Metro Reports: Hotel Chamberlain, OHSU Elks Children’s Eye Clinic, Koz on Killingsworth, and more

Hotel Chamberlain
The Hotel Chamberlain is a restoration of a building that was originally built as a hotel, and whose ground floor was occupied by Shleifer Furniture’s for 80 years. The new hotel will include 57 guest rooms at the upper floors, as well as a restaurant and cafe at the ground floor.

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 20th to January 27th, 2019. 

Design Advice has been requested by Leeb Architects for a project at 1500 SW Taylor St:

Proposal for 100 residential apartments on 7 floors. This building would be a sister to the existing project at 930 SW 15th. Ground floor to include the lobby, housing units, commercial spaces, a mechanical and trash area and parking for 30 cars. Total gross square footage is 74,780. Will connect to existing water and storm water pipes on SW Taylor St

Design Advice has been requested by SERA Architects for an addition to the Galleria at 600 SW 10th Ave:

Renovation of the Galleria Building, which is listed on the National Historic Register. Work anticipated includes a new office penthouse and roof terraces.

Design Advice has been requested by Clark/Kjos Architects for a project at 1500 SE 96th Ave:

Develop the site for Adventist Medical Center with a four story medical office building and adjacent surface parking.

Early Assistance has been requested by Fosler Portland Architecture for a project at 2326 N Vancouver Ave:

New 19-Unit Apartment building on vacant 50×100 lot (approx. 12 to 14,000 sq ft gross building area). Stormwanter disposal via on-site infiltration drywell (pending soils report). Recreational common area in dedicated interior spaces; Bike parking room provided

Early Assistance has been requested by WDC Properties for a project at 5275 N Bowdoin St:

Provide affordable housing. 20 units in single building with affordable housing

Early Assistance has been requested by EM Architecture for a project at 11035 NE Sandy Blvd:

New 4,000 sf institutional building with associated landscaping and parking, utilizing existing on-site stormwater swales.

Early Assistance has been requested by Scotia Western States Housing for a project at 1325 SW Gibbs St:

The proposed project is a 30-unit multifamily project across approximately 24,000 sf of living space and 4 stories of living space above one level of parking garage on the R-1 portion of the site. Amenity bonuses will be utilized to obtain the full allowable 30 units. The entire multifamily and parking development will be limited to the existing parking lot area on the R-1 zoned parcel.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Emerick Architects to discuss a project at 2124 NW Flanders St:

Proposal is for four stories of market-rate apartments over a walk-out basement level with 19 residential units and typical utilities. Floors 1-4 are proposed to have outdoor balcony space. The roof is anticipated to incorporate a roof deck, partial green roof and solar panels. Site is non-contributing in Alphabet Historic District.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by GBD Architects to discuss the Riverplace Redevelopment at 0150 SW Montgomery St:

Master plan development of approximately 8 acres.

The Koz on Killingsworth apartments at 105 N Killingsworth St have been submitted for building permit review:

New 4 story mixed use apartment building, 88 unit with ground floor commercial and associated sitework **mechanical work to be deferred**

A project at 408 SE 105th Ave has been submitted for building permit review:

Building 1 of 3 new apartment building. Two stories with two units. See comments regard commercial folder type.

Building 2 of 3 new apartment building. Three stories with six units.

Building 3 of 3 new apartment building. Three stories with five units and community room.

A building permit was issued to Works Progress Architecture for the Hotel Chamberlain at 509 SE Grand Ave:

Change of occupancy from M to A-2 on ground floor. Seismic retrofit. Major remodel to entire building, new storefront, entries, canopies, elevator, egress stairs, roof, stormwater facilities, demising walls.

A building permit was issued to NBBJ for the OHSU Elks Children’s Eye Clinic:

New OHSU Elk’s Children’s Eye Clinic at the OHSU Casey Eye Institute. 62,000 sq ft, 5 stories + mechanical penthouse. Also has a MT permit.

A building permit was issued for a project at 6011 SE 90th Ave (previously 8928 SE Woodstock Blvd):

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

Weekly Roundup: 230 Ash, Everett House, Historic Hotels, and more

SW 3rd & Ash
230 Ash is currently under construction in Old Town, and will include 133 residential units over ground floor retail.

