Metro Reports: Division 28 Homes, North 18, Fremont Place, and more

North 18
A foundation permit is under review for the North 18 apartments.

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 August 3rd, 2020 to August 16th, 2020

A CVS pharmacy at 1525 SE Grand Ave has been submitted for a Type II Design Review by Barghausen Consulting Engineers:

Construction of a new 12,450-square foot CVS/pharmacy with drive-through window and surface parking for 28 vehicles. The existing Burger King building and associated drive-through will be demolished to accommodate the proposed new improvements. The three (3) existing Sequoia trees at the southwest corner of the property will be retained on site. The project proposes to relocate one (1) left-in/left-out (LILO) driveway cut onto S.E. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and retain one (1) LILO curb cut onto S.E. Grand Avenue at the northeast corner of the property. Additionally, the drive-through exit will require a new driveway onto S.E. Clay Street for right-out and left-out turn movements. Four wall signs, depicted on the building, are proposed.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 9620 N Whitaker Rd:

Demo existing restaurants, lot consolidation, construct new 7-11 convenience store and gas station.

Early Assistance has been requested by Wright Architecture for a project at 1208 N Jessup St:

Proposed 54,000 SF primarily residential building on 1/4 block site in the North Interstate Plan District, modular constructed mass timber structure using MPP, including on-site stormwater facilities

Early Assistance has been requested by Jones Architecture for a project at 2307 SW Nebraska St:

The project site is zoned RM1, residential multi-dwelling. The site has d (Design Review), c (Environmental Conservation) and p (Environmental Protection) overlays. The proposed development includes one 19-unit, 3-story residential building, with on-site parking.

The Nehalem 13 Apartments at 8005 SE 13th Ave have been submitted for building permit review:

PDOX PS – New 3 story 19 unit mixed use building with associated site work w/20-177139-MT

A project at 3818 N Vancouver Ave has been submitted for building permit review by Beebe Skidmore Architects:

PDOX PS – new 2 story office building with associated site work; mechanical permit separate

A foundation permit is under review for North 18 at 1126-1134 NW 18th Ave:

Concrete foundation for a new apartment building

A building permit was issued to Hacker for the Division 28 Homes at 2871 SE Division St:

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. Review w. 19-266954-MT

A shoring, excavation and foundation permit was issued to TVA Architects for Fremont Place at 1650 NW Naito Parkway:

FND 01- Shoring, excavation and foundation work for a 17 story mult family building. Scope to include demolition, excavation, underground shoring, foundation piles, foundation walls, structural mat slab and underground waterproofing — level P1 to L1 slab

News Roundup: Rocket Empire Machine, Hyatt Place, and the Hyatt Regency

Hyatt Place and Allison Residences
The Pearl Neighbors for Integrity in Design (PNID) are fighting the approval of the Hyatt Place and Allison Residences, which they believe will create congestion, due to the number of hotel rooms and apartments on the site and because it has no on-site parking.

The appeal against the approval of the Hyatt Place and Allison Residences by the Pearl Neighbors for Integrity in Design (PNID), a group of nearby residents unaffiliated the neighborhood association, went in front of City Council last week*. City Council will deliberate on the appeal on September 12th.

Eater Portland covered what to know about Rocket Empire Machine, Montavilla’s new food hall.

The Oregonian wrote about how the “ill-timed debut” of the Hyatt Regency at the Oregon Convention Center has scuttled its backers’ lofty hopes.

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Con-way Block 291E Approved by Design Commission (images)

The Design Commission has approved Con-way Block 291E, a seven-story apartment building. The development, designed by SERA Architects for Cairn Pacific, will include 192 residential apartments units, a small amount of ground floor commercial space, and a two story amenity pavilion. The project will include one level of below-grade vehicular parking, which will also have room for 212 bicycles.

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News Roundup: Rocket Empire Machine, Troy Laundry, SW Park Ave Apartments, and more

The SW Park Apartments, proposed for a site at the corner of SW Park and Clifton, would include 89 residential units, affordable to those earning 60% or less of Median Family Income.

The Daily Journal of Commerce wrote about the SW Park Apartments, an 11-story modular building which will include 89 units of affordable housing*.

The Portland Business Journal wrote about Montavilla’s new food hall, Rocket Empire Machine.

There has been a breakthrough on a Community Benefits Agreement for the Broadway Corridor, reports NW Labor Press. The agreement will be in front of the Prosper Portland board on Wednesday August 12th, alongside a Disposition and Development Agreement with developer Continuum Partners.

Building on History wrote about two projects proposed on the same block: the renovation of the Troy Laundry Building; and the new apartment building at 1010 SE Ash.

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Metro Reports: Mamook Tokatee, Porch Hang, Unicorn Bed Apartments, and more

Mamook Tokatee, meaning “to make beautiful” in the Chinook language, is being developed in collaboration between Community Development Partners, Native American Youth and Family Center (NAYA), and the Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians of Oregon. The building will provide 56 affordable apartments, 20 of which will be reserved for Native households.

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 July 27th, 2020 to August 2nd, 2020.

