Design Advice offered for Lloyd Cinemas redevelopment (images)

Design Advice has been offered to Holst Architecture and Studio for their planned redevelopment of the Regal Cinemas Lloyd Center 10 site. The project on a nearly 6 block site will include 980 residential units in three buildings, with 41,260 sq ft of retail space and 13,950 sq ft of community space. Parking for 873 vehicles is proposed.


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Renovation of the Stagecraft Building in the Pearl approved

A Design Review has been approved for renovations the Stagecraft Building in the Pearl District. The project by Mackenzie will enable the building to be used as for retail or offices, with 28,000 sq ft of divisible space available. The exterior alterations will include replacing the existing windows with aluminum windows; lowering of the ground floor windows at the north and east elevations; replacing an existing canopy with a new canopy; and the replacement of the existing entries with new roll up doors. The existing loading dock on NW 13th Ave will remain, with a new guardrail added.


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Focus: Projects by Neighborhood

There are 95 neighborhoods recognized by Portland’s Office of Neighborhood Involvement, and Next Portland has now written posts about projects happening in 29 of them. In some of these neighborhoods we’ve written 20 or more posts; in almost half of them we’ve only written about one project. To a certain extent this reflects where development is happening: there are a number of cranes up in the Pearl for construction of high rises, while other neighborhoods don’t have a single pin on our map. It is also however a reflection of the fact that in the Central City Design Review is required for all projects; in other neighborhoods such as Northwest or Boise developers can choose between Design Review or the prescriptive Community Design Standards; while in other neighborhoods such as Richmond or Sunnyside projects never go through Design Review. As such there are sometimes no published images of large new buildings, even once they are under construction.

Over the past month we’ve added categories to all of our in depth posts. To see which neighborhoods we’ve written about the most, read on.


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South Waterfront Block 41 (images)

Design Advice has been offered to GBD Architects for South Waterfront Block 41. The proposed 6 story building will include 200 apartment units, with 187 vehicular parking stalls and 342 long term bicycle parking spaces provided for the residents. 3,500 sq ft of retail is proposed along SW River Parkway.

South Waterfront Block 41

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Metro Reports: Block 76W, redevelopment of YMCA for Under Armour, NAYA Generations and more

Skylab Block 76W

Skylab’s Block 76W

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

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 12647 SE Stark St:

Proposed development of a 46 Unit Apartment Project consisting of 2-3stroy light frame buildings with 36 proposed parking spaces.

Early Assistance has been requested by Jivanjee Circosta Architecture for a project at 5833 SW Macadam Ave:

Mixed Use 57-60 residential units with retail/commercial surface and tuck under parking. Proposal includes 2 buildings and 36 parking spaces. Looking to meet Community Design Standards.

Early Assistance has been requested by Otak Architects for a project at 2731 SE Belmont St:

New five story apartment building with 44-48 units and sub-grade retail parking and storage.

Early Assistance has been requested by Otak Architects for a project at 4335 SE Belmont St:

New four story apartment building with 36-37 units and an adjacent grade parking.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled to discuss a building at 7032 N Montana Ave:

Four story over subterranean garage, 21 unit apartment building.

Skylab Architecture have submitted Block 76W for Design Review. The small building will be located immediately to the east of Yard (formerly Block 67):

Proposal is for the development of retail and storage space

Siteworks Design Build have submitted their renovation of 2815 SW Barbur Blvd into Under Armour’s new home for Design Review:

Complete renovation of current YMCA building with perimeter landscaping.

A building permit is under review for the remodel of St Michael the Archangel at 424 SW Mill St, by DiLoreto Architecture:

Demo existing attached 2-story office building and replace with single story addition with basement; demo and reconfigure main floor at sanctuary, include offices, work room and elevator; basement level reconfigure and relocate restrooms, includes kitchen area, meeting room and mechanical room; seismic upgrage to existing church, project includes parking area and associated site work. Detached trash enclosure less than 120 sf.

