Weekly Roundup: Collective on 4th, The Redd, 3rd & Taylor, and more

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The Collective on 4th, located at SW 4th & Harrison

The developer of The Collective on 4th intends to break ground in October, according to the Portland Business Journal. The 15 story building will include 417 apartments, with the possibility of a grocery tenant at the ground floor.

Portland has released its latest proposal for mandatory Unreinforced Masonry Buildings, reportsThe DJC. The deadline for when buildings must be upgraded will be 25 years.

In “Temple of Doom“, published at the Business Tribune, architecture journalist Brian Libby lamented the fates of the Ancient Order United Workmen Temple and the Hotel Albion, respectively set to be replaced by the office at 3rd & Taylor and the hotel at 3rd & Salmon.

Portland Architecture took an in depth look at The Redd on Salmon Street, the Central Eastside food distribution hub planned by the Ecotrust.

The Business Tribune profiled the Seven Corners Community Collaborative, a building that will “ability to communicate via the Assistive Technology Lab and the building itself will serve as a model of accessibility for Portland and the Pacific Northwest region.”

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Weekly Roundup: PDX Concourse E Extension, Grant High Modernization, Redd on Salmon Street and more

Portland International Airport Concourse E Extension

Portland International Airport Concourse E Extension

The Oregonian published images of the Portland International Airport Concourse E Extension, which will be used by Horizon Air. As part of a large project, Alaska Airlines will move from the south side of the airport to the north, while United will relocate from the north to the south.

Portland Architecture made the case for the preservation of Veteran’s Memorial Coliseum, as new study has come out with multiple options for the building.

The Portland Business Journal reported that the office space in Park Avenue West is now entirely leased, with Morgan Stanley taking the final two available floors. Leasing has also begun on the apartment units.

Mahlum have been selected as the architects for the Grant High School Modernization, according to the Hollywood Star News. Construction on the project is scheduled to begin in 2017.

The latest retail tenant at the LL Hawkins and Slabtown Marketplace is the Consolidated Community Credit Union, reported the Portland Business Journal.

A four story, 30 unit mixed use building is proposed for 1515 SE 44th Ave. The Portland Chronicle looked at the existing house on the site, which may or may not be demolished as part of the project.

Thomas Robinson of Lever Architecture was interviewed on OPB’s ‘Think Out Loud’ about Framework, the planned 12 story wood building set to go up in the Pearl.

The Redd on Salmon Street has won a design award for resilience, according to the Portland Business Journal.

The Portland Chronicle covered the history of an industrial building in Sellwood at 8222 SE 6th Ave, set to be replaced by a mixed use development.

Construction on The Ella in South Waterfront is moving into its final phases, according to the Portland Business Journal. The 6 story building utilized a pre-fabricated wood framing system, which minimized construction waste on site.

Weekly Roundup: Veteran’s Memorial Coliseum, Multnomah Village apartments, The Redd and more

7707 SW Capital Highway

7707 SW Capital Highway

Multnomah Village residents are attempting to block a planned apartment building at 7707 SW Capitol Highway. The building will include 70 market rate apartments, two retail units, and between 43 and 60 parking stalls.

The Portland Business Journal wrote about plans for the adaptive reuse of the Stagecraft Buildingone of the last remaining buildings in the Pearl suitable for conversion.

A groundbreaking ceremony was held on Monday for the Japanese Garden Expansion, with architect Kengo Kuma in attendance from Japan.

The first phase of the Ecotrust’s Redd on Salmon St food hub is now open and ready for tenants. The project will consist of two buildings: Marble and Foundry. Work on the Foundry building is expected to be completed in late 2016.

The Pine Street Market, which is due to open late this year, was named as one of American’s 17 Most Anticipated Food Halls by Eater. It was joined on the list by the James Beard Public Market, currently scheduled to open in 2018.

A study of Veteran’s Memorial Coliseum has come up with five options for how the structure could be renovated. These range for minor upgrades to address maintenance needs, to creating an indoor track and field facility.

A profile of developer/architect Ben Kaiser at Oregon Business looked at his ideas for how to deal with earthquakes, in both new and existing buildings. Work on the Radiator at One North, designed by Kaiser’s practice PATH Architecture, was recently completed.

United Way of the Columbia-Willamette has sold a downtown parking lot, reported the Portland Business Journal. The non profit is still considering its options for its headquarters at 619 SW 11thhowever at a recent Pre-Application Conference plans for a 15 story hotel were discussed.

A commercial structure at 8235 SE 17th Ave has been demolished, reported the Portland Chronicle. A building permit is under review for a new apartment building on the site, by developer Urban Development Group.

Metro Reports: 811 Stark, PSU Viking Pavilion, Redd on Salmon St and more

811 Stark by Works Partnership

811 Stark by Works Partnership

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

Woofter Architecture have requested Design Advice and scheduled a Pre-Application Conference for the PSU Viking Pavilion:

Design Advice Request for modernization and upgrade to existing building.

