Metro Reports: Aniva Apartments, Worldmark by Wyndham, 2834 SE Gladstone, and more

Aniva Apartments

A building permit is under review for the Aniva Apartments at N Interstate and Alberta

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. (Note: this post covers September 4th to September 10th, 2017.)

Early Assistance has been requested by Salazar Architect for a project at 6723 NE Killingsworth St:

A multi-family, mixed use and mixed income development with two building, a central plaza, parking garage and commerical space. The site is bounded by NE Killingsworth, NE Cully blvd and HW 30. This will be an affordable housing development working Hacienda CDC. The existing structure will be demolished. Applicants planning on meeting Community Design Standards.

The Lloyd West Anchor Remodel has been submitted for Type III Design Review by Waterleaf Architecture:

Modify the building to allow for mulitple (future) tenants. Renovate exterior finishes, the plaza (with stormwater management), and other landscaped planters. Add new paving, defined outdoor seating areas and a freestanding framed canopy. Replace existing diagonal entrance of the adjacent building with storefront.

The Aniva Apartments at 5009 N Interstate Ave have been submitted for building permit review by TVA Architects:

New mulit family apartment building with 90 units, tuck under parking, associated site work.

A project with two buildings at 2834 SE Gladstone St has been submitted for building permit review by Guerrilla Development:

New two-story building with (2) retail spaces on ground floor and (2) 1-bedroom apartments on second floor. (with 17-237384 CO)

New two-story building (building 2) with (1) retail space on half of the ground floor, concregate living the other half of ground floor and second floor. (with 17-2387371 CO)

A building permit was issued to SERA Architects for the Worldmark by Wyndham at 221 SW Naito Parkway:

New 75 unit, 6 story vacation ownership. 5 over 1 construction

A building permit was issued to Urban Development Group for a project at 1475 SE 14th Ave (previously 1335 SE Hawthorne Blvd):

New 4 story mixed use building with 39 units; retail first floor; interior trash enclosure; tuck in parking; separate tenant improvement permits; associated site work

A building permit was issued to Hacker for a project at 1177 NE 21st Ave (previously 2034 NE Multnomah Blvd):

8 story 162 condominium building with parking (see comments)

A building permit was issued for a project at 323 N Emerson St:

Construction of new three story 6 unit apartment building with a 24 sq ft trash enclosre on site

Weekly Roundup: Atomic Orchard, Residential Infill, Eagles Lodge, and more

A potential future for the “Innovation Quadrant”, as envisioned in the Central City 2035 Plan

The DJC wrote about Guerrilla Development’s “weird concept” for the Atomic Orchard Experiment at 2510 NE Sandy Blvd. The apartment building will include a mix of market rate and affordable housing, with some of the affordable units renting for less than $600 per month – without government subsidies.*

With Portland’s parking minimums for multifamily housing effectively repealed, Portland Shoupistas asked “what’s next?

The Oregonian reported that the Portland City Council voted to approve the Residential Infill Project, which aims to reduce demolitions of single family houses while increasing the number of duplexes and triplexes built.

Portland Architecture discussed the Central City 2035 plan with three planners from the Bureau of Planning & Sustainability.

OPB looked at the toxic legacy of the Zidell Yards—and the efforts to clean the site up.

The Business Tribune wrote about plans to redevelop Chinatown’s Wong Laundry building at 227 NW 3rd Ave, which will have to clear the high bar of City Council approval for the demolition of a contributing building in a historic district.

The Portland Mercury reported that the Eagles Lodge at 4904 SE Hawthorne Blvd may soon be sold, with redevelopment of the site likely.

*This article will be unlocked for the rest of this week. After this week it will only be viewable by DJC subscribers.

Weekly Roundup: Pine Street Market, Fair Haired Dumbbell and 4335 SE Belmont

The Fair Haired Dumbbell

The Fair Haired Dumbbell

The first vendors at the Pine Street Market opened yesterday, including Pollo Bravo and Trifecta Annex. Early in the week The Oregonian published photos of the nearly completed food hall.

The Portland Business Journal reported that Guerrilla Development has received authorization from the Securities and Exchange Commission to raise $1.5 million in funding for the Fair Haired Dumbbell through a crowd sourced offering. Construction of the building is expected to begin in May.

The Portland Chronicle wrote about a 63 unit apartment development at 4335 SE Belmont, which will involve the demolition of three existing houses.

Weekly Roundup: Ankeny Blocks, relocation of Jimmy Mak’s, closure of Sewick’s and more

Ankeny Blocks

Concept image for the Ankeny Blocks in Downtown

Goodman family controlled Downtown Development Group released a concept for the Ankeny Blocks, an ambitious $1.5 billion redevelopment of 11 surface parking lots between the Morrison and Burnside Bridges. According to the story in The Oregonian the intent is to “enter into long-term land lease agreements with developers and investors once an agreement for a project is reached.”

Jazz club Jimmy Mak’s will be relocating to make way for an 11-14 story residential development at 205 NW 11th Ave, reported the Willamette Week. A Design Advice Request hearing for the SERA-designed project is currently scheduled for March 17th.

Also in the Willamette Week was the news that Sewick’s bar on SE Hawthorne will close on Sunday January 31st. The building at 4917 SE Hawthorne Blvd will be torn down by Urban Development Group to make way for a 46 unit apartment building.

The Portland Chronicle wrote about the pending demolition of a commercial building at 1015 NW 16th Ave, set to be replaced by a 153 unit by WDC Properties. The currently vacant property was home to live music venue Slabtown until it closed in 2014.

The Portland Business Journal interviewed Robert Barton, CFO of American Assets Trust. The company recently completed the GBD Architects designed Hassalo on Eighth development, and is currently working on Oregon Square follow up project.

