Metro Reports: 10th & Yamhill Smart Park, 203 NE Grand, Providence Park, and more

10th & Yamhill Smart Park

Building permits are under review for the renovation of the 10th & Yamhill Smart Park Garage

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 November 20th to November 27th, 2017.

Early Assistance has been requested by Carleton Hart Architecture for a project at 320 NW Hoyt St:

Renovation of existing (vacant) 3-story warehouse to be used as a shelter

Early Assistance has been requested by BAMA Architecture & Design for a project at 1537 SE Morrison St:

Future code – Evaluation of options for development of property.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled to discuss a project at 12400 SE Schiller St:

Future code – Two planned multi-dwelling unit buildings with associated utilities, parking, and walkways on two existing legal lots of record.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Ankrom Moisan Architects to discuss a project at 203 NE Grand Ave:

Current code: New eight story mixed use project with apartments on levels 2-8. Ground floor retail. Amenities include a lounge, fitness, leasing, bike storage and bike lounge, pet area and pet wash area.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by GBD Architects to discuss a project at 236 SE Grand Ave:

Current code – Proposal to build seven story B occupancy office building on the 1.2 block between SE Pine and SE Ash on SE Grand Ave. The structure will be approximately 100 feet tall with a gross area of approximately 107,000 square feet.

The renovation of 10th & Yamhill Smartpark Garage has been submitted for building permit review by FFA Architecture & Interiors:

Addition to parking garage. Replace northeast and southwest stair and elevator towers with new (demo’d under permit 17-273719-co). Demolish northwest and southeast stair and elevator towers. Reconfigured first floor layout including partitions for shell tenant spaces and addition to first floor shell tenant spaces at northeast and southwest corners. Repair and maintenance throughout parking levels. Accessibility upgrades. ***mechanical permit separate***

Alteration to parking garage. Selective demolition of the northeast and southwest corner stair and elevator towers, and demolition of interior partitions on the first floor tenant spaces. Related selective demolition of mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems.

A structural permit was issued to Allied Works Architecture for the Providence Park Expansion:

STR 02: All micropiles shown on sheets S200C, 2001A, and 2002A; Shotecrete slabs on the hillside shown on S2001A at the north and south ends. This includes pile cap tie reinforcement that would be located within the shotcrete slabs.

Weekly Roundup: Flatiron, Meier & Frank, Riverplace, and more

Flatiron

Construction is underway on Works Progress Architecture’s Flatiron Building

The DJC published photos of Flatiron, the under construction office building at N Mississippi & Cook whose shape is “reminiscent of the iconic Flatiron Building in New York City“.

Portland Architecture wrote about two proposals for two developments with buildings far taller than currently allowed: Kengo Kuma’s Riverplace Redevelopment; and the William Kaven proposal for the Post Office Redevelopment.

The Oregonian reported that Oregon State University will occupy the second floor of the re-purposed Meier & Frank Building.

The Business Tribune reported that Portland-based ZGF Architects was named the #1 ranked firm for sustainability in the nation by Architect magazine.

Metro Reports: Blackburn Building, 1727 NW Hoyt, 1120 SE Main, and more

A building permit was issued for Central City Concern’s Blackburn Building

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 November 13th to November 19th, 2017.

Design Advice has been requested by Carleton Hart Architecture for a project at 1727 NW Hoyt St:

Two new buildings and restoration of a Historic building (Contributing Structure) in Alphabet district.

Early Assistance has been requested by Design Department for a project at 4212 N Interstate Ave:

Current Code – New 4 story mixed use building. 1st floor retail 15 apartments proposed, no parking proposed.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by GBD Architects to discuss a project at 1120 SE Main St:

The proposal is a 1.5 acre site comprised of an existing two story commercial building to be renovated to be creative office/retail, a new wood framed five story multi-family building with ground floor retail, and a new manufacturing and production building with above with above grade parking. Total development to contain 72 apartments, 66,000 gsf manufacturing and production, and 94 vehicular parking stalls.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Case Design Group to discuss a project at 2231 NW Pettygrove St:

Current Code – New 5 story 29 unit apartment building. Purposed development valuation will trigger a Type 3 review.

