Weekly Roundup: Block 216, Neuberger Hall, Garlington Center, and more

Block 216

The Block 216 tower had its first Type III Design Review hearing last Thursday. Cart owners have been told they might need to vacate the 10th & Alder lot as soon as May.

With the surface parking lots currently home to downtown food carts being replaced by developments that include the Moxy Hotel and Block 216advocates have called for a ‘culinary corridor’ along the midtown Park Blocks right of way.

The Southeast Examiner looked at the “phantom laundromat” at 2731 SE Belmont St. A building permit for a 5-story 46 unit apartment building on site is currently ‘approved to issue’, however a demolition permit for the existing structure has expired.

As the first buildings subject to the city’s inclusionary housing ordinance come online, the Daily Journal of Commerce looked at how different developers are complying with the mandate*.

Excess land from MAX construction could become affordable housing, writes the Oregonian.

The Business Tribune looked at the “projects aplenty” at Portland State University, including the Fourth and Montgomery Building and the Neuberger Hall Renovation.

Lonely Planet wrote about the KEX Portland, the “ultra-chic Icelandic hostel” planned at the Burnside Bridgehead.

Portland Monthly wrote about the Garlington Center, which brings health care and housing under one roof.

Fearing rent control, Portland developers are backing Loretta Smith, reports the Oregonian.

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Weekly Roundup: Platform, 72Foster, The Geode, and more

Allied Works’ Platform would include 140,000 SF of commercial office space with retail space on the ground floor.

The Daily Journal of Commerce published construction photos of the 72Foster, the four story affordable housing development currently rising in SE Portland.

The Portland Business Journal wrote about The Geode, the new creative office project on SE Division by Portland sculptor Martin Eichinger.

OPB wrote about how Portland State University’s campus is evolving to attract new generation of students, with projects that include Four+Montgomery, the Neuberger Hall Renovation, the Karl Miller Center, and the Viking Pavilion.

Portland Architecture interviewed Allied Works’ Brent Linden about Platform, the office building proposed for a half block site at 1130 SE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd.

As part of the final deliberations on the Central City 2035 plan the City Council voted to set heights in portions of Chinatown at 200′, reports OPB.

Metro Reports: Reed College Residences, Yale Union, PSU Neuberger Hall, and more

A building permit was issued for a new residence hall to the north of the canyon on the Reed College campus

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. This post covers March 26th to April 1st, 2018. 

Early Assistance has been requested by Fieldwork Design & Architecture for a project at 121 N Beech St:

Future code: Proposal is for a new 5-story building with retail at ground level and 4 stories of office above. Drywell stormwater system.

Early Assistance has been requested by Fieldwork Design & Architecture for the Meyer Memorial Trust Headquarters at 2045 N Vancouver Ave:

Future code: New 3-story office building with renovation and retrofit of existing one story structure. On site parking with associated site landscaping and utilities.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Dowl to discuss work on the Yale Union building at 800 SE 10th Ave:

Current code: This proposal aims to accomplish a seismic upgrade of the primary, historic Yale Union building (a URM) by reconstruction and expansion of the eastern half of the owned property.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Works Progress Architecture to discuss a project at 9648 NE Couch St:

Current code: Project includes construction of one new residential mixed-use building including 40 rental units of varying sizes and ground floor retail along 97th Ave. Building is to be four stories of wood frame construction over one story mass timber. two stairs access each floor with one extending to the roof via roof hatch. Total project is approx. 32,500 SF with 16 on-grade parking spaces. The intention is to comply with Inclusionary Zoning requirements.

A project at 1715 NW 17th Ave has been submitted for building permit review by LRS Architects:

Core and shell upgrades to the existing building including seismic, roof replacement, new skylights, interior stairs, new elevator and addition of a second level instide the existing building footprint.

A project at SE 124th & Ash has been submitted for building permit review by Ankrom Moisan Architects:

Construct new 4 story wood frame (175 unit) apartment building with courtyard bike parking; new car parking

A project with two buildings at 3539 N Gantenbein Ave has been submitted for building permit review:

New 3 story 6-plex building, site work, and trash enclosure less than 120 sq. Ft. ****mechanical permit separate*****

New 3 story 6-plex building, site work, and trash enclosure less than 120 sq. Ft. ****mechanical permit separate*****

A project at NE 67th & Halsey has been submitted for building permit review:

New 4 story storage facility, parking, landscaping, and site improvements.

A building permit was issued to Hacker architects for the PSU Neuberger Hall Renovation:

PSU – Renovation of an existing 220,000 sf building. minimal seismic, MEP systems, interior renovation, new exterior facades. Addition of lightwell at West half of building. New elevators to mezzanines.

