Division 28 Homes Approved by Design Commission (images)

The Design Commission has approved the Division 28 Homes, a 10-unit co-housing development in the Richmond neighborhood designed by Hacker architects. Urban Development Partners is acting as the owner’s representative. The project is being developed for one extended family, with members of varying ages, with the intention that family members are able to age in place. At the ground level the building would also include retail space and a restaurant with outdoor seating. 15 vehicular parking spaces are proposed in a below-grade garage. 

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Metro Reports: 5827 NE Prescott, 5736 N Greeley, 6950 N Maryland, 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 March 9th, 2020 to March 15th, 2020.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 6950 N Maryland Ave:

The project involves 3 separate properties that are under separate ownerships, but they will be designed at the same time. Additionally each property is looking to have a shared easement amongst each other. 6950 N Maryland will have 30 dwelling units. 3 stories above grade with basement. The property will utilize onsite drywells.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 6928 N Maryland Ave:

The project involves 3 separate properties that are under separate ownerships, but they will be designed at the same time. Additionally each property is looking to have a shared easement amongst each other. 6928 N Maryland will have 13 dwelling units. 3 stories above grade with basement. The property will utilize onsite drywells.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 1810 SE Cesar E Chavez Blvd:

Multifamily development of (2) new buildings each containing (7) townhouse style units with three stories and a roof. Each unit will have a garage accessed by a shared on-site driveway. Stormwater to be handled with an on-site drywell.

Early Assistance has been requested by Carleton Hart Architecture for the Portland Housing Bureau development at 5827 NE Prescott St:

New residential building with 50 dwelling units and community spaces. Storm water management intended as on-site infiltration via dry wells possibly supplemented by pervious paving and/or stormwater planters as needed.

Early Assistance has been requested by Edge Development for a project at 5736 N Greeley Ave:

(2) New 13-unit, two and three-story multi-family residential buildings. No on-site parking proposed. Lots shall be consolidated. Shared common outdoor area proposed, along with secure long-term bicycle parking. Project prototype approved at 5635 &5645 NE GLISAN ST

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Leanto Architecture to discuss a project at 28 SE 56th Ave:

Zoning change to RM2, to allow a new 3-story, 30-unit SRO facility for low-income young adults (just out of the foster care system).

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by YBA Architects to discuss a project at 1341 N Killingsworth St:

New 5 story apartment building with no retail. On site infiltration likely.

A project at 3430 NE 50th Ave has been submitted for building permit review:

New three story 18-unit apartment building includes 2 structure with 12 and 6 units connected through stairs and balcony and associated siteworks. See 20-128179-CO for trash enclosure. See 20-128181-MT for mechanical

Metro Reports: Analog, Westwind Apartments, Cooper 52, and more

Analog at 1835 N Flint Ave was scheduled to receive Design Advice on March 19th. Meetings of the Design Commission and Historic Landmarks Commission in March have been canceled due to the COVID-19 emergency, with cases on the agenda for March set to be rescheduled.

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 March 2nd, 2020 to March 8th, 2020.

Design Advice has been requested by Works Progress Architecture for Analog at 1835 N Flint Ave:

