Weekly Roundup: Zidell Marine, Grant High School, 9North, and more

A conceptual image of the park proposed on the Zidell property, underneath the Ross Island Bridge. An update on plans for the Zidell Yards was recently given to the Design Commission.

Despite hiccups, Zidell Marine launched their last ever barge on Friday, according to the Oregonian. The company is now looking ahead to the redevelopment of their site.

The DJC took a look at* Mahlum’s work on the Grant High School Modernization, which will include “demolition of 30 percent of existing structures as well as construction of a two-story common square featuring an eatery and a community gathering space.”

OPB reported on how the recently passed Portland Public Schools bond, the largest in state history, faces labor and logistical challenges.

Portland Architecture spoke to Allied Works principal Chelsea Grassinger about plans for the Providence Park Expansion.

The Portland Business Journal reported on construction progress at the 9North office building (previously known as Station Place Lot 5).

City Observatory asked whether historic preservation is NIMBYism for the rich.

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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

Metro Reports: Pearl Block 26, Towne Storage Building, Grant High School and more

Towne Storage

The proposed renovation of the Towne Storage Building, also known as the Blake McFall Company Building

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

LRS Architects have requested Design Advice for Block 26 at NW 14th & Raleigh:

Design Advice Request to discuss a Type III Design Review for a proposed new 12-story residential development with 93 affordable dwelling units. The ground floor will include 18 parking spaces.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 5035 NE Sandy Blvd:

Early Assistance appt to discuss the proposed mixed use bldg; 2-4 stories, with ground floor retail or office uses.

Mahlum Architects have requested Early Assistance for the Grant High School Modernization project:

Modernization of existing Grant Highschool, entire facility. Partial demo, full remodel.

A building permit was issued to LRS Architects for a portion of the work at the Towne Storage Builidng at 17 SE 3rd Ave:

Interior demolition and structural upgrade, no exterior or site work improvements included – structural upgrade/ seismic strengthening to ASCE 41-13 in preparation for future change of occupancy. No occupancy during construction.

A building permit was issued to Urban Development Group for a project at 5030 SE Stephens St (previously 1916 SE 50th Ave):

Construct new 4 story 83 unit apartment building with underground parking; associated site work

Metro Reports: St Francis Park apartments, International School, 2100 SE Belmont and more

The St Francis Park apartments by MWA Architects, which are currently working their way through Design Review

The St Francis Park apartments by MWA Architects, which are currently working their way through the Design Review process

Every week, the Bureau of Development Services publishes lists of early assistance applications, land use reviews and building permits. We publish the highlights.

ZGF Architects have requested Early Assistance for a parking garage at 500 NE Multnomah St:

New 700 space 6 level parking garage with retail on the first floor.

Rommel Architectural Partnership have requested Early Assistance for a project at 520 SE 82nd Ave:

Proposal is for retail development with new 13,000 sf shop building and 1700 sf drive-thru building with food or beverage use.

SolTerra have submitted The Woods for building permit review:

Construct new 6 story mixed use 50 unit apartment building; main level to include parking garage, bike storage, lobby area, and retail space;

MWA Architects have submitted the St Francis Park Apartments for building permit review:

new 4-story, 72,055 sf, Type VA, 106 unit apartment building including improvements in vacated SE Oak St to meet superblock requirements.

BAMA Design have submitted a project at 2558 SE 109th Ave for building permit review:

New single story 15 bed residential care facility

A building permit was issued to Urban Development Group for a building at 2100 SE Belmont St:

Construct new 4 story 55 unit apartment building with underground parking; associated site work

A building permit was issued to BAMA Design for a project at 7400 SE Milwaukie Ave:

New 4 story 76 unit apartment building with basement level parking garage

A building permit was issued to Mahlum Architects for the International School Expansion:

New construction of three-story classroom building and related site improvements

 

Metro Reports: the International School, All Saints Catholic Church and more

The International School

The International School

Every week, the Bureau of Development Services publishes lists of early assistance applications, land use reviews and building permits. We publish the highlights.

LRS Architects have requested Early Assistance for a project at 2330 NW Raleigh St:

New 4 story, 40 unit apartment building. 22 parking spaces provided.

A building permit is under review for a project at 13641 E Burnside St:

Construct new 1 story six plex; with associated site work;

A building permit is under review for a project at 7400 SE Milwaukie Ave by BAMA Architecture and Design:

New 4 story 76 unit apartment building with basement level parking garage

A building permit is under review for expansion of The International School:

New construction of three-story classroom building and related site improvements

A building permit was issued to Kenneth A Paulsen, Architect for a new building at All Saints Catholic Church:

Construct new 7,239 sf two story school building, includes associated stormwater facilities and site improvements, lower level includes 2 large classrooms, offices and restrooms; main floor includes library, offices and restrooms

 

 

The International School expansion (images)

A new three story classroom building at the International School is scheduled to go before the Design Commission on Thursday. The 15,000 sq ft building will be the school’s first permanent new construction building, and will include ten classrooms as well as supporting spaces. The design of the building is by Malum Architects and the landscaping by Place Studio.

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