Weekly Roundup: Canopy Hotel, Fremont Place, 5 MLK, and more

Canopy Hotel

A new restaurant named Canopy will open this May in the ZGF Architects designed Canopy Hotel.

Pearl District residents turned out at city council in an attempt to block the Fremont Place Apartmentswrites the Oregonian. The Willamette Week reported that a former president of the Pearl District Neighborhood Association warned that if efforts to block housing are successful the neighborhood “could become an urban gated community for the landed class.”

The Portland Mercury reported that the Canopy Restaurant will open this May in the Pearl District Canopy Hotel.

The Daily Journal of Commerce reported on the demolition of the old OHSU School of Dentistry, which is being torn down with “Jurassic flair“*. The building will be replaced by the new OHSU Elk’s Children Eye Clinic.

The Portland Mercury reported that the decades old Chinese Village restaurant has closed its kitchen. A 20,480 square feet grocery store proposed for the site at 520 SE 82nd Ave was recently submitted for building permit review.

The Daily Journal of Commerce published photos of the demolition of the old Fishels Furniture building. It is being torn down to make way for the 5 MLK development.

Architect and City Council Candidate Stuart Emmons is “angling for the anti-development vote in Portland”, according to the Willamette Week.

The Portland Tribune profiled Carrie Strickland, founder and majority owner of Works Progress Architecture.

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Landmarks Commission discusses New Omni (images)

The New Omni tower has returned in front of the Historic Landmarks Commission for a second Design Advice Request hearing. The 13 story building by Ankrom Moisan Architects would include 135 residential units, over ground floor retail and mechanical parking. The project is being developed by Chad Rennaker’s Palindrome Communities. Rennaker is also behind the adjacent PINTS brewery.

Should the project move forward it could be the first Central City building to be build with inclusionary housing units, with 10% of the units affordable to those earning 60% of Area Median Family Income or less.

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Metro Reports: Redfox Commons, Dundon-Berchtold Hall, Abernethy Flats, and more

A building permit was issued for the University of Portland Dundon-Berchtold Hall, designed by Robert A.M. Stern Architects and Soderstrom Architects

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 5th to February 11th, 2018.

Design Advice has been requested by Ankrom Moisan Architects for a project at 203 NE Grand Ave:

New 15-story mixed use building. Apartments on levels 2-15. Ground floor retail. Amenities include a lounge, fitness, leasing, bike storage and bike lounge, pet area and wash. Ground floor will be retail and active use. Proposed stormwater disposal will connect to public sewer. See PC 17-274410.

Early Assistance has been requested by Works Progress Architecture for a project at 1431 N Church St:

Current code: Construction of two residential buildings catering to motorcycle enthusiasts, one on each of two adjacent lots. Lots may be merged or remain separate. The primary option includes construction of one 19-unit residential building on each lot with accessory retail on R226170 along Interstate Ave and motorcycle garage parking along the north face of R226172. Alternative options include maximizing FAR on lot R226170 (32,000 SF and 40 units) and a 15 bed Group Living facility on R226172.

Early Assistance has been requested by Icon Architecture/Planning for a project at 2839 NW St Helens Rd:

Current code: Remodel and expansion of existing nightclub. Addition of 4 stories to include: performance rooms, a bar, offices, a dressing room, central staircase and an elevator.The parking lot will be partially reconfigured. There will be a new occupied roof deck over the existing building and a roof terrace on the addition. The top of the addition includes a mechanical loft. The existing deck will be covered by fabric awnings. Stormwater will discharge into nearby City storm system.

A project at 5120 N Lombard St has been submitted for building permit review by Studio 3 Architecture:

New 3 story 18 unit apartment building

A project at 432 NE Simpson St has been submitted for building permit review:

Construct new 3 story (12) unit apartment building with associated site work

A building permit was issued for the Redfox Commons at 2638 NW Wilson St

Addition & change of occupancy from S to B; connect two buildings with breezeway. Replace mezzanines in both with new second floors. ***OSSC seismic upgrade***

A selective demolition permit was issued for the PSU Neuberger Hall Renovation:

Partial Demo – removal of numerous partition walls, extensive demolition to mechanical, plumbing, electrical, telecom equipment and systems as indicated. Portions of the structural slab will be removed. Exterior work includes removal of portions of the façade and several trees. Information on Hazardous Materials and Abatement included.

