Design Commission approves NW 17th & Pettygrove (images)

The Design Commission has approved a mixed use building in at NW 17th & Pettygrove, by GBD Architects for Holland Partner Group. The building will include 196 residential units, with a mix of one-, two-, and three-bedroom units. Under the terms of a property tax exemption approved by the City Council, 40 of the units will be made available for at least 10 years to those earning 80% of area Median Family Income or less.  At the ground level the building will include retail spaces facing both NW 18th Ave and NW Pettygrove St. 119 vehicular parking space will be provided, in a partially below grade garage. 222 long term bicycle parking spaces will be provided, split between in-unit spaces and 156 spaces in the basement.

1331 NW 17th Ave

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NW 17th & Pettygrove Apartments reviewed by Design Commission (images)

A mixed use building in Northwest Portland by GBD Architects for Holland Partner Group has gone in front of the Design Commission for its first Design Review hearing. The building will include 196 residential units, with a mix of one-, two-, and three-bedroom units. Under the terms of a property tax exemption approved by the City Council, 40 of the units will be made available for at least 10 years to those earning 80% of area Median Family Income or less.  At the ground level the building will include retail spaces facing both NW 18th Ave and NW Pettygrove St. 119 vehicular parking space will be provided, in a partially below grade garage. 222 long term bicycle parking spaces will be provided, split between in-unit spaces and 156 spaces in the basement.

1331 NW 17th Ave

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Focus: 33 Affordable Housing Developments Planned for Portland (images)

St Francis Park Apartments

The St Francis Park Apartments, currently under construction in the Central Eastside.

Last December the Portland Housing Bureau delivered its second annual State of Housing Report to the City Council. The report noted the many challenges facing Portland, including that in 2016 “data indicates that housing affordability in Portland in the last year has gotten worse, an issue that is disproportionately impacting low-income residents, Communities of Color, seniors, and individuals with disabilities”. Nonetheless, the report also looked at what the Bureau is doing to address these issues, including: gaining voter-approval of a $258 million Affordable Housing Bond; passage of an Inclusionary Zoning Ordinance; increasing urban renewal funding dedicated to affordable rental housing; and dedicating short-term rental revenue tax to affordable rental housing.

The report listed nearly 1,900 affordable housing units in the production pipeline, split between 33 developments. Next Portland is re-publishing the entire list, along with images and information about the architect / developer where we have it.

Some buildings on the list are exclusively reserved for lower income people, while others include a mix of market rate units and subsidized affordable units. Figures for levels of affordability, expressed as number of units reserved for individuals or families at a percentage of Area Median Income (AMI), are taken from the Housing Bureau Report. Buildings that include market units are only receiving city funding towards the affordable units. Note that this list does not contain any buildings which will be required to provide affordable housing as part of the newly passed Inclusionary Zoning Ordinance (which came into effect this month); any future projects funded through the voter approved affordable housing bond; any developments that are funded without the help of the Portland Housing Bureau; or any developments that have been allocated funding since the publication of the report late last year.

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Design Commission approves NW 17th & Kearney Apartments (images)

The Design Commission has approved a mixed use building by SERA Architects at NW 17th and Kearney. The 6 story building for Holland Partner Group will contain 124 apartments (including 9 ground floor units), with 3,200 sq ft of retail space at the ground level. 68 parking stalls are proposed in one level of below grade parking, while long term storage for 139 bicycles will be provided. At the 6th floor a club room and roof terrace deck is proposed. Under the terms of a property tax exemption approved by the City Council in August, 20% of the project’s unit will be affordable to those earning less than 80 percent of area median family income.

905 NW 17th Ave

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Design Commission Approves Tower at NW 14th & Glisan (images)

The Design Commission has approved a mixed use tower at NW 14th & Glisan. The 16 story, 174′ tall building by Ankrom Moisan Architects for developer Holland Partner Group will include 230 residential units and 6,359 sq ft of ground level retail. A property tax exemption recently approved by the City Council will allow for 20% of the units in the building to be affordable to households earning no more than 80 percent of median family income. 4 levels of below-grade parking will provide room for 206 vehicles and 362 bicycles.

1430 NW Glisan

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Design Advice offered for NW 17th & Kearney Apartments (images)

SERA Architects have gone before the Design Commission to receive Design Advice on a new project at NW 17th and Kearney. The 6 story building for Holland Partner Group would contain 120 apartments (including 9 ground floor units), with 2,800 sq ft of retail space at the ground level. 68 parking stalls are proposed in one level of below grade parking. At the 6th floor a club room and roof terrace deck is proposed. Subject to a property tax exemption being approved by the City Council, 20% of the project’s unit will be affordable to those earning less than 80 percent of area median family income.

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Tower at 14th & Glisan has second Design Advice hearing (images)

Ankrom Moisan Architects have returned in front of the Design Commission with revised designs for a 16 story tower at NW 14th & Glisan in the Pearl District. The developer behind the 174.5’ tall project is Holland Partner Group. The mixed use building will contain 243 residential unit and 6,414 sq ft of ground floor retail. Parking for 207 vehicles is planned in four levels of below grade parking.

14th & Glisan

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Tower at 14th & Glisan receives Design Advice (images)

Ankrom Moisan Architects have gone before the Design Commission for advice on a 16 story tower proposed for NW 14th & Glisan in the Pearl District. The developer behind the 174.5’ tall project is Holland Partner Group. The mixed use building will contain 244 residential unit and approximately 4,285 sq ft of ground floor retail. Parking for 201 vehicles is planned in three levels of below grade parking.

NW 14th & Glisan

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