News Roundup: Oregon Square, Mamook Tokatee, Northbound 30 Collaborative, and more

The Design Commission has approved two new office buildings at Oregon Square in the Lloyd District.

The Daily Journal reported on the Design Commission’s approval of two midrise office buildings* proposed for Oregon Square in the Lloyd District. Previous proposals for the site would have seen it developed with residential buildings.

The Oregonian wrote about how Portland hopes to “avoid past setbacks with ambitious affordable housing goals” for the Broadway Corridor.

The affordable housing development formerly known as Halsey 106 is to be named the The Nick Fish, after the City Commissioner who passed away at the start of the year, reports the Oregonian.

The Hollywood Star News reported on Community Development Partners and NAYA securing building permits for Mamook Tokatee, a 56 unit afforable housing development that will include units secured for Native tenants.

After decades of trying, the “new, spacious, seismically saferMultnomah County Central Courthouse has opened, reports the Oregonian.

Portland Architecture spoke to Jones Architecture, whose recent work includes the Northbound 30 Collaborative.

Restore Oregon announced the winners of this year’s DeMuro Awards, reports the Oregonian. Included in the awards for historic preservation are: 230 Ash (a new building in a historic district); Redfox Commons; the Custom Blocks; and the Hallock-McMillen Building.

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News Roundup: Northbound 30 Collaborative, Gilkey International Middle School, ART Tower, and more

The Northbound 30 Collaborative will include eight five-story mass-timber apartment buildings, with a total of 144 units over the entire site.

The Daily Journal of Commerce wrote about the “variations on a theme“* planned by Waechter Architecture and Jones Architecture for the Northbound 30 Collaborative at 2123 NW 30th Ave.

Hotelier and former Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland is selling a parcel land at 320 NE Lloyd Blvd, reports the Oregonian. The property was acquired from Metro in 2016 as part of settlement to legal action related to the Hyatt Regency at the Oregon Convention Center. A proposal in 2018 to build a music venue, commercial space and a 14-story residential tower on the site never moved forward.

Portland plans to readopt the Central City 2035 Plan—which is not currently in effect—with the same building heights in the New Chinatown / Japantown Historic District, writes Building on History.

Portland Architecture spoke to Dietrich Wieland and Rich Mitchell of Mackenzie, on the occasion of the 60th anniversary for the architecture, engineering and design firm.

Metropolis wrote about how Hacker Architects put the French American International School on the path to net zero carbon with its new Gilkey International Middle School building.

Portland Monthly wrote about three large projects that are reshaping Portland neighborhoods: the Pepsi Blocks, Block 216 and the ART Tower.

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Metro Reports: Lincoln High School, 3219 SE Milwaukie, 5145 SE Mcloughlin, and more

The first building permit for the new Lincoln High School was issued.

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 27th, 2020 to Februrary 2nd, 2020.

Design Advice has been requested by SERA Architects for a project at 2250 NW Flanders St:

6 story apartment building with approximately 200 units in the Northwest Plan District and Alphabet Historic District. Non-contributing. Stormwater disposal method TBD

Early Assistance has been requested by DECA Architects for a project at 5505 SE 136th Ave:

New construction of a 6,425 sq ft, 2-story apartment building with 5 dwelling units and a new driveway (no commercial units). Adjustment to setback is needed.

Early Assistance has been requested by Tahran Architecture and Planning for a project at 3219 SE Milwaukie Ave:

Proposal to build a new 4-story apartment building with a total of 44-46 units of affordable housing. Stormwater disposal is proposed to be a storm water planter.

Early Assistance has been requested by Edge Development for a project at 5527 N Greeley Ave:

New 12-unit, 3-story multi-family residential building. No on-site parking provided. A drywell shall be proposed for stormwater retention.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Carleton Hart Architecture to discuss Multnomah County’s project at 333 SW Park Ave

Renovation of existing building and adjacent lot

A project at 2047 NE Davis St has been submitted for a Pre-Permit Zoning Check:

New fourplex apartment to create a total of 6 dwelling units on the lot. Proposed stormwater disposal method is not included in this pre-check.

A project at 2321 SE 89th Ave has been submitted for a Pre-Permit Zoning Check:

3 new fourplex apartments, to create a total of 13 dwelling units on the lot. Proposed stormwater disposal method is not included in this pre-check.

A project at 2135 NW 29th Ave has been submitted for a Type III Design Review, by Jones Architecture and Waechter Architecture:

Development of eight 15,000SF mass-timber apartment buildings (type 3-B); each 5 stories with parking. Each to have their own building permit per OSSC 2019, but processed as one Type3 LUR per Pre-App direction. Modifications requested to Ground Floor Window requirement and Pedestrian Access requirement.

A project at 2011 NE 47th Ave was submitted for building permit review:

New 2 story 5 unit apartment building.

A project at 5145 SE Mcloughlin Blvd was submitted for building permit review by Fosler Portland Architecture:

New 19 unit apartment building with associated site work; no on site parking; mechanical permit separate

A foundation permit was issued to Bora Architects for the new Lincoln High School:

FND 01 – New foundations, slab on grade and under slab utilities for a 6 story, 291,000 sf high school.***review with 19-218828-MT

Metro Reports: Division.28, 2434 SE 92nd, 2123 NW 30th, 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 May 20th to May 26th, 2019.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Waechter Architecture to discuss a project at 2135 NW 29th Ave:

Three 5-story residential building (each with approximately 18 residential units), which will include amenity spaces (such as bike rooms), storage, commons areas, and parking (at-grade).

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Jones Architecture to discuss a project at 2123 NW 30th Ave:

Three 5-story residential building (each with approximately 18 residential units), which will include amenity spaces (such as bike rooms), storage, commons areas, and parking (at-grade).

The renovation of the former Multnomah County Health Department at 408 SW 5th Ave has been submitted for a Type II Design Review by SERA Architects:

Core and shell renovation with ground floor storefront replacement.

A project at 4419 SE 61st Ave has been submitted for building permit review:

New 3 story, 9 unit apartment building with associated site work, and attached trash enclosure with recycle area; short term bike racks; no onsite parking

A building permit was issued for the Division.28 apartments at 2880 SE Division St:

New 4-story, mixed use, 64 unit apartment building with tuck under enclosed parking, interior trash and recycle room; on-site stormwater treatment, site improvements, and landscape ***w/17-112414-MT***Septic decommissioining req’d. Call 842 for inspections. Septic decommissioning required. Call for inspection 842.

A building permit was issued to Allusa Architecture for a project at 2434 SE 92nd Ave (previously 9211 SE Division St):

New 3 story apartment building with 15 units, detached trash enclosure less than 120 sq. ft.

A building permit was issued to Novak Architecture for a project with two buildings at 5681 and 5687 NE Glisan St (previously 5663 NE Glisan St):

New three story, 15 unit apartment building, includes associated sitework *** w/18-280954-CO & 18-280959-MT & 18-280963-MT *** building 1 ***

New three story, 15 unit apartment building, includes associated sitework *** w/18-280949-CO & 18-280959-MT & 18-280963-MT *** building 2 ***