Metro Reports: North of 253 N Broadway, 1946 NE 122nd, 9243 SE Holgate, and more

Albina Vision Trust plans to develop affordable housing and a community theater in historic Lower Albina, in partnership with Edlen & Company. The building, located north of the Paramount Apartments at 253 N Broadway, will include 111 residential units.

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 15th, 2021 to February 21st, 2021.

Early Assistance has been requested by Baysinger Partners Architecture for a project at 1946 NE 122nd Ave:

Demo existing former Shari’s pad building. Construct new ~3,028 sf bank building and parking within ground lease area.

Early Assistance has been requested by Lever Architecture for a project North of 253 N Broadway:

The project is the development of an existing parking lot into an affordable housing residential building (111 units) as well as a 99 seat theater and a pedestrian path connecting Wheeler and Flint.

Early Assistance has been requested by Jones Architecture for a project East of 208 NE Hancock St:

New 3-story, 18-unit multi-family, micro-unit residential building. Stormwater management TBD.

A project at 6335 SE 92nd Ave has been submitted for building permit review by Fosler Portland Architecture:

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

A project at 9243 SE Holgate Blvd has been submitted for building permit review:

PDOX PS – construct new 3 story (30) unit apartment building with associated site work

Metro Reports: Steeplejack Brewery, Baldwin Affordable Housing, 5403 SE 122nd, and more

The Baldwin Affordable Housing project is being developed by Home Forward in collaboration with the Urban League of Portland, and will comprise of 60 units of affordable permanent supportive housing. The project is being designed by SERA Architects.

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 8th, 2021 to February 14th, 2021.

Early Assistance has been requested by Dao Architecture for a project at 5403 SE 122nd Ave:

Proposed building is a single 4-story, wood-framed structure, providing 65 units of affordable housing and approx. 11 covered, but not enclosed parking spaces. R-2 Occupancy, Type V-A, NFPA 13R sprinklered. Building is U-shaped, ground floor common room and support spaces, surrounding an interior court/garden

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 5415 SE Milwaukie Ave:

Consolidate properties into the RM4 zone and design and develop three multifamily buildings

A project at 751 N Prescott St has been submitted for a Type II Historic Resource Review by Works Progress Architecture:

The proposed development includes construction of a new wood frame 4 story multi family building with support spaces. There are 30 residential units varying in size. Two stairs access each floor with both extending to the roof. A single Elevator provides access to each floor and roof deck. The two existing lots will be consolidated into one single lot for development. The applicant proposes a modification to 33.130.230.B.4 ¿ Ground floor window and frontage standards for dwelling units.

A project at 1004 NE 31st Ave has been submitted for building permit review:

PDOX PS – construct new 3 story (4) unit apartment building with associated site work w/21-011538-MT

The Baldwin Apartments at 7656-7688 N Interstate Ave have been submitted for building permit review:

BALDWIN APARTMENTS – new 4-story low-income apartment building with 60 units, ground floor permanent supportive service offices, community room, and courtyards. ***Review w. 21-004823-MT

A building permit was issued to Open Concept Architecture for the conversion of the former Metropolitan Community Church at 2400 NE Broadway into the Steeplejack Brewery:

PDOX PS – TI for new tenant; change of occupancy from A-3, church to A-2, restaurant; site work to include removing retaining wall, install paving, bike racks, and landscaping; new walls in basement includes vestible, brewery, mill room, restrooms, kitchen, trash, and office; new walls on main floor to create taproom, lounge, storage, and entry. Recovering roof.

Metro Reports: Holden of Pearl, 23 NE 151st, Joyce Hotel, and more

Holden of Pearl
An Excavation and Shoring permit was issued for the Holden of Pearl senior housing development.

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 1st, 2021 to February 7th, 2021.

Early Assistance has been requested by Evident Architecture Office for a project with buildings at 4905 N Vancouver and North of 4906 N Gantenbein Ave:

New 12-Unit Multi-Family residential structure on a 4,500 Sf lot. The project is designed as one of a potential three-building complex on adjacent, individual tax lots. See previous EA 20-121409.

New 12-Unit Multi-Family residential structure on a 4,500 Sf lot. The project is designed as one of a potential three-building complex on adjacent, individual tax lots. See previous EA 20-121409.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 5422 N Mississippi Ave:

Development of two (2) fourteen (14) unit residential buildings, and associated sitework. Stormwater disposal methods are TBD.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 23 NE 151st Ave:

Construction of 93 multi-family units on vacant land. On-site stormwater treatment proposed

Early Assistance has been requested by Wright Architecture for a project at 7124 N Mohawk Ave:

New 32,184 SF apartment building with 46 units in the St Johns Plan District, includes on-site stormwater facilities.

