Metro Reports: PDX Concourse B, American Can Company Complex, Oregon Square, and more

A building permit was issued for the PDX Concourse B Redevelopment, designed by ZGF Architects.

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 March 16th, 2020 to March 22nd, 2020.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 9243 SE Holgate Blvd:

30 unit multi-dwelling apartment building 3 stories inclusionary 60% MFI. Stormwater to drywell. PLA is in process to create the 60 and 40 ft lot frontages on lot 10 and 11. Existing home will be demolished

Early Assistance has been requested by Peter Meijer Architect for alterations to the American Can Company Complex at 2127 NW 26th Ave:

Redevelopment of individual building complex that will include re-installing windows at existing openings, roof top activation, addition at west elevation, north elevation activation, roof top addition at the existing parking structure and new construction at the northwest corner.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by GBD Architects to discuss a revised proposal for Oregon Square at 729 NE Oregon St:

Phased (2) block development on a portion of the site of the existing Oregon Square block. Two commercial office buildings are being proposed on Block 90 (SW) and Block 103 (SE). The buildings are (5) stories and (6) stories respectively totaling 370,000 GSF. The blocks will sit on one level of underground parking serving both buildings.

A building permit was issued for the PDX Concourse B Redevelopment:

Reconstruction and addition (+/- 50,000 SF) to Concourse B. New construction also includes pedestrian walkway addition (+/- 10,000 SF) extending East from end of Concourse B.

A building permit was issued for a project at 1615 N Willis Blvd:

Construct new 3 story 14 unit apartment building with associated site work

A building permit was issued for a project at 6940 N Greenwich Ave:

New 3 story – 12 unit apartment building and associated site work ***demo permit 18-242483-RS***

Riverplace Redevelopment Receives Design Advice (images)

Design Advice has been offered for the redevelopment of Riverplace, at the south end of downtown. The 8 acre site is being master planned by GBD Architects with Kengo Kuma and Associates, for site owner NBP Capital. At full build-out the site could accommodate 250,000 sq ft of office space, 2,500 apartments, 300 hotel rooms, 100,000 sq ft of retail space and 1500 vehicular parking stalls.

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Metro Reports: 306 SE 8th, 1137 NW 23rd, 2148 NE MLK, and more

306 SE 8th Ave
A proposal for an apartment building at 306 SE 8th Ave, designed by SERA Architects, was approved by the Design Commission in 2017, but never submitted for building permit review. A new Pre-Application Conference for a proposal on the site has been scheduled by the same architecture firm.

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 24th, 2020 to March 1st, 2020.

Design Advice has been requested by Hennebery Eddy Architects for a project at 539 NW 10th Ave

Project consisting of a new +/-11-story hotel with partial basement on a quarter-block site. The new structure will replace an existing 1-story commercial building. The hotel will contain 150-160 guest rooms with 85,000-90,000 square feet. Loading access is planned along NW Hoyt Street, with a single interior loading bay. No off-street parking is proposed. Ground floor program includes hotel lobby, restaurant, lounge, kitchen, offices, restrooms, mechanical rooms and bike storage. Floors 2-11 will be primarily guest rooms with limited amenity spaces such as fitness room, board room and a roof terrace with bar. Stormwater treatment and detention will be accomplished by way of a vegetated roof.

Design Advice has been requested by SERA Architects for a project at 2250 NW Flanders St

6-story apartment building with approximately186 units in the Northwest Plan District and Alphabet Historic District. Stormwater disposal method TBD.

Design Advice has been requested by SERA Architects for Conway Block 291 East at the SW corner of NW 20th & Raleigh:

7 story market rate apartment building with 180 residential units and basement parking. Stormwater disposal will occur through drywells in the pedestrian way.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by SERA Architects to discuss a project at 306 SE 8th Ave

New 7 story market-rate apartment building with 113 units and ground floor retail.

Cathedral Village at 8614 N Crawford Street has been submitted for a Pre-Permit Plan Check by MWA Architects:

4-story apartment building with 110 affordable family apartments. The unit mix will be (11) 3-bedrooms, (45) 2-bedrooms, (37) 1-bedrooms, and (17) studios. There will be resident services on the ground floor and 37 parking spaces. There is a basement level at the NW corner of the building that will house bike parking and storage.

