Weekly Roundup: Zidell Marine, Grant High School, 9North, and more

A conceptual image of the park proposed on the Zidell property, underneath the Ross Island Bridge. An update on plans for the Zidell Yards was recently given to the Design Commission.

Despite hiccups, Zidell Marine launched their last ever barge on Friday, according to the Oregonian. The company is now looking ahead to the redevelopment of their site.

The DJC took a look at* Mahlum’s work on the Grant High School Modernization, which will include “demolition of 30 percent of existing structures as well as construction of a two-story common square featuring an eatery and a community gathering space.”

OPB reported on how the recently passed Portland Public Schools bond, the largest in state history, faces labor and logistical challenges.

Portland Architecture spoke to Allied Works principal Chelsea Grassinger about plans for the Providence Park Expansion.

The Portland Business Journal reported on construction progress at the 9North office building (previously known as Station Place Lot 5).

City Observatory asked whether historic preservation is NIMBYism for the rich.

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Metro Reports: Providence Park, Adventist Medical Center, Eastside Health Center, and more

The Eastside Health Center at 122nd and Burnside will include two floors of integrated primary care, substance use disorder treatment, domestic violence counseling and wellness services, as well as on-site housing operated by Central City Concern.

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 Alamo Manhattan for two buildings at 3714 SW Macadam Ave:

The projects are two separate mid-rise structures with a mixed-use program comprised of multi-family housing (approx. 200 units in each building), commercial and parking uses. Parking for approx. 240 cars will be provided in each garage structure.

Early Assistance has been requested by Ankrom Moisan Architects for a project at SE 124th & Ash:

Approximately 170 units of affordable senior housing to be developed at SWC/ 124th & SE ASH ST, former TRI-MET park and ride parking lot. Project will be slab on grade with four stories of wood framing, presumably type V construction. Site parking will be incorporated at 0.25 per unit along with bike parking. Applicant is meeting Community Design Standards.

Early Assistance has been requested by EPR Design for a project at 3723 SW Hood Ave:

Proposal is to construct two buildings on two separate tax lots. Each building with have 13 residential units and the buildings will be identical.There is no parking proposed on-site and it is not required as the site is close to public transportation. Because of the minimal area and slope of lot (20% or greater) a flow-through planter is proposed for the roof storm water. Each unit will have private decks and a common shared outdoor area. The developer’s goals are to meet all of base zone standards without any adjustment requests. The site area is in the regulatory landslide hazard area.

Early Assistance has been requested by Carleton Hart Architecture for a project at 1206 NE Alberta St:

Proposal is for a 4-story multifamily residential development of 48 units total with ground floor retail (future TI). Support spaces for residential include lobby, management office, common utility spaces and bicycle storage. Exterior site improvements and streetscape upgrades on three frontages are also included in the project. Stormwater disposal will be via on-site drywells.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled to discuss work at Adventist Medical Center:

Previous EA – 17-123133. The proposed improvements will increase development on campus by 107,726 sf from additional sq footage: build out the remaining 47,226 sq ft of shell space in Pavillion; re-purpose the former in-patient psychiatric facilities located in hospital north wing for other campus medical uses (results in no additional square footage); expand Nursing Tower by 50,000 sq ft to allow for larger inpatient rooms (increasing typical size from 110 sq ft to approx 300 sq ft per room – without adding add’l beds; construct a 10,000 sq ft childcare/daycare facility on the west end of the property north of Main Street; add a community garden (open-to-the-public) approx 58,000 sq ft in size (results in no add’l square footage).

The Providence Park Expansion has been submitted for Type III Design Review by Allied Works Architecture:

Proposal is for the eastside expansion of Providence Park to create a more inviting sports venue and to amplify the sound and energy created by The Timbers Army and fans throughout the stadium. The building will be a lacework of steel structure preserving connection to the neighborhood and inviting lights/views from all sides.