A series of building permits are under review for the NAYA Generations project at 5205 SE 86th Ave, by Carleton Hart Architecture:

Demo existing elementary school building, six classrooms, support spaces and exterior canopy. Single story, wood framed building

Demo existing elementary school building. One classroom, single story, wood framed

New 2 story, wood framed, multi-family building with 11 units

New 2-story, wood-framed, multi-family building with 12 units

New 2-story, wood-framed, multifamily building with 6 units

A building permit is under review for a building at 10721 NE Sandy Blvd, by Brett Schulz Architect:

Insulated shell only; construct new 1 story building with associate site work

A building permit was issued for the Treece & Lambert Apartments at 2250 NE Glisan St:

New 5 story 37 unit apartment building; ground floor to include parking and 3 units;associated site work

Weekly Roundup: Lloyd Cinemas, Erickson Saloon & Fritz Hotel, and more

1510 NE Multnomah

1510 NE Multnomah

As a first Design Advice hearing approaches for 1510 NE Multnomah, the Willamette Week reported that the Regal Lloyd Center 10 theaters will stay open for now. Regal Entertainment Group is exploring options for a replacement cinema in the district.

The Portland Business Journal reported that leasing has begun on the Modera Goose Hollow, previously known as the Jefferson St Flats.

Innovative Housing has completed work on their renovation of The Erickson Saloon and Fritz Hotel, which linked the two Old Town buildings together and converted them into apartments. The Daily Journal of Commerce published a photo gallery of the finished project.

BikePortland continued its series on the evolution of the Lloyd District with a post that explored the ‘secret history of Portland’s weirdest neighborhood‘.

Zidell moving forward with two offices buildings

ZRZ Realty is moving forward with two office buildings on Blocks 4 and 6 of the Zidell Yards in South Waterfront. A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by GBD Architects, who are working with Lever Architecture on the design of the proposed buildings. The buildings will be amongst the first to go ahead under a development agreement between the Zidell family and the City of Portland, which could see the public invest $23.8 million towards for parks, roads and other improvements. A separate Pre-Application Conference was held earlier in the year to discuss a new apartment building on Zidell Block 1.

Zidell Blocks 4 and 6

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Concepts released for redevelopment of USPS site

The first conceptual images of what a redevelopment of the USPS site in the Pearl might look like have been released by ZGF Architects and Skidmore, Owings & Merrill. The images were prepared as part of the ongoing Broadway Corridor Framework Plan, a Portland Development Commission led effort to create a preferred development concept for the Post Office site. The PDC is currently in active negotiations to acquire the 14 acre Pearl District site, though none of the concepts represents a firm development proposal at this time.

Five concepts were presented at an open house held on July 21st at PNCA. All of the concepts assume that the site would be developed with a mix of uses, but the proportions of different uses varies between the concepts. Similarly the Green Loop is addressed in all of the concepts, but the route it might take differs.

Broadway Corridor / USPS redevelopment

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14 story tower at NW 11th & Hoyt heading to Design Review

A Design Review has been scheduled for a 14 story tower planned by developer John Carroll for a site at NW 11th & Hoyt. The Ankrom Moisan designed building will include 102 apartments, with 1,500 sq ft of retail at the ground floor. Parking for 52 vehicles will be provided, most of it in a mechanized parking system. 155 bike parking spaces will be located in the basement. Exterior materials proposed include brick, pre-cast concrete, metal panel, and aluminum storefront and vinyl windows.

11th & Hoyt

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Landmarks Commission approves Mason Ehrman Building Annex renovations (images)

The Historic Landmarks Commission has approved plans for a major renovation of the Mason Ehrman Building Annex, which will turn the existing cold storage warehouse into creative office space. The building, also known as the Zellerbach Paper Company Building, is being converted by Beam Development and GAW Capital. The architects for the project are SERA.

Mason Erhman Annex / Zellerbach Paper Company Building

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