The Daily Journal of Commerce wrote about an “exciting time” for 230 Ash, the first of the Goodman family’s ‘Ankeny Blocks’* to be developed. The project is currently being framed, and is expected to be complete in October.

The Willamette Week wrote about a “beloved urban hot tub oasis” that is now under threat, now that the parking spaces it leased at 2821 NE Everett St is being redeveloped into a 118-unit apartment building.

Mayor Wheeler supports Speaker Kotek’s proposal to end the ban on duplexes, triplexes and fourplexes in Oregon cities of over 10,000 people, writes the Willamette Week. He also offered “measured support” for the tenant protections and rent control bill proposed.

The Business Tribune wrote about the Hoxton Hotel and Woodlark Hotelfind authenticity and ambiance in historic architecture“.

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Metro Reports: 801 NE 21st, 6144 SE Foster Rd, 6330 N Lovely, 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 January 14th to January 20th, 2019. 

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 6702 SE 72nd Ave:

2 Phase project, Phase 1 includes two 3 story buildings with a total of 20 dwelling units, off street parking, on site drywell

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 6330 N Lovely St :

2 Phase project, Phase 1 includes a 3 story building with a total of 19 dwelling units, no off street parking, on site drywell

Early Assistance has been requested by Iselin Architects for a project at 2047 NE Davis St:

Proposal is for an addition of four multi family residential units to an existing duplex. Stormwater proposal to be drywell.

Early Assistance has been requested by Hacker Architects for a project 801 NE 21st Ave:

Anticipated to be new 7-story multi-family residential building over 1 of below grade parking level. Total building will be 271,708 gross sf (234,425 sf FAR), 300-350 units, plus residential amenities. Inclusionary Housing will be triggered, and provided on-site at standard rates. Stormwater treatment is anticipated on-site via flow-through planters. Possible street vacation.

A project North of 2455 SE 89th Ave has been submitted for building permit review by Allusa Architecture:

New 3 story, 12 unit apartment building, includes associated sitework **mechanical to be obtained separately**

A project at 14708 NE Glisan St has been submitted for building permit review by Doug Circosta Architect:

1 of 5 new buildings, 3 story, 8 unit apartment building and associated site work. **Mechanical to be deferred**

2 of 5 new buildings, 3 story, 12 unit apartment building and associated site work. ***Mechanical to be deferred**

3 of 5 new buildings, 3 story, 12 unit apartment building and associated site work. **Mechanical to be deferred**

4 of 5 new buildings, 3 story, 12 unit apartment building and associated site work. **Mechanical to be deferred**

5 of 5 new buildings community building with laundry and bathroom **mechanical to be deferred**

A building permit was issued to Merryman Barnes Architects for
for the shelter at 6144 SE Foster Rd:

Change of occupancy from M and B to R-2 and A-2, S-1 for shelter housing to include sleeping beds, commons, kitchen bathrooms, showers, storage; seismic upgrades and exterior site improvements.

A building permit was issued for a project at 621 NE Randall St:

New 4-unit, 3 story apartment building with associated sitework *** floor and roof trusses to be a DFS***

Holden of Pearl Receives Design Advice (images)

Design Advice has been offered on the Holden of Pearl, a proposed senior living facility being designed by Ankrom Moisan Architects for Alliance Realty Partners. The 16-story building would include 241 residential and group living units, with 149 parking stalls in a below grade parking garage.

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Weekly Roundup: 100 Multnomah, N Williams Center, Modish Building, and more

100 Multnomah
Prosper Portland is moving forward with design work on an office building to be built on top of the parking garage currently under construction across from the Convention Center.

Prosper Portland intends to move forward with an office building on top of the garage adjacent to the Convention Center Hotel, reports the Oregonian. The 100 Multnomah office building would add 118,000 square feet of rentable office space on top of the currently under construction parking garage.

The Daily Journal of Commerce wrote about the Pearl Neighbors for Integrity in Design,* who are fighting the proposed Hyatt Place at NW 12th and Flanders.