DESIGN HEARING – New seven-story residential building with 134 dwelling units. The program includes four townhouses, amenity space for residents, structured parking, and a courtyard space on the ground floor. Upper stories include a mix of studios, micro-studios, two-bedroom, and three-bedroom dwelling units and 25 car parking spaces. Proposed exterior materials include Viroc cement-bonded particle board, Hardie panel fiber cement board, 18-guage raw steel break metal (lobby area), aluminum storefront windows and doors (lobby area), and commercial-grade vinyl windows (residential units). Five Modifications to zoning code development standards are requested: 1) 33.266.220.C.3.b – Standards for all bicycle parking, Bicycle racks. Provide long-term spaces that are 1′-6″ x 6′-0″, rather than the required 2′-0″ x 6′-0″, with a combination of staggered, wall-mounted racks and a double-decker rack system. 2) 33.266.130.F.2 – Parking space and aisle dimensions. Provide parking in a mechanical stacking system with spaces that range in width, the smallest being 8′-2 7/16″ rather than the required 8′-6″ minimum. 3) 33.266.130.F.1.a – Parking area layouts, access to parking spaces. Locate required loading spaces in the parking area drive aisle and maintaining access to all the vehicle parking spaces via a mechanically automated “shuffling” parking system. 4) 33.510.220.B.2 – Ground floor windows. The applicant proposes a large scale vitrine to display custom art installations in lieu of the standard-required 40% window area with views into lobbies or working areas along the non-residential portion of the N Hancock Street façade. 5) 33.130.230.B.4.a – Ground floor window and frontage standards for dwelling units, Flexible ground floor design. The applicant proposes that the ground floor dwelling unit at the northeast corner of the building have a depth of 22′-10″ from the N Flint Avenue-facing façade, rather than the required 25′-0″ minimum depth. One exception is requested to Window Projections Into Public Right-of-Way OSSC/32/#1 Code Guide standards: the applicant requests that a projecting window mass at the northeast corner of the building be allowed to be 46′-7 ½” long on its east elevation and 40′-0 ¼” long on its north elevation, exceeding the maximum length allowed of 12 feet on both elevations.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 5025 SE 122nd Ave:

Build a two-story mosque (total area of 6,511 sq ft)

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 6936 N Maryland Ave:

Construction of 30 new dwelling units at 6936 N Maryland. Building will be 3 stories above-grade with basement and will utilize onsite drywells (revised to one lot from original proposal).

Early Assistance has been requested by YBA Architects for Cooper 52 at 6865 SE 52nd Ave:

Cooper 52 is an apartment building with three stories and a basement. There are 25 residential units. There is surface and tuck-under parking, building services, bike parking, outdoor common area, and residential units in the basement and ground floor. there are residential units and exterior circulation space on the second and third floors. the stormwater disposal methodology is to be determined.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Rendina Healthcare Real Estate to discuss a project at 804 SW 12th Ave:

Proposed development for a 14 story, 287,000 GSF structure. This mixed-use development will include retail, lobbies and support space on Level 1, leasable medical and commercial office space on Levels 2-5 and residential units 6-13, with mechanical and amenity space on Level 14. In addition, three levels of below grade parking will be provided. The project will use filtration planters with the possibility of an eco-roof. If an eco-roof is not utilized then a detention tank will be provided.

The new Westwind Apartments at 327 NW 6th Ave have been submitted for a Type III Design Review by Works Progress Architecture:

100-day Review Timeline. Construction of a new, 7-story, mixed-use building on a quarter block site. Project includes 100 deeply affordable units of permanently supporting housing, including 72 transient housing units (SROs) with PHB funding, and 28 studio apartments. It will also contain ground and second floor CCC Office space and community functions. There will be a small retail space at the northwest corner. Adjustment to 33.510.263 is requested to allow loading area access on NW Flanders.

An Excavation, Shoring and Structural permit for the Portland Proper Hotel at 1202 NW Irving St has been submitted for review by ZGF Architects:

PROPER HOTEL STR 01 – Excavation, Shoring, and Structural Core for a New 9 story hotel with one level of below grade parking

A building permit was issued to R&B Design Studio for the Interstate and Kilpatrick II apartments at 1400 N Kilpatrick St:

New construction of 18 housing units in a 3-story building on East portion of site. This is buildng 2 of 2. Building 1 was under 18-280322-CO. Utility and grading for entire site was under 18-280322-UTL-01-CO

Hyatt Place & Allison Residences Approved, Appealed to City Council (images)

The Design Commission has approved the Hyatt Place & Allison Residences, a 23 story tower in the Pearl District. That decision has now been appealed to the City Council by the Pearl Neighbors for Integrity in Design (PNID), a group of nearby residents that is separate from the neighborhood association.

The project is being developed by Vibrant Cities in partnership with the Sunray Group, with design by Otak. The lower 11 floors of the 249′ tall building would be occupied by a 160-room Hyatt Place branded hotel. The upper 12 floors would be residential, with 113 apartment units. No vehicular parking is proposed. Bicycle parking spaces are proposed in a basement bike room.

