Weekly Roundup: Troy Laundry, Tree Farm, Westwind Apartments, and more

Plans presented to the Historic Landmarks Commission today show a renovation of the Troy Laundry building, and a new 6-story residential building built on the northern half of the block.

The Oregonian wrote about plans from Chicago-based developer AJ Capital Partners for the Troy Laundry building at 1010 SE Ash St. The renovated building might include a location of the private members club Soho House.

The Daily Journal of Commerce wrote about buildings being planned with greenery on the exterior,* including Tree Farm in the Central Eastside and the new Westwind Apartments in Old Town.

Construction of new housing in Portland is still falling short of the need, reports Willamette Week.

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Metro Reports: Mann House, Modera Morrison, 6833 N Montana, and more

Innovative Housing plans to convert the Mann House in Kerns into affordable housing.

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 3rd, 2020 to February 9nd, 2020.

Design Advice was requested by Emerick Architects for the Anna Mann House at 1021 NE 33rd Ave:

The conversion of an existing 51,000sf historic group living complex into an affordable housing complex. With a new 36,000sf addition and a future, 32,000sf stand alone building to be added to the site, a total of 128 new affordable housing units will be created. The intention is to include on-site filtration methods pending the results of the geotechnical report.

A foundation permit for the Modera Morrison at 1120 SE Morrison St was submitted for review by SERA Architects

MODERA MORRISON – Foundation, excavation, and shoring for new 7-story apartment building with 1.5 levels below grade parking

A building was issued for a project at 6833 N Montana Ave:

New two-story, 6 unit apartment building including site work, utilities, and trash enclosure (less than 120 sf). No on-site parking. ***Mechanical separate***

A building permit was issued to EMA Architecture for a project at 11025 NE Sandy Blvd:

Construct new one story building to include; multi purpose room, mechanical room, three new restrooms; and kitchen; ecoroof; exterior new patio on north side of building new play field and associated site work to include; reconfigure existing parking; new walkway; widen existing driveway on north side; close driveway on se corner and reconfigure landscaping ***mural and solar array under separate permits***

Weekly Roundup: Broadway Corridor, Parallax, Hyatt Centric, and more

Broadway Corridor
The Broadway Corridor master plan will guide the redevelopment of the 32 acre post office site in the Pearl.

A masterplan for the Broadway Corridor went in front of the Design Commission last week. The Daily Journal of Commerce reported that Commissioners had questions* about the “buildings’ podium heights, the curb-less Green Loop on the North Park Blocks and the arrangement of buildings on developable blocks.”

Eater Portland took a look inside Masia, the “spacious new Spanish restaurant” from the team behind Ataula at the Hyatt Centric.

As one of their “reasons to love Portland right now” Willamette Week wrote about how street artists turned the former Sunshine Dairy into a temporary work of art. The building will ultimately be demolished to make way for the Dairy Apartments.

The Parallax Apartments at 4018 N Williams incorporates a mural by artist Tom Cramer, whose works was previously found on the warehouse located on the same site, reports the Business Tribune.

The Oregonian took a first look at the newest Green Zebra location, which has opened in the ground of Division Street Station at 2595 SE 50th Ave.

The sudden closure of Concordia University spells uncertainty for programs at the recently rebuilt Faubion Elementary School, reports the Oregonian.

An audit found that more than $200 million spent by Portland in Lents shows mixed results, reports the Oregonian.

The historic Jantzen Beach Carousel could find a home as part of the Portland Diamond Project, reports KATU.

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Weekly Roundup: Westwind Apartments, Sandy 28 and Tanner Point

The new Westwind Apartments, designed by Works Progress Architecture and Architecture Building Culture, will include 100 new deeply affordable SRO and studio units.

The Daily Journal of Commerce wrote about the new Westwind Apartments, which the Design Commission had a first look at last week*.

The Portland Chronicle checked in on the Sandy 28 Apartments, where a single house was replaced by 206 units.

