Weekly Roundup: Portland Building, Providence Park, Ankeny Apartments, and more

Portland Building

The proposed reconstruction of the Portland Building, which will include a new aluminum rainscreen cladding

Portland Architecture looked at the proposed rebuild of the Portland Building, where the city is taking a “bold, non-historic approach [to] restoring [the] Graves-designed landmark.”

The DJC reported that after a second City Council hearing the Ankeny Apartments are still in limbo despite mediation and revised plans*.

Eater Portland took a look at Schilling Cider, who have opened the world’s largest cider taproom in the Goat Blocks.

Citylab wrote about how Oregon HB 2007 could strip Portland of its NIMBY powers.

The Oregonian reported on a revised financing deal for the Providence Park Expansionwhich includes a larger tax break for the Timbers in the near term, in exchange for more money for the City from 2025 on.

*This article will be unlocked for the rest of this week. After this week it will only be viewable by DJC subscribers.

Metro Reports: Collective on 4th, Portland Building, 3612 SE 82nd, and more

The first building permit was issued for Core Spaces’ Collective on 4th.

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 SERA Architects for a project at 1715 NW Couch St:

New six story residential project with one level of below grade parking. Project will be 160,000 GSF above grade with 200 units. FAR is 4:1.

Design Advice has been requested by TVA Architects for a project at 1650 NW Naito Parkway:

new 17 story apartment building. 270 residential units are proposed. The first floor will have both residential and parking. There are 192 underground parking spaces. The access for the parking would be from NW Naito. One loading space is proposed. The property will be divided to create a 79,700 square foot site for this development.

Early Assistance has been requested by Urban Development Group to discuss changes to a project at 2548 SE Ankeny St:

Proposal for a new apartment building of 96 units to replace CO 16-198732, no parking.

Early Assistance has been requested by Urban Development Group to discuss changes to a project at 316 NE 28th Ave:

Proposal is to build a new apartment building to replace CO 16-196951 for 119 units and no parking.

Early Assistance has been requested by Urban Development Group to discuss changes to a project at 2789 NE Halsey St:

Proposal is for a new apartment building of 53 units no parking which would replace CO 16-178394.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 3612 SE 82nd Ave:

Project consists of an approx. 8500 SF, single story new core and shell building for up to nine restaurant tenants on property that was previously used as a restaurant. The existing unoccupied building may be demolished. Site work will consist of selective demolition, new infrastructure and parking lot repairs to 15 food carts, seating areas, and required parking.

The rebuild of the Portland Building has been submitted for Type III Historic Resource Review by DLR Group:

Full renovation of an existing 15-story office building including seismic upgrade and replacement of MEP systems. Proposed exterior renovation includes replacement of all existing facade finishes and glazing systems. New building cladding system will sit outboard of the existing building face. Two areas of the existing covered loggia on the first floor are being enclosed and added to the interior building area. No additional impervious surfaceor roof area is being added. This is a historic building.

An excavation and shoring permit was issued the Collective on 4th at 325 SW Harrison St:

partial – site clearing and demolitoin, tree removal, excavation, shoring and erosion control.

Metro Reports: Hoyt Street Yards Block 20, Worldmark by Wyndham, Burnside Delta and more

Worldmark by Wyndham

The Worldmark by Wyndham, as presented to the Historic Landmarks Commission in January

Every week, the Bureau of Development Services publishes lists of Early Assistance applications, Land Use Reviews and Building Permits. We publish the highlights.

The City of Portland has requested Design Advice for the renovation of the Portland Building:

Preservation and renovation of the Portland Building.

YBA Architects have requested Design Advice for a project at 1134 NW 18th Ave:

Proposal is for mixed use development with retail space on ground floor, a row of townhomes and at-grade double height car parking with stacking semi-automated parking system.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 2515 SE 41st Ave:

12 unit residential building, will need new sewer.

Tahran Architecture & Planning have requested Early Assistance for a project at 5325 NE Irving St:

Demolish home and build new attached condos (7 units total).

SERA Architects have requested Early Assistance related to the Worldmark by Wyndham at 221 SW Naito Parkway:

Early Assistance Meeting, as follow-up to Pre-Application Conference EA 14-2178.37 for a Type III Historic Resources Review for 6-story, 67,000 sqare foot, 70′ tall building for vacation ownership units.

Boora Architects have scheduled a Pre-Application Conference to discuss a project on Block 20 of the Hoyt Street Yards property in the Pearl:

Project proposal is for a high-rise condo building.

SERA Architects have applied for a Conditional Use Review and Design Review for a hotel at 619 SW 11th Ave:

Conditional Use Review for 15 story, 221 room hotel. See EA 15-210283 for information.

New construction of 15 floor hotel.