A building permit was issued to ZGF Architects for the Reed College Residence Hall:

new 4 story college dorm

A building permit was issued to Studio 3 Architecture for a project at 6006 SE 53rd Ave (previously 5320 SE Woodstock Blvd):

New 3-story, 19 unit apartment building with associated site work. Multistory dwelling units at floors 2 and 3.

A building permit was issued for a project at 8085 SE 82nd Ave:

Construct new 3 story storage facility with 711 storage units, interior trash enclosure on main floor, includes associated site work

 

Metro Reports: Redfox Commons, Dundon-Berchtold Hall, Abernethy Flats, and more

A building permit was issued for the University of Portland Dundon-Berchtold Hall, designed by Robert A.M. Stern Architects and Soderstrom Architects

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. This post covers February 5th to February 11th, 2018.

Design Advice has been requested by Ankrom Moisan Architects for a project at 203 NE Grand Ave:

New 15-story mixed use building. Apartments on levels 2-15. Ground floor retail. Amenities include a lounge, fitness, leasing, bike storage and bike lounge, pet area and wash. Ground floor will be retail and active use. Proposed stormwater disposal will connect to public sewer. See PC 17-274410.

Early Assistance has been requested by Works Progress Architecture for a project at 1431 N Church St:

Current code: Construction of two residential buildings catering to motorcycle enthusiasts, one on each of two adjacent lots. Lots may be merged or remain separate. The primary option includes construction of one 19-unit residential building on each lot with accessory retail on R226170 along Interstate Ave and motorcycle garage parking along the north face of R226172. Alternative options include maximizing FAR on lot R226170 (32,000 SF and 40 units) and a 15 bed Group Living facility on R226172.

Early Assistance has been requested by Icon Architecture/Planning for a project at 2839 NW St Helens Rd:

Current code: Remodel and expansion of existing nightclub. Addition of 4 stories to include: performance rooms, a bar, offices, a dressing room, central staircase and an elevator.The parking lot will be partially reconfigured. There will be a new occupied roof deck over the existing building and a roof terrace on the addition. The top of the addition includes a mechanical loft. The existing deck will be covered by fabric awnings. Stormwater will discharge into nearby City storm system.

A project at 5120 N Lombard St has been submitted for building permit review by Studio 3 Architecture:

New 3 story 18 unit apartment building

A project at 432 NE Simpson St has been submitted for building permit review:

Construct new 3 story (12) unit apartment building with associated site work

A building permit was issued for the Redfox Commons at 2638 NW Wilson St

Addition & change of occupancy from S to B; connect two buildings with breezeway. Replace mezzanines in both with new second floors. ***OSSC seismic upgrade***

A selective demolition permit was issued for the PSU Neuberger Hall Renovation:

Partial Demo – removal of numerous partition walls, extensive demolition to mechanical, plumbing, electrical, telecom equipment and systems as indicated. Portions of the structural slab will be removed. Exterior work includes removal of portions of the façade and several trees. Information on Hazardous Materials and Abatement included.

A building permit was issued to BAMA Architecture & Design for a project at 8130 SE 6th Ave (previously 8128 SE 6th Ave):

New 4 story multi family with basement, 29 unit apartment building, includes associated sitework. ***separate mechanical permit required***

A building permit was issued for the Abernethy Flats at 2020 SE 11th Ave:

New 4 story, 34 unit apartment building with (2) tenant spaces on first floor (no occupancy this permit); includes associated sitework *** w/ 17-185728-mt permit ***

A building permit was issued for the University of Portland Dundon-Berchtold Hall at 5000 N Willamette Blvd:

New constuction of a 65,000 SF classroom and office building with basement and two levels above!grade; W/ 17!224831!MT

Metro Reports: Portland Boathouse, Castlegate Apartments, 24Thurman, and more

24Thurman

A building permit was issued for the 24Thurman renovation

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. (Note: this post covers September 11th to September 17th, 2017.)

Early Assistance has been requested for a new Portland Boathouse at SE Market & Water:

Current code – Proposal is for a new community boathouse.

Early Assistance has been requested by Waechter Architecture for a project at 506 NE Alberta St:

New code – Deconstuct/demolish existing single family home, currently utilized as generic commerical use. Build five stories affordable housing with community componenets at ground level.

The PSU Neuberger Hall Renovation has been submitted for building permit review by Hacker architects:

PSU – Renovation of an existing 220,000 sf building. Seismic, MEP systems, interior renovation, new exterior facades

A project at 5733 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd has been submitted for building permit review by Studio 3 Architects:

Construct new 3 story 12 unit apartment building with associated site work

A project at 7000 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd has been submitted for building permit review by Urban Development Group:

New 3-story, 12-unit apartment building with no on-site parking

A project at 5734 E Burnside St has been submitted for building permit review by LRS Architects:

New construction of 4-story apartment building with ground floor retail and at grade parking. 3 stories of studio and 1-2 bedroom units. 48 housing units in total.