A building permit was issued to BAMA Architecture & Design for a project at 8130 SE 6th Ave (previously 8128 SE 6th Ave):

New 4 story multi family with basement, 29 unit apartment building, includes associated sitework. ***separate mechanical permit required***

A building permit was issued for the Abernethy Flats at 2020 SE 11th Ave:

New 4 story, 34 unit apartment building with (2) tenant spaces on first floor (no occupancy this permit); includes associated sitework *** w/ 17-185728-mt permit ***

A building permit was issued for the University of Portland Dundon-Berchtold Hall at 5000 N Willamette Blvd:

New constuction of a 65,000 SF classroom and office building with basement and two levels above!grade; W/ 17!224831!MT

Metro Reports: Toyoko Inn, Elk’s Children Eye Clinic, 1130 SE MLK, and more

OHSU Elk's Children Eye Clinic

The OHSU Elk’s Children Eye Clinic (as presented to the Design Commission for Design Advice in November 2017) has been submitted for a Type III Design Review

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 January 29th to February 4th, 2018.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled to discuss the redevelopment of Kellogg Middle School:

No changes in code for this site. Total redevelopment of the Kellogg Middle School site after building demolition and site regrading. Includes changes to vehicular access on SE 69th Ave for drop-off/parking and buses, recreation fields, parking and limited access service and fire land connected to SE Franklin St. Proposes 105.112 SF structure at an increase from the former 96,973 SF.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 1511 SE Holgate Blvd:

Current code: Construct a 3-story, 22-unit, affordable housing project (9,600 sq ft) that is 100% affordable to renters earning at or below 60% of area median income.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 1715 NW 17th Ave:

Current code: Renovation of existing warehouse with addition of interior mezzanine/2nd floor for use as creative office space.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled to discuss the Toyoko Inn at SW 3rd & Oak:

Current code: Project is a 19 story, 120,000 SF business hotel with 486 rooms. Ground floor will have a lobby, breakfast area, business center and other facilities related to the hotel. An interior courtyard will include two loading bays, bicycle storage and outdoor dining.Site is subject to an obligation to provide underground parking for the abutting garage building.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Allied Works Architecture to discuss a project at 1130 SE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd:

Current Code: Demolition of an existing one story auto servicing center to be replaced with a new 8-story, 140,000SF commercial office building with retail use on ground level and two levels of parking below grade.

A project at 4242 SE Milwaukie Ave has been submitted for Type II Adjustment Review by Koble Creative Architecture:

Construction of a new 4-story, multi-family building (12 units). Two adjustments requested: 1) street setback and 2) side setback

The OHSU Elk’s Children Eye Clinic has been submitted for Type III Design Review by NBBJ:

New 5-story building for the Elk’s Children Eye Clinic for OHSU.

A project at 2636 NE Sandy Blvd has been submitted for building permit review by Brett Schulz Architect:

Renovate existing 2-story build; shell only, no occupancy; demo interior partition walls and stairs; build new demising walls to create 10 future tenant spaces, new stairs, (5) new mezzanines, new deck, interior trash room and egress courtyard.

A project at 600 SE Belmont St has been submitted for building permit review by Woodblock Architecture:

TI and addition for new tenant and partial change of occupancy from F to A, S, and B; new mezzanine over trash and office, new walk in cooler, bar, canning, tasting room on main floor; new rooftop patio, (2) egress stairs, (2) bathrooms and elevator

The Central Lofts at 8608 N Lombard St have been submitted for building permit review by Jones Architecture:

New 4 story mixed use building with 30 units, attached trash enclosure, includes associated site work **mechanical separate**

A project at 1734 NE 45th Ave has been submitted for building permit review by DECA, Inc:

New 3 story apartment building with basement, 12 units

A project at 520 SE 82nd Ave has been submitted for building permit review:

New 20,480 sf grocery store with 2 walk-in coolers, office, 2 bathrooms, break room, storage room at loading dock, and associated site work inlcuding expanded parking lot ***with detached trash enclosure <120 sq ft*** ***separate mechanical permit for HVAC and refrigeration***

A building permit was issued for the Overton 15 apartments at 1470 NW Overton St:

New 7-story mixed use building with 68 apartments with ground level offices

 

Weekly Roundup: KEX Portland, Fremont Place, Jolene’s First Cousin, and more

Jolene's First Cousin

Guerilla Development’s Jolene’s First Cousin intends to provide affordable housing—without government subsidy.

The Willamette Week wrote about Jolene’s First Cousin, a development at 2834 SE Gladstone St that intends to provide housing for formerly homeless individuals, subsidized by market rate rents in the project’s commercial space.

With Portland’s “apartment-building binge appear[ing] to be headed off a cliff” the Oregonian asked whether the city’s inclusionary zoning mandate is to blame.