Modernization and upgrade of existing structure.

Early Assistance has been requested for the redevelopment of a hotel at 7101 NE 82nd Ave:

Construct 99 guest rooms, 4-story on-site parking suites hotel with indoor pool on existing red lion hotel site.

SolTerra Architecture have requested early assistance for a project at 3138 N Vancouver Ave:

New development of 100 units of housing with 3,000-4,000 sq ft of ground floor commercial space. Provide 44 parking spaces at grade and in parking garage below grade. 6 stories & basement collecting and re-using stormwater onsite.

Jones Architecture have submitted a project at 8247 N Lombard St for Design Review:

New 4-story mixed use building with basement. 89 residential parking spaces and 77 in basement garage. 2 public plazas and a couryard for residential tenants.

Opsis Architecture have applied for a building permit for The Redd on Salmon St:

Major renovation of and addition to existing building. New 2nd floor addition and new 2nd floor mezzanines. New courtyard, repave and stripe parking lot. Seismic upgrade. Core and shell only, no occupancy this permit. See permit 15-207907-CO for detached service building ( for trash enclosure, bike parking, and transformers).

A demolition permit was issued to Works Partnership for the existing building at 811 Stark:

Demolish existing 2092 sf existing single story commercial building and parking lot, disconnect and cap utilities as required

Building permits were issued to Dominek Architecture for the O|8 Townhomes:

New 4 story apartment building with 4 units, associated site work. West building (building b), 1 of 2

New 4 story apartment building with 4 units. East building (building a), 2 of 2.

A demolition permit was issued for an existing building at 3423 SE Hawthorne Blvd:

Demolish 2 story apartment complex

A building permit was issued to Works Partnerships for the MODS Willamette:

Construct new 2 story, 6 unit modular apartment building, no parking, partial street improvement, scope of work includes basement, foundation, exterior cladding, porches at 1st and 2nd floor, parapets, roof assembly, associated site work such as stormwater facility, bike parking and landscaping, detached trash enclosure is 52sf; modular unit construction prior approval by state of oregon permit #M638 14-542OC

A building permit was issued to GBD Architects for the 19th & Overton apartments:

New 6 story, 58 unit apartment building; ground fl parking, bike parking, leasing office, residential lobby, building services and 3 residential loft units; floors 2-6 include residential units; amenity deck on the roof

Weekly Roundup: Milwaukie Way, Lyon Court, 107 NE Grand and more

Milwaukie Way retail

Milwaukie Way retail

The Oregonian continued their series on the rapidly changing Central Eastside. One article looked at Ancient Heritage Dairy, which will soon open in the 626 SE Main building. Another focused on The Redd, the planned food and agriculture incubator project by the Ecotrust.

Construction has started on Milwaukie Way, a retail project designed by Ben Waechter, adjacent to a former funeral home in Westmoreland.

The DJC published construction photos of the Hotel Eastlundwhich is set to open in May.

Cup and Bar, a joint cafe and roastery by Trailhead Coffee and Ranger Chocolate, was set to open this week in the newly renovated 107 NE Grand building.

The Portland Business Journal published photos of the under construction Lyon Court retail building at NE Fremont and 24th.

In ‘Simplifying the Curve’ the DJC wrote about the technical challenges in realizing the curved facades at One North.

Weekly Roundup: Pine Street Market, Convention Center Hotel and more

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The United Carriage and Baggage Transfer Building is being converted into the Pine Street Market.

  • Metro President Tom Hughes warned that a lawsuit against the Convention Center Hotel could jeopardize Portland’s chances of holding an NBA All-Star Game in 2017 or 2018.
  • Eater PDX reported that ChickPeaDX will be one of the first tenants at The Zipper, the under-construction micro restaurant project on NE Sandy Blvd.
  • Park Avenue West has reached its full height. A topping out ceremony was held on Thursday.
  • The long vacant 321 Glisan building in Old Town has been sold to developer Brian Wannamaker. Work to convert the former cold storage building into offices began in 2007, but stalled during the recession.
  • City Commissioner Amanda Fritz issued a memo to Bureau of Development Services staff, saying that the bar should be higher for discretionary land use reviews. Staff should not, she said, ” have to ‘get to yes’ with every project.”
  • The Ecotrust has expanded its plans for a Central Eastside food hub. In addition to The Redd, it has purchased another city block bound by SE 7th Ave, SE Taylor St, SE 8th Ave and SE Salmon St.
  • Restore Oregon, a historic preservation non-profit, is lobbying the state legislature to pass the Revitalize Main Street Act. If passed, the bill would provide a 25% rebate for certified rehabilitation of historic commercial buildings. Portland Architecture discussed the bill and its potential impacts with Peggy Moretti, executive director of Restore Oregon.
  • Saint Cupcake, Tiger Tiger Salon, and Breighela James Boutique will be the first tenants at the Mason Williams on N Williams Ave.
  • The Portland Mercury had a look inside the United Carriage and Baggage Transfer Building, which will be the home of the Pine Street Market.
  • The redevelopment of the Grove Hotel is moving forward. The project is now planned as a 112-room “lifestyle boutique hotel”, with a $25 million budget.

