1638 W Burnside approved by Design Commission (images)

The Design Commission has approved a project by Ankrom Moisan Architects at 1638 W Burnside St. The 7 to 8 story tall building for Atlanta-based developer Wood Partners will include 138 residential units, 83 below-grade parking spaces and 209 long term bicycle parking spaces. 5,924 sq ft of ground floor commercial space is planned, with retail spaces facing W Burnside at Level 1 and SW Alder St and Level 2.

1638 W Burnside

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Metro Reports: Sellwood Bridgehead, 80 NE 14th Ave, 416 NW 5th, and more

A building permit was issued for Alliance Residential’s project at 80 NE 14th 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.

Design Advice has been requested by Ankrom Moisan Architects for a project at 416 NW 5th Ave:

New 15-story, 160,000 gsf mixed-use residential development with basement parking. 430 NW 5th Ave is a non-contributing site; 416 NW 5th Ave is a contributing site both in New Chinatown/Japantown Historic District.

Early Assistance has been requested by LHW Architecture for a project at 12036 SE Pine St:

Construction of a 3-story residential apartment building. They are planning to meet community design standards.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Scott Edwards Architecture to discuss a project at 1921 SE 3rd Ave:

Proposed 7 story, 117,960sf mixed used industrial office building, with 45 below grade parking spaces.

7 Southeast Stark has been submitted for building permit review by Works Progress Architecture:

New core and shell development of 5 story CIP concrete slabs and columns, 5 story steel frame with composite steel floor decks, mixed-use with ground floor industrial service, 6 floors of commercial parking and 4 floors of industrial and traditional office.

A building permit was issued to Edge Development for a project at 4310 N Maryland Ave (previously 1329 N Skidmore St):

New 3 story apartment building with 10 units.

A building permit was issued for the Sellwood Bridgehead apartments at 8220 SE 6th Ave:

Construct new, 5 story apartment building with 119 units, below grade parking, associated site work included

A building permit was issued for a project at 80 NE 14th Ave:

New 6 story multi use 197 unit apartment building, retail and living on the 1st floor, temporary shoring1200-C

Lloyd Center Theater Addition receives Design Advice (images)

A proposed addition to east end of the Lloyd Center has gone before the Design Commission to receive Design Advice. The project is being designed by LDA Design Group of Burbank, California. It will include the renovation and remodel of the lower two floors of the anchor building currently occupied by Sears, for multi-tenant retail / office. At the third level the building will include a new 14 screen theater.

Lloyd Center Theater Addition

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Weekly Roundup: ArLo Apartments, Franklin High School, 539 SW 10th, and more

ArLo Apartments

The ArLo Apartments by Fairfield Residential will be built on the site formerly home to Interstate Lanes, which closed last year.

The Willamette Week reported on a proposal for a hotel at 539 SW 10th Avea site currently currently occupied by food carts, including the original Nong’s Khao Man Gai.

OPB reported that Portland Public Schools gave a preview look at the remodeled Franklin High School.

The Business Tribune wrote about changes coming to Portland’s Design Review process, following City Council adoption of the Design Overlay Zone Assessment Project Report.

Portland Art Museum has raised a $27 million for the Rothko Pavilion, according to the Willamette Week, despite the fact that it currently lacks the legal right to build the project.

House Bill 2007, which is intended to speed up the approval process for affordable housing, is running into neighborhood opposition, writes the Portland Tribune.

The DJC wrote about the growing pains of the North Pearl*.

As Portland grows bowling alleys are being squeezed out, reports OPB. The former Interstate Lanes are being redeveloped as the ArLo Apartments, while the AMF alley at 3031 SE Powell is set to be converted to a Target.

Portland Shoupistas wrote that Mayor Wheeler has said that the debate between parking and housing “is over“.

Lastly, Next Portland is a finalist for “Best Local Blog” in the Willamette Week’s Best of Portland Readers’ Poll.” If you enjoy our coverage of local architecture and development we’d appreciate your vote.

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Design Commission approves Raleigh 22 (images)

The Design Commission has approved the Raleigh 22 Apartments, a 6 story mixed use building by SERA Architects for developer Cairn Pacific. The 70′ tall building will include 173 residential units, with 6,118 sq ft of ground floor commercial space along the NW Raleigh and 22nd frontages, and 1,746 sq ft of commercial space facing facing NW Quimby. Vehicular parking will be provided in an underground parking garage, which will also include long term parking for 216 bicycles.

