Metro Reports: Burnside Delta, 4904 SE Hawthorne, 7661 SW Capitol Hwy, and more

Burnside Delta

A building permit was issued for Vallaster Corl Architects’ Burnside Delta

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.

Early Assistance has been requested by SERA Architects for a project at 7661 SW Capitol Highway:

Current zoning: New 4-story apartment building with ground floor retail, parking, and approximately 40-50 apartment units. The project is designed for CS zone and community design standards.

Early Assistance has been requested by SERA Architects for a project at 4904 SE Hawthorne Boulevard:

Current zoning: New 5-story apartment building with ground floor retail, basement parking, and 210 apartment units.

A building permit is under review for a project at 1515 N Rosa Parks Way:

New 3-story, 14 unit mixed use building, ground floor retail space, associated site work***w/17-191400-MT.

A project at 1332 N Skidmore St has been submitted for building permit review by Holst Architecture:

Overlook – East Building – 68 units over parking and retail space for lease.

West Building – 90 units, over parking and retail space for lease

A building permit was issued to Morton Building Design for 20th & Everett Phase II:

Construct new 5 story, 55 unit apartment building, to be connected to apartment building (15-206564co) on neighboring lot by 4 story corridor; main floor is parking, bike parking, and living units, floors 2-5 are living units, rooftop terrace and elevator/stair penthouse, associated site work included in this permit

A building permit was issued to Urban Development Group for the Burnside Delta at 22 SE 11th Ave:

New 6 story building with 85 residential units, 14 car parking stalls, 4 motorcycle stalls, 130 bikes and 2 retail spaces

A building permit was issued to CIDA Architects for a project at 6800 N Interstate Ave (formerly 1439 N Dekum St):

New 4 story, 30 unit apartment building, no onsite parking, trash room on first floor , includes associated sitework

A building permit was issued for a project at 2025 NE 42nd Ave (formerly 2023 NE 42nd Ave):

Construct new 5 story mixed use building; main floor to include 2 residential units, bike storage, and commercial space for future tenant; 2nd thru 5th fl to include 30 units

A building permit was issued for a project at 2088 NW Vaughn St (formerly 2012 NW Vaughn St):

Construct new, 3 story plus basement, self storage facility, includes parking, landscaping and site utilities

Metro Reports: 3403 N Mississippi, NE 106th & Halsey, Neuberger Hall, and more

Construction has started on a project by Holst Architecture at 3403 N Mississippi 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.

Design Advice has been requested by DLR Group for a project at 539 SW 10th Ave:

Construct a new hotel with approximately 177 rooms, 11 stories. (Central City, Downtown, West End Plan District – Central City Design District)

Early Assistance has been requested by Holst Architecture for a project at NE 106th & Halsey:

Proposal is for a six story building with 45 affordable housing units, 30 market rate apartments, tuck-under parking, 10,000SF of retail and 10,700SF of office space. Amenities to include community room and green roof deck.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Mainland Northwest to discuss a project at West of 8524 N Crawford St:

Previous EA 15-219376. Proposal to change the zoning, consistent with the Comprehensive Plan Map designation, from EG1 (General Employment 1) and EG2 (General Employment 2) to EXd (Central Employment zone with the Design overlay zone). The applicant states the future development on this 15-acre site could include multi-dwelling residential, neighborhood retail, mixed office-manufacturing uses. The greenway trail will also be developed. This application does not include a specific development plan.

The PSU Neuberger Hall Renovation has been submitted for Type III Design Review by Hacker architects:

Renovation of PSU’s Neuberger Hall, which includes updates and modifications to accessibility, fire and life safety, upgrades to MEP systems, seismic strengthening, program adjustments and facade improvements. One modification requested to Ground Floor Windows (33.130.230, 33.510.220)

The renovations to the Meier & Frank Building have been submitted for Type III Design Review by Bora Architects:

Project is located at former Macy’s department store. Floors 1-5 and basement to be demolished and renovated as creative office space with ground level retail. New restrooms will be added to the office floors to accommodate future office tenant improvement. Basement amenity space including bike storage, fitness and conference space will be provided.Scope includes limited facade renovations to accommodate restored retail entries mid block on SW 5th and SW 6th and a new entry on SW 6th near Morrison. Each entry will include a new canopy. The SW Alder canopy will be reduced in depth per PBOT requirements. The historic facade and SW Morrison canopies will be preserved.

A building permit was issued to Holst Architecture for a project at 3403 N Mississippi Ave:

Excavation and Shoring

A building permit was issued for a project at 5025 N Minnesota Ave:

New 6 unit apartment building with associated site work

Hammer & Hand Office and Workshop approved by Landmarks Commission (images)

A new office and workshop for construction company Hammer & Hand has been approved by the Historic Landmarks Commission. The two story building by Holst Architecture will include workshop space at the ground level, with office space and a roof deck above. The project is being designed to meet Passive House standards, with the intention that the office portion of the building will achieve net zero energy use. No vehicular parking is proposed.

Hammer & Hand Office and Workshop

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Metro Reports: 1430 NW Glisan, Asian Health & Services Center, 5 MLK, and more

1430 NW Glisan

The first building permit was issued for 1430 NW Glisan

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.