Bloomberg wrote about Portland’s opportunity zones, which include most of Downtown, the Pearl and the Central Eastside. A part of the 2017 federal tax overhaul, the zones allow investors to reduce taxes on capital gains—with investments held for 10 or more years exempt from capital gains tax.

The Portland City Council approved financing for the N Williams Center, reports the Portland Mercury. The 61-unit apartment building will include 40 units for renters who earn less than 30 percent of area median income (AMI) and 20 units for those earning less than 60 percent AMI.

The charter investors backing the Portland Diamond Project were revealed.

The Ecotrust has completed work on the Redd on Salmon Street, reports the Portland Business Journal. The food business incubator and last-mile distribution warehouse already serves more than 170 food businesses and five core tenants.

Multnomah County intends to purchase the Modish Building at 333 SW Park, for use as a mental health and addiction resource center. A previous proposal for the 4-story building would have seen it converted into creative office space.

The Portland Business Journal took a first peek at the Rood Family Pavilion, the “cool new guest house for OHSU Doernbecher families“.

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Metro Reports: King Parks, Bowlero, 500 NW 23rd, and more

A building permit was issued for PCRI’s King Parks Apartments. The development will include 70 residential units, 50 of which are larger family-sized two and three bedroom units. All rental units are affordable to households at or below 60% of the area median family income (MFI), with 24 units affordable to those at or below 30% MFI.

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 7th to January 13th, 2019. 

SERA Architects have scheduled a Pre-Application Conference and requested Design Advice for a project at 2135 NW 29th Ave:

6-story market-rate apartment building (approx 200 units) with below-grade parking.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 5904 SE 89th Ave:

Construct (2) nine unit apartment buildings and (2) twelve unit apartment buildings. Complete two lot confirmations to produce four individual legal lots that will each site an apartment building.

Early Assistance has been requested by C2K Architecture for a project at SW Marquam St and Sam Jackson Rd:

Multi-Family and Senior Housing

Early Assistance has been requested for the Lloyd Center Bowlero:

Remodel/conversion of former retail space to a Bowlero bowling facility with arcade, bar and food service components. Includes facade modification and exterior signage.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Studio 3 Architecture to discuss a project at the Southwest corner of NW 23rd and Roosevelt St:

A Pre-Application Conference to discuss construction of a 6,700 square foot, two story office building and a 3,500 square foot warehouse. Fifteen surface parking spaces are proposed with access from NW Roosevelt Street. The approval criteria for this review are found in Chapter 33.815.125 of the Portland Zoning Code.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Studio 3 Architecture to discuss a project at 5275 N Bowdoin St:

Proposed zone change from R2.5to CM2. Remove existing home and construct a single building (20 units) for affordable housing

500 NW 23rd Avenue has been submitted for building permit review by Allied Works Architecture:

New construction of 4 story mixed use building, retail on the first floor with associated site work (tenant improvement separate)

A project at 506 NE 53rd Ave has been submitted for building permit review by Studio 3 Architecture:

Construct new 4 story (18) unit apartment building with associated site work and detached trash enclosure under 120sq ft

A building permit was issued to Merryman Barnes Architects for the King Parks apartments at 6465 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd:

New 4 story affordable housing apartment building with flats, 2-story townhomes and covered parking

Design Commission Approves Block 216 Tower (images)

The Design Commission approved Block 216, a 35-story mixed use building designed by GBD Architects and PLACE landscape architects. The project will include retail, office, hotel, and residential condominium uses, with a 342 stall underground parking garage. The project is being developed by BPM Real Estate Group.

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Weekly Roundup: Albina Vision, Lloyd Center Bowlero, Oregon Harbor of Hope, and more

The Albina Vision would include a new waterfront public space, at the concourse level of Veterans Memorial Coliseum. The park would span over N Interstate Avenue and the freight rail line.

The Daily Journal of Commerce wrote about the Albina Vision, an effort by civic leaders to heal the district with intentional development that reverses displacement, with new public spaces, mixed income housing and cultural buildings.

Proposed legislation could eliminate a potential funding source for the Portland Diamond Project, writes the Willamette Week.

