Weekly Roundup: Providence Park, Karl Miller Center, Madison High School, and more

The proposed 4,000 seat expansion of Providence Park

The Portland Timbers released images of the Providence Park Expansion , which the Portland Mercury noted is “influenced by the iconic near-vertical stands at La Bombonera in Buenos Aires and the Shakespearean Globe Theater in London.”

The Business Tribune wrote about the Design Commission’s 2017 State of the City Design Report.

The Oregonian wrote about how Oregon is pushing for wooden skyscrapers, including Carbon12 and Framework, to revive the state’s timber industry.

As the Portland City Council approved tax breaks for seven new buildings, in exchange for affordable housing, The Oregonian reported that Commissioner Nick Fish questioned whether the proposals go far enough. The exemptions were granted for Con-way Block 290, 2216 NW Pettygrove St, SW Park and Columbia, SW 3rd & Ash, The Atomic Orchard Lofts at 2520 NE Sandy Blvd, Old Town Chinatown Block 33, and Woody Guthrie Place at 5728 SE 91st Ave.

BikePortland reported that amid stiff opposition, the city council ordinance required for the Portland Art Museum’s Rothko Pavilion was placed on hold.

The Portland Business Journal wrote about how PSU is on the final stretch of work on the Karl Miller Centerthe expansion of renovation of the university’s School of Business Administration.

The Portland Tribune reported on an error by Portland Public Schools that resulted in the award of a design contract for the Madison High School Modernization to a firm that scored lower in the evaluation process.

Metro Reports: Woodie Guthrie Place, Lennox Apartments, Grant High School and more

Woodie Guthrie Place

Woodie Guthrie Place,

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 Koz Development for a project at SE 13th and Ankeny:

New 4-story apartment building with approximately 80 units.

Early Assistance has been requested by CIDA Architects for a project at 1439 N Dekum St:

New 4-story 30-unit apartment building.

Early Assistance has been requested by Rhiza Architecture & Design for a project at 13922 SE Division St:

Proposal is for construction of a new multi-family building for maximum amount of units allowed and garages for a portion of all new units. One existing dwelling will be demolished. Property has three existing buildings; one single family, one four unit apartment and a duplex. The multi-family units are to remain.

Early Assistance has been requested by TVA Architects for a project at 1631 SE Reedway St:

New 3 story multi family apartment building

The Grant High School Modernization has been submitted for Type III Conditional Use Review:

Grant highschool updates

Woodie Guthrie Place at 5728 SE 91st Ave has been submitted for building permit review by Carleton Hart Architects:

New 4-story, 68-unit building

A project at 1611 SE Bybee Blvd has been submitted for building permit review by Kevin Cooley Architect:

Construct one story mixed use building, includes 2 tenant spaces with restrooms, unit 105 includes trash and sprinkler room, new residential unit at rear of building with live/work area, includes associated site work

A building permit was issued for the Lennox Apartments at 5151 SE Holgate Blvd (formerly 4455 SE 52nd Ave):

New mixed use building, ground floor retail, 64 units, on-site parking, landscaping and utilities

A foundation permit was issued to Bora Architects for the Block 20 condominium tower:

Block 20 – Foundation permit for 21 story condo tower – This permit includes piles, pile caps, below grade utilities and slab on grade.

Metro Reports: 2220 NW Pettygrove, Strata, Lents Town Center Property #3, and more

Strata

Strata by Solterra, as submitted for Design Review

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.

Dowl have requested Early Assistance for a project at NE Holman and Airport Way:

New restaurant with attached porch and parking spaces. Building proposed to be entirely within the EG2 zone.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 829 N Russell St:

Early assistance to discuss a historic review for a new 6-story mixed-use building with underground parking proposed.

WDC Properties have requested Early Assistance for a project at 2220 NW Pettygrove St:

New 44 Unit , 4 Story Multi-Family Apartment Building. No parking – THIS IS A AFFORADBLE HOUSING PROJECT

Beebe Skidmore Architects have requested Early Assistance for a project at 333 SW Park Ave:

Proposal is to change use of current A2 and B occupancy to R1 for transient residential on upper floors. Project will include seismic upgrade, new elevator, restrooms on each floor and new fire protected stair cores and street lobby.

Quilici Architecture & Design Inc have requested Early Assistance for a project at 6825 SW 45th Ave:

New 65-unit apartment building with underground parking.