The Oregonian wrote that Royale Brewing will open a new bar named the Garrison in the Two/Thirds development. The St Johns retail, office, and residential project by Guerrilla Development will also include a second location of The Sudra vegetarian restaurant.

Tech company GuideSpark will lease the entire two floors of office space above the Pine Street Marketaccording to The Portland Business Journal.

Fair-Haired Dumbbell gains final approval (images)

The Fair-Haired Dumbbell has gained final approval from the Design Commission, after four Design Review hearings. The project by FFA Architecture and Interiors for Guerrilla Development will include 64,700 sq ft office and retail space. The Burnside Bridgehead building will be entirely covered in a hand painted mural, the design of which has not yet been chosen.

The Dumbbell

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The Fair-Haired Dumbbell returns in front of the Design Commission (images)

The Fair-Haired Dumbbell has returned in front of the Design Commission, with a revised strategy for its exterior skin. The 64,700 sq ft office and retail building by FFA Architecture and Interiors for Guerrilla Development was originally intended to be covered in a two different florentine wrapping paper designs. The project is now seeking approval as a blank white canvas to be covered with a hand painted mural, the design of which has not yet been chosen. A condition of approval for the building will require that the mural be approved by the Regional Arts & Culture Council through their public art murals process.

The Dumbbell

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The Fair Haired Dumbbell (images)

An initial Design Review hearing is approaching for the Fair Haired Dumbbell, the latest addition to the Burnside Bridgehead. The building takes its name from its arrangement in plan: two boxes linked by skybridges. Between the two boxes there will be 64,700 sq ft of space, made up primarily of retail and the ground floor and office space in the five floors above. The design of the project is by FFA Architecture and Interiors for Guerrilla Development.

The Fair Haired Dumbbell

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Weekly Roundup: Hotel Cornelius, The Redd, Ankeny Lofts and more

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Hotel Cornelius Lobby (image via Portland Preservation). The interior no longer remains.

  • The Portland City Council held a public hearing on the proposed West Quadrant Plan, a component of the Central City 2035 Plan. The Oregonian had “10 takeaways from the 20-year plan for the westside.”
  • The Portland Design Commission this week reviewed Hazelwood Plaza and offered Design Advice on Modera Belmont.
  • Portland Monthly wrote about The Redd on Salmon St, an empty warehouse in the Central Eastside which the Ecotrust intends to convert into an “incubator for artisan food businesses.”
  • The Oregon confirmed that the adjacent Woodlark Building and Hotel Cornelius will be converted into a hotel operated by Provenance Hotels. A Pre-Application Conference for the project was held in December.
  • The Zipper, Guerrilla Development’s latest project, is taking shape on NE Sandy. The collection of micro-restaurants will open in March.
  • Major construction on the Lloyd Center Remodel begins in March. A story in the Oregonian said that brokers are shying away from traditional tenants, and are looking instead at “boutiques, restaurants, brewpubs, exercise studios and possibly a grocery store or a farmers market.”
  • Portland Architecture published photos of Colab’s recently completed Ankeny Lofts 2/3.
  • The 657-unit, three-building Hassalo on Eighth project will have a topping off ceremony on Monday, with Mayor Charlie Hales and Congressmen Earl Blumenauer present.
  • The Portland Chronicle published construction photos of Urban Development Group’s 27th & Ankeny project.
  • Randy Gragg asked whether the PNCA 511 Building will spark a renaissance in Old Town. The first students moved into the building this week.
  • The Portland Business Journal had a look at the under construction Erickson Saloon & Fritz Hotel project.
  • New Seasons has pre-leased 15,000 sq ft retail space in the Cook Street Apartments, to address a parking shortage at their North Williams store.
  • Hacienda CDC has a number of community projects in progress on the east side, including the Portland Mercado.

Weekly Roundup: Oregon Square, Lents Town Center and more

GBD Architects' Oregon Square

GBD Architects’ Oregon Square

  • The Design Commission offered Design Advice on Oregon Square to GBD Architects. The project by American Assets Trust will redevelop a superblock in the Lloyd District, with 4 new buildings of 10-32 floors.
  • The Historic Landmarks Commission offered Design Advice on the Worldmark by Wyndham building to SERA Architects.
  • The City Council backed a plan by the Portland Housing Bureau to commit $20 million for affordable housing in North and Northeast Portland.
  • Zidell Yards was the subject of an email accidentally sent to OPB news and published by the Oregonian. The PDC and the Zidell family are currently negotiating on whether the Zidell property should include affordable housing. The Portland Housing’s Bureau’s preferred location is Riverplace Parcel 3, which the Portland Tribune wrote about in the article “Can South Waterfront be made affordable?
  • Portland Monthly reported that Providore Fine Foods and Pastaworks are scheduled to open this fall in The Shore, an under construction project by Guerrilla Development on NE Sandy Blvd.
  • The PDC has selected developers for 6 of the 12 acres of property in owns in Lents Town Center. Property #1 and #2 are to be developed by Palindrome Communities. The south portion of Property #3 is to be developed by Williams & Dame, with the north portion by ROSE CDC. Asian Health & Services Center and REACH CDC are the selected developer for Property #4.
  • The first office tenants are moving into Washington High School, an adaptive reuse project by Venerable Properties. The Oregonian was there to take photos.
  • Portland Monthly had a look at Ancient Heritage’s new creamery, set to open this May in the 626 SE Main building.
  • The Portland Chronicle published photos of the two houses set to be demolished on NE Glisan St, for the Treece & Lambert Apartments by Barry R Smith Architect.
  • The Oregonian visited the Stadium Fred Meyer on West Burnside, the remodel of which is nearing completion.