The Eastside Health Center at 25 NE 122nd Ave has been submitted for building permit review by Ankrom Moisan Architects:

New 6 story mixed use building to consist of medical clinic, mix of transitional housing and mult family residential housing

A building permit was issued to LRS Architects for a project at 4204 NE Halsey St:

Construct new 6 story building with concrete podium and 5 level wood framed construction; ground floor level parking with building lobby and 3 future tenant spaces; top levels to include 100 apartment units; associated site work

A building permit was issued for a project at 2027 SE Harold St:

Construct new 3 story (4) unit apartment building with associated site work

Providence Park Expansion Goes Before Design Commission (images)

Design Advice has been offered to Allied Works Architecture for the expansion of Providence Park. The $50 million privately funded project would add 4,000 seats to the stadium, bringing its capacity to just over 25,000. The roof of the new structure will reach a height of 92′-10″ above the sidewalk and 124′-1 1/2″ above the field.

Portland Timbers Providence Park Expansion

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Weekly Roundup: Porter Hotel, Towne Storage Building, Providence Park, and more

Construction is well underway on the Porter Hotel in Downtown

The Portland Chronicle wrote about the demolition of a 1930 funeral home. The site at 80 NE 14th Ave is being redeveloped as a six-story mixed-use building containing 190 residential units.

Eater PDX reported that Touché Restaurant was set to close this Sunday after 20 years in the Pearl. The historic firehouse that housed the restaurant will be renovated as part of the Modera Glisan development.

The Portland Business Journal reported that software company Autodesk will move 200 employees from Lake Oswego to the Towne Storage Building in the Central Eastside.

The DJC wrote about the massive number of new hotel rooms coming online, including at the AC Hotel, Convention Center Hotel, The Woodlark and The Porter.  If all hotel projects currently proposed get built they “would expand Central Portland’s room count by 35 percent by 2020.”*

The Oregonian reported that the Portland Timbers’ proposed expansion of Providence Park drew City Council support at a hearing held last week.

As Esco Corp. winds down operations in NW Portland The Oregonian reported that its 15 acre site is being prepared for redevelopment.

Portland for Everyone wrote about the eleven bills aimed at tackling housing prices that are still alive in the legislature.

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Metro Reports: Providence Park Expansion, 3670 SE 29th, 533 NE Killingsworth, and more

Providence Park Expansion

Design Advice has been requested for an expansion to Providence Park (image: Google Maps)

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 for the Providence Park Expansion:

Expansion to the stadium on the east side. The design engages the SW 18th avenue sidewalk with a covered arcade, four new levels, new roof.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 2242 SE 158th Ave:

New 3-story apartment building (somewhere between 32-36 units total).

Early Assistance has been requested by Michael Etzel Design for a project at 1515 N Rosa Parks Way:

Proposal for a three story mixed use structure with 14 residential units arranged around a courtyard. Wood construction on strip footings. One ground floor retail unit.

A project at 808 SE Alder St has been submitted for Type II Design Review:

Exterior alerations (to accommodate a change of use from storage to a wet lab w/associated office space) including the following: new main storefront entrance at existing loading dock on SE Alder St; new 2-story storefront glazing west of SE Alder entrance; replace all windows; new building exit on SE 8th Ave; new operable storefront glazing at break room on SE 8th Ave; new canopies at SE Alder entrance and SE 8th operable storefront; new louvers for generator ventiliation on SE Alder; new rooftop mechanical equipment and screening; new 90%-coverage eco-roof for stormwater management; new exterior paint scheme; and new right of way improvement, including new sidewalks, street trees, and bicycle racks

Building permits were issued to Siteworks Design | Build for three buildings at 3660-3670 SE 29th Ave

New construction- 4/story multifamily apartment building (building 1 of 3), 17 units, new access drive, 51 parking spaces, pedestrian site circulation, landscape areas and storwater facilites

New construction- 4/story multifamily apartment building (building 2 of 3), 36 units

New construction- 4/story multifamily apartment building (building 3 of 3), 22 units

A building permit was issued to Design Department Architecture for a project at 533 NE Killingsworth St:

Construction of new single commercial building for use as restaurant to include dining area, kitchen, storage, (2) bathrooms, offices, and walk in cooler; outdoor patio; onsite stormwater and landscaping as required