A project at an undetermined location has been submitted for Type II Design Review by Brett Schulz Architect:

Development of a new mixed use building 18+ apartments & retail space – no parking proposed

Solterra have submitted the Strata  at 3138 N Vancouver for Type II Design Review:

New mixed-use building with 110 residential units and ground floor commercial space. The new development will include on-site parking.

Carleton Hart Architecture have submitted a project at Lents Town Center Property #3 (North) for Type II Design Review:

New 4-story wood-framed multi-unit housing with 64 units and a community space. Working with the PHB.

City Craft Development have submitted a project at 4620 N Maryland Ave for building permit review:

New 3 story 24 unit apartment building with basement

A building permit was issued for a project at 7625 SE Milwaukie Ave (formerly 7627 SE Milwaukie Ave):

New 2 story 13 unit apartment building

This post originally included an image of Strata, as presented to the Design Commission in November. It has been updated to include an image of the current design.

Metro Reports: Faubion Elementary School, Pearl District Hampton Inn, Lents Town Center Property #3 and more

The Faubion Elemen

The new Faubion Elementary School by Bora Architects

Every week, the Bureau of Development Services publishes lists of Early Assistance applications, Land Use Reviews and Building Permits. We publish the highlights.

Steelhead Architecture have requested Early Assistance for the Lightbox Going at NE Going and N Williams:

New Construction – three new units on one property.

Carleton Hart Architecture have requested Early Assistance for a project at Lents Town Center Property #3 (North):

New 4-story wood-framed multi-unit housing with 68 units and a community space. Working with the PHB.

GBD Architectects have scheduled a Pre-Application Conference to discuss a project at 1331 NW 17th Ave:

Pre-Application Conference to discuss a possibleType III Design Review or possible Community Design Standards Plancheck Review (depending upon the size of the building) for a new mixed-use multi-dwelling residential building. The applicant requests development-related information and the assigned Planner to compare the Design Review and Community Standards tracks. The proposed new development may range from 55 to 120 feet in height with a range of 4:1 to 7:1 FAR. Parking will be accommodated within the building. Number of spaces and configuration has not been determined. The existing commercial building will be demolished.

SERA Architects have scheduled a Pre-Application Conference to discuss a project at 905 NW 17th Ave:

Pre-Application Conference to discuss a Type III Design Review for a new 6-8 story mixed use building with 140-190 residential units, ground floor retail and below grade parking – approximately 70 spaces.

Soderstrom Architects have submitted a project at the St John Fisher Parish for a Conditional Use Review:

Type III Conditional Use Review to construct a new parish hall and make alterations to existing church and church rectory.

Demolition permits were issued to Koz Development for two buildings at 1015 NW 16th Ave, including the former Slabtown bar:

Demolish single family residence, infill basement, cap sewer, remove all debris

Demolish tavern, cap sewer, remove all debris

CIDA Architects have submitted a project at 5816 SE Foster Rd for building permit review:

Construct new 3 story (30) unit apartment building; with associated site work ***see 16-125884-CO separate permit for trash enclosure and covered bike parking***

Urban Development Group have submitted a project at 3701 SE Caruthers St for building permit review:

New 4 story 30 unit apartment building with (1) retail space on ground floor. Site improvements and flow-through planter.

A building permit was issued to In Situ Architecture for a project at 3740 SE Haig:

Addition of 2 stories to existing single story duplex (with unit on main level and one in basement) to create 4 plex, new units are 2 story units, detached trash enclosure is 20sf

SRG Partnership have submitted drawings for the Knight Cancer Research Building for building permit review:

75% plans for 6 story medical research building , 2 levels of below grade parking 1st floor retail.

A building permit was issued for a project at 1308 NE Dekum St:

New 3 story (28 unit) modular apartment building; see comments and project file for scope of modular reviewed by state.

A building permit was issued to Bora (formerly Boora) Architects for the Faubion Elementary School Rebuild:

New three story, 133,000 sf pre kindergarten through 8th grade school with spaces for Concordia University college of education classrooms, offices, and community service partner organizations

A building permit was issued to Gary Brink & Associates for the above ground work at the Pearl District Hampton Inn & Suites:

New 8 story hotel with 243 guestrooms, 104 parking stalls above grade, ground floor retail, indoor pool. Slab-on-grade, 3 levels of PT concrete floor system and 4 levels of non-combustible steel stud/composite joists.

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.