Metro Reports: 15 story tower proposed at 514 SE Belmont, permit issued for Hawthorne 31, and more

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11th & Ankeny apartments

Every week, the Bureau of Development Services publishes lists of early assistance applications, land use reviews and building permits. We publish the highlights.

Urban Development Group have requested Design Advice for their project at 11th & Ankeny:

Design Advice Request for a new mixed-use building – 2191 sq ft retail; 84 residential units; 6081 sq ft of below ground parking (23 parking spaces total).

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 7246 N Mohawk Ave:

17-18 unit multi family building with on-site storm handling. Transfer of density from neighboring site at 7922 N Ivanhoe. One house to remain on 7922 N Ivanhoe.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Vallaster Corl Architects to discuss a project at 514 SE Belmont St:

Pre-App. Conference to discuss a Type III Historic Resource Review for a new 15-story mixed-use building with ground level retail, parking (approx. 90 spaces) on the 2nd and 3rd floors and 193 residential units on the upper floors.

A Pre-Permit Zoning Plan Check has been requested for a building at 3423 SE Hawthorne Blvd:

New four story 24 unit apartment building

Holst Architecture have submitted 510 NW 15th Ave for Design Review:

Renovation of 2 existing buildings to include seismic upgrades, 4 levels on the west building for creative office space

A demolition permit was issued to Works Partnership, which will enable a townhome development at 5711 E Burnside St to move ahead:

Demolish existing one story commercial building, 896 sf, requirement of final plat permit 15-108229FP, remove all debris

A pair of building permits were issued to FFA Architecture for the Tess O’ Brien apartments:

6 story 5/1, 74 apts

6 story 5/1, 52 apts

A building permit was issued for an apartment building at 4937 SE Division St by SERA Architects:

New 134 unit apartment building with retail at ground level and tuck under parking.

A building permit was issued to TVA Architects for the Hawthorne 31 Apartments at 1515 SE 31st Ave:

New 4-story mixed use building with ground floor retail and 30 apartment units in floors 2-4.

A building permit was issued for a new building at 6030 SE 52nd Ave:

New 2 story commercial building; shell only; with associated site work. No occupancy under this permit, separate ti permits required for occupancy. Sprinkler/alarm required.

Weekly Roundup: the Rose at Gateway Gardens, 1024 NW 19th Ave, Conway Leland James Center and more

Conway Leland James Center

Conway Leland James Center

The Portland Business Journal had a look at the cranes that ‘are redefining the Rose City’s skyline’.

Barista, Hopworks Urban Brewery and Olympia Provisions are among the first tenants to be announced for the Pine Street Market.

History Treasured & Sometimes Endangered dug into the history of a house at 1024 NW 19th Ave that may be replaced with a 21 unit apartment building with a contemporary glass facade.

Portland Architecture visited the restored Washington High School.

The Daily Journal of Commerce published photos of the under construction Block 37 apartments in South Waterfront.

The Rose at Gateway Gardens, an apartment complex which received funding from Metro’s Transit-Oriented Development Program, is ready for tenants to move in.

Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center broke ground on a $10 million remodel that will include a new entrance on NW 23rd Ave.

The Tess O’Brien Apartments secured a $6 million construction loan, which will enable construction to begin this month.

The Portland Business Journal reported that ‘at least one “large headquarters group” has already showed some interest in a large section of the office square footage’ at the remodeled Conway Leland James Center.

 

Weekly Roundup: Lloyd Center Cinema, Pine Street Market and more

Creative Office Redevelopment of the Regal 8 Cinema

Creative Office Redevelopment of the Lloyd Center Regal 8 Cinema

Weekly roundup: 419 E Burnside, Block 8L and more

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419 E Burnside. The ghosted outlines behind the building represent Block 67 and Block 75.

  • The City Council heard evidence on the rezoning for the Multnomah Athletic Club Block 7 apartments. No vote was taken, and the hearing will be continued on January 8th.
  • The Historic Landmarks Commission approved the design for Block 8L, a new mixed use building in Old Town.
  • The Design Commission discussed the Tess O’Brien Apartments, 419 E Burnside, the Hilton Curio Hotel and the Whidden & Lewis building renovations.
  • A Pre-Application Conference was requested for the Grove Hotel, and the first images were released.
  • The Portland Chronicle posted construction photos of Vallaster Corl’s Lower Burnside Lofts.
  • BikePortland wrote about the upcoming open house and forum for the James Beard Public Market, and how the market could be and opportunity to “improve Portland’s newest and arguably most awkward downtown bridge landing.”
  • The development boom at the Burnside Bridgehead was the subject of another post at BikePortland, which included coverage of Skylab’s Block 67, Works Partnership’s Block 75, Myhre Group’s 419 E Burnside, and Guerrilla Development’s Fair Haired Dumbbell.
  • The Daily Journal of Commerce published photos of GBD Architect’s Block A Apartments under construction in the Lloyd District.
  • The Portland Business Journal wrote that the “Portland Development Commission has issued a call for qualified developers who could pull off a transformative, big-picture project at the corner of Northeast Halsey Street and Northeast 106th Avenue.”
  • Tom Moyer, the developer behind Park Avenue West, was remembered in an editorial in the Oregonian. His legacy is as of “one of the people who helped define Portland’s city center.”

Tess O’Brien Apartments set for approval (updated)

After one previous Design Review hearing, the Tess O’Brien Apartments are recommended for approval in a Revised Staff Report [PDF]. The design, by FFA Architecture and Interiors, is for two separate 6 story buildings with a shared courtyard. One building will face NW Overton St, while the other NW Pettygrove St. Together, they will have 126 units. No on-site parking is proposed.

December 4, 2014 LU 14-220722 DZM AD - Tess O’Brien Apartments - Drawings - 1

Perspective from NW Overton

The proposed street facing facades are primarily red brick, with fiber cement lap siding accents. The courtyard walls are fiber cement, and the gable walls stucco.

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