The Daily Journal of Commerce wrote about The Vivian – KEX Portland, a proposed hostel with a ground-floor gastropub planned at a century-old apartment building at 110 N.E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

A couple years after artists were displaced from the Towne Storage building OPB asked whether Portland can save it arts.

The Portland Business Journal reported on a groundbreaking ceremony for Riverplace Parcel 3a large affordable housing development planned at the south end of downtown.

KGW reported on the Fremont Place Apartments, a “17-story tower [that] could block NW Portland views“.

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Fremont Place Apartments Approved; Appealed to City Council (images)

The Design Commission has approved the Fremont Place Apartments, a 17 story tower designed by TVA Architects. The 185′ tall building, being developed by the Lincoln Property Company, would include 275 residential units and a ground floor restaurant space facing the Willamette River. Parking for 149 cars is proposed in an underground garage. 481 long-term bicycle parking spaces as also proposed, with 206 provided in a bicycle parking room and the remainder in the residential units.

The Design Commission approval now been appealed to City Council by the board of the Pearl District Neighborhood Association.

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Glisan Street Apartments Approved by Design Commission (images)

The Design Commission has approved a 5-story, 64’ tall mixed use building in the Kerns neighborhood, designed by C2K Architecture for Green Light Development. The project, currently known as the Glisan Street Apartments, will include 86 residential units as well as ground floor retail. 22 vehicular parking spaces will be provided in an at-grade garage, accessed from NE 15th Ave. 132 long term bike parking spaces will be provided, split between 88 spaces in a bike room, 42 spaces in the residential units and 2 spaces in the retail area.

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Metro Reports: 320 NE Lloyd, Raleigh 22, Alberta.13, and more

Raleigh 22

The Raleigh 22 apartments by SERA Architects have been submitted for building permit review

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 January 22nd to January 28th, 2018.

Early Assistance has been requested by Quilici Architecture & Design for a project at 2940 SE Division St:

Current code info: New 32-unit apartment without parking. Main entrance and lobby on 30th Ave. Trash and recycle room located on south side of building and accessed off of 30th. Existing commercial structure and all trees on-site to be removed.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 205 N Bridgeton Rd:

Current code: Develop site with a new building for approximately 4 units of residential living. The dock/walkway will need to be relocated; possibly reconfigure parking.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by SERA Architects to discuss a project at 1715 SW Salmon St:

This project/site is not affected by the comp plan/zone map change. New 7-story residential apartment building (concept to-date is 175 units – mix of studios, 1 and 2-bedroom units), with ground floor retail, resident support and parking.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Works Progress Architecture to discuss a project at 320 NE Lloyd Blvd:

Current code: Two options are being evaluated for the proposed development. Option 1 is the construction of a music venue, approx 76,000 gsf with 4 levels of commercial workspace and retail to the north of the site, and a 14-story residential tower above. Option 2 is the construction of a 14-story residential tower with 4 levels of commercial workspace and retail to the north of the site.Three levels of below-grade parking are proposed with both options.

 

The Raleigh 22 apartments have been submitted for building permit review:

New, 6-story housing project with 173 dwelling units, below grade parking garage with 140 parking spaces and 7 EV ready parking spaces, retail space and residential amenity spaces.

A project at 15225 SE Powell Blvd has been submitted for building permit review by BAMA Architecture and Design:

New two story 25 bed, 9987sf wood framed adult care home. 50 sq ft trash enclosure, landscaping

A project at 5735 N Greeley Ave has been submitted for building permit review by Duhon Consulting and Design:

New 5 unit 3 story apartment buiding.

A building permit was issued to David Rodeback Architect for the renovation for the Portland Sanitarium Nurses’ Quarters at 6012 SE Yamhill St:

Existing 4-story building – change of occupancy and use from R1, B, A3 to R2 & A3 with 62 new apartment units and 14 sleeping units added, and complete seismic retro fit for entire building

A building permit was issued for the Alberta.13 apartments at 4950 NE 13th Ave:

New 4 story mixed use multi-family apartment building (30 units), assembly on first floor (no occupancy), apartments on 2nd, 3rd, and 4th floors, and associated sitework

A building permit was issued to William Wilson Architects for a project at 2510 SE 29th Ave:

New 4-story, 50 unit, apartment building with basement garage and ground floor retail. Stormwater is proposed to be disposed of through stormwater planters at the south property line. Ground floor retail/coffee shop space is shell and restroom only, future tenant improvements under separate permit at a later date.

Metro Reports: NE 106th and Halsey, Lincoln High School, Portland River Center, and more

A Pre-Application Conference was scheduled to discuss the Portland River Center

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 January 15th to January 21st, 2018.