A Bowlero-branded bowling alley is proposed for the Lloyd Center, according to the Oregonian.

The Hyatt Regency at the Oregon Convention Center is already attracting attention in Portland — and beyond, according to the Business Tribune.

The Design Commission has approved the Grand Avenue Mixed Use, a 170-unit building in the Central Eastside, writes the Oregonian.

Portland Architecture had a conversation with Holst Architecture principal Dave Otte about the firm’s transition to new leadership.

The Hyatt Place in the Pearl would likely be the city’s tallest building to have no on-site parking, according to Portlanders for Parking Reform.

The Oregonian reports that ground has been broken on the Fourth and Montgomery Building, the downtown classroom, clinic and office building that will house programs of three higher education institutions and Portland’s city government.

The Oregon Harbor of Hope could be open by this summer. Originally planned as private endeavor, the shelter and navigation center will receive $1 million in funding from the Joint Office of Homeless Services, reports the Oregonian.

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Metro Reports: Saltwood, 1645 SE Nehalem, 2525 E Burnside, and more

Saltwood - Conway Blocks 291W and 292W

The two-building Saltwood development, seen above in the context of other Con-way Masterplan area developments, has 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 December 31st 2018 to January 6th, 2019. 

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at the northeast corner of N Vancouver and Page:

New 5 story building using community design standards. Building occupancy is R-2 with combined sleeping units and dwelling units. No offstreet parking. Stormwater method utilizes flow through planter.

Early Assistance has been requested by Scott Edwards Architecture for a project at 2525 E Burnside St:

Interior tenant improvements to existing building and new 2 story addition and associated interior tenant improvements.

A project with two buildings at 7636 N Lombard St has been submitted for building permit review:

New 3 story (12) unit apartment building

New 3 story (12) unit apartment building with detached trash enclosure and associated site work

The Saltwood development on Blocks 291W and 292W of the Con-way Masterplan has been submitted for building permit review:

Saltwood – new construction of 177 unit, 6 story apartment building (5 stories of Tupe 111A over 1 story of Tupe 1 construction). With two levels of below grade parking. Ground floor consists of residential lobby, retail space, residential amenities, dwelling units, and a loading area. The building occupies the full block and is configured around a south-facing private courtyard. Mechanical work under 18-278422-MT

Saltwood South – new construction of 6 story, 177 residential unit apartment building (5 stories of Type IIIA over 1 story of Type 1 construction). There is one level of below grade parking. Ground floor consists of residential lobby, retail space, residential amenities, and dwelling units. The building occupies the full block and is configured around a south-facing private courtyard. Mechanical under 18-278466-MT

A project at 12150 NE Airport Way has been submitted for building permit review:

New 2 story convenience store with walk-in freezers and coolers, (2) restrooms, associated site work.

A building permit was issued to Brett Schulz Architect for a project at 2477 SE 106th Ave (previously 10561 SE Division St):

New construction , 2 story, type VB building with ground floor retail, 1 live work unit on ground floor and 4 residential units on second floor

A building permit was issued to Urban Development Group for a project at 1645 SE Nehalem St:

New 4 story 63 unit apartment building, associated site work *** w/18-128359-mt ***

Weekly Roundup: Hyatt Place, Grand Avenue Mixed Use, Nature Conservancy, and more

Hyatt Place

The proposed Hyatt Place at NW 12th and Flanders would rise to a height of 250′, with 10 floors of hotel rooms and 12 floors of residential units.

The 23-story Hyatt Place proposed in the Pearl went in front of the Design Commission last week—where it drew strong opposition from neighbors,* according to the Daily Journal of Commerce. At the same hearing the Commission also approved the Grand Avenue Mixed Use apartments.

Tope, the new rooftop taco bar from the folks behind Ava Gene’s, is now open in the Hoxton Hotel, reports Eater Portland.

The Willamette Week reported that Oregon could become the first state in the nation to institute statewide rent control.

Las Vegas high-end chocolate shop Jinju Chocolates is opening a store in The Silica on N Williams, writes Eater Portland.

The Business Tribune wrote about the major renovation underway at the headquarters of the Nature Conservancy at SE 14th & Belmont.

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