Design Commission Reviews Lovejoy Square (images)

An initial Design Review hearing has been held for Lovejoy Square, a proposed mixed use building in the Pearl by Bora Architects for developer Killian Pacific. The 10 story building would reach a height of 148′-6″ at top of parapet. At full build out the phased development would include approximately 16,000 sq ft of ground floor retail, 56,000 sq ft of office space on levels 2 to 4 and 186 residential units. Two levels of underground parking would provide 143 parking spaces. Long term parking for 318 bicycles is proposed.

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NW 13th & Johnson Apartments Approved (images)

The Design Commission has approved a mixed use building at NW 13th Ave & Johnson St, designed by TVA Architects. The 7 story building for developer Paul Properties is proposed to include 58 apartments units over approximately 3,000 sq ft of retail space. Long term parking for 89 bicycles is proposed. No vehicular parking is proposed.

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Under Construction: 1430 NW Glisan St (images)

This is an updated version of a post originally published on August 31st, 2016.

Construction is underway on a mixed use tower at NW 14th & Glisan. The 16 story, 174′ tall building by Ankrom Moisan Architects for developer Holland Partner Group will include 230 residential units and 6,359 sq ft of ground level retail. A property tax exemption approved by the City Council in 2016 will allow for 20% of the units in the building to be affordable to households earning no more than 80 percent of median family income. 4 levels of below-grade parking will provide room for 206 vehicles and 362 bicycles.

1430 NW Glisan

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Fremont Place Tower receives Design Advice (images)

Design Advice has been offered to TVA Architects for Fremont Place, a 17 story tower planned for a site immediately northwest of Centennial Mills. The building, being developed by the Lincoln Property Company, would rise to a height of 184’-6” and include  270 residential units. Parking is proposed in one or two levels of below grade parking. Ground level retail is proposed facing Naito Parkway, with the possibility (not yet shown in the drawings) of retail facing the Willamette Greenway.

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Broadway Bridge-Naito Parkway Apartments Receive Design Advice (images)

Design Advice has been offered to LRS Architects for the Broadway Bridge-Naito Parkway Apartments. The project, being developed by the Wolff Company, will include two buildings located either side of the Broadway Bridge. The southern building will rise to 5 stories, and will include 43 units. The northern building will be 6 stories tall, and will include 203 units. Parking for for both buildings will be located in the north building, with 210 spaces provided.

Broadway Bridge Naito Parkway Apartments

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U-Store Pearl Receives Design Advice (images)

Design Advice has been offered for a proposed U-Store self storage facility at the north end of the Pearl. The five story building is being designed by MCA Architects for Hoyt Street Properties. At the ground floor the building will include 6 retail / office units, accessed from a raised dock. The four floors above would include over 70,000 sq ft of storage space. As part of the development a new plaza is proposed where NW 13th Ave and Savier St will meet.

U-Store Pearl

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Pearl Building East approved by Landmarks Commission (images)

The Historic Landmarks Commission has approved the Pearl Building East, a new 7 story quarter block office building by Mackenzie. The building will reach a height of 96′-0″, as measured from the top of the loading dock that will front onto NW 13th Ave. At the ground level the building will include two retail spaces, totaling 3,600 sq ft of leasable area. The project includes three level of below grade parking, some of which is provided to replace existing parking.

Pearl Building East

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Modera Glisan approved by Design Commission (images)

The Design Commission has approved the Modera Glisan by SERA Architects. The 12 story, 145’ tall building for Mill Creek Residential Trust will include 291 residential units at the upper floors, which ground floor retail / commercial space facing all four adjacent streets. Below grade parking for 223 vehicles is proposed. Long term parking for 445 bicycles will be provided.

Modera Glisan

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Under Construction: Block 20 Condominium Tower (images)

This is an updated version of a post originally published on July 13th 2016.

Construction is underway on a 21 story tower designed by Bora Architects for Hoyt Street Properties. The 246′ tall Block 20 tower will include 143 residential units, offered for sale as condominium units. Flex retail / office spaces will be located at the ground level, facing NW 11th, Pettygrove and 12th. 168 car parking spaces and 229 bike parking spaces will be provided.

Block 20 was the first condominium tower to go in front of the Design Commission for almost a full three years. The most recent major condominium project in Portland prior to Block 20 was the Cosmopolitan on the Park, by the same developer and architect. The Cosmopolitan was approved by the Design Commission in July 2013, and was completed in 2016.

Pearl Block 20

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