Early Assistance has been requested by DLR Group for a project at 539 SW 10th Ave:

Construct a new hotel with approximately 177 rooms, 11 stories. (Central City, Downtown, West End Plan District – Central City Design District)

Early Assistance has been requested by Woodblock Architecture for a project at 1604 E Burnside St:

Demo existing building for development of a new 83 room Hostel with related spaces, a restaurant and coffee shop. No parking provided.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 1424 NE 33rd Ave:

Consolidation of 4 lots. Vacation of Halsey Street. Demo existing house. Construction of four 6-plexes (1,000 sq ft 2bed/2bath condos). Garages on 1st floor. No parking proposed. Affordable Housing. Modular construction. 24 total units.

A project at 3185 N Vancouver Ave has been submitted for Type III Conditional Use Review:

New 6-story mixed-use building consisting of 202 group living units, 8 apartment units, shared kitchens on each floor, 56 parking spaces, and 3 commerical tenant spaces on the ground floor.

A project at 177 N Failing St has been submitted for Type II Design Review:

New construction of a 44,700 SF building with 88 group living rooms provided in (16) dwelling units, (2) one bedroom and (2) two bedroom apartments in four floors of type VA construction above one floor of Type IA construction which will contain 6 live-work units, amenity spaces, parking and building utilities and one below grade level containing parking and building utilities.

A project at 1723 NW 24th Ave has been submitted for building permit review by Skylab Architecture:

Change of occupancy from B to M; create six separate tenant spaces and six mezzanines; new interior trash rooms; accessible bathrooms; new exterior doors and parking upgrades; seismic upgrade; new storefront window openings

A project at 7220 N Burlington Ave  has been submitted for building permit review by Studio 3 Architecture:

New 3-story, 19-unit multifamily apartment structure***deferred submittals: pre-engineered wood floor joists, pre-engineered wood roof joists, built in landscape irrigation (design build)***

A project at 6515 SE 78th Ave has been submitted for building permit review by Mentrum Architecture:

New 2-story, 3-unit apartment building with 1 parking pad and associated site work, attached trash enclosure. No mechanical.

An excavation and shoring permit is under review for 5 MLK:

Excavation and Shoring for new 17 story building

A building permit was issued to Bora Architects for alterations to the Meier & Frank Building:

Interior alteration -demolition of interior partitions, finishes, and associated materials. Demolish dedicated MEP systems serving current Macy’s tenant space. All work will be coordinated to ensure cotinuous operation of hotel floors above

A building permit was issued for a project at 5016 N Maryland Ave:

New 3 story apartment building with a total of 12units, buildings g and k connected by a breezway, site improvements, drywell, detached trash enclosure less than 120 sq ft. ***nfpa 13 sprinkler system required***

The first building permit for 1430 NW Glisan was issued to Ankrom Moisan Architects:

STR 01 – structural permit up to the underside of level 2 for a 286,000 GSF mixed-use building with 4 levels below grade for parking. General retail on level 1. 230 residential units on levels 2-15. 200 below grade parking spaces, no mechanical install with this phase of work.

A building permit was issued to Holst Architecture for the Asian Health and Services Center at 9035 SE Foster Rd:

Construct new 3 story 30,140 sf office building with assembly space on level 3 and ground floor commercial lease space, includes onsite parking and associated site work

Metro Reports: 72 Foster, South Waterfront Blocks 42 and 45, 600 SW 5th Ave, and more

72 Foster

At the 72 Foster affordable housing development REACH CDC and Housing Development Center will partner with the Asian Health & Services Center to provide resident services, including community gatherings, cultural and social events, and health promotion and wellness activities.

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.

Design Advice has been requested by GBD Architects for South Waterfront Blocks 42 and 45 on the Prometheus Property:

Design hearing – project consists of two seven story mixed use buildings, each building consisting of approximately 4,000 sf of retail, 200-300 market rate apartments and 150-200 off street parking stalls in one level of structured underground parking and a partial level of structures at-grade parking.

Design Advice has been requested by Hacker Architects for the Neuberger Hall Renovation:

DESIGN HEARING – Discuss the renovation of Neuberger Hall on the PSU Campus. The scope of work includes updating accessibility, fire, life, safety upgrades , deferred maintanence and façade improvements. (See separate PC 17-115464 for associated PC for temporary modulars).

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by SERA Architects to discuss a project at 600 SW 5th Ave (former Ross at SW 4th & Alder):

Proposal is to demolish existing 1/4 block building and replace with a new construction 215 room, 15 floor hotel. Approximate new construction square footage will be 136,000sf. Building height will be approximately 153′. Ecoroof and flow-thru planter placed at the 3rd floor level on roof deck to handle total roof area stormwater. Remaining portion of roof deck at 3rd level will be applied for exemption thru special circumstances.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 515 NE 82nd Ave:

Scope of work includes removal of existing convenience store, fuel canopy, fuel dispenser islands and restaurant. Construction of a new convenience store, fuel canopy and 4 fuel dispenser islands, landscaping, curbs and paving. Existing underground storage tanks to remain.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Mackenzie to discuss a project at 3075 NE Sandy Blvd:

Proposal is for a new Lexus dealership. 2-story building with one level of below-grade structure. Ground floor uses will include an automotive showroom and leasable retail with structured parking on the second and third levels, and an automotive service shop on the lower level. Vehicular access is proposed off NE 31st Avenue in two locations, approximately the same as the existing access points from this street. Access from NE Sandy Blvd is not proposed for the new building.