Metro Reports: Conway Offices, Concordia Student Housing, Crawford & Charleston apartments and more

The Ballou & Wright building in 1986. The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

The Ballou & Wright building in 1986. The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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

Lever Architecture have requested Design Advice for the renovation of the Ballou & Wright Building at 1010 NW Flanders St:

Renovation of existing 5-story historical building with basement: new roofhouse penthouse, new interior communicating stairway from basement to roof, removal and replacement of restrooms at each floor, and structural upgrades.

GBD Architects have requested early assistance for two buildings at 3121 SW Moody Ave on the Zidell Yards in South Waterfront:

Two new office buildings. Site is a brownfield and improvements involve the construction of new roads and utilities.

Works Partnership have requested early assistance for Urban Development Partners’ Concordia Student Housing at 1616 NE Killingsworth:

New 4 story mixed use building ground floor residential upper floors residential.

Stack Architecture at have requested early assistance for a project at N Crawford & N Charleston Ave:

Four-over-one apartment building with 1 level of parking on undeveloped lot.

SERA Architects have scheduled a pre-application conference to discuss the renovation of the Conway Leland James Center at 1621 NW 21st Ave:

Pre-application conference for Type III Design Review to renovate the Conway Leland James Center bldg into creative office space. This project will entail significant exterior alterations. The building will contain 85 parking spaces in the basement, ground floor retail and office and office space in the 2-4 floors.

Tahran Architecture & Planning have scheduled a pre-application conference to discuss a new building at 10506 E Burnside St:

5-story wood framed apartment building containing approx 40 dwelling units and 21 surface parking spaces.

Opsis Architecture have scheduled a pre-application conference to discuss The Redd, the upcoming project by the Ecotrust:

Renovate existing industrial building, including the addition of a new 8,500 sq ft 2nd floor.

Scotia Western States Housing have applied for a Design Review for the Market Hill Condominiums:

Proposed residential condominium building contains 16 dwelling units. Structure will face SW Market St and SW 20th Ave. Proposal includes underground parking this is accessed via SW 20th ave.

SERA Architects have applied for a Design Review for the Modera Belmont:

6 story – 204 unit market rate apartment building with ground floor retail and one level of below grade parking. 3 modifications total.

Works Partnership have applied for a Design Review for 811 Stark:

Mixed use building with retail space on the first floor and an expected mix of creative office uses on the upper floors.

Weekly Roundup: Hotel Cornelius, The Redd, Ankeny Lofts and more

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Hotel Cornelius Lobby (image via Portland Preservation). The interior no longer remains.

  • The Portland City Council held a public hearing on the proposed West Quadrant Plan, a component of the Central City 2035 Plan. The Oregonian had “10 takeaways from the 20-year plan for the westside.”
  • The Portland Design Commission this week reviewed Hazelwood Plaza and offered Design Advice on Modera Belmont.
  • Portland Monthly wrote about The Redd on Salmon St, an empty warehouse in the Central Eastside which the Ecotrust intends to convert into an “incubator for artisan food businesses.”
  • The Oregon confirmed that the adjacent Woodlark Building and Hotel Cornelius will be converted into a hotel operated by Provenance Hotels. A Pre-Application Conference for the project was held in December.
  • The Zipper, Guerrilla Development’s latest project, is taking shape on NE Sandy. The collection of micro-restaurants will open in March.
  • Major construction on the Lloyd Center Remodel begins in March. A story in the Oregonian said that brokers are shying away from traditional tenants, and are looking instead at “boutiques, restaurants, brewpubs, exercise studios and possibly a grocery store or a farmers market.”
  • Portland Architecture published photos of Colab’s recently completed Ankeny Lofts 2/3.
  • The 657-unit, three-building Hassalo on Eighth project will have a topping off ceremony on Monday, with Mayor Charlie Hales and Congressmen Earl Blumenauer present.
  • The Portland Chronicle published construction photos of Urban Development Group’s 27th & Ankeny project.
  • Randy Gragg asked whether the PNCA 511 Building will spark a renaissance in Old Town. The first students moved into the building this week.
  • The Portland Business Journal had a look at the under construction Erickson Saloon & Fritz Hotel project.
  • New Seasons has pre-leased 15,000 sq ft retail space in the Cook Street Apartments, to address a parking shortage at their North Williams store.
  • Hacienda CDC has a number of community projects in progress on the east side, including the Portland Mercado.