A project at 4941 NE 14th Pl has been submitted for building permit review by CIDA Architects:

New 3 story, 15 unit apartment building, includes associated sitework

A building permit was issued for a project at 6041 NE Flanders St (previously 6035 NE Flanders St):

Construct 3 story, 4 plex building with 2 tuck under garages, 2 units on lowest level, 2 main floor units with upper levels above, no detached trash area, includes associated site work

A building permit was issued for a project at 7070 N Montana Ave (previously 7032 N Montana Ave):

Construct new 3 story six plex, no parking, detached trash enclosure less than 120sf in area, includes associated site work

A building permit was issued to Studio 3 Architecture for a project at 7210 N Burlington Ave (previously 7220 N Burlington Ave):

New 3-story, 19-unit multifamily apartment structure***deferred submittals: pre-engineered wood floor joists, pre-engineered wood roof joists, built in landscape irrigation (design build)***

A building permit was issued for a project at 123 SE 13th Ave  (previously SE 13th and Ankeny):

New 87 unit, 4 story apartment building with roof deck. 5 parking spaces, landscaping and utilities

A building permit was issued for a project at 3618 SE 92nd Ave:

New construction of employee lift dispatch building with dispatch, training, offices, kitchen and two bathrooms; Site Improvements including new vehicle storage area and employee parking area; re-paving private road leading to parking area. Adjacent lift storage building under permit 17-187922-CO.

A building permit was issued to Ankrom Moisan Architects for The Blackburn Building (also known as the Eastside Health Center) at 12121 E Burnside St:

New 6 story mixed use building to consist of medical clinic, mix of transitional housing and mult family residential housing

South Waterfront Blocks 42 and 45 Approved (images)

The Design Commission has approved two building by GBD Architects on South Waterfront Blocks 42 and 45. The multi-block development will include 519 residential units, in two 7 story buildings. The project is being developed by Cairn Pacific.

South Waterfront Blocks 42 and 45

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Metro Reports: 23 NE 151st, 5434 SE Milwaukie, 4220 SE 24th and more

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 November 6th to November 12th, 2017.

Early Assistance has been requested by Kasa Architects for a project at 23 NE 151st Ave:

Current code – 50 unit apartment building consisting of two and three room units, a community room, an office and a laundry room. On site amenities will include surface parking, a children’s play area, bike parking, and an enclosure for trash & recycling. On site storm water facility will be provided.

A project at 8116 SE Woodward St has been submitted for building permit review by Fosler Portland Architecture:

Construct new 3 story 19 unit apartment building; no parking; site work included; interior trash enclosre (sep mt)

A project at 5434 SE Milwaukie Ave has been submitted for building permit review by Tahran Architecture & Planning:

Construct new 4 story wit basement 28 unit; no parking; 40 sq ft trash enclosure; site work included 100% inclusionary housing

A project north of 4220 SE 24th Ave has been submitted for building permit review:

New single story building with (2) art studio spaces and (2) bathrooms.

Weekly Roundup: DeMuro Awards, Heartline, Housing Bond, and more

Mason Erhman Annex / Zellerbach Paper Company Building

The seismic strengthening of the Mason Ehrman building and the concurrent renovation of the annex was given a DeMuro Award by preservation advocacy group Restore Oregon.

Eater Portland reported that Bamboo Sushi sister-restaurant Quickfish Poke Bar will open a second location next year in Heartlinethe Pearl District building formerly known as Block 136.

The Portland Mercury wrote about the Moxy Hotel, the 11 story building which would replace a portion of the 10th & Alder food cart pod.

Regional government Metro is weighing a 2018 bond measure to raise money to build affordable housing, reports the Oregonian.

Restore Oregon announced the winners of its annual DeMuro Awards for excellence in preservation, adaptive reuse, and community revitalization. Projects in Portland that received honors include the Swift Agency Headquartersthe Mason Ehrman Annex and Tower Seismic Strengthening and the Overland Warehouse.

As Portland moves closer to a mandatory seismic retrofit policy for unreinforced masonry buildings, the Portland Mercury reported that affected building owners are asking to be exempted from the city’s mandatory relocation payment law.

Design Commission Approves North 18 (images)

The Design Commission has approved North 18, a six story mixed use building. The architects for the project are GBD Architects, who are completing work started by YBA Architects. The building will include 107 apartment units and 4,436 sq ft of retail and live/work space at the ground level. 51 vehicular parking spaces will be provided, mostly in a mechanized parking system. 120 long term bicycle parking spaces are proposed.

North 18

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Metro Reports: Harbor Sky Lots 2 & 5, U-Store Pearl, Gateway Baptist Church, and more

The U-Store Pearl, as presented to the Design Commission at its second Design Advice Request hearing, held in September

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 October 30th to November 5th, 2017.