A project at 6025 SE Powell Blvd has been submitted for Type II Design Review:

New construction of a 3-story self-storage building with associated parking, utilities, and landscape.

Building permits have been submitted for review by Mahlum Architects for a portion of the Grant High School Modernization:

Abatement and selective demo, main building structure, masonry and facade restoration, underslab MEP, below grade waterproofing

Abate and demo 1959 library, lower level cafeteria addition, below grade fan room. Abate and selective demo original 1923 admin building, 1925 north wing, 1927 south wing, 1927 auditorium, and 1952 west addition to north wing. Shoring and tiebacks with associated waterproofing at west facade of 1923 admin bldg. Associated civil work (excaation of courtyards), construction staging pad, fill at 1956 gym, erosion control and tree removal

Mass demolition of free standing 1956 gymnasium with basement

Mass demolition of free standing 1962 portable bldg 1

Mass demolition of free standing 1966 science building

Mass demolition of free standing 1962 portable building 2

Mass demolition of free standing 1962 portable building 3

72Foster at 7120 SE Foster Rd has been submitted for building permit review by Holst Architecture:

New four-story mixed-use multi-family building with 101 apartment units over ground floor retail and residential services; 35 on-site parking stalls

Hammer & Hand Office and Workshop reviewed by Landmarks Commission (images)

A new office and workshop for construction company Hammer & Hand has gone before the Historic Landmarks Commission for its first review. The two story building by Holst Architecture will include workshop space at the ground level, with office space and a roof deck above. The project is being designed to meet Passive House standards, with the intention that the office portion of the building will achieve net zero energy use. No vehicular parking is proposed.

Hammer & Hand Office and Workshop

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Second Phase of Lloyd Cinemas Redevelopment Receives Design Advice (images)

Design Advice has been offered to Holst Architecture for the second phase of the redevelopment of the Lloyd Cinemas site. The development will contain 520 apartment units and approximately 26,047 sq ft of retail space. 349 vehicular parking spaces are proposed. The project is being developed by a consortium of developers, collectively called Portland Lloyd Center Community, LLC.

1510 NE Multnomah St

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Weekly Roundup: Custom Blocks, AC by Marriott, 4W and more

AC Hotel Portland

The AC by Marriott at SW 3rd & Taylor has opened.

The DJC broke the news* that the 4W tower at 419 SW Washington St is on hold as developer Greystar struggles to gain financing for the project.

The Portland Business Journal wrote about Portland’s latest creative office development: the Custom Blocks at 1340 SE 9th Ave and 925 SE Main St.

Portland Architecture sat down wtih Holst Architecture’s new owners to discuss the firm’s evolution.

The Rose City Park neighborhood association has weighed in on the proposed apartments at 5036 NE Sandy Blvd, reports the Hollywood Star News.

The Portland Chronicle reported that a demolition permit has been issued for the 1965 warehouse with the ‘Machine’ mural at 4018 N Williams Ave. The 5 warehouse will be replaced with a 5 story mixed use building with retail on first floor and 64 residential units above.

In Oregon Business economist Joe Cortright argued that the key to solving Portland’s affordability problems is a greater supply of new units.

KGW reported that the AC by Marriott in Downtown Portland has opened.

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Weekly Roundup: Press Blocks, Vista Pearl, Swift Headquarters, and more

Image of the Press Blocks development in Goose Hollow, from the project’s second Design Advice Request hearing in October 2016 (image by Mithun)

According to the Portland Business Journal the sale of the former Oregonian printing facilities in Goose Hollow has closed. Urban Renaissance Group and Security Properties paid $20 million for the site, which is set to be redevelopment as the Press Blocks.

The Business Tribune wrote about the new leadership at Holst Architecture.

After more than 20 years, Mark Edlen has handed over the reins at Gerding Edlen, reports the Portland Business Journal.

The NW Examiner reported that the amount of ground retail at the Vista Pearl (formerly Block 20) will be reduced from what was originally approved.

The Portland Bureau of Transportation is looking for feedback on what type of bike parking should be required at new apartment buildings, reported BikePortland.

The DJC wrote about how local architecture firms make decisions on whether to speak up on political issues.*

The prospect of lower corporate taxes under President Trump is having a chilling effect on one of the main sources of financing for affordable housing developments, wrote the Portland Mercury. Local projects affected include Innovate Housing’s NW 14th & Raleigh development, which now has a $1.8 million funding gap.

The Portland Business Journal took a look at the Swift Headquarters, completed last year in the former Rose City Awnings building in NW.

As part of their Architect’s Questionnaire series, Portland Architecture interviewed Nat Slayton of ZGF Architects.

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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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