Design Commission approves Jantzen Apartments (images)

The Design Commission has approved the Jantzen apartments, a new mixed use building by SERA Architects for developer Mapleton Waterloo. The 6 story building would include 212 residential units, including 5 ground-level apartments oriented to the courtyard. Approximately 6,000 sq ft of retail space will be located at the ground level facing NE Glisan St and 20th Ave. Live/work units will front onto NE Hoyt St and 21st Ave. 120 below-grade parking stalls are proposed, along with 235 long-term bike parking spaces.

Jantzen Apartments

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Design Commission reviews Jantzen Apartments (images)

The first Design Review hearing has been held for the Jantzen apartments, a new mixed use building by SERA Architects for developer Mapleton Waterloo. The 6 story building would include 210 residential units, including 21 apartments with stoops at the ground level. At the ground level there would also be 4,200 sq ft of retail space. 122 below-grade parking stalls are proposed, along with 272 long-term bike parking spaces.

Jantzen Apartments

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Apartment at NE 20th and Hoyt goes before Design Commission (images)

A proposed apartment building at NE 20th & Hoyt has gone before the Design Commission for its first Design Review hearing. The project by C2K Architecture for Green Light Development will include 59 apartment units as well as a 750 sq ft retail space. Parking for 17 vehicles and 65 bicycles will be provided.

604 NE 20th Ave

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Under Construction in the Central Eastside: 419 E Burnside (images)

This post is an updated version of a post originally published on December 3rd 2014.

Construction is underway on 419 E Burnside, a 6 story mixed use building in the Central Eastside. The building will contain 157 residential apartment units, as well as two ground floor 2 live / work units. Continuous retail spaces will front onto E Burnside. 50 parking spaces will be provided for residents, as well as 12 parking spaces for the adjacent Central City Concern building, which will remain. Bike parking will be dispersed throughout the building. The design of the building is by Portland based Myhre Group Architects for Dallas based developer Trinsic Residential Group.

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Works Partnership present 19 story Burnside Bridgehead tower to Design Commission (images)

Works Partnership have gone before the Design Commission with a design for a 19 story tower on Block 75 of the Burnside Bridgehead. The proposed building would include 85 to 90 to residential units above commercial space. Parking is planned at 1:1 ratio in a mechanical parking system with storage at levels 3 and 4.

Block 75 Phase II

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Skylab presents skywalk to Design Commission (images)

Skylab Architecture have presented a proposal to the Design Commission for a skywalk which would link the Yard tower at the Burnside Bridgehead to the proposed Sideyard building. The under construction Yard tower by Key Development and Guardian Real Estate Services will include 276 residential apartment units and 19,709 sq ft of retail/office space. Sideyard by Key Development is currently going through Design Review, and is planned to include 21,151 sq ft of retail and office space.

Yard-Sideyard Skywalk

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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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