The International School expansion (images)

A new three story classroom building at the International School is scheduled to go before the Design Commission on Thursday. The 15,000 sq ft building will be the school’s first permanent new construction building, and will include ten classrooms as well as supporting spaces. The design of the building is by Malum Architects and the landscaping by Place Studio.

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Metro Reports: demolition at Centennial Mills, new offices on N Albina, apartments SE 18th & Madison and more

The PDC has applied for a demolition permit for all the buildings at Centennial Mills, other than the Feed Mill and Flour Mill

The PDC has applied for a demolition permit for all the buildings at Centennial Mills, other than the Feed Mill and Flour Mill

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

Dutch Brothers Coffee has requested Early Assistance for a new drive through location at 3420 SE 50th Ave:

New drive through coffee company (Dutch Bros.) with associated parking,maneuvering,and lasncape improvements. Stormwater will be infiltrated onsite.

MVG Development of Denver, CO has requested Early Assistance for a project at 555 SE 99th Ave:

New development in Gateway plan district wtih modifications/adjustments to standards

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled for a project at SE 18th & Madison:

Preapplication conference for a conditional use. 120unit apartment building with ground level parking.

Lever Architecture has applied for a Type II Design Review for a project at 4703 N Albina:

New 4-story office building, adjacent 2-story accessory building, and common public courtyard.

The Portland Development Commission has applied for a demolition permit for a number of buildings at Centennial Mills:

Emergency demo to slab foundations and salvage of all structures, excluding the feed and mill structures. Site to be secured following demo. See 14-251340-DB

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.

Pre-Application Conference scheduled for South Waterfront building at 3201 SW Moody

ZGF Architects have scheduled a Pre-Application Conference [PDF] to discuss a new mixed-use building on the Zidell Yards in South Waterfront. The proposed 8 story building includes 7 floors of residential units above ground-level retail. The project will include 140 parking spaces, in two and a half levels of underground parking.


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Pre-Application Conference scheduled for hotel tower at 419 SW Washington St

SERA Architects have scheduled a Pre-Application Conference [PDF] to discuss for a proposed 15-story, 246-room hotel at 419 SW Washington St. The project will incorporate an existing 2-story commercial building with a new 13-story vertical addition. The existing 59-space, below-grade parking, will remain to serve the hotel use.


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Hassalo on Eighth, pt III: The Elwood

This post is the Part III in a series on Hassalo on Eighth. See also Part I about the masterplan and site design, Part II about the Velomor and and Part IV about the Aster Tower.

The second building to open in the massive Hassalo on Eighth development by American Assets TrustGBD Architects and Place Studio will be the Elwood, a five story building with 143 apartments and 26,000 sq ft of retail space. The building will include a mix of studios, one and two bedroom units. The ground floor of the building is intended to be occupied by a specialty grocer, the identity of which has yet to be announced. As reported in the Oregonian, the building is named for a steamboat built in Portland in 1891.


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Pearl Hampton Inn & Suites (images)

Design Review drawings for a Hampton Inn & Suites in the Pearl District have been submitted to the City. The proposed 8 story hotel at NW 9th & Everett will have 243 guest rooms and 104 above grade car parking spaces. The ground level will include hotel public spaces such as the lobby, lounge, dining area and meeting rooms facing onto NW 9th Ave. There will also be restaurant and retail spaces fronting NW Everett St and NW Park Avenue. A roof terrace overlooking the Park Blocks will be located on the 8th floor.

The developer of the project is Wisconsin based Raymond Management CompanyGary Brink & Associates, also of Wisconsin, are the architects of record, while local firm Hannebery Eddy are serving as the design architects.


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Metro Reports: Roosevelt High School, Zidell Yards food carts, Concordia Student Housing and more


Roosevelt High School Modernization

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

Emerick Architects has scheduled a Pre-Application Conference and requested Design Advice for a new building to replace the Gypsy Restaurant at 635 NW 21st Ave:

Removal of existing one-story restaurant/bar. Construction of mixed-use building with underground parking.

Design Advice has been requested for 10506 E Burnside:

5 story 50 + unit apartment complex EA15-118947 PC

ZGF Architects has scheduled a Pre-Application Conference and requested Design Advice for the Canopy by Hilton at 431 NW 9th Ave in the Pearl:

Project is for a 10 story approx. 150 room full service hotel plus one level of banquet and support services below grade

Early assistance has been requested for a project at 4455 SE 52nd Ave by Rainier Pacific Development:

Construct a new 4-story 63 unit courtyard style apartment building with ground floor retail/commercial stormwater to be disposed on site with drywells.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 1024 NW 19TH Ave:

Narrow 6-story building. 21 units averaging 600 sq ft. No on-site parking or basement area is provided inthe proposed design. Flat low slope roof with contemporary glass faceace [sic].

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 3131 SW 11TH Ave:

18 townhome-style (3-story) apartments with 2-car garages.

ZRZ Realty has requested Early Assistance for food carts on the Zidell Yards:

EA for DZ (food carts in right-of-way or private property depending on stage in street vacation)

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled to discuss a new building in South Waterfront on land owned by The Landing at Macadam LLC:

6-story mixed use building consisting of approx 3500 sf of retail, 200 market rate apartments and 187 off-street parking stalls in one level of structured underground parking

Waterleaf Architecture has scheduled a Pre-Application Conference to discuss further work in the ongoing Lloyd Center Remodel:

Renovation of existing 3 story 150,000 sq ft store for multi tenant use

SERA Architects have applied for a Design Review for the NW Portland Hostel expansion:

Project for a 16,786 SF five story hostel development. Ground floor public spaces include lobby, reception area and small office, cafe and assoc. kitchen. A dining area to be used by guests and an associated kitchen to be used by guests are also included.

Works Partnership has applied for a building permit for the Concordia Student Housing at 1616 NE Killingsworth St:

New 4 story mixed use building with ground floor retail and apartments on floors 2-4.

Bassetti Architects has applied for a series of building permits for the Roosevelt High School Modernization:

Grading, Foundation and Utilities for new additions to existing building, selective demolition work to auditorium, commons and classrooms

Demolition of existing gymnasium building, building is attached to main school structure

Demolition of northern end of existing Library/Classroom building (removal of Band/Choir rooms), section to be demolished is attached to main building


Weekly Roundup: Japanese Garden, Convention Center Hotel and more

Japanese Garden Expansion, as proposed in 2011

Japanese Garden Expansion, as proposed in 2011

Our weekly roundup includes stories from the last week relating to architecture & development in Portland.

The Willamette Week reported that Metro has asked state lawmakers to pass a law that would ensure the Convention Center Hotel will be exempt from a public vote.

As part of their ongoing series about the Central Eastside, The Oregonian wrote about the thriving food and drink industry in the rapidly changing area.

The Land Use Board of Appeals upheld [PDF] the City of Portland’s approval of the Conditional Use Permit for the Japanese Garden Expansion. The project will include new buildings by Japanese architect Kengo Kuma, with THA Architects acting as the local design firm.

The first images of the proposed Canopy by Hilton in the Pearl District were published by The Oregonian.

Urban Works Real Estate will be handling the leasing for the renovated 1320 Broadway building, formerly home to The Oregonian. On their blog they sneak peek at some of the updates and amenities the Pietro Belluschi designed building will receive.

The Portland Chronicle published photos of the demolition of a house at 1459 SE Ankeny St, where a new five-story mixed-use building is under construction.