Weekly Roundup: Retail and Affordable Housing on MLK, Cameron Apartments and more

NE MLK & Alberta

NE Alberta & MLK

On Wednesday the board of the Portland Development Commission voted in favor of selling land at NE MLK & Alberta to Majestic Realty Company. The developer intends to build a strip mall anchored by Natural Grocers on the site.

The City also announced its intention to move forward with an affordable housing development at 3368 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd. According to a story in The Oregonian the site will be developed by Gerding Edlen and Portland Community Reinvestment Initiatives Inc.

The DJC published photos of the under construction Cameron Apartmentspreviously known as the 12th & Clay apartments.

Construction is nearing an end at 3939 SW Viewpoint Terrace. The DJC published a photo gallery of the progress.

A four story, 30 unit building is set to replace an a fourplex apartment building at 3423 SE Hawthorne Blvd, reported The Chronicle. 15 members of the group ‘Stop Demolishing Portland‘ turned up on Saturday to protest the new building.

Under Construction: 12th & Clay Apartments (images)

The 12th & Clay Apartments are under construction in Downtown Portland. The quarter-block building will contain 83 apartments over 8 stories. The building has an L-shaped plan, with a small courtyard at the interior of the block. The primary exterior material is red brick, with white brick used at the top two floors. No on site parking is proposed. The project design is by SERA Architects.

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