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