The building will be subject to the city’s inclusionary housing rules, which require the provision of affordable housing or the payment of a fee-in-lieu.

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Portland Proper Hotel Hotel Approved by Design Commission (images)

The Design Commission has approved the Portland Proper Hotel, a 9-story building designed by ZGF Architects. The hotel will include 227 guest rooms, with one level of below-grade valet parking for 58 vehicles. A lobby, event space, restaurant and bar are proposed at the ground floor. Rooftop amenity spaces, an event space and a pool are proposed at the top floor.

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Riverplace Redevelopment Receives Design Advice (images)

Design Advice has been offered for the redevelopment of Riverplace, at the south end of downtown. The 8 acre site is being master planned by GBD Architects with Kengo Kuma and Associates, for site owner NBP Capital. At full build-out the site could accommodate 250,000 sq ft of office space, 2,500 apartments, 300 hotel rooms, 100,000 sq ft of retail space and 1500 vehicular parking stalls.

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Metro Reports: 306 SE 8th, 1137 NW 23rd, 2148 NE MLK, and more

306 SE 8th Ave
A proposal for an apartment building at 306 SE 8th Ave, designed by SERA Architects, was approved by the Design Commission in 2017, but never submitted for building permit review. A new Pre-Application Conference for a proposal on the site has been scheduled by the same architecture firm.

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 24th, 2020 to March 1st, 2020.

Design Advice has been requested by Hennebery Eddy Architects for a project at 539 NW 10th Ave

Project consisting of a new +/-11-story hotel with partial basement on a quarter-block site. The new structure will replace an existing 1-story commercial building. The hotel will contain 150-160 guest rooms with 85,000-90,000 square feet. Loading access is planned along NW Hoyt Street, with a single interior loading bay. No off-street parking is proposed. Ground floor program includes hotel lobby, restaurant, lounge, kitchen, offices, restrooms, mechanical rooms and bike storage. Floors 2-11 will be primarily guest rooms with limited amenity spaces such as fitness room, board room and a roof terrace with bar. Stormwater treatment and detention will be accomplished by way of a vegetated roof.

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

6-story apartment building with approximately186 units in the Northwest Plan District and Alphabet Historic District. Stormwater disposal method TBD.

Design Advice has been requested by SERA Architects for Conway Block 291 East at the SW corner of NW 20th & Raleigh:

7 story market rate apartment building with 180 residential units and basement parking. Stormwater disposal will occur through drywells in the pedestrian way.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by SERA Architects to discuss a project at 306 SE 8th Ave

New 7 story market-rate apartment building with 113 units and ground floor retail.

Cathedral Village at 8614 N Crawford Street has been submitted for a Pre-Permit Plan Check by MWA Architects:

4-story apartment building with 110 affordable family apartments. The unit mix will be (11) 3-bedrooms, (45) 2-bedrooms, (37) 1-bedrooms, and (17) studios. There will be resident services on the ground floor and 37 parking spaces. There is a basement level at the NW corner of the building that will house bike parking and storage.

A project at 4039, 4047 and 4051 N Williams Ave has been submitted for Type II Design Review by William Kaven Architecture:

Construction of two new 4-story buildings organized around a shared courtyard.

Two new four-story buildings located on N Williams Ave, mid-block between N Mason St and N Shaver St.

New four-story commercial (office) comprised of three stories of office over ground floor retail, office, lobby and tuck-under parking.

A project at 1137 NW 23rd Ave has been submitted for Type III Design Review by GBD Architects:

New mixed use building with ground level retail, 4 levels of apartments above, and 1 level of below grade parking. 74 units.

The new building adjacent to the Troy Laundry at 1025 SE Pine St has been submitted for a Type III Historic Resource Review by Hartshorne Plunkard Architecture:

New 6-story multi-family residential project with two below-grade parking levels.

A project at 236 SE Grand Ave has been submitted for Type III Historic Resource Review by TVA Architects:

New 8-story, 130,000 sq ft office building. One adjustment requested to the loading stall.