Design Advice has been requested by Holst Architecture for a project at NE 106th and Halsey:

DESIGN HEARING – Current Code: Request for a Design Advice for a six story mixed use building including approx. 10,000 SF of ground floor retail, 9,000 SF of second floor office space and 75 apartments units including affordable housing units and 60 surface parking spaces.

Early Assistance has been requested by Köz Development for a project at 105 N Killingsworth St:

Future code: Proposal is for new 91 unit studio apartment building. 4-story, type VA construction. Stormwater will be rylnaged through green roof and discharged to city system.

Early Assistance has been requested by Merryman Barnes Architects for a project at SE 90th & Powell:

Future code: Proposal is to develop the property to accommodate a new +42,000 gsf clinic, a 52 unit senior housing building, and associated (shared) parking and landscaping. The senior housing project will likely be developed by another entity, and the site would be divided in order to allow for separate ownership and include a shared use agreement for the parking. No current plan for stormwater disposal at this time.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 835 SE 162nd Ave:

This site/project isn’t affected by the comp plan/zoning changes taking effect in May 2018.
Construction of six (6) 2-story buildings (townhomes and duplexes) of affordable housing (41 units units). The largest building is 26 apartments with community space and resident services spaces. New access drive with easement to 162nd. Stormwater treated on site with drywells, swales, and/or rain gardens.

Early Assistance has been requested by Waechter Architecture for a project at 5134 N Interstate Ave:

Future code: Proposal is for 60 apartments including afordable units. Amenity and retail space.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled to discuss the Portland River Center on the OMSI campus:

A Pre-Application Conference to discuss construction of the Portland River Center. This facility will be operated by The Portland Boathouse, a non-profit organization. The facility will contain boat storage and staging areas, educational classrooms, a small office, workout spaces with showers and restrooms, and interior and exterior river-viewing areas. The building will have 29,000 square feet of floor area in a two story building and is located partially in the Willamette Greenway Setback.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by BORA Architects to discuss the new Lincoln High School:

Future code info for the rebuild Lincoln High School (demo and replace building). They will need a Type III DZ.

A project at SE 124th & Ash has been submitted for a Type II Adjustment Review by Ankrom Moisan Architects:

100-day review timeline: Construction of new 4-story workforce housing building with 175 units of affordable housing (all units), a community space, courtyard, two offices for support staff and 43 car parking spaces. They will be meeting community design standards. Adjustment requested for Loading Standards Placement, Setback and Landscaping (33.266.310.E).

A project at 5603 SE Milwaukie Ave has been submitted for building permit review by Tahran Architecture & Planning:

New 4 story, 30 unit with attached trash enclosure, includes associated sitework ***separate fire protection***

A project at 4126 NE Garfield Ave has been submitted for building permit review by Fosler Portland Architecture:

New 12 unit 2 story apartment building, includes pre-fab trash enclosure and associated sitework.

A project at 12350 NE Sandy Blvd has been submitted for building permit review:

New one story building for future restaurant (shell only – no interior walls, no concrete slab, no RTUs); includes restriping & upgrades to (E) parking lot & associated site work *** w/ 119 sq ft trash enclosure ***

A project at 4107 SE 28th Ave has been submitted for building permit review:

New 1 story restaurant on existing parking lot including seating area, kitchen, storage, toilet, trash room, bike parking, ramps and upper and lower deck patio. Infill existing driveway ***no occupancy in this permit***

A building permit was issued to Urban Development Group for a project at 5955 SE Milwaukie Ave (previously 6003 SE Milwaukie Ave):

New 4-story 54 unit apartment complex, trash enclosure within structure and associated site work

A building permit was issued for a project at 1375 N Wygant St (previously 4806 N Maryland Ave):

New construction of 10500sf, 6 unit 3 story w/basement apartment building with new trash/recycling, bike parking, and s-2 storage in basement ***separate mechanical permit required***

Weekly Roundup: Gladys McCoy Building, Vanishing Views, Oregon Constitution, and more

The Gladys McCoy building by ZGF Architects is currently rising at NW 6th & Hoyt

One year into Portland’s Inclusionary Housing ordinance, a memo from the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability recommends exploring changes to the program* in order to ensure continued housing supplies, reports the Daily Journal of Commerce.

The City of Portland wants to change the state constitution in order to build more affordable housing for its money, according to the Willamette Week.

The Daily Journal of Commerce published photos of the under construction Gladys McCoy Building, which will serve as the new headquarters for the Multnomah County Health Department. 

KOIN reported on “Portland’s vanishing views.”

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