An addition to the Gateway Baptist Church at 13300 NE San Rafael St has been submitted for a Type II Conditional Use Review by Myhre Group Architects:

Addtion to a church. 2,717 square feet of floor area will be added to the existing 6,814 square foot main church building .The number of parking spaces will be reduced from 171 to 156. The size of the church sanctuary will not be increased and can accomodate 200 people. The fellowhship hall and day care buildings are not expanding.

The U-Store Pearl has been submitted for Type III Design Review by MCA Architects:

New six story storage facility in Pearl District.

The Moxy Hotel at 539 SW 10th Ave has been submitted for Type III Design Review by DLR Group:

Constructon of a new 11-story “lifestyle” hotel, with approximately 175 guest rooms. A loading space is proposed that enters from SW Alder. A drop-off area for hotel guests is proposed on SW Alder. Modifications requested for # of loading berths, bicycle parking requirement, and last mod “TBD”.

A project at 6640 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd has been submitted for building permit review by CIDA Architects:

New 4 story mixed use building, 18 apartment units, ground floor shell tenant space, interior trash enclosure. Associated site work. Mechanical permit separate.

A project at 3212 SE Division St has been submitted for building permit review by Quilici Architecture & Design Inc:

New 4-story w/basement, 32 unit apartment building, includes associated site work.***separate mechanical & fire alarm / fire sprinklers***

A project at 6449 SE 128th Ave has been submitted for building permit review by Scott Edwards Architecture:

New 3 story 15 unit apartment bldg., main floor with office laundry facility, trash recepticals, unisex bathroom, 6 units on the 2nd and 3rd floors to include 2-1 bedrooms and 4-studio’s – see 17-264949-mt **** electrical, plumbing separately

A project at 1602 SE Tacoma St has been submitted for building permit review:

New 3 story, 12 unit apartment building with attached trash enclosure, includes associated sitework *** w/ 17-264915-mt ***

A building permit was issued to Fosler Portland Architecture for a project at 1525 N Webster St:

New 3 story apartment building with 19 units with associated site work

A building permit was issued to Leeb Architecture for Harbor Sky Lots 2 & 5 at 1055 N Anchor Way:

New 266 unit apartment building with live-work units, parking and leasing office. 5 story Type IIIB residential building over one story Type IA podium.

A building permit was issued for a project at 5419 SE Woodstock Blvd:

New 3 story 38 unit apartment building; interior trash enclosure; associated site work

 

Weekly Roundup: Blackburn Building, Post Office Towers, PCC Bond, and more

A proposal for the Post Office site in the Pearl could include up to 5 million square feet of development

Without waiting for an answer from Amazon, Portland moved forward with a Request for Qualifications aimed at developers interested in the Post Office Site. Shortly afterwards architecture firm William Kaven unveiled designs for two towers of up to 970′ on the Pearl District propertywhich would rise to a height over twice the 400′ limit recently approved by city council.

The DJC looked at the Albina Vision, a plan for the Rose Quarter which would see it become more than just an entertainment district.*

The Oregonian looked at the OMSI Masterplan, which could be Portland’s next big waterfront development. The paper also revealed that the James Beard Public Market is still looking at the possibility of locating on the site.

Voters approved a $185 million Portland Community College bond, which will be spent on a renovation of its workforce training facility in the Cully and an expansion of the health technology building at its Sylvania campus.

The DJC published construction photos of the Asian Health & Service Center, currently taking shape in Lents.

Central City Concern broke ground on the Blackburn Building, previously known as the Eastside Health Center, at 25 NE 122nd Ave. The building will include housing and medical services, writes the Portland Business Journal.

The Bureau of Development Services is building an $800,000 communications team, reports The Oregonian.

BikePortland reported that Portland Art Museum is getting ready to unveil new plans for the Rothko Pavilion, after facing opposition to an early iteration of the design.

Despite plans for NAYA Generations to provide a place for Native American seniors and foster families to live, the development doesn’t currently house a single foster family, reported the Willamette Week.

The Oregonian reported on the high-end historic buildings that benefit from $8 million a year in tax breaks.

*This article will be unlocked for the rest of this week. After this week it will only be viewable by DJC subscribers.

Modular Building at 1732 NE 2nd Ave Approved (images)

The Design Commission has approved two options for a building at 1732 NE 2nd Ave. The project by Works Progress Architecture will be either 6 or 9 stories tall, and will be constructed out of pre-fabricated modular units. Both options would include approximately 10,000 sq ft of double-sided ground floor retail, facing both NE Schuyler a new mid-block pedestrian only alley.

1732 NE 2nd Ave

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