Block 45 approved by Design Commission (images)

The Design Commission has approved a 12-story, 240-unit mixed use building by Lever Architecture and LRS Architects for Home Forward. The project on Block 45 of the Lloyd District is one of the projects that won city funding through the 2015 Super NOFA process, and will include a mix of market rate and affordable units, over 7,500 sq ft of retail space. The building will reach a height of 128’-0” to top of parapet. 126 long term bike parking spaces will be located in a secure bicycle room at the basement, and 240 spaces will be located within the units. No vehicular parking is proposed.

Block 45

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Design Advice Offered for Remodel of Former Lloyd Center Nordstrom (images)

Design Advice has been offered for the remodel of the west anchor building at the Lloyd Center, formerly home to Nordstrom. The building will be renovated for multi-tenant use. At levels 1 and 2 the existing mall concourse will be extended into the building. A new main entry to the Lloyd Center will be created where the entry to Nordstrom was previously located. The existing entry to the mall, located at the corner of the plaza, will be closed and filled in with new retail space.

901 NE Lloyd Center

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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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Convention Center Hotel Approved by Design Commission (images)

The Design Commission has approved the Oregon Convention Center Hotel, which represents one of the final hurdles for the long planned project. The Hyatt Regency branded hotel will include 600 guest rooms and 32,000 sq ft of ballroom and meeting room space. The ground level of the 14 story building will include public facing spaces including the main lobby, a restaurant, bar, the junior ballroom and a 24-hour retail market. The second and third floors will include the main ballroom, meeting rooms, a fitness center, and a Regency Club lounge. Guest rooms will be located in the body of the 180′-6″ tall tower, on levels 3 to 14.

The hotel is being developed by developer Mortenson, with a design team that includes ESG Architects and Mayer Reed Landscape Architecture. The $240 million hotel is being funded from a mix of public and private sources. $165 million will be invested by Hyatt/Mortenson Development, while Oregon Metro will contribute $60 million in bonds backed by lodgings tax revenue expected to be generated by hotel guests. Additional funding sources includes $4 million from Metro’s Convention Center reserves and $10 million from lottery funds.

Hyatt Regency at the Oregon Convention Center

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Design Commission approves phased Oregon Square (pt I) (images)

The Design Commission has approved revised designs for Oregon Square, which will now be split into two phases. The project by GBD Architects will redevelop four city blocks in the Lloyd District owned by American Assets Trust, with development on the western two blocks happening first. The first phase, which will include Blocks 90 and 91, will have a combined total of 619 residential units, 23,738 sq ft of ground floor retail and 169 underground parking stalls. The buildings will be arranged around a new pedestrian only public space, designed by landscape architects PLACE.

Oregon Square Phased

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Lloyd District Mixed-Income Development receives Design Advice (images)

A 13-story mixed income development by Lever Architecture and LRS Architects for Home Forward has gone before the Design Commission for Design Advice. The project on Block 45 of the Lloyd District is one of the projects that won city funding through the 2015 Super NOFA process, and will include 240 apartments. 109 of the apartments in the 131’-6’ tall building will be affordable housing, while 131 of the units will be leased at market rates. Approximately 7,000 sq of retail is proposed at the ground floor, facing NE Grand Avenue. No vehicular parking is proposed for the building, however discussions have started with Kaiser about leasing stalls at their proposed parking garage in the evening.

Block 45

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Lloyd Cinemas Parking Lot Redevelopment Approved (images)

The Design Commission has approved the Holst Architecture designed redevelopment of the Lloyd Cinemas parking lot. The project at 1400 NE Multnomah would include 677 apartments, 12 live-work units, and approximately 37,780 sq ft of ground level retail. 536 parking spaces will be located on the site, with 438 spaces dedicated for residents and 98 spaces provided to service the retail uses. 1304 long term and 50 short term bicycle parking spaces will be provided. The project is being developed by a consortium of developers, including California based Bob Bisno and Dan Palmer.

1510 NE Multnomah - Lloyd Cinemas - Holst

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Design Commission reviews Lloyd Cinemas redevelopment (images)

The first Design Review hearing had been held for the Holst Architecture designed redevelopment of the Lloyd Cinemas parking lot. The project at 1400 NE Multnomah would include 677 apartments, 12 live-work units, and approximately 37,780 sq ft of ground level retail. 536 parking spaces will be located on the site, with 438 spaces dedicated for residents and 98 spaces provided to service the retail uses. 1304 long term and 50 short term bicycle parking spaces will be provided. The project is being developed by a consortium of developers, that includes California based Bob Bisno and Dan Palmer.

1510 NE Multnomah - Lloyd Cinemas - Holst

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Kaiser Permanente receives Design Advice on Lloyd District Parking Garage & Plaza (images)

ZGF Architects and Kaiser Permanente have gone in front of the Design Commission to receive Design Advice on a proposed parking garage and plaza on Block 80 and 81 in the Lloyd District. The project would create 484-stall parking structure, as well as “a pedestrian plaza, covered public seating, space for a lunchtime food cart pod, a new rain garden adjacent to the streetcar station, and a public bicycle parking facility proposed as part of the Lloyd District Bicycle Parking Program”

Kaiser Block 80 Parking Garage

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Oregon Square, part V: Block 103

This post is the fifth and final post in a series on Oregon Square, focusing on Block 103. See also Part I about the urban design and landscaping, Part II about Block 91, Part III about Block 102 and Part IV about Block 90.

Rising to a height of 340′-6″, Block 103 would not only be tallest of the four buildings planned for American Assets Trust’s Oregon Square development, but would also be Portland’s tallest building east of the Willamette.  The architects for the 30 story tower are GBD Architects, who are working with PLACE for the landscape design. The building will include 347 residential units and almost 12,000 sq ft of ground floor retail. A rooftop terrace is proposed for level 6 of the building, on top of the lower sidecar portion of the building. The 30th floor is proposed to be entirely given over to amenity spaces, including a community room, demonstration kitchen, private dining room, a fitness center, spa, and kung fu room.

Oregon Square Block 103

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