Weekly Roundup: PDX Concourse E, Block 216, Wells Fargo Center, and more

Construction is well underway at the PDX Concourse E Extension. The expanded concourse is set to open to the public in 2020.

The Business Tribune wrote about how the PDX Concourse E Extension is making Southwest Airlines at home.

The Daily Journal of Commerce broke the news that vendors at the 10th & Alder food cart pod have until June 30th to vacate the site. The carts and surface parking will be replaced by the Block 216 hotel, office and condominium tower.

After nearly 20 years in business, Myhre Group Architects will soon shut down, reports the Daily Journal of Commerce.

A groundbreaking ceremony was held for the N Williams Center, which will include 60 units of affordable housing.

Eater Portland reports that Los Angeles “restaurant vet” Doug Miriello is opening a food hall at the Wells Fargo Center.

The Portland Diamond Project has received a 6-month extension to further study the Port of Portland Terminal 2 site, reports the Oregonian.

The Parking Minute argued against reducing parking minimums only where directly adjacent to transit, citing the example of the Dairy Apartments planned at 801 NE 21st Ave.

Weekly Roundup: One Pacific Square, Assembly Brewing, Redfox Commons, and more

A major renovation of the ground floor level and street plaza spaces is planned at One Pacific Square. NW Natural will vacate approximately 180,000 sq ft of space in the building when it moves to 250 Taylor.

The Daily Journal of Commerce wrote about how owners of large office buidings are “revving up renovations” as more new office space comes on the market.* Older buildings including the Wells Fargo Center and One Pacific Square have major renovations planned. The recently completed but as yet unleased 9North Building is being renamed Tanner Point, and will undergo a retail makeover and other interior renovations.

Newly opened Assembly Brewing at 6112 SE Foster Rd is bringing pub beers and Detroit-style pizza to Foster-Powell, reports the Oregonian.

The Business Tribune wrote about the Redfox Commons, a former farm equipment manufacturing facility in Northwest Portland that has received a new life.

Portland halted unpermitted tunneling work by OHSU at their riverfront Schnitzer campus, according to the Oregonian.

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Metro Reports: Lincoln High School, Terwilliger Plaza, The Canyons, and more

Lincoln High School
The new Lincoln High School, as presented to the Design Commission at a Design Advice Request meeting held on February 7th, 2019. The new school will be built at the west end of the campus, enabling the existing building to remain in use during construction.

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. This post covers February 11th to February 17th, 2019. 

Early Assistance has been requested by Sinan Gumusoglu Architecture for a project at 7336 N Greenwich Ave:

A new 16 unit, 3 stories high market rate residential building is proposed. New building will replace the existing house. There will be (11) one bedroom and (5) two bedroom units. No car parking will be provided. Drywell located in Community room, will be used to treat stormwater. Community design standards will be used (33.218.110).

Early Assistance has been requested by Studio 3 Architecture for a project at  7156 N Greenwich Ave:

18 unit apartment building (11,180 GSF) with drywell. Meeting community design standards.

Early Assistance has been requested by Sinan Gumusoglu Architecture for a project at 3757 SE Clay St:

A new 16 unit, 3 stories high market rate residential building is proposed. New building will replace the existing house. There will be (11) one bedroom and (5) two bedroom units. No car parking will be provided. Drywell located in Community room, will be used to treat stormwater. Community Design Standards will be used (33.218.140)

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled to discuss the Terwilliger Plaza Expansion to a site at 2419 SW 5th Ave:

Expansion of existing Terwilliger Plaza campus to this location. Full block redevelopment with approximately 130 new independent living units.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Stewart Gordon Straus Architect to discuss a project at 3203 SW 2nd Ave:

2 new apartment buildings, 4 plex each. New pedestrian corridor: Stairs connecting Barbur Blvd and SW 2nd Ave. Buildings have flow through planters with discharge to public combo sewer.

The Lincoln High School Replacement at 1600 SW Salmon St has been submitted for Type III Design Review by Bora Architects:

Lincoln High School replacement. Modifications for Building Line standards, Transit Street Main Enterance, Ecoroof & Bicycle Parking.

A project at 11864 NE Halsey St has been submitted for building permit review:

New 4 story self storage facility and associated site work to include parking lot *** w/detached trash enclosure 19-119039-CO *** w/ 19-119041-MT ***

A building permit was issued to SERA Architects for the Wells Fargo Center renovation and addition at 350 SW Jefferson St:

Renovation of existing office building; convert some of penthouse to assembly space add new floor area and remodel existing floors for office space; new entry, new roof deck; create shell spaces for future tenants

A building permit was issued to Urban Development Group for a project at 1717 SE Tenino St:

Construction of new 4-story 91 unit apartment building with 19 parking spaces and associated sitework

A building permit was issued to PATH Architecture for The Canyons at 3450 N Williams Ave:

New 6 story CLT, 70 unit multifamily apartment building with ground floor to include retail and work spaces; basement to include amenities and parking; with associated sitework *separate MT and demo permit reqd septic decommissioning required. call for inspection 842.

Building permits were issued for a project with two buildings at 3539 N Gantenbein Ave:

New 3 story 6-plex building, site work, and trash enclosure less than 120 sq. ft. ***mechanical permit separate***

New 3 story 6-plex building, site work, and trash enclosure less than 120 sq. ft. ***mechanical permit separate***

A building permit was issued to John Weil Architecture for the Providence Park Retail and Ticket Booth Addition:

Construct a new 1,200 square feet single story building for retail, with a smallstorage area, and an eco-roof covering the entire roof area

Remodel of Wells Fargo Center Approved (images)

The Design Commission has approved alterations to the Wells Fargo Center, which will include a remodeled entrance on SW 5th Ave, and significant alterations to the Data Processing building on 4th Ave. The project is being designed by West of West, in collaboration with SERA Architects, for building manager Lincoln Property Company.

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Metro Reports: Wells Fargo Center & 5715 N Greeley

The renovation of the Wells Fargo Center, designed by West of West and SERA Architects for the Lincoln Property Company, will include infilling the existing drive through at the data processing building on SW 4th Ave.

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. This post covers August 13th to August 19th, 2018. 

A renovation and expansion of the Wells Fargo Center at 350 SW Jefferson St has been submitted for building permit review by SERA Architects:

Renovation of existing office building; add new floor and remodel existing floors for office space; new entry, new roof deck; create shell spaces for future tenants

A building permit was issued for a project at 5715 N Greeley Ave:

New 3-story, 6 unit apartment building with 32 sf trash enclosure and F2 screen fence around mechanical equipment.