A Design Review application has been submitted for a project at 10506 E Burnside St:

50-unit mid rise apartment complex. Ground level tuck under parking and additional surface parking.

The Burnside Delta by Vallaster Corl Architects has been submitted for Design Review:

new 7-story building with some ground-level retail and a total of 85 residential units. The ground level will include 56 bicycle parking spaces and 18 vehicle parking spaces. 7 modifications outlined in application.

Jones Architecture have submitted a renovation of the Fisk Tire Company Building at 1236 NW Flanders St for Historic Resource Review:

Changes include a new loading dock, replacment of all existing window panels, new stroefront entrance doors, new roofing on existing entry canopy, new ada lift and new exterior lighting. Loading dock replacment and expansion will be in the ROW

LRS Architects have submitted a renovation of the Towne Storage Building at 17 SE 3rd Ave for Historic Resource Review:

Core/shell renovation to historic building for creative offices and retail

A building permit is under review for a project at 5606 N Greeley Ave:

New 2 story 4-plex, slightly sloped lot with associated site work

A building permit was issued to Design Department Architecture for the conversion of a building at 930 SE Sandy Blvd:

Change of occupancy from F-1 to A-2. Interior demolition and new walls to reduce existing kitchen and alter sales area to dining area, (2) ADA bathrooms. Exterior work: new parapet at west property line.

A building permit was issued to Fosler Portland Architecture for a project at  8510 N Ivanhoe:

New construction. Three story 20-unit apartment building. New 550sf gross bike and trash enclosure on west side of the lot

Weekly Roundup: Lents Town Center projects, 4926 SE Division, Veteran’s Memorial Coliseum and more

Asian Health and Service Center

The Asian Health and Services Center on parcel #4 of Lents Town Center

The Portland Business Journal took a first look at three projects in Lents Town Center, including Oliver Station by Anrkom Moisan Architects, the Asian Health and Services Center by Holst Architecture and 9101 SE Foster Rd by Hacker Architects.

With all three buildings at Hassalo on Eighth now open, the Portland Business Journal published a photo gallery of the completed project.

The Portland City Council voted to spend $67 million more in Urban Renewal money on affordable housing, wrote the Portland Mercury. Also approved by the Council was a resolution instructing the Portland Housing Bureau to perform a nexus study on whether Portland should introduce a “linkage fee” on new residential and commercial developments.

During the hearing on housing affordability, Commissioner Steve Novick proposed an amendment to demolish Veteran’s Memorial Coliseum, and redevelop the site for housing. None of the other four City Commissioners supported the proposal.

Portland Architecture argued that in deciding to renovate the Portland Building the City Council chose to do the right thing.

The Portland Chronicle looked at a site at 4926 SE Division St where Urban Development Group is planning its next mixed use development.

A grand opening was held for the new Oregon Reproductive Medicine facility at 808 SW 15th Ave in Goose Hollow.

Weekly Roundup: Japanese Garden, Treehouse Apartments, Multnomah County Courthouse and more

Portland Japanese Garden Kengo Kuma

Teahouse at the Portland Japanese Garden

The Portland Japanese Garden announced that it has raised $20 million of the $33.5 million it needs for its planned expansion. The garden will close for six months, from September 2015 to March 2016. Construction will continue until April 2017, when it will hold a grand reopening ceremony.

Estimated costs for the renovation of the Portland Building are continuing to rise, and now stand at up to $192 million.

The architects and general contractor for the Multnomah County Courthouse have been chosen. On the design side Portland based SRG Partnership will partner with New York based RicciGreene. Hoffman will serve as the Construction Manager/General Contractor.

Construction has wrapped up at the Beauchamp Recreation and Wellness Center, which will open to students and faculty of the University of Portland by the first day of term in August. The Oregonian published a photo gallery of the completed building.

The Treehouse Apartments near OHSU are nearing completion. The building is located on Marquam Hill, a location that sees very little residential development.

Weekly roundup: Convention Center Hotel, the Portland Building, Post Office Redevelopment and more

The Convention Center Hotel

The Convention Center Hotel

An article in Portland Monthly asked whether South Waterfront is ‘Portland’s Next Great Neighborhood?’

Portland Architecture visited the Radiator Building, the first of three buildings at One North to be completed.

A bill intended to clear the way for the Convention Center Hotel has headed to Governor Kate Brown’s desk. The project is currently undergoing Design Advice.

An overhaul of the Portland Building to address seismic and water issues is now estimated at $175 million.

The Portland Mercury asked whether the PDC is going to lose $500,000 on the Post Office Redevelopment — again.

GRAY magazine looked at COLAB’s Ankeny Lofts.

Howl and Growl Filling Station is coming to the Waterline Apartments.

The NW Examiner had an in depth look [PDF] at the recently completed Stadium Fred Meyer.