The Benson Polytechnic High School Modernization has been submitted for Type III Historic Resource Review by Architectural Resources Group:

Modernization of the existing Benson Polytechnic High School (BPHS) building.

A project at 11 NE 55th Ave has been submitted for building permit review by Fosler Portland Architecture:

Construct new 3 story 16 unit apartment building with associated site work

A project at 5905 N Interstate Ave has been submitted for building permit review by Studio 3 Architecture:

New 3 story, 19 units apartment building with partial retail on ground floor and associated siteworks. Trash enclosure inside.

A project at 8157 N Lombard St has been submitted for building permit review by Mackenzie:

Construction of a 3-story, 8,375 sf multi-family building with eleven (11) units. Ten (10) of these units will be 550 sf and one (1) will be 813 sf.

A project at 6307 N Montana Ave has been submitted for building permit review by Fosler Portland Architecture:

Construct new 3 story 19 unit apartment building with associated site work

A project at 503 SE 29th Ave has been submitted for building permit review:

New 4 story 30 unit apartment building

A project at 6962 N Maryland Ave has been submitted for building permit review:

New 4-story 12-unit apartment with associated site work; w/20-124476-MT

A project at 2148 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd has been submitted for building permit review by Ankrom Moisan Architects:

New two-story, 27,595 square foot brick office building with an adjacent surface parking area for ten vehicles

Weekly Roundup: Pepsi Blocks, Morrison Market, Inclusionary Zoning, and more

Pepsi Blocks Phase 1A
The first phase of the Pepsi Blocks will soon be submitted for building permit review, reports the Daily Journal of Commerce. It’s one of the large developments that’s moving forward, at a time when fewer mid-size developments are happening.

Eater Portland wrote about the Morrison Market, the “mysterious new food hall in Southeast Portland“.

The Daily Journal of Commerce covered how costs are escalating for multifamily development*, with a resulting dip in production.

The City of Portland wants to bring in an outsider to see how effective inclusionary zoning has been since 2017 ($) reports the Portland Business Journal.

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Metro Reports: Eleven West, Division 28 Homes, 3802 NE MLK, and more

The Division 28 Homes 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 February 17th, 2020 to February 23rd, 2020.

Early Assistance has been requested by Ink:Built Design and Habitat for Humanity Portland/ Metro East for a project at 13445 SE Foster Rd:

40 Units of Affordable Housing

Early Assistance has been requested by Scott Edwards Architecture for a project at 2231 NW Pettygrove St:

New 5-story, 30-unit apartment building with partial basement.

Early Assistance has been requested by Works Progress Architecture for a project at 4905 N Vancouver Ave:

New 4 story (12 unit) apartment building with ground floor residential. Storm water is assumed to be drywells.

Buildings B, C and D at 3802 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd have been submitted for a Type II Design Review by William Kaven Architecture:

This submission seeks design review for the southeast corner of NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd and NE Failing St, south toward NE Beech St 2 Modifications are requested.

This submission seeks design review for the third of the four buildings, Building C. Building C is a new three-story mixed-use in-fill structure located just south of the intersection of NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd and NE Failing St. 2 Modifications are requested

This submission seeks design review for the fourth of the four buildings, Building D. Building D is a new three-story, mixed-use in-fill structure located just south of the intersection on NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd and NE Failing St. 2 modifications are requested

Building A at 3802 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd has been submitted for building permit review:

New 3 story mixed use building; main fl to include 2 residential units and retail space; fl 2-3 to include 16 apartment units; associated site work

A project at 2475 SE 30th Ave has been submitted for building permit review:

Construct new 4 story mixed use building; main floor to include retail space and 2 residential units; floor 2-4 to include 16 apartment units; associated site work

The Division 28 Homes at 2865 SE Division have been submitted for building permit reivew by Hacker:

28 Division Homes – New 4 story, 46,057 square foot mixed use building with 11 residential units, ground floor restaurant tenant, and 20 below grade parking spaces.

An excavation and shoring permit was issued to ZGF Architects for Eleven West:

11W – EXC 01- Excavation and Shoring for a New 25 story mixed use building, with 4 below grade floors for parking.