A project at 4039, 4047 and 4051 N Williams Ave has been submitted for Type II Design Review by William Kaven Architecture:

Construction of two new 4-story buildings organized around a shared courtyard.

Two new four-story buildings located on N Williams Ave, mid-block between N Mason St and N Shaver St.

New four-story commercial (office) comprised of three stories of office over ground floor retail, office, lobby and tuck-under parking.

A project at 1137 NW 23rd Ave has been submitted for Type III Design Review by GBD Architects:

New mixed use building with ground level retail, 4 levels of apartments above, and 1 level of below grade parking. 74 units.

The new building adjacent to the Troy Laundry at 1025 SE Pine St has been submitted for a Type III Historic Resource Review by Hartshorne Plunkard Architecture:

New 6-story multi-family residential project with two below-grade parking levels.

A project at 236 SE Grand Ave has been submitted for Type III Historic Resource Review by TVA Architects:

New 8-story, 130,000 sq ft office building. One adjustment requested to the loading stall.

The Benson Polytechnic High School Modernization has been submitted for Type III Historic Resource Review by Architectural Resources Group:

Modernization of the existing Benson Polytechnic High School (BPHS) building.

A project at 11 NE 55th Ave has been submitted for building permit review by Fosler Portland Architecture:

Construct new 3 story 16 unit apartment building with associated site work

A project at 5905 N Interstate Ave has been submitted for building permit review by Studio 3 Architecture:

New 3 story, 19 units apartment building with partial retail on ground floor and associated siteworks. Trash enclosure inside.

A project at 8157 N Lombard St has been submitted for building permit review by Mackenzie:

Construction of a 3-story, 8,375 sf multi-family building with eleven (11) units. Ten (10) of these units will be 550 sf and one (1) will be 813 sf.

A project at 6307 N Montana Ave has been submitted for building permit review by Fosler Portland Architecture:

Construct new 3 story 19 unit apartment building with associated site work

A project at 503 SE 29th Ave has been submitted for building permit review:

New 4 story 30 unit apartment building

A project at 6962 N Maryland Ave has been submitted for building permit review:

New 4-story 12-unit apartment with associated site work; w/20-124476-MT

A project at 2148 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd has been submitted for building permit review by Ankrom Moisan Architects:

New two-story, 27,595 square foot brick office building with an adjacent surface parking area for ten vehicles

Metro Reports: 5205 SE 18th, MAC Block 7, Onnuri Evangelical Church, and more

A building permit was issued for a 6 story, 59 unit apartment building at 5205 SE 18th Ave.

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 16th to December 22nd, 2019.

Early Assistance has been requested by Jones Architecture for a project at 2855 SW Patton Rd:

Reconfigure existing underlying lots and build two new mixed-use buildings (3-stories and 19 units each) and 11 new townhomes (also 3-stories each).

Early Assistance has been requested by Works Progress Architecture for a project at 410 SW Harrison St:

New senior housing project with approximately 260-290 units, below grade parking and 16 stories above grade type 1 construction.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Hartshorne Plunkard Architecture to discuss a renovation and expansion to the Troy Laundry Building at 1025 SE Pine St:

The scope of exterior restoration will be determined by a visual facade assessment provided by a Historic Architect Consultant. Restoration of the existing historic window frames is anticipated and will include an energy retrofit utilizing insulated glazing units. Facade renovations will be compatible with the historic building and are anticipated to include a new canopy at the main entry, new main entry storefront system, and new carriage doors at the service entry inspired by the historic condition. The facade materials of the rooftop addition are intended to provide a clear distinction between the historic building and the new addition. The massing will be setback from the existing parapet wall to minimize site lines from the street. The interior renovation of the building will include seismic retrofits, new MEP systems, and code required Fire and Life Safety components. Site work is anticipated to include restoration of adjacent sidewalks in public right-of-way, preservation of existing street trees and stormwater management improvements.

