Metro Reports: Aniva Apartments, Worldmark by Wyndham, 2834 SE Gladstone, and more

Aniva Apartments

A building permit is under review for the Aniva Apartments at N Interstate and Alberta

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. (Note: this post covers September 4th to September 10th, 2017.)

Early Assistance has been requested by Salazar Architect for a project at 6723 NE Killingsworth St:

A multi-family, mixed use and mixed income development with two building, a central plaza, parking garage and commerical space. The site is bounded by NE Killingsworth, NE Cully blvd and HW 30. This will be an affordable housing development working Hacienda CDC. The existing structure will be demolished. Applicants planning on meeting Community Design Standards.

The Lloyd West Anchor Remodel has been submitted for Type III Design Review by Waterleaf Architecture:

Modify the building to allow for mulitple (future) tenants. Renovate exterior finishes, the plaza (with stormwater management), and other landscaped planters. Add new paving, defined outdoor seating areas and a freestanding framed canopy. Replace existing diagonal entrance of the adjacent building with storefront.

The Aniva Apartments at 5009 N Interstate Ave have been submitted for building permit review by TVA Architects:

New mulit family apartment building with 90 units, tuck under parking, associated site work.

A project with two buildings at 2834 SE Gladstone St has been submitted for building permit review by Guerrilla Development:

New two-story building with (2) retail spaces on ground floor and (2) 1-bedroom apartments on second floor. (with 17-237384 CO)

New two-story building (building 2) with (1) retail space on half of the ground floor, concregate living the other half of ground floor and second floor. (with 17-2387371 CO)

A building permit was issued to SERA Architects for the Worldmark by Wyndham at 221 SW Naito Parkway:

New 75 unit, 6 story vacation ownership. 5 over 1 construction

A building permit was issued to Urban Development Group for a project at 1475 SE 14th Ave (previously 1335 SE Hawthorne Blvd):

New 4 story mixed use building with 39 units; retail first floor; interior trash enclosure; tuck in parking; separate tenant improvement permits; associated site work

A building permit was issued to Hacker for a project at 1177 NE 21st Ave (previously 2034 NE Multnomah Blvd):

8 story 162 condominium building with parking (see comments)

A building permit was issued for a project at 323 N Emerson St:

Construction of new three story 6 unit apartment building with a 24 sq ft trash enclosre on site

Focus: 33 Affordable Housing Developments Planned for Portland (images)

St Francis Park Apartments

The St Francis Park Apartments, currently under construction in the Central Eastside.

Last December the Portland Housing Bureau delivered its second annual State of Housing Report to the City Council. The report noted the many challenges facing Portland, including that in 2016 “data indicates that housing affordability in Portland in the last year has gotten worse, an issue that is disproportionately impacting low-income residents, Communities of Color, seniors, and individuals with disabilities”. Nonetheless, the report also looked at what the Bureau is doing to address these issues, including: gaining voter-approval of a $258 million Affordable Housing Bond; passage of an Inclusionary Zoning Ordinance; increasing urban renewal funding dedicated to affordable rental housing; and dedicating short-term rental revenue tax to affordable rental housing.

The report listed nearly 1,900 affordable housing units in the production pipeline, split between 33 developments. Next Portland is re-publishing the entire list, along with images and information about the architect / developer where we have it.

Some buildings on the list are exclusively reserved for lower income people, while others include a mix of market rate units and subsidized affordable units. Figures for levels of affordability, expressed as number of units reserved for individuals or families at a percentage of Area Median Income (AMI), are taken from the Housing Bureau Report. Buildings that include market units are only receiving city funding towards the affordable units. Note that this list does not contain any buildings which will be required to provide affordable housing as part of the newly passed Inclusionary Zoning Ordinance (which came into effect this month); any future projects funded through the voter approved affordable housing bond; any developments that are funded without the help of the Portland Housing Bureau; or any developments that have been allocated funding since the publication of the report late last year.

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Affordable Housing at NW 14th & Raleigh Approved (images)

The Design Commission has approved a new affordable housing development at NW 14th and Raleigh, designed by Salazar Architect and LRS Architects. The 12 story building, being developed by Innovative Housing, would include 93 units. 40 of the units will be reserved for formerly homeless individuals and families, while the remaining 53 units will be available to those earning between 30 and 60% of Portland’s Median Family Income. The building will also include 661 sq ft of ground floor retail space. 15 vehicular parking spaces are proposed at the ground level. 155 short term bicycle spaces will be provided.

NW 14th & Raleigh

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Affordable Housing at NW 14th and Raleigh has second Design Advice Review (hearing)

Salazar Architects and LRS Architects have gone before the Design Commission for a second time to receive Design Advice on a new affordable housing development at NW 14th and Raleigh. The 12 story building, being developed by Innovative Housing, would include 93 units. 40 of the units will be reserved for formerly homeless individuals and families, while the remaining 53 units will be available to those earning between 30 and 60% of Portland’s Median Family Income. 16 vehicular parking spaces are proposed at the ground level. 161 short term bicycle spaces will be provided.

NW 14th & Raleigh

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Focus: Portland’s Tallest Planned Buildings (2016)

Image from the Discussion Draft of the Central City 2035 Plan (Bureau of Planning & Sustainability).

Image from the Discussion Draft of the Central City 2035 Plan, showing a possible development scenario approximating future growth in the Pearl District over 20 years (Bureau of Planning & Sustainability). At least two of the sites shown as potentially developable have current proposals on them.

It is just over a year since Next Portland last did a roundup of the tallest buildings planned or under construction in Portland. At that time, we counted 25 buildings over 100′ in height planned. Today we count 40. Given the length of time it takes to complete a high rise building, many of the buildings on the 2016 were also on the 2015 list. Four buildings are no longer on the list this year, due to having been completed: Block 17, Pearl West, the Aster Tower and Park Avenue West. Seven buildings that were still in the design phase last year are now under construction. No building on last year’s list is known to have been cancelled.

Read on to see our complete list. Where possible, the heights given are the building height as defined in the Portland Zoning Code and published in the Design Commission’s Final Findings. In some cases the heights have been estimated.

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Affordable housing at 14th & Raleigh goes before Design Commission (images)

Salazar Architects and LRS Architects have gone before the Design Commission to receive advice on a new affordable housing development at NW 14th and Raleigh. The 12 story building, being developed by Innovative Housing, would include 93 units. 40 of the units will be reserved for formerly homeless individuals and families, while the remaining 53 units will be available to those earning between 30 and 60% of Portland’s Median Family Income. 16 vehicular parking spaces are proposed at the ground level. 161 short term bicycle spaces will be provided.

NW 14th & Raleigh

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