An “Italy-meets-Portland food hall, neighborhood hub, and marketplace” named La Cooperativa is planned at the ground of Pearl District office building Tanner Point, reports Portland Monthly.

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Metro Reports: Lincoln High School, 3219 SE Milwaukie, 5145 SE Mcloughlin, and more

The first building permit for the new Lincoln High School was issued.

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 27th, 2020 to Februrary 2nd, 2020.

Design Advice has been requested by SERA Architects for a project at 2250 NW Flanders St:

6 story apartment building with approximately 200 units in the Northwest Plan District and Alphabet Historic District. Non-contributing. Stormwater disposal method TBD

Early Assistance has been requested by DECA Architects for a project at 5505 SE 136th Ave:

New construction of a 6,425 sq ft, 2-story apartment building with 5 dwelling units and a new driveway (no commercial units). Adjustment to setback is needed.

Early Assistance has been requested by Tahran Architecture and Planning for a project at 3219 SE Milwaukie Ave:

Proposal to build a new 4-story apartment building with a total of 44-46 units of affordable housing. Stormwater disposal is proposed to be a storm water planter.

Early Assistance has been requested by Edge Development for a project at 5527 N Greeley Ave:

New 12-unit, 3-story multi-family residential building. No on-site parking provided. A drywell shall be proposed for stormwater retention.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Carleton Hart Architecture to discuss Multnomah County’s project at 333 SW Park Ave

Renovation of existing building and adjacent lot

A project at 2047 NE Davis St has been submitted for a Pre-Permit Zoning Check:

New fourplex apartment to create a total of 6 dwelling units on the lot. Proposed stormwater disposal method is not included in this pre-check.

A project at 2321 SE 89th Ave has been submitted for a Pre-Permit Zoning Check:

3 new fourplex apartments, to create a total of 13 dwelling units on the lot. Proposed stormwater disposal method is not included in this pre-check.

A project at 2135 NW 29th Ave has been submitted for a Type III Design Review, by Jones Architecture and Waechter Architecture:

Development of eight 15,000SF mass-timber apartment buildings (type 3-B); each 5 stories with parking. Each to have their own building permit per OSSC 2019, but processed as one Type3 LUR per Pre-App direction. Modifications requested to Ground Floor Window requirement and Pedestrian Access requirement.

A project at 2011 NE 47th Ave was submitted for building permit review:

New 2 story 5 unit apartment building.

A project at 5145 SE Mcloughlin Blvd was submitted for building permit review by Fosler Portland Architecture:

New 19 unit apartment building with associated site work; no on site parking; mechanical permit separate

A foundation permit was issued to Bora Architects for the new Lincoln High School:

FND 01 – New foundations, slab on grade and under slab utilities for a 6 story, 291,000 sf high school.***review with 19-218828-MT

Weekly Roundup: Scott Edwards HQ, PSU Science Building One, Nesika Illahee, and more

Architecture firm Scott Edwards will expand its existing headquarters on East Burnside.

Local tech entrepreneurs Christine and David Vernier have given Portland State University $4.5 million to support a major renovation of Science Building One, reports the Oregonian.

The Portland City Council was given an update on the Broadway Corridor last week. The Portland Business Journal wrote about the Healthy Communities Coalition’s efforts to ensure social benefits, including wage standards and diversity. The Oregonian reported that Portland Parks and Recreation will soon develop the block in front of PNCA, as a first step in the extension of the North Park Blocks.

OPB wrote about Nesika Illahee, a first of its kind affordable housing development for Native Americans that opened last week.

The Daily Journal of Commerce wrote about architecture firm Scott Edwards’ plan to expand its headquarters* at 2525 E Burnside St so that it can fit all of its staff in one location.

Apple plans to take space ($) in the recently completed 7 Southeast Stark, reports the Portland Business Journal.

The Oregon Court of Appeals has upheld a ruling that Portland officials to need better justification for allowing 200′ tall buildings in parts the Chinatown-Japantown historic district, reports the Oregonian.

Hotels near the Block 216 construction site are handing out earplugs to their guests, reports Willamette Week.

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