Early Assistance has been requested by Ankrom Moisan Architecture for a project the MAC Block 7 at SW 19th & Salmon:

Proposal is for a new 13 story, 330 unit multi-dwelling residential building with 169 structured residential parking spaces and 230 additional below-grade parking spaces for use by the Multnomah Athletic Club.

An addition to the Patton Home at 4619 N Michigan Ave has been submitted for a Type II Conditional Use Review:

The Patton Home for the Friendless building currently has land use status as Group Living with previous approvals for 63 residents. This proposal is to add additional units to the existing building up to a maximum of 80 and to add an on-site commercial kitchen that produces food for off-site locations. Listed as a contributing structure in the Mississippi Conservation District, historic incentive 33.445.610.C(5) allows conditional uses to be processed through a Type II procedure.

The new De La Salle North Catholic High School at 5310 NE 42nd Ave has been submitted for building permit review by Bora Architects:

DE LA SALLE H.S. – Renovation of existing building for new high school (including seismic upgrade, new finishes, mechanical, electrical, and fire protection), 21,000 s.f. addition for new gym, commons, and commercial kitchen; new driveway, parking, and associated site work *** w/19-256433-MT ***

A project at 4931 NE 33rd Ave has been submitted for building permit review:

New 3 story mixed use bldg 19 unit apt and 15 unit hotel with office space on ground level and community room in basement.

A project at 8134 SE 11th Ave has been submitted for building permit review:

New 3-story, 19-unit apartment building with associated site work.

A foundation permit for 550 SE MLK has been submitted for review by GBD Architects:

FND 01- Foundation only for new 7 story mixed use building (5 over 2 concrete and light-gauge metal framing construction) Includes 6 levels containing 153 hotel rooms over 1 level of commercial spaces, a hotel lobby and back of house area for hotel operations; 1 level of below grade structured parking. 

The Dairy Apartments at 801 NE 21st Ave have been submitted for building permit review by Hacker:

review w/ 19-260575-MT New construction of 7-story (5 Type IIIA over 2 Type IA) multi-family residential buildng over 1 level of below grade parking. Total building will be 196,430 gross sf, 271 units, plus residential amenities. Inclusionary Housing will be triggered, and provided on-site at standard rates. A land use adjustment will be requested for the minimum parking requirement.

A project West of 4136 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd has been submitted for building permit review by Fosler Portland Architecture:

New 3 story 18 unit apartment building

A project at 2316 N Vancouver Ave has been submitted for building permit review by Fosler Portland Architecture:

Construct new 3 story 18 unit apartment building with interior bike and trash enclosure and site work dfs trusses

The Onnuri Evangelical Church at 5727 SE 136th Ave has been for building permit review:

New 2 story church, 1st floor, gym, sancuary, restrooms, kitchen, offices, childs room, and limited use elevator; second floor sancuary; class rooms and restrooms; site work to include parking spaces, landscaping and sidewalks; trash enclosure less than 120 sq. ft. on SW corner of property

A project at 1039 NE Stafford St has been submitted for building permit review by Otak:

FND 01 – Foundation permit for new self storage facility to include 6 stories and 1 basement level

A project at 2904 NE Alberta St has been submitted for building permit review:

Shell: renovation of existing 2 story commercial building. Includes removing both stairs inside, all interior walls and fixtures on both floors, upgrade storefront on north add new stair and wall to create garbage room. Add new entry and accessible ramp on north east corner.

Construct 2 story new shell building and associated site work.

The DePaul Treatment Center at 830 SE 102nd Ave has been submitted for building permit review by Holst Architecture:

New construction of adult drug and alcohol treatment center that includes 70 long term care beds, 24 short term care beds, dining and amenity spaces for residents, an outpatient therapy facility, and administrative offices.