Early Assistance has been requested by Design Department Architecture for a project at 7005 N Montana Ave:

12 apartments in a three-story building with onsite drywell in courtyard.

The renovation of The Joyce Hotel at 322 SW 11th Ave has been submitted for a Type II Design Review by Carleton Hart Architecture:

Remodel and seismic rehabilitation of an existing, 4-story URM building. Program to be 66 single room occupancy (SRO) units of permanent supportive housing (PSH). Basement to include bicycle storage and utility spaces. Ground floor to include residential amentiy spaces, utility spaces, and offices focused on tenant services. Residential floors to include shared bathroom facilities. Roof to include outdoor terrace. Site improvments include ROW improvements per PBOT.

A project with two buildings at 3733 N Williams Ave has been submitted for building permit review by VWR Development:

PDOX PS – new 4-story mixed use building (east bldg) with 13 residential units and ground floor retail with associated site work

PDOX PS – new 4-story apartment building (west bldg) with 17 residential units with associated site work w/21-008589-CO

The first permit was issued to Ankrom Moisan Architects for the Holden of Pearl at 1540 NW 13th Ave:

Partial permit for excavation and shoring for new 16 story tower with 3 story podium, courtyard, and 1 below grade level for parking. Shoring in the ROW. No plumbing and utilities associated with this permit

Metro Reports: 9401 NE Cascades Parkway, West of 84 NE Killingsworth St, and 4937 SE Woodstock Blvd

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 25th, 2021 to January 31st, 2021.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 9401 NE Cascades Parkway:

Remove up-to 56 parking stalls and create a retail pad in that location (possibly housing up-to 18,000 sq ft of future retail space).

Early Assistance has been requested by Structure Development Group for a project West of 84 NE Killingsworth St:

Construction of a five-story COVID 19 resistant office building to be located at the southeast corner of NE Killingsworth St and NE Cleveland Ave. The site is currently vacant land. The proposed
building will have a below-grade basement and four above-grade levels.

A project at 4937 SE Woodstock Blvd has been submitted for building permit review:

New 4-story, 84 unit multi-family housing with ground floor retail and associated site work. w/21-003439-MT

Metro Reports: Cathedral Village, Provi 3, DoveLewis, and more

Cathedral Village will include 110 units of 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 January 18th, 2021 to January 24th, 2021.

Early Assistance has been requested by Barry Smith Architect for a project at 3333 SW US Veterans Hospital Rd:

PROPOSAL The proposal is develop housing on Marquam Hill to eliminate commuting for residents and support personnel of the Hospitals and Level 1 Trauma Center. Housing and services are provided for the employment providers adjacent to the site. Household Living will be classified as Residential Group R1 and R2 for temporary and permanent residences by the Oregon State Structural Specialty Code. Household Living is mixed within structures in a combination of SRO and apartment configurations. Business, Retail Sales and Service and Assembly Occupancies are developed to provide support services for residents, guests and neighbors. Parking is provided and shared throughout the site.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 15031 SE Division St:

Construction of one L-shaped 4-story (66 unit) multi-family building with structured parking, bicycle parking, community room and leasing office.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled to discuss an expansion of DoveLewis at 1947 NW Overton St:

Multi-story building with parking, different configuration options being considered (to serve wholly or partially as an expansion for DoveLewis’s existing main facility). Note PR 16-277190 ZCL

A project with two buildings North of 5904 SE 89th Ave has been submitted for building permit review:

Single PDF: 3 story 11 unit apartment building and associated site work. Main floor includes main entrance, trash enclosure with water heater room. Short term bike park outside and long term parking within dwelling units. Lot 14.

Single PDF: 3 story 11 unit apartment building. Main floor includes main entrance, trash enclosure with water heater room. Short term bike park outside and long term parking within dwelling units. Lot 15.

A building permit was issued to MWA Architects for Cathedral Village at 6520 N Salem Ave (formerly 8614 N Crawford St):

New 4 story, 110 unit Multi-family apartment building and associated site work. w/20-168121-MT, 20-168124\27-CO (2 demos)

A building permit was issued to Studio 3 Architects for Provi 3 at 5505 NE Glisan St:

Construct new 4 story (22) unit apartment building with interior trash room and fire riser room; associated site work

Metro Reports: St Philip Neri Affordable Housing, 1541 SW Market, 3114 SE Belmont, and more

The St Philip Neri Affordable Housing will include the retention of the 1952 Pietro Belluschi-designed church; the adaptive reuse of the 1913 church; and the construction of a new three story building at SE Division and 16th.

