Metro Reports: Oregon Harbor of Hope, 5134 N Interstate, 1111 NW 23rd, and more

Oregon Harbor of Hope

Early Assistance has been requested for the Oregon Harbor of Hope project, which intends to locate a homeless shelter on land underneath the Broadway Bridge

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 April 30th to April May 6th, 2018. 

Design Advice has been requested by Holst Architecture for a renovation to a building at 1969 NW Johnson St:

Project regarding existing six story 90 unit apartment building with a rental office and community room on the ground floor. Project scope includes a new exterior skin, HVAC upgrades, site upgrades and non-confirming upgrades. Project subject to Type III historic design review.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 1111 NW 23rd Ave:

Future code: Proposal is for new construction of mixed use building with retail below and residential apartments above. Structures will be either 3-4 or 4-5 stories with underground parking. Existing structures will be demolished. Zoning is changing to CM2. Do not know if affordable housing will be a part of this development.

Early Assistance has been requested by Siteworks Design | Build for a project at 3318 SE 16th Ave:

Future code: Proposal is for multi-family apartments. 4 stories, 45′ max height, 47,000 sf. 75 units (with inclusionary housing). Common amenity spaces
including shared lounge, laundry and outdoor area. Ground floor support, bike storage, trash/electrical, etc. No parking on site. 15% site landscaped. Stormwater flow through planter proposed in L3 landscape zone.

Early Assistance has been requested for the Oregon Harbor of Hope at the Broadway Bridge:

Future code: construction of a temporary shelter.

Early Assistance has been requested by BAMA Architecture & Design for a project at 7212 NE Glisan St:

Future code: 19 unit mixed use residential w/ assembly space for restaurant tenant. Proposal for a green roof.

Early Assistance has been requested by Waechter Architecture for a project at 5134 N Interstate Ave:

Future code: Proposal is for 60 apartments, including affordable units. Retail space on ground level. They would like to meet community design standards.

A project at 3336 SW 11th Ave has been submitted for building permit review:

Construct new 4 story 18 unit apartment building (one lease office to be separate permit); site improvements; trash enclosure bottom floor; mechanical separate (17-288638 mt)

A project at 2054 N Killingsworth St has been submitted for building permit review:

New construction of 12-unit apartment building, and site improvements, no onsite parking

A building permit was issued to ZGF Architects for the Great Notion Brewing at 2450 NW 28th Ave:

In west brewery tenant space, addition of new tap room and patio entrance with ADA compliant ramp; remodel on west side of bldg existing entry, new walls to create bathrooms, kitchen; in east tenant space establish occupancy for new private car garage tenant from former shell occupancy, new ADA entry ramp at north entry, new walls to create secure storage/ compressor room, car lifts work/storage area, bathroom, add new 2nd floor with 2 offices, conference room, bathroom, and balcony.

A building permit was issued to Stewart Gordon Straus Architect for a project at 2993 SW 11th Ave:

Construct a new five unit three story apt building attached to a new three story 4 unit apt building with ground floor garage parking for each. Portions of site greater than 20% slope.-see comment


Weekly Roundup: Portland Diamond Project, 126 NE Alberta, 1727 NW Hoyt, and more

A proposed development at 1727 NW Hoyt St, designed by Carleton Hart Architecture for Northwest Housing Alternatives, would include 149 units of affordable housing.

The Oregonian reported that the management group behind the Portland Diamond Project, which hopes to bring Major League Baseball to the city, have put in offers for two sites: the Portland Public Schools Blanchard Education Service Center near the Rose Quarter and the Esco Industrial site in Northwest Portland. The paper also reported that the group has spent $30,000 lobbying city hall to date. The Willamette Week reported that the offer to PPS would include giving the school district the former Banfield Pet Hospital Headquarters on 82nd Avenue.

History Treasured & Sometimes Endangered wrote about how the threat of a large apartment building at 1727 NW Hoyt St has led one neighbor to dig deep into history.

Portland for Everyone wrote about how an upzone at 126 NE Alberta St would turn a parking lot into 50 below-market-rate homes. An op-ed in the Oregonian described the proposal as the “21st-century version of red-lining“.

The Daily Journal of Commerce reported on plans for to build the Oregon Harbor of Hope homeless shelter at the Broadway Bridge. The proposal is latest in a number of plans for the site*, which have included One Waterfront Place and the Broadway Bridge-Naito Parkway Apartments. In an article about the project the Portland Tribune revealed that plans for a shelter in an existing building at 320 NW Hoyt St have now been abandoned due to the high costs of converting the building to a new use.

OPB reported on Portland Community Reinvestment Initiative Inc’s plans to plans to bring African-American families back to North Portland.

The Portland Business Journal published a visual tour of CENTRL Office’s latest space in the 12th & Morrison office building.

The Daily Journal of Commerce published construction photos of the Redfox Commons.  The project involves the conversion of the Old Freeman Factory in Northwest Portland into creative office space.

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Weekly Roundup: TwentyTwenty, Oregon Harbor of Hope, PSU Viking Pavilion, and more

The TwentyTwenty Condominiums in Sullivan’s Gulch will include 162 units

The Daily Journal of Commerce wrote about Hacker, the architecture firm taking “wood to the next level“*. Next year firm will move into a new office framed with cross-laminated timber that they designed at 525 SE MLK.

A sponsored post at the Oregonian covered the TwentyTwenty Condominiums, currently under construction at 1177 NE 21st Ave. The building is one of only two large condominium developments currently under construction in Portland.

The Oregonian reported that Prosper Portland chose Denver based Continuum as the master developer for the Broadway Corridor. The project will include the redevelop of the main post office site in the Pearl.

Prosper Portland is in negotiations to sell the Centennial Mills site to Texas based developer Lynd Corporate, reports the Oregonian.

KOIN reported on a zoning proposal that would enable a developer to build affordable housing on the parking lot at 126 NE Alberta St, which has neighbors concerned.

After three decades at the city and nine years leading the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability, Susan Anderson will be stepping down from her role at the City of Portland, reports the Willamette Week.

Columbia Sportswear CEO Tim Boyle plans to contribute $1.5 million to help build the Oregon Harbor of Hope at a site at the Broadway Bridge, reports the Oregonian. The Willamette Week wrote about five key facts about the press conference that brings developer Homer Williams to closer to building a homeless shelter.

The Daily Journal of Commerce published photos of the finished PSU Viking Pavilion.

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