100 Multnomah has been submitted for building permit review:

100 Multnomah 9-story core and shell office tower to be constructed over an existing, mixed-use parking garage and retail building. This includes an exterior amenity terrace on the 9th floor level

A building permit was issued for a project at 5205 SE 18th Ave:

Construct new 6 story, 59 unit apartment building, parking, trash area, bike storage, electrical room and lobby on 1st floor, floors 2-6 include apartment living units, includes associated site work

Metro Reports: 1130 NE Alberta, 550 SE MLK, Tru by Hilton, and more

1130 NE Alberta
A permit is under review for a five-story mixed use building at NE 11th and Alberta. The project would include co-working office space, “co-living lodging units” and a spa.

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 9th to December 15th, 2019.

Design Advice has been requested by Works Progress Architecture for the Westwind Apartments at 327 NW 6th Ave:

Construction of a new, 7 story, mixed-use building on a quarter block site. The proposal includes 70 short term single room occupancy units There will be 30 studio apartments as well as Central City Concern offices and community spaces. There are two Type B loading spaces with access from NW Flanders. This proposal is funded by the Portland Housing Bureau.

Early Assistance has been requested by Emerick Architects for the Mann House at 1021 NE 33rd Ave:

Project to convert the Mann House into an affordable housing complex serving low income families. By renovating the existing 51,000sf building and creating a new, 36,000sf addition, 88 total units will be created (8 three-bedrooms, 35 two-bedrooms and 45 one-bedrooms).

Early Assistance has been requested by Creighton Architecture for a project at 7150 N Greenwich Ave:

Demolish existing house, build new 3-story apartment building, 18 units.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 208 SE 148th Ave:

Multifamily development with approximately 150 dwelling units. Proposed stormwater disposal methods not yet identified. Since the last EA (19-219779) the project has decided to follow design guidelines instead of community design standards. Updated draft elevations will be shown this time.

A Pre-Application has been scheduled by Works Progress Architecture to discuss a project at 1642 NE Sandy Blvd:

Construction of a new 4-story hotel with lobby and commercial space on ground floor. Existing single story building to partially remain and new build will be constructed above and adjacent. Stormwater will be managed on site.

Changes to the previously approved project at 550 SE MLK has been submitted for a Type II Design Review by GBD Architects:

Review to amend LU 17-109848 approved on 12/14/17. Application proposes changes to the courtyard at the NE quarter of the half block site. The proposal removes the tiered seating area at the south end of the site and adds an accessiible ramp with a canopy over it (connecting the adjacent Hotel Chamberlin “loading dock”) additional planters (and trees) and fixed benches for seating. Application also requests a single Standard A loading space be allowed in lieu of two Standard A loading spaces required by 33.266.310. Historic New Logus Block building

A project with two buidlings at 1463 NE Killingsworth St has been submitted for building permit review by Mentrum Architecture:

New 3 story, 19 units apartment building and associated site works. Partial retail on ground floor. Trash enclosure inside building.

Construction of new 3-story, 19-unit apartment building with ground-floor commercial.

A project at 1605 N Rosa Parks Way has been submitted for building permit review:

New 3 story 18 unit apartment building, detached trash enclosure less than 120 sq ft, utilities and site improvements.

A project at 4224 N Interstate Ave has been submitted for building permit review by Design Department Architecture:

Construct new 4 story story mixed use building with 3 retail spaces on ground floor and 15 units in floors 2-4; retail spaces are shell only future TI permits under separate permit

A project at 5834 N Greeley Ave has been submitted for building permit review:

Construct 3 story 14 unit apartment building with associated site work

A project at 1130 NE Alberta St has been submitted for building permit review by Lever Architecture:

Construct new 5 story mixed use building with underground parking; main floor to include gym space and tenant space with no occupancy under this permit; 2nd fl gym and shell office spaces; 2-5fl hotel co-housing units

A building permit was issued for the south building on South Waterfront Block 40 at 3883 SW Moody Ave:

New 245,000 sq. ft./ 7-story/ 232 room apartment building, with 2 levels of parking below building. First floor has commercial spaces and amenities.