Raleigh 22

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Clay + Tiffany Apartments receive Design Advice (images)

Design Advice has been offered for the Clay + Tiffany Apartments, a 163′-9″ tall student housing tower being developed by non-profit College Housing Northwest (CHNW) in collaboration with Mainland Northwest, LLC. The sixteen story building, designed by SERA Architects, will include 252 “group living” studio apartments with shared kitchens, as well as 3 one-bedroom units and 3 two-bedroom units. A retail space is proposed at the ground level. No vehicular parking parking is proposed.

Clay + Tiffany Apartments

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Metro Reports: SW Park & Columbia, St Thomas More Catholic School, 7 Southeast Stark, and more

7 Southeast Stark

A Type II Adjustment Review has been submitted for 7 Southeast Stark, which is being developed by Harsch Investment Properties

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.

Early Assistance has been requested by Fosler Portland Architecture for a project at 9628 SE Holgate Blvd:

Proposal is to construct 2 new multi-family units (2-3 units in each building). Phase 1 to be duplex. Phase 2 to be a triplex. Existing house to remain. Stormwater disposal to be flow thru planters.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project west of 11709 SE Powell Blvd:

Proposal for a tri-plex

7 Southeast Stark (previously 87 SE Stark St) has been submitted for Type II Adjustment Review by Works Progress Architecture:

Construction of a new mixed-use building (see CO 17-160571). Adjustment to loading standards (33.266.310) needed.

The rebuild of St Thomas More Catholic School at 3521 SW Patton Rd has been submitted for Type III Conditional Use Review:

For a proposal to rebuild the existing school facilities and parish hall at the St. Thomas More site at SW Humphrey and Greenleaf. A new 44-space parking structure, with school facilities above, is also proposed.

SW Park and Columbia has been submitted for building permit review by GBD Architects:

7 stories (5 over 2 construction) consisting of 73 dwelling units. Ground floor contains parking for 12 cars and 38 bikes, leasing office, a residential lobby, builidng services and 3 residential loft units. Floors 2-7 include 70 residential units, amenity room and roof terrace on the top floor

A project at 4726 SE Belmont St has been submitted for building permit review by Mentrum Architecture:

New 3 story, 12 unit apartment building with 56 S.F. Detached trash enclosure, includes associated sitework

A project at 915 N Killingsworth Ct has been submitted for building permit review:

New three story, 9 unit apartment building (no parking) associated site work and trash enclosure less than 120 sf ft – on same taxlot as existing SFR

A building permit was issued to Edge development for a project at 4305 N Montana Ave:

New 3 story apartment building with 10 units

Weekly Roundup: Providence Park, Karl Miller Center, Madison High School, and more

The proposed 4,000 seat expansion of Providence Park

The Portland Timbers released images of the Providence Park Expansion , which the Portland Mercury noted is “influenced by the iconic near-vertical stands at La Bombonera in Buenos Aires and the Shakespearean Globe Theater in London.”

The Business Tribune wrote about the Design Commission’s 2017 State of the City Design Report.

The Oregonian wrote about how Oregon is pushing for wooden skyscrapers, including Carbon12 and Framework, to revive the state’s timber industry.

As the Portland City Council approved tax breaks for seven new buildings, in exchange for affordable housing, The Oregonian reported that Commissioner Nick Fish questioned whether the proposals go far enough. The exemptions were granted for Con-way Block 290, 2216 NW Pettygrove St, SW Park and Columbia, SW 3rd & Ash, The Atomic Orchard Lofts at 2520 NE Sandy Blvd, Old Town Chinatown Block 33, and Woody Guthrie Place at 5728 SE 91st Ave.

BikePortland reported that amid stiff opposition, the city council ordinance required for the Portland Art Museum’s Rothko Pavilion was placed on hold.

The Portland Business Journal wrote about how PSU is on the final stretch of work on the Karl Miller Centerthe expansion of renovation of the university’s School of Business Administration.

The Portland Tribune reported on an error by Portland Public Schools that resulted in the award of a design contract for the Madison High School Modernization to a firm that scored lower in the evaluation process.