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 11th, 2021 to January 17th, 2021.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by SERA Architects and Catholic Charities to discuss the St Philip Neri Affordable Housing at 2408 SE 16th Ave:

St Philip Neri redevelopment project is a total of 50-unit affordable, permanent supportive housing project located on the St. Philip Neri Parish at 2408 SE 16th Ave, Portland, OR 97214 in the Hosford Abernethy Neighborhood District. This redevelopment stems from the City of Portland¿s Expanding Opportunities for Affordable Housing Initiative which rezoned the St. Philip Neri Parish parcel to an RM2 allowing for medium density affordable and permanent supportive housing on the site. A total of 50 units of permanent supportive housing will divided between the adaptive reuse of the existing 1913 Church housing 13 units and a new 3-story construction along the SE Division Street housing 37 units and supportive services spaces. The project will be in collaboration with Catholic Charities of Oregon and the St. Philip Neri Parish and will be specifically targeted to serve families in the community who are most in need. The stormwater will be managed on site via bio swales and
stormwater planters.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by McGuirl Design & Architecture to discuss a project at 1541 SW Market St:

Scope of work: Demolish non-conforming office building. New 9-story structure with basement. Multi-family as an Affordable Housing Project. Stormwater disposal to utilize flow through planters

A project at 4385 and 4405 N Vancouver Ave has been submitted building permit review:

PDOX PS – construct new 3 story 10 unit apartment building with basement and associated site work

PDOX PS – construct new 3 story 10 unit apartment building with associated site work

A project at 3114 SE Belmont St has been submitted building permit review:

New 5-story 25 unit apartment bldg. and associated site work. w/20-217527-MT, 20-217530-CO

Northbound 30 Collaborative Approved by Design Commission (images)

Last August the Design Commission approved the Northbound 30 Collaborative, a collection of eight five-story residential buildings designed by Jones Architecture and Waechter Architecture, for local developer Noel Johnson. The development will include 145 residential units in total. The buildings will be framed with cross-laminated timber.

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News Roundup: ARCOA, Hotel Grand Stark, Hyatt Place, and more

The ARCOA Mixed Use will wrap around the historic ARCOA building at 1006 SE Grand, with an eight story mass at the corner of SE 6th and Yamhill and a three story mass facing SE Grand.

The ARCOA Mixed Use at SE 6th and Yamhill gained approval from the Historic Landmarks Commission*, reports the Daily Journal of Commerce.

The Port of Portland looking at alternative uses or sale of major assets to further new ‘shared prosperity’ initiative, reports the Oregonian ($). The Portland Diamond Project has let an option on the Port’s Terminal 2 property lapse.

Portland’s Bureau of Development Services is laying off 13 staff members, according to OPB. The Bureau is almost entirely reliant on permit fees, which have dropped sharply.

Willamette Week reported that OMSI is looking to develop a gathering space for the Native American community along the Willamette.

City Council rejected the appeal against the Hyatt Place and Allison Residences in the Pearl, according to Willamette Week.

The boutique Hotel Grand Stark (previously known as the Hotel Chamberlain) will feature two new restaurants from Submarine Hospitality, writes the Oregonian ($).

The Oregonian ($) reports that the Lloyd Center is “on the brink as businesses depart en masse.”

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Metro Reports: 5542 NE Killingsworth, 4729 SW Taylors Ferry and 1675 NE 41st

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 4th, 2021 to January 10th, 2021.

Early Assistance has been requested by Holst Architecture for a project at 5542 NE Killingsworth St:

REVIEW UNDER CURRENT CODE: Residential infill affordable housing development with approximately (63) units with associated on-site parking and site improvements. Stormwater will be managed on site in accordance with BES standards.

Early Assistance has been requested by Holst Architecture for a project West of 4729 SW Taylors Ferry Rd:

REVIEW UNDER CURRENT CODE: Residential infill affordable housing development with approximately (22) units with associated on-site parking and site improvements. Stormwater will be managed on site in accordance with BES standards.

A building permit was issued to Doug Circosta Architect for a project at 1675 NE 41st Ave:

PDOX PS – new 5 story 17 unit apartment building with associated site work; site work to include common area and detached trash enclosure < 120 sf ***mechanical permit to be separate***

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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