A building permit was issued for a project at 2464 SE 82nd Ave:

Construct 16,130 sf. retail building, shell only, with associated site work; w/18-174896-CO (trash enclosure) & 18-174902-MT. Tenant improvement permits to establish occupancy, shall include plumbling requirements, interior ceiling & wall finishes, emergency lighting, exit signs, comcheck for interior lighting for tenant space. W/18-174896-CO & 18-174902-MT

A building permit was issued for the Tru by Hilton at 7077 NE 82nd Ave:

Construct 4-story, 98 guestroom, with 98 on-site parking, and associated site work *** w/18-127470-MT *** trash enclosure under 18-127473-CO *** porte cochere under 18-136694-CO ***

A building permit was issued for a project at 11864 NE Halsey St:

New 4 story self storage facility and associated site work to include parking lot *** w/detached trash enclosure 19-119039-CO *** w/ 19-119041-MT ***

Unbuilt Projects From The First Five Years of Next Portland

This week Next Portland had its fifth birthday. Since November 2014 we have published over a thousand posts, many of which are about projects that are now complete or under construction. Today, we wanted to look back at some of the unbuilt projects we’ve written about over the years.

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Metro Reports: Unicorn Bed Apartments, Kōz on Killingsworth, Garfield Veterans Apartments, and more

The Unicorn Bed Apartments, as shown to the Historic Landmarks Commission in September. The project will include two 3-story buildings, with thirteen units and an on-site day care center.

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 21st to October 27th, 2019.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 7530 N Interstate Ave:

New Construction, Community Design Standards. 140 R-1 and R-2 Multi-family use. 3-story above grade with third floor mezzanine and basement. 18 dwelling units and 13 sleeping units. No off-street vehicular parking. Project to utilize private drywell.

A project at 5632 N Montana Ave has been submitted for a Type II Design Review by Works Progress Architecture:

The proposed development is for 5-story building occupying a quarter city block at N Montana Ave and N Jessup St. The site is currently occupied by (2) lots, with (2) residential structures. The proposed building use includes at-grade lobby, bike storage, and 11 residential units, two of which are at-grade. The main entrance will be located at N Montana Ave., with private residential entrances off the perimeter garden (gate accessed on N Montana). The main entrance is covered with canopy protection. Drywells and a minimum 5′-0″ landscaping buffer are located along the South and East parameters of the site along with patios for at-grade units.

1634 SW Alder St has been submitted for a Type III Design Review by SERA Architects:

7 story apartment building with 215 units.

The Morningstar at Laurelhurst has been submitted for a Type III Design Review by Ankrom Moisan Architects:

New 5-story group living development which includes 114 units with a mix of 2-bed, 1-bed and studio units. Floors 3-5 will be assisted living and floor 2 will house memory care residents. The ground floor will capture the active use amenity spaces and there will also be rooftop amenities and below-grade parking for residents and staff. Three modifications are being requested: maximum building length (33.130.222.B), Sandy Boulevard Plan District height limits in transition zones (33.575.100.C), and setback landscaping (33.130.215.B.2).

A project at 2124 NW Flanders St has been submitted for a Type III Historic Resource Review by Emerick Architects:

Proposal is for four stories of market-rate apartments over a walk-out basement level with 19 residential units and typical utilities. Floors 1-4 are proposed to have outdoor balcony space. The roof is anticipated to incorporate an ecoroof and solar panels. The project has no parking. The site is non-contributing in Alphabet Historic District.

The Multnomah County Courthouse Reuse project has been submitted for a Type III Historic Resource Review by GBD Architects:

Renovation and seismic upgrade of the historic Multnomah County Courthouse. Modification to the ground floor windows. Adjustment to vehicular access.

The Unicorn Bed Apartments at 2171 NW Glisan St have been submitted for a Type III Historic Resource Review by DAO Architecture:

Two proposed 3-story affordble multi-family buildings (each with a basement), focused on providing compact apartment residences for single mothers with children. Project includes (13) 2-BR units, including (1) ADA-accessible unit and a 600 sf day care on basement level. Non contributing resource.

