apartments and Slabtown Marketplace, the first major development of the Conway Master Plan, which aims to redevelop several blocks in NW Portland. Plans for Block 296 include renovating an existing warehouse that will become a New Seasons grocery store and constructing a new 6-story mixed-use building that will house retail and apartments. Cairn Pacific and Capstone Partners are developing the project, with design work by Holst Architecture and GBD Architects.

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Conway Blocks 294E and 295E

GBD Architects and Cairn Pacific have received initial Design Advice for Conway Blocks 294E and 295E. The two block development on NW 21st Avenue will include two mixed use buildings over a 600 car parking garage. Half of the proposed parking is intended to replace the existing surface parking located on the site. The garage will also have room for over 500 bicycles. As part of the redevelopment of the two blocks a 60′ wide north south pedestrian access way will be created, which will link the new buildings to the under-construction New Seasons on Block 296W.

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Conway Leland James Center (images)

SERA Architects and developer Cairn Pacific have scheduled a Pre-Application Conference to discuss a major renovation of the Conway Leland James Center Building at 1621 NW 21st Ave. The existing building would be converted into creative office space, and will contain 85 parking spaces in the basement, ground floor retail and office space in the floors above.

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First images released of Conway Blocks 294 and 295

The first images of the proposed mixed-use development at Conway Blocks 294 and 295 have been published in a Notice of a Pre-Application Conference [PDF]. The project at NW 21st and Savier is being developed by Cairn Pacific and designed by GBD Architects. The notice describes the project as follows:

Pre-Application Conference to discuss a Type III Design Review for two new mixed-use buildings with approximately 370 new units including underground parking spaces for 600 vehicles and 500 bikes on the Conway Master Plan (LU 12-135162 MS) site. See site plans, utility plans and building massing drawings.

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