News Roundup: Montgomery Park Master Plan, Williams & Russell, Cathedral Village, and more

Montgomery Park was sold by the Bill Naito Company to Unico Properties in 2019. Unico is currently working on a Master Plan for the property, which could see the surface parking redeveloped.

The NW Examiner reported that the the Master Plan for Montgomery Park could include a trailhead lodge and a bridge over NW Wardway St, connecting the district to Forest Park.

Previous plans for a hotel at 550 SE MLK have been replaced with a seven story residential building with 120 units*, reports the Daily Journal of Commerce.

Portland will build new homes, apartments and business incubator designed to benefit Black Portlanders at Williams & Russell, reports the Oregonian.

BikePortland reports that the Albina Vision Trust, working with Edlen & Company, will develop an affordable housing and community theater project on a site currently used for parking at 253 N Broadway.

A ruptured sprinkler flooded multiple floors, causing ‘extensive damage’ at new the Multnomah County Central Courthouse.

The Portland City Council approved funding that will go towards 110 units of affordable housing at Cathedral Village in St Johns, according to the Oregonian.

Old Navy is closing is Lloyd Center store, reports the Oregonian, making it the latest retailer to pull out of the mall.

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Metro Reports: 1380 NE Multnomah, 2320 N Vancouver, 3291 SE 122nd, 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 December 28th, 2020 to January 3rd, 2021.

Early Assistance has been requested by the Douglas Wilson Company for a project 1380 NE Multnomah St, where Byline was previously proposed.

Divide site into four (4) lots to accommodate future development.

A building permit was issued to Fosler Portland Architecture for a project at 2320 N Vancouver Ave:

Construct new 3 story 18 unit apartment building with interior bike and trash enclosure and site work DFS trusses

A building permit was issued to Mentrum Architecture for a project at 3291 SE 122nd Ave:

New 2-story 8 unit apartment building with detached 256 sq. ft. trash / bike storage (19-269673-CO) enclosure and associated site work.

A building permit was issued to Allusa Architecture for a project at 2015 NE 47th Ave:

New 2 story 5 unit apartment building