An excavation and shoring permit for the Grand Avenue Mixed Use at 465 NE Davis St has been submitted by Ankrom Moisan Architects:

EXC 01 – Excavation and shoring permit

A building permit was issued for Kōz on Sandy at 2180 NE 47th Ave:

New 6 story type III code guide mixed use building with 112 living units above tenant space, bike parking, parking, mechanical rooms, and trash room on first level, includes associated site work *** mechanical permit to be separate ***

A building permit was issued for Kōz on Killingsworth at 151 N Killingsworth St:

New 4 story mixed use apartment building, 88 units with ground floor commercial and associated sitework ***mechanical permit to be separate***

A building permit was issued to SERA Architects for the 1715 SW Salmon Mixed Use:

Review w/ 19-106756-MT New 172,020 sq. ft., 8-story mixed use apartment building. 182 units are proposed with future retail space on the ground floor

A building permit was issued to Ink:Built Architecture for the Garfield Veterans Apartments at 6700 NE Garfield Ave:

New 3-story with basement, 28-unit ***state approved modular apartment building with leasing office, laundry room, and mech/elec room*** detached 119 sq ft trash enclosure and associated site work.

Metro Reports: Eleven West, Floor & Decor, 2291 NW Glisan, and more

Eleven West
An excavation and shoring permit is under review for the Eleven West Tower.

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 September 16th to September 22nd 2019.

Early Assistance has been requested by Studio 3 Architecture for a project at 5920 E Burnside St:

Remove Existing buildings. Construct 2 new apartment buildings. 62 units total. 4 story with inclusionary housing.

Early Assistance has been requested by Carleton Hart Architecture for Multnomah County’s project at 333 SW Park Ave:

Renovation of an existing, county-owned building for use as a Behavioral Health Resource Center. The building is approximately 24,000 gross square feet, four-and-one-half story structure located on SW Park Ave.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 5024 NE Fremont St:

Existing dwelling to be removed and parcel proposed for multi-dwelling unit development for 12 units. Two buildings are proposed with a shared stairway. There is no density requirement in the CM1 zone. Proposed FAR is 1.5

Early Assistance has been requested by William Kaven Architecture for a project at 4047 N Williams Ave:

Two adjacent sites that will be developed under separate ownership, eah with two four-story apartment buildings, one with 17 units and one with 13 units and ground floor retail. Drywell proposed in common courtyard. A separate design review will be needed for each site.

Early Assistance has been requested by Studio 3 Architecture for a project at 8042 N Willamette Blvd:

12 unit apartment building (9,713 GSF) with drywell

Early Assistance has been requested by William Kaven Architecture for a project at 8005 SE 13th Ave:

Construction of one 3-story 19-unit building with ground floor lobby and retail. 60% eco roof coverage is proposed for stormwater.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Lance Mueller & Associates Architecture to discuss a project at 55 NE Broadway:

An addition to the existing service shop of Toyota of Portland with structured parking and auto inventory storage over the ground level shop expansion.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled to discuss a Floor & Decor store at 11919 N Jantzen Dr:

A Pre-Application Conference to discuss construction of a new 80,000 square foot building. The proposed tenant is a Retail Sales and Service Use, Floor & Décor, which sells wood flooring and tile to the general public. One hundred four surface parking spaces are proposed. The existing buidling (Safeway) will be demolished.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by GBD Architects to discuss a project at 1137 NW 23rd Ave:

A Pre-Application Conference to discuss a mixed use building with ground level retail. One level of below grade parking is proposed that takes access from NW Northrup. Approximately 48 parking spaces and one Type B Loading Space are proposed. The retail space is at ground level and is 12,690 square feet in floor area. The upper 4 levels are proposed to have a total of approximately 70 apartments.

