Alder.9 Returns for second Design Advice Request (images)

TVA Architects and VWR Development have returned in front of the Design Commission to present a project at SE 9th & Alder for the second time. As now proposed the nine story mixed use development would include 155 residential units over ground floor retail. Parking for 96 vehicles is proposed in an at-grade mechanical parking system. Long term parking for at least 233 bicycles will be provided.

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Design Advice offered for Alder.9 (images)

Design Advice has been offered to TVA Architects and VWR Development for a project at SE 9th & Alder. The mixed use development will include 162 residential units over ground floor retail. Parking for 37 vehicles is proposed in one level of below grade parking. Long term parking for at least 243 bicycles will be provided.

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Metro Reports: Mason Ehrman Building Annex, St Francis Park Apartments, 97th Ave Gymnasium and more

St Francis Park Apartments

The St Francis Park Apartments by MWA Architects, which will include 106 units of affordable housing.

Every week, the Bureau of Development Services publishes lists of Early Assistance applications, Land Use Reviews and Building Permits. We publish the highlights.

Brett Schulz Architecture have requested Early Assistance for a project at 10561 SE Division St:

Remove existing one story building and build new two story building adding 150 ft drive thru which will enter on SE 106th ave and exit on to SE division.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 1332 N Skidmore St:

Proposed 5-story apartment building with underground parking.

Oh Planning+Design architecture have requested Early Assistance for a project at 10234 NE Prescott St:

Early Assistance – Planner only – to discuss the construction of a three story building with associated site improvements at MHCC Maywood.  

FFA Architecture + Interiors have requested Early Assistance for a project at 1320 NW 17th Ave:

Proposing a mixed-use building with ground floor retail and 6 multi-family units at the first floor plus 8 floors of multi-family apartments and underground parking.

Deacon Development Group have scheduled a Pre-Application Conference to discuss a project at 4224 NE Halsey St:

100 unit apartment building proposed on the NE corner of the site.

VWR Development have submitted a project at 3910 NE Garfield Ave for Design Review:

4-story multi-family apartment building. Please note there is a concurrent review happening for a Amendment to LU 13-102007 LDS, with an adjustment to minimum lot dimensions and a lot consolidation. That concurrent case is LU 16-132893 AS, LC, AD.

Holst Architecture have submitted the Asian Health and Services Center at 9005 SE Foster Rd for Design Review:

Design review for new 29,000 sq ft 3-story building which will include offices, community gathering spaces, and ground floor office lease space. Modification request to loading standards. Modification request to on-site locations of vehicle areas.

Building permits are under review for projects at the Muslim Community Center, located at 5325 N Vancouver Ave:

New construction of modular building

New construction of pavilion

A building permit is under review for a project at 432 NE Jessup St:

Construct new 3 store (12) unit apartment building with associated site utilities

A building permit was issued to SERA Architects for the renovation of the Mason Ehrman Building Annex at 222 NW 5th Ave:

Core and shell renovation of historic building for future (B) tenants, change of occupancy from (S1) to (B), remodel all 3 stories of annex portion of building; includes seismic upgrade to annex. Includes seismic upgrades to adjacent Kalberer tower per stipulation of temporary certificate of occupancy of permit 00-159263CO; ; site work includes work in ROW and street trees/landscaping

A building permit was issued to MWA Architects for the St Francis Park Apartments at 1177 SE Stark St:

new 4-story, 72,055 sf, Type VA, 106 unit apartment building including improvements in vacated SE Oak St to meet superblock requirements.

Building permits were issued to Mentrum Architecture for a project at 1340 NE Killingsworth St:

New 3 story apartment building with 6 units, 50 sq ft detached trash enclosure, associated site work. North building, 1 of 2, **w/ 14-255316-CO**.

New 3 story apartment building with 6 units. South building, 2 of 2, **w/ 14-255312-CO**

A building permit was issued to LRS Architects for a project at 2330 NW Raleigh St:

New fourstory, 40unit apartment complex with lobby; on site bike parking and interior trash enclosure;including site work

A building permit was issued to Allusa Architecture for the 97th Ave Gymnasium:

Construct new gymnasium, new parking area with accessible stall, repave existing parking area at 4 plex, 98 sq ft trash enclosure

A building permit was issued to Architects Van Lom Group for a project at 13031 SE Foster Rd:

Construction of new 68-unit assisted care facility

 

Weekly Roundup: Hassalo on 8th, Spokane 13 and more

Spokane 13 Apartments

Spokane 13 Apartments

  • Hassalo on Eighth, the Lloyd District superblock development by GBD Architects and American Assets Trust, reached its full height. The names of the three buildings were announced: the Aster Tower; The Elwood; and the Velomor.
  • Also in the Lloyd District, restauranteur David Machado plans to open two new restaurants in the Hotel Eastlund. Altabira City Tavern will be a rooftop restaurant with a beer centric menu, while Citizen Baker will be a bakery, cafe and wine bar.
  • The venue Revolution Hall opened this week in Washington High School, an adaptive reuse of an old high school by SERA Architects and Venerable Properties. Portland Monthly listed  five things you don’t know about Rev Hall. David Greenwald of the Oregonian reviewed the first show, Wild Ones and Alialujah Choir.
  • The Portland Tribune profiled Bob Ball, CEO of development firm Astor Pacific. In it they revealed that his next project will be a four story, 35-unit apartment with corner retail at 901 NW 21st Avenue, near Caffé Mingo.
  • Two retail buildings in Sellwood were demolished to make way for the VWR Development’s Spokane 13 Apartments. The design is by TVA Architects.
  • PHK Development and THA Architecture released details of their proposed 7 story apartment at 2034 NE Multnomah. An adjustment review for the project was approved in December 2014.
  • The Portland Business Journal reported that the PDC has issued an RFI for the Old Fire Station Property at NW 3rd & Glisan. It could potentially be converted into creative office space.
  • Portland Architecture published an interview with Eugene Sandoval of ZGF Architects. Notable projects of his include the Eliot Tower and Twelve West.

Under construction on NE MLK: the Mason Street Apartments (images)

The Mason Street Apartments are currently under construction at the corner of NE Mason St and NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd. The 5 story building will include 36 apartments, with tuck under parking for 7 cars. The project design is by TVA Architects for VWR Development, the same team behind the recently approved Jefferson 14 Apartments. Exterior materials will include board-formed concrete, ribbed & smooth metal panels, and fiber cement panels. Wood storefront windows will be used at the ground floor retail units, with vinyl windows at the upper floors.

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Overlook Park Apartments

The Overlook Park Apartments are under construction at 3705 N Overlook Blvd, one lot west of N Interstate Avenue. The six story building will have 63 apartments, with a mix of studios and one or two bedroom units. One story of partially below grade parking is proposed, with room for 16 cars. This will be accessed via a new alleyway connecting to N Interstate Ave, along the edge of Overlook Park. 108 long term and 8 short bicycle spaces will be provided.

Exterior materials include ribbed metal panels, colored fiber cement panels and sheet metal panels.

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Approval Recommended for Jefferson 14 Apartments

Jefferson 14 apartments are recommended for approval in a Staff Report And Recommendation To The Design Commission [PDF]. The 5-story project at 1450 SW Jefferson St, in the Goose Hollow neighborhood, will include 61 residential units. No car parking is proposed. The project includes a bike room at the ground floor with space for 32 units. Each unit also includes a dedicated bicycle space.

December 1, 2014 LU 14-208117 DZ AD - Jefferson 14 Apartments - Drawings - 02

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