Metro Reports: SW Park & Columbia, St Thomas More Catholic School, 7 Southeast Stark, and more

7 Southeast Stark

A Type II Adjustment Review has been submitted for 7 Southeast Stark, which is being developed by Harsch Investment Properties

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.

Early Assistance has been requested by Fosler Portland Architecture for a project at 9628 SE Holgate Blvd:

Proposal is to construct 2 new multi-family units (2-3 units in each building). Phase 1 to be duplex. Phase 2 to be a triplex. Existing house to remain. Stormwater disposal to be flow thru planters.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project west of 11709 SE Powell Blvd:

Proposal for a tri-plex

7 Southeast Stark (previously 87 SE Stark St) has been submitted for Type II Adjustment Review by Works Progress Architecture:

Construction of a new mixed-use building (see CO 17-160571). Adjustment to loading standards (33.266.310) needed.

The rebuild of St Thomas More Catholic School at 3521 SW Patton Rd has been submitted for Type III Conditional Use Review:

For a proposal to rebuild the existing school facilities and parish hall at the St. Thomas More site at SW Humphrey and Greenleaf. A new 44-space parking structure, with school facilities above, is also proposed.

SW Park and Columbia has been submitted for building permit review by GBD Architects:

7 stories (5 over 2 construction) consisting of 73 dwelling units. Ground floor contains parking for 12 cars and 38 bikes, leasing office, a residential lobby, builidng services and 3 residential loft units. Floors 2-7 include 70 residential units, amenity room and roof terrace on the top floor

A project at 4726 SE Belmont St has been submitted for building permit review by Mentrum Architecture:

New 3 story, 12 unit apartment building with 56 S.F. Detached trash enclosure, includes associated sitework

A project at 915 N Killingsworth Ct has been submitted for building permit review:

New three story, 9 unit apartment building (no parking) associated site work and trash enclosure less than 120 sf ft – on same taxlot as existing SFR

A building permit was issued to Edge development for a project at 4305 N Montana Ave:

New 3 story apartment building with 10 units

Weekly Roundup: Providence Park, Karl Miller Center, Madison High School, and more

The proposed 4,000 seat expansion of Providence Park

The Portland Timbers released images of the Providence Park Expansion , which the Portland Mercury noted is “influenced by the iconic near-vertical stands at La Bombonera in Buenos Aires and the Shakespearean Globe Theater in London.”

The Business Tribune wrote about the Design Commission’s 2017 State of the City Design Report.

The Oregonian wrote about how Oregon is pushing for wooden skyscrapers, including Carbon12 and Framework, to revive the state’s timber industry.

As the Portland City Council approved tax breaks for seven new buildings, in exchange for affordable housing, The Oregonian reported that Commissioner Nick Fish questioned whether the proposals go far enough. The exemptions were granted for Con-way Block 290, 2216 NW Pettygrove St, SW Park and Columbia, SW 3rd & Ash, The Atomic Orchard Lofts at 2520 NE Sandy Blvd, Old Town Chinatown Block 33, and Woody Guthrie Place at 5728 SE 91st Ave.

BikePortland reported that amid stiff opposition, the city council ordinance required for the Portland Art Museum’s Rothko Pavilion was placed on hold.

The Portland Business Journal wrote about how PSU is on the final stretch of work on the Karl Miller Centerthe expansion of renovation of the university’s School of Business Administration.

The Portland Tribune reported on an error by Portland Public Schools that resulted in the award of a design contract for the Madison High School Modernization to a firm that scored lower in the evaluation process.

Design Commission approves Mixed Income Housing at SW Park & Columbia (images)

The Design Commission has approved a mixed income residential development at SW Park and Columbia. The 7 story building by GBD Architects for developer BPM Real Estate Group will include 73 residential units. One third of the units will be designated as affordable to those earning 80% of area Median Family Income (MFI) or less. Parking for 11 cars and 111 bicycles (including 2 oversize bicycles) will be provided.

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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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Metro Reports: 5 MLK, 120 SE Clay, SW Park and Columbia, and more

5 MLK, as presented to the Design Commission at its third Design Advice hearing

Early Assistance has been requested by Polyphon Architecture & Design for a project at 3441 SE Gladstone St:

Demo East Apartment building and develop 2, 7 unit apartments and 6 townhomes . 10 parking spaces provided.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 6025 SE Powell Blvd:

Proposal is for new construction of a three story self storage building that will have 900 units, parking, utilities and landscaping.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by SERA Architects to discuss a project at 2620 SW 1st Ave:

New 6-story market-rate apartment building with 120 units, ground floor retail, and basement parking.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by TVA Architects to discuss a project at 1327 NW 19th Ave:

Proposal is for a new 6-story, multi-family residential development with studio and one-bedroom apartments (82 units total) w/ground floor retail. Possible adjustment needed for loading standards.

