500 NW 23rd Ave Approved by Landmarks Commission (images)

The Historic Landmarks Commission has approved a new building at NW 23rd and Glisan, the site of the 2016 gas explosion. The building will include five new residential units, over 1,007 sq ft of ground floor retail space. No vehicular parking is proposed. The building is being developed by A&R Development, the owners of the adjacent building at Robert and Ann Sacks House at 2281 NW Glisan St, which was seriously damaged in the explosion and is now being restored. The architects for the project are Allied Works, the original designers of the adjacent building.

500 NW 23rd Ave - Allied Works Architecture

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Design Commission Approves Building at NW 19th & Pettygrove (images)

The Design Commission has approved a mixed use building at NW 19th & Pettygrove. The 7 story building, designed by YBA Architects, will include 107 residential units over approximately 1,150 sq ft of retail space. The building will reach a height of 78’-8”. Thirty four mechanical parking spaces and one ADA parking space will be provided in an at-grade parking garage. 120 long-term bicycle parking spaces will be provided.

1339 NW 19th Ave

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Landmarks Commission Offers Advice on 1727 NW Hoyt St (images)

An affordable housing development in the Alphabet Historic District has gone in front of the Historic Landmarks Commission for three Design Advice Request (DAR) hearings, in advance of its land use review application. The project is being designed by Carleton Hart Architecture for nonprofit developer and housing provider Northwest Housing Alternatives. The project will be comprised of two buildings. The north building at NW 18th & Irving is intended to be workforce housing. The south building at NW 18th & Hoyt will incorporate and add to the existing Buck Prager building, and is intended to serve low-income, vulnerable seniors. As part of the development the Buck Prager building will receive a seismic upgrade.

1727 NW Hoyt

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Design Commission Approves North 18 (images)

The Design Commission has approved North 18, a six story mixed use building. The architects for the project are GBD Architects, who are completing work started by YBA Architects. The building will include 107 apartment units and 4,436 sq ft of retail and live/work space at the ground level. 51 vehicular parking spaces will be provided, mostly in a mechanized parking system. 120 long term bicycle parking spaces are proposed.

North 18

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Block 290 & Slabtown Square Approved by Design Commission (images)

The Design Commission has approved the Block 290 development at NW 21st and Pettygrove. The project by LRS Architects and PLACE Studio for Guardian Real Estate Services will include a new publicly accessible square, surrounded by a mixed use building of four to seven stories in height. The project will will include 201 residential units over ground floor retail. 120 vehicular parking spaces are proposed in a below grade garage.

Conway Block 290 and Slabtown Square

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Block 290 & Slabtown Square Reviewed by Design Commission (images)

An initial design review hearing has been held for the Block 290 development at NW 21st and Pettygrove. The project by LRS Architects and PLACE Studio for Guardian Real Estate Services will include a new publicly accessible square, surrounded by a mixed use building of four to seven stories in height. The project will will include 201 residential units over ground floor retail. 107 vehicular parking spaces are proposed in a below grade garage.

Conway Block 290

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Design Commission approves Raleigh 22 (images)

The Design Commission has approved the Raleigh 22 Apartments, a 6 story mixed use building by SERA Architects for developer Cairn Pacific. The 70′ tall building will include 173 residential units, with 6,118 sq ft of ground floor commercial space along the NW Raleigh and 22nd frontages, and 1,746 sq ft of commercial space facing facing NW Quimby. Vehicular parking will be provided in an underground parking garage, which will also include long term parking for 216 bicycles.

Raleigh 22

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Raleigh 22 Reviewed by Design Commission (images)

An initial Design Review hearing has been held for the Raleigh 22 Apartments, a 6 story mixed use building by SERA Architects for developer Cairn Pacific. The 70′ tall building is proposed to include 173 residential units, with 6,118 sq ft of ground floor commercial space along the NW Raleigh and 22nd frontages, and 1,746 sq ft of commercial space facing facing NW Quimby. Vehicular parking will be provided in an underground parking garage, of either one or two levels, which will also include long term parking for 216 bicycles.

Raleigh 22

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Under Construction: Leland James office building (images)

This is an updated version of a post originally published on October 19th, 2015.

Construction is underway on a major renovation of the Con-way Leland James Center, which will see the existing building gain an additional story and an entirely new facade. The building will primarily be used as creative office space, with three new retail units added at the ground floor. An existing basement will be converted in parking for 72 cars and 150 bikes. Showers and lockers will be provided for the benefit of bike commuters.  The design of the project is by SERA Architects for developers Cairn Pacific and Capstone Partners.

Conway Leland James Center

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Design Commission approves NW 17th & Pettygrove (images)

The Design Commission has approved a mixed use building in at NW 17th & Pettygrove, by GBD Architects for Holland Partner Group. The building will include 196 residential units, with a mix of one-, two-, and three-bedroom units. Under the terms of a property tax exemption approved by the City Council, 40 of the units will be made available for at least 10 years to those earning 80% of area Median Family Income or less.  At the ground level the building will include retail spaces facing both NW 18th Ave and NW Pettygrove St. 119 vehicular parking space will be provided, in a partially below grade garage. 222 long term bicycle parking spaces will be provided, split between in-unit spaces and 156 spaces in the basement.

1331 NW 17th Ave

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