A building permit was issued to Skylab Architecture for a 24Thurman at 1723 NW 24th Ave:

Change of occupancy from B to M; create six separate tenant spaces and six mezzanines; new interior trash rooms; accessible bathrooms; new exterior doors and parking upgrades; seismic upgrade; new storefront window openings

Building permits were issued for buildings 1 through 4 of the Castlegate Apartments at 14607 NE Rose Parkway:

Construct new 3 story ( 8 unit) apartment building, two units have a garage; building 1 of 7; with associated site work and utilities

Construct new 3 story ( 8 unit) apartment building; building 2 of 7

Construct new 3 story ( 8 unit) apartment building; building 3 of 7

Construct new 3 story ( 8 unit) apartment building with attached office building; building 4 of 7

 

Renovation of PSU Neuberger Hall Approved (images)

The Design Commission has approved a major renovation of Portland State University’s Neuberger Hall. The project is being designed by Hacker architects, with landscape design by Mayer Reed. The renovation will include a complete interior renovation designed to address significant deferred maintenance. Significant alterations will also be made to the exterior envelope of the building, much of which is currently failing.

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Weekly Roundup: Jupiter Hotel, Jasmine Block, Neuberger Hall, and more

Jupiter Hotel

Construction is underway on the Jupiter Hotel expansion, designed by Works Progress Architecture.

The DJC wrote about construction progress* at the Multnomah County Central Courthousewhich is being built on the site of a former highway ramp.

The Oregonian wrote about the $5 million gift given to Portland State University, which will enable the Neuberger Hall Renovation to move forward.

Portland State University will receive $51 million in state bonds, writes the Portland Business Journal. The money will enable the Jasmine Block development at SW 4th & Montgomery to move forward.

The DJC published photos of the under construction Jupiter Hotel on E Burnside St.

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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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Metro Reports: 3403 N Mississippi, NE 106th & Halsey, Neuberger Hall, and more

Construction has started on a project by Holst Architecture at 3403 N Mississippi Ave

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 DLR Group for a project at 539 SW 10th Ave:

Construct a new hotel with approximately 177 rooms, 11 stories. (Central City, Downtown, West End Plan District – Central City Design District)

Early Assistance has been requested by Holst Architecture for a project at NE 106th & Halsey:

Proposal is for a six story building with 45 affordable housing units, 30 market rate apartments, tuck-under parking, 10,000SF of retail and 10,700SF of office space. Amenities to include community room and green roof deck.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Mainland Northwest to discuss a project at West of 8524 N Crawford St:

Previous EA 15-219376. Proposal to change the zoning, consistent with the Comprehensive Plan Map designation, from EG1 (General Employment 1) and EG2 (General Employment 2) to EXd (Central Employment zone with the Design overlay zone). The applicant states the future development on this 15-acre site could include multi-dwelling residential, neighborhood retail, mixed office-manufacturing uses. The greenway trail will also be developed. This application does not include a specific development plan.

The PSU Neuberger Hall Renovation has been submitted for Type III Design Review by Hacker architects:

Renovation of PSU’s Neuberger Hall, which includes updates and modifications to accessibility, fire and life safety, upgrades to MEP systems, seismic strengthening, program adjustments and facade improvements. One modification requested to Ground Floor Windows (33.130.230, 33.510.220)

The renovations to the Meier & Frank Building have been submitted for Type III Design Review by Bora Architects:

Project is located at former Macy’s department store. Floors 1-5 and basement to be demolished and renovated as creative office space with ground level retail. New restrooms will be added to the office floors to accommodate future office tenant improvement. Basement amenity space including bike storage, fitness and conference space will be provided.Scope includes limited facade renovations to accommodate restored retail entries mid block on SW 5th and SW 6th and a new entry on SW 6th near Morrison. Each entry will include a new canopy. The SW Alder canopy will be reduced in depth per PBOT requirements. The historic facade and SW Morrison canopies will be preserved.

A building permit was issued to Holst Architecture for a project at 3403 N Mississippi Ave:

Excavation and Shoring

A building permit was issued for a project at 5025 N Minnesota Ave:

New 6 unit apartment building with associated site work

PSU Neuberger Hall Renovation receives Design Advice (images)

A major renovation of Portland State University’s Neuberger Hall has gone before the Design Commission to receive Design Advice. The project is being designed by Hacker architects, and includes a complete interior renovation designed to address significant deferred maintenance. Significant alterations will also be made to the exterior envelope of the building, much of which is currently failing.

PSU Neuberger Hall

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