Weekly Roundup: Chinatown, Framework, Lloyd Center, and more

Framework will include ground floor retail space, 5 floors of office space and 5 floors of affordable housing.

The Oregonian took a look at the transformation planned for the Lloyd Center and surrounding blocks, including the NE Multnomah Plaza,  West Anchor Remodel, East Anchor Remodel, 1400 NE Multnomah and 1510 NE Multnomah.

New design guidelines for the New Chinatown Japantown Historic District will go in front of City Council for approval later this year. The DJC looked at how the guidelines aim to preserve a Chinatown that is unlike others*.

An appeal of the Historic Landmarks Commission’s approval of Pearl East will go before City Council on Wednesday, reports the NW Examiner. The approval is being challenged by a neighbor who believes the building is too tall for the NW 13th Avenue Historic District.

Jordan Schnitzer will give PSU $5 million to open an art museum in Neuberger Hallreports the Oregonian.

A building permit is ready to issue for Frameworkreports Dezeen. The Pearl District tower will be the tallest timber high rise in the USA when it is completed.

The Oregon Convention Center is planning a renovation that will complement the Convention Center Hotelaccording to the Business Tribune. Work will include a major remodel of the existing plaza at NE Holladay and MLK. Construction on the Hyatt Regency branded hotel is expected to start this summer.

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Lloyd Center Theater Addition receives Design Advice (images)

A proposed addition to east end of the Lloyd Center has gone before the Design Commission to receive Design Advice. The project is being designed by LDA Design Group of Burbank, California. It will include the renovation and remodel of the lower two floors of the anchor building currently occupied by Sears, for multi-tenant retail / office. At the third level the building will include a new 14 screen theater.

Lloyd Center Theater Addition

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Metro Reports: Lloyd Center, NW 14th & Raleigh, 9316 SE Woodstock, and more

NW 14th & Raleigh

A building permit is under review for the affordable housing development at NW 14th & Raleigh

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 LDA Design Group for a remodel at the Lloyd East Anchor:

Conference to discuss renovation and expansion of an existing four story building. The building is currently occupied by Sears. The first and second floors will be multi-tenant uses. The fourth floor will be demolished and the third floor expanded from 37,000 square feet to 75,000 square feet.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Köz Development to discuss a project at 4708 NE Sandy Blvd:

New 6 story,114 unit studio apartment building with ground floor retail. 9 parking spaces proposed. Existing building to be Demoed.

A project at 527 SE Spokane St has been submitted for Type II Design Review:

Design review for a new 4-plex (four housing units) that is unable to meet Community Design Standards. Adjustments requested to parking and setbacks. Unable to provide 4 parking spaces; seeking to provide 2 (see CO 16-287526)

NW 14th & Raleigh has been submitted for building permit review by LRS Architects:

12 story, multi-family affordable housing, 93 units, parking for 15 cars

A project at 9316 SE Woodstock Blvd has been submitted for building permit review:

Construct 2-story mixed use 3 unit apartment building, ground floor to include storage, 1-residential unit, 2 bathrooms, gaming and dining area, and service bar; second floor to include 2-residential units, roof top bar. Covered trash enclosure under permit 17-130103.***sprinklers under separate permit.***

A project at 4806 N Maryland Ave has been submitted for building permit review:

New Construction Of 10500sf, 6unit Apartment Building With New 45sf Trash Enclosure.

A project at 1331 NW 17th Ave has been submitted for a structural permit review by GBD Architects:

STR – to include structural, shoring, and ground improvements and MEP underground

Building permits for five buildings at 34-58 SE 146th Ave (previously 26 SE 146th Ave) were issued to Doug Circosta Architect:

Construct new 3 story (12) unit apartment building; with associated site work; building 1 of 5 (bldg 100)

Construct new 3 story (24) unit apartment building; building 2 of 5

Construct new 3 story (7) unit apartment building; building 3 of 5 (bld 300)

Construct new 3 story (18) unit apartment building; building 4 of 5 (bld 400)

Construct new 2 story (1) unit apartment building with laundry on main floor; building 5 of 5. (bld 500)

A building permit was issued to Scott Edwards Architecture for the clinic at the Garlington Center:

Construct new 2 story building for new clinic with associated site work.

A building permit was issued for a project at 2211 NW York St:

New 113,479 gsf, six story self storage facility, demo permit to be applied separately


Weekly Roundup: Fair Haired Dumbell, AIA Portland Awards, PSU School of Business Administration, and more

Fair Haired Dumbell

The Fair-Haired Dumbell will have a facade painted with a mural by Los Angeles-based artist James Jean

The DJC wrote about the ‘elaborate’ Building Information Modelling (BIM) process* being used to help deliver the PSU School of Business Administration.

The Portland Business Journal reported that the paint scheme has been chosen Fair-Haired Dumbbell building, and “it’s unlike anything else in town“.  They also revealed that co-working company TENpod will occupy 8,000 sq ft in the building.

The Oregonian reported that the Sears building in the Lloyd Center has been sold, and the retailer’s presence in the mall “will either shrink significantly or disappear altogether“.  On Thursday morning, the ice rink at the center of the mall reopened, after a major renovation.

Eater PDX reported that Tom’s First Avenue Bento will close after nearly 25 years, to make way for the Multnomah County Central Courthouse.

The 12-unit Jarrett Street Condos are receiving very little interest from those eligible to receive the city subsidized down-payment assistance, according to The Oregonian.

Portland Architecture wrote about the winning projects at the AIA Portland Architecture Awards. Buildings honored include Slate, 1638 NW Overton St, Framework (CEID), Albina Yard, Karuna at One North, The Cosmopolitan on the Park and Park Avenue West.

Preservation group Restore Oregon announced their top restoration projects of 2016, including the Pine Street Market and the Society Hotel.

The Portland Business Journal showcased the “stellar views and cool workspaces” at Slate.

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Metro Reports: 1260 Lloyd Center, The Amy, NW 19th & Quimby, and more

19th & Quimby

A building permit was issued for the 19th & Quimby apartments

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 Holst Architecture for a project at 2221 N Argyle St:

Questions about proposal for new construction for number of units to achieve max density for household and group living.

Early Assistance has been requested by Works Progress Architecture for a project at 1944 SE Tacoma St:

Consolidate tax lots and build a new multi-family building (12 dwelling units)

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Waterleaf Architecture, Interiors & Planning to discuss a project the Lloyd East Anchor (currently Sears):

Pre-application conference for renovation and expansion of existing four story, 145,000 sf anchor. First and second floor will be multi-tenant use; demolition of 4th floor and expansion of third floor from 37,000 to 75,000 sf.

A building permit was issued to SERA Architects for The Amy at 2031 SW 10th Ave:

New 5 story wood framed apartment building above one level of below grade parking

A building permit was issued for the NW 19th & Quimby apartments:

New 6 story apartment bldg. w/ 88 units. PT podium with 5 stories wood frame construction above w/ on grade parking.

A building permit was issued to Urban Development Group for a project at 7017 NE Grand Ave:

Construct new 3 story, 12 unit apartment building, 2 buildings are attached by stairs and landings on each end, 2 detached trash enclosures (less than 120 sf each) no parking, site utilities included

A building permit was issued to Studio 3 Architecture for a project at 3605 SE 38th Ave (formerly 3730 SE Powell Blvd):

Construct new 3 story (30 unit) apartment building with associated site work and detached trash enclosure less than 120 sq ft.

A building permit was issued to Ankrom Moisan Architects for the Restoration Hardware at 474 NW 23rd Ave:

New 4 story construction with basement parking garage and rooftop story comprising stair enclosure, open air pavilion and trellis structure