Early Assistance has been requested by Ben Carr Architect for Porch Hang at 2706 SE Powell Blvd:

Porch Hang is a new construction 5 story multifamily project with ground floor retail and common areas. No parking is proposed on site. 28 residential units are proposed, with affordable housing being provided in the building. A large central courtyard, open air corridors and shared outdoor areas throughout the building help provide residents with a safe way to be outdoors. Total area of building will be +-16,500 SF. The existing structure and site improvements will be demolished.

A project at 8210 SE 6th Ave has been submitted for building permit review by BAMA Architecture:

PDOX PS – New 31 unit, 4 story wood framed mixed use building

The Unicorn Bed Apartments at 2167 NW Glisan have been submitted for building permit review by Dao Architecture:

PDOX PS – new 3-story mixed use building with 13 residential units and a daycare space w/associated site work***demo to be obtained separately ****

A project with two buildings at 5527 N Greeley Ave has been submitted for building permit review:

PDOX PS – construct new 3 story (12) unit apartment building: building 1 of 2 south side building: bike storage under separate permit (20-165640-CO)

PDOX PS – construct new 3 story (12) unit apartment building: building 2 of 2 south side building: bike storage under separate permit (20-165640-CO)

A project at 7150 N Greenwich Ave has been submitted for building permit review:

Single pdf – new 3 story apartment building with 18 units.

A project at 1603 N Willis Blvd has been submitted for building permit review:

PDOX PS – New 4-story with basement 44 unit apartment building with associated site work w/20-173946-MT

A project at 2425 NE Alberta St has been submitted for building permit review:

PDOX PS – construct new 4 story mixed use building with commercial spaces on main floor and 29 apartment units: associated site work w/20-172680-MT

A building permit was issued to Brett Schulz for a project at 6280 N Montana Ave:

New 3 story, 18 unit apartment building with associated site work. No on-site parking ***mechanical permit separate***

A building permit was issued to Carleton Hart Architecture for Mamook Tokatee (previously known as Going 42) at 4610 NE 42nd Ave:

New 56-unit apartment building with associated site work w/20-118735-MT

A building permit was issued for a project at 16119 SE Stark St:

(N) single story 11,993 sf retail building. Construction sequence: 1. North portion. 2. Demo (e) building under permit # 18-260694-co. 3. Construct south portion of buildng. No occupancy this permit. Separate t. I. Permits required. Parking lot and site work to be completed as part of this permit. Separate permit for trash enclosure.

News Roundup: West End Medical Center, PDX Concourse E, Benson High School, and more

The West End Medical Center is being designed by ZGF Architects for Rendina Healthcare Real Estate and The Portland Clinic.

The Daily Journal of Commerce wrote about planned West End Medical Center at 804 SW 12th Ave. The seven-story, 140,000-square-foot medical office building will include a new downtown home for The Portland Clinic*.

The PDX Concourse E Extension had a soft opening in July. The Oregonian noted the project added the first new gates to the airport in twenty years. While work on the extension itself is complete, the Business Tribune wrote about how some concessions are not yet open due to the pandemic.

A proposed development at 2124 NW Flanders St would displace low-income residents, reports Street Roots. Writing after the project’s first hearing, Building on History described why the Historic Landmarks Commission has no power to deny or delay the demolition of the Nathan Simon House currently located on the site.

The Portland Public Schools board approved a $1.2 billion bond for November ballot, reported OPB. The bond will include funds to renovate Jefferson High School and to finish modernizing Benson High School. Building on Historic wrote about the proposed design for Benson High School, which was recently approved by the Historic Landmarks Commission.

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Metro Reports: Oregon Park, Rosewood Family Health Center, 6928 N Maryland, and more

The Oregon Park apartments in Kerns will include 19 units on a site currently occupied by a single family house.

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 July 20th, 2020 to July 26th, 2020.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 3335 SE 124th Ave:

Development of 30-unit apartment building with parking. Storm water to drywell or planter/trench.

Early Assistance has been requested by McGuirl Designs And Architecture for a project at 6928 N Maryland Ave:

The project involves 3 separate tax lots that are adjacent to one another. The project will have one building across all three properties with four stories above grade and a partial basement. Building use is R2 Multi-family with 105 dwelling units and will include inclusionary housing. No off street vehicular parking, interior bicycle storage, interior trash room. Site to utilize on-site drywell.

The Oregon Park apartments at 823 NE 29th Ave has been submitted for building permit review by Wright Architecture:

PDOX PS – new 3-story 19 unit apartment building with associated site work

The Rosewood Family Health Center at SE 88th & Powell has been submitted for building permit review:

ROSEWOOD FAMILY HEALTH CENTER – New three story medical clinic with first floor consisting of medical clinic and pharmacy, 2nd floor consisting of a dental clinic and third floor administrative space.

A building permit was issued to Allusa Architecture for a project at 1545 NE 41st Ave (previously 1535 NE 41st):

New 3 story, 19 unit apartment building and associated siteworks. Trash inside the building. Includes 5 units on ground floor and 7 units on 2nd and 3rd floor.

A building permit was issued Brett Schulz Architect for a project at 6290 N Montana Ave (perviously 6234 N Montana Ave):

New 3 story 11 unit apartment building with associated site work, no on-site parking, mechanical permit separate