A project at 33 N Fargo St has been submitted for Type II Design Review:

New 5-story apartment building, with ground floor retail and underground parking

A project at 25 NE 122nd Ave has been submitted for Type II Design Review by Ankrom Moisan Architects:

Proposal is for a mixed use project including a commercial clinic and 176 residential apartments. The apartments will consist of a mix of transitional housing studios and single room occupancy units and will provide housing opportunities for medically fragile clients. Parking will be below grade for approx. 75 spaces. Ground floor and level two to contain the clinic program.

A project at 1638 W Burnside St has been submitted for Type III Design Review by Ankrom Moisan Architects:

Proposal is for a new 8-story, mixed-use building with 134-units of residential apartments and commecial development. (See PC 16-231735 and DA 16-258120.)

A project at SW Park and Columbia has been submitted for Type III Design Review by GBD Architects:

Proposal is for a 7 story apartment building.

5 MLK has been submitted for Type III Design Review by Gerding Edlen Development:

Mixed use building with 15,000 sf of ground floor retail; 112,000 sf of office space on floors 2-6; 220 apartment units on floors 7-17; 160 below-grade parking stalls, and associated amenity and support areas.

A project at NW 15th and Overton has been submitted for Type III Design Review by Vallaster Corl Architects:

New 7-story mixed use building. 55,000 square feet of floor area, 68 residential uits and 28 structured parking spaces are proposed. The entrance to the parking is on NW 15th. There are three office spaces on the ground floor facing NW Overton. There is a Lot Confirmation completed to reestablish the line between lots 6 & 7 and lots 2 & 3 to create the 10,000 square foot site (16-186955PR). 5 modifications.

A project at 5505 SE 17th Ave has been submitted for building permit review:

New 3-story, 6 unit apartment building on lot with existing apartment building to include site utilities and landscaping, detached retaining wall

A project at 602 NE Prescott St has been submitted for building permit review by SERA Architects:

New construction of one story 1465 sf building for rehearsal studio at east elevation; and 4 foot retaining wall

A project at 240 NE Columbia Blvd has been submitted for building permit review:

Construct new Carl’s Jr. building with detached trash enclosure under separte permit (16-286322-co).

A building permit was issued to Myhre Group Architects for a project at 2405 N Vancouver Ave:

New multi family 5 level, 54 unit apartment building over a below grade parking garage

A building permit was issued for a project at 2309 SE 11th Ave (formerly 2311 SE 11th Ave):

New 6 unit apartment complex with eco roof and attached trash enclosure

A building permit was issued for a project at 686 SE Spokane St (formerly 634 SE Spokane St):

Construct new 3 story (12) unit apartment building with site work

A building permit was issued for a project at 120 SE Clay St:

Construct new 3 story office building with basement level parking, rooftop deck and green roof, associated site work included

Metro Reports: 21 Astor, 710 E Burnside, SW Park & Columbia, and more

21 Astor, designed by FFA Architecture for Robert Ball Companies

21 Astor, designed by FFA Architecture for Robert Ball Companies

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.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled and Design Advice requested by GBD Architects for a project at SW Park and Columbia:

8-story multi family 100-110 unit residential project with 33% affordable housing.

A demolition permit was issued for the existing structure at 710 E Burnside St:

Demolish/deconstruct existing restaurant building, cap sewer, remove all debris *** non-residential comprehensive plan designation. Not subject to 35-day demolition delay. ***

A project at 5454 NE 14th Pl has been submitted for building permit review:

New 4-story apartment building to include 15 dwelling units. Main floor to include parking garage and bike parking and associated site work.

A project at 9525 N Lombard St has been submitted for building permit review:

Construct new 2 story (7 unit) apartment building with associated site work

A building permit was issued to FFA Architecture + Interiors for a 21 Astor at 921 NW 21st Ave:

New 4 story mixed use building, (2) ground floor retail spaces and (31) parking spaces, 27 apartment units on floors 2-4.

A building permit was issued for a project at 1526 N Holman St:

Construct new 3 story (6) unit apartment building; with associated site work; detached trash enlosure less than 120 sq ft