NW 17th & Pettygrove Apartments reviewed by Design Commission (images)

A mixed use building in Northwest Portland by GBD Architects for Holland Partner Group has gone in front of the Design Commission for its first Design Review hearing. 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.

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Derby NW approved by Design Commission (images)

The Design Commission has approved Derby NW by Kōz Development, a new seven story mixed use building. The building will contain 128 residential units, 20% of which will be affordable to those earning less than 60% of area median family income. At the ground floor the building will include a retail space at the corner of NW 16th & Marshall, as well as the lobby/amenity area and 12 of the residential units. Long term bicycle parking for at least 150 bicycles will be provided. No vehicular parking is proposed.

Derby NW - 1015 NW 16th Ave

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Design Commission approves NW 17th & Kearney Apartments (images)

The Design Commission has approved a mixed use building by SERA Architects at NW 17th and Kearney. The 6 story building for Holland Partner Group will contain 124 apartments (including 9 ground floor units), with 3,200 sq ft of retail space at the ground level. 68 parking stalls are proposed in one level of below grade parking, while long term storage for 139 bicycles will be provided. At the 6th floor a club room and roof terrace deck is proposed. Under the terms of a property tax exemption approved by the City Council in August, 20% of the project’s unit will be affordable to those earning less than 80 percent of area median family income.

905 NW 17th Ave

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NW Flanders Co-Housing goes before Landmarks Commission (images)

A proposed co-housing development in Northwest Portland has gone before the Historic Landmarks Commission to receive Design Advice. The project design is by Works Progress Architecture (until recently known as Works Partnership), and would include 21 dwelling units at the upper levels, with common amenity spaces for the building’s residents at the ground floor.

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Derby NW reviewed by Design Commission (images)

Kōz Development has gone in front of the Design Commission with proposals for Derby NW, a new seven story mixed use building. The building will contain 128 residential units, 20% of which will be affordable to those earning less than 60% of area median family income. At the ground floor the building will include a retail space at the corner of NW 16th & Marshall, as well as the lobby/amenity area and 12 of the residential units. Long term bicycle parking for at least 150 bicycles will be provided. No vehicular parking is proposed.

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Under Construction: NW 21st & Irving Apartments (Images)

This is an updated version of a post written by Kurt Sevits, and originally published on December 3rd 2015.

Construction has started on the NW 21st & Irving Apartments, a 4-story mixed use building by Emerick Architects for Urban Development Partners. Plans call for 57 residential units over 10,722 sq. feet of ground-floor commercial space. Being situated in the historic Alphabet District of Northwest Portland, the development required a review by the Historic Landmarks Commission.

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Under Construction: The Field Office (images)

This is an updated version of a post originally published on December 18th 2015.

Construction has started the Field Office, a pair of 6 story office buildings planned for Northwest Portland. The two building development by Hacker architects for developer Project^ will total 304,530 sq ft,  including 7,086 sq ft of ground floor retail space. Landscaping by Lango Hansen will feature prominently in the design, with carve outs at the upper level of the building that create “high parks”. Parking for 355 cars will be provided in a below grade parking garage spanning beneath both buildings. 270 of the spaces will be provided in a mechanized parking system. 96 bike parking spaces will be provided, with adjacent locker rooms.

Field Office

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Under Construction: NW Portland Hostel Expansion (images)

This is an updated version of a post originally published on August 11th 2015.

Construction is well underway on an expansion of the NW Portland International Hostel and Guest House, designed by SERA Architects. The five story building will include 15 dorm rooms, 6 private rooms, and one private residential unit on the top floor for onsite management. Proposed ground floor program includes the lobby and reception; a public cafe; and a kitchen and dining area for the use of guests.

NW Portland International Hostel and Guest House

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Design Advice offered for NW 17th & Kearney Apartments (images)

SERA Architects have gone before the Design Commission to receive Design Advice on a new project at NW 17th and Kearney. The 6 story building for Holland Partner Group would contain 120 apartments (including 9 ground floor units), with 2,800 sq ft of retail space at the ground level. 68 parking stalls are proposed in one level of below grade parking. At the 6th floor a club room and roof terrace deck is proposed. Subject to a property tax exemption being approved by the City Council, 20% of the project’s unit will be affordable to those earning less than 80 percent of area median family income.

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