An Excavation and Shoring permit is under review for Eleven West at 1102-1116 SW Washington St:

11W – EXC 01- Excavation and Shoring for a New 25 story mixed use building, with 4 below grade floors for parking

A project at 3924 N Montana Ave has been submitted for building permit review:

New 3 story 6 unit apartment building with common lobby, and associated site work including detached trash enclosure under 120 sf mechanical separate

A building permit was issued to Allied Works Architecture for 2291 NW Glisan St (previously 500 NW 23rd Ave):

New construction of 4 story mixed use building, retail on the first floor with associated site work (tenant improvement separate)

A building permit was issued to Studio 3 Architecture for a project at 5311 NE Glisan St (previously 506 NE 53rd Ave):

Construct new 4 story (18) unit apartment building with associated site work and detached trash enclosure under 120sq ft

Weekly Roundup: Amara, Mann House, Block 25, and more

815 W Burnside St
Work has started on Amara, a 7-story building on W Burnside between NW Park Ave and 9th Ave.

The Portland Business Journal reported that Laurelhurst’s Mann House could become affordable housing. Nonprofit developer Innovative Housing is under contract to purchase the mansion, with plans to turn it into 80 apartments. Rents would be affordable to families with incomes of between 30 and 60 percent of the median family income.

Old Town’s Greyhound Station has closed, reports the Oregonian. The two-acre is now listed for sale as a redevelopment site.

Two proposals in Old Town Chinatown are moving forward*, according to the Daily Journal of Commerce. At Block 25 Key Development is proposing an eight story cross-laminated timber building and a nineteen story tower. The project team includes Japanese firms Shigeru Ban Architects and Earthscape, along with Portland’s GBD Architects. At 4th & Burnside Colas Development is proposing a building of between five and seven stories, with a multicultural food venue; office space on the second floor for Colas and the Bing Kong Tong Chinese Benevolent Association; and housing above that.

New apartments are coming to a site formerly occupied by a Firestone auto shop, reports the Portland Business Journal. Amara at 15 NW Park Ave will include 138 residential units.

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Metro Reports: Riverplace, Land Rover Blocks, 2020 N Albina, and more

Aerial view of the Riverplace Redevelopment by Kengo Kuma and Associates / GBD Architects, as shown to City Council in 2017. The 8 acre site could accommodate up to 3 million square feet of 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 August 19th to August 26th 2019.

Design Advice has been requested by GBD Architects for the Riverplace Redevelopment:

Master plan Development of approx. 8 acres

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 6606 N Greenwich Ave:

New 3-story, 12-unit, 1.79:1 FAR apartment building.

Early Assistance has been requested by Scott Edwards Architecture for a project at 66 SE Madison St:

New 2-story, 16,000 gross square foot catering kitchen facility, an enclosed parking garage for about 13 cars on the ground floor and an enclosed trash/recycle room. There will be about 10 small kitchens with 1/3 on the first floor and 2/3 on the second floor. One restroom facility on the second floor will serve the entire building. Access to the second floor is via 2 stairs and an elevator. The catering kitchens will be open to a central common area on both floors with tables and chairs. People can walk-up to purchase take-out food and beverages from the kitchens and sit in the common area if they choose. The main function of the kitchens is to prepare food for off-site catering and restaurants or other industrial food production

Early Assistance has been requested by Ankrom Moisan Architects for the Land Rover Blocks Redevelopment at 701 NE 7th Ave:

Two high rise towers. Apartments, hotel/condo.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 3726 N Michigan Ave:

Develop a site (which has three existing structures: a house, ADU, and a storage shed) with a triplex. The house will be demolished and replaced with a triplex. The ADU will become part of one of the triplex units. The new triplex has three floors and stairs leading up to a roof deck. Each triplex unit has its own ground level entry with a porch. Unit A has its own outdoor space at grade. Units B & C have roof decks.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled to discuss a project at 7939 SE Luther Rd:

Self-storage facility

A project at 7925 SE Mitchell St has been submitted for building permit review by Allusa Architecture:

New 3 story, 6 unit apartment building, with trash enclosure less than 120 sq. Ft. Site work to include new walkway

A project at 8036 NE Flanders St has been submitted for building permit review by Allusa Architecture:

New 3 story, 6 unit apartment building, with trash enclosure less than 120 sq. Ft. Site work to include new walkway ***mechanical, plumbing and electrical separate***

A building permit was issued for a project at 2020 N Albina Ave:

Construction of a new 4-story self-storage building, parking lot, surface improvements, stormwater treatment facilities & landscaping. See 18-175420-CO for trash enclosure. Demo permit to be obtained separately