Metro Reports: Unicorn Bed Apartments, Kōz on Killingsworth, Garfield Veterans Apartments, and more

The Unicorn Bed Apartments, as shown to the Historic Landmarks Commission in September. The project will include two 3-story buildings, with thirteen units and an on-site day care center.

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 October 21st to October 27th, 2019.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 7530 N Interstate Ave:

New Construction, Community Design Standards. 140 R-1 and R-2 Multi-family use. 3-story above grade with third floor mezzanine and basement. 18 dwelling units and 13 sleeping units. No off-street vehicular parking. Project to utilize private drywell.

A project at 5632 N Montana Ave has been submitted for a Type II Design Review by Works Progress Architecture:

The proposed development is for 5-story building occupying a quarter city block at N Montana Ave and N Jessup St. The site is currently occupied by (2) lots, with (2) residential structures. The proposed building use includes at-grade lobby, bike storage, and 11 residential units, two of which are at-grade. The main entrance will be located at N Montana Ave., with private residential entrances off the perimeter garden (gate accessed on N Montana). The main entrance is covered with canopy protection. Drywells and a minimum 5′-0″ landscaping buffer are located along the South and East parameters of the site along with patios for at-grade units.

1634 SW Alder St has been submitted for a Type III Design Review by SERA Architects:

7 story apartment building with 215 units.

The Morningstar at Laurelhurst has been submitted for a Type III Design Review by Ankrom Moisan Architects:

New 5-story group living development which includes 114 units with a mix of 2-bed, 1-bed and studio units. Floors 3-5 will be assisted living and floor 2 will house memory care residents. The ground floor will capture the active use amenity spaces and there will also be rooftop amenities and below-grade parking for residents and staff. Three modifications are being requested: maximum building length (33.130.222.B), Sandy Boulevard Plan District height limits in transition zones (33.575.100.C), and setback landscaping (33.130.215.B.2).

A project at 2124 NW Flanders St has been submitted for a Type III Historic Resource Review by Emerick Architects:

Proposal is for four stories of market-rate apartments over a walk-out basement level with 19 residential units and typical utilities. Floors 1-4 are proposed to have outdoor balcony space. The roof is anticipated to incorporate an ecoroof and solar panels. The project has no parking. The site is non-contributing in Alphabet Historic District.

The Multnomah County Courthouse Reuse project has been submitted for a Type III Historic Resource Review by GBD Architects:

Renovation and seismic upgrade of the historic Multnomah County Courthouse. Modification to the ground floor windows. Adjustment to vehicular access.

The Unicorn Bed Apartments at 2171 NW Glisan St have been submitted for a Type III Historic Resource Review by DAO Architecture:

Two proposed 3-story affordble multi-family buildings (each with a basement), focused on providing compact apartment residences for single mothers with children. Project includes (13) 2-BR units, including (1) ADA-accessible unit and a 600 sf day care on basement level. Non contributing resource.

An excavation and shoring permit for the Grand Avenue Mixed Use at 465 NE Davis St has been submitted by Ankrom Moisan Architects:

EXC 01 – Excavation and shoring permit

A building permit was issued for Kōz on Sandy at 2180 NE 47th Ave:

New 6 story type III code guide mixed use building with 112 living units above tenant space, bike parking, parking, mechanical rooms, and trash room on first level, includes associated site work *** mechanical permit to be separate ***

A building permit was issued for Kōz on Killingsworth at 151 N Killingsworth St:

New 4 story mixed use apartment building, 88 units with ground floor commercial and associated sitework ***mechanical permit to be separate***

A building permit was issued to SERA Architects for the 1715 SW Salmon Mixed Use:

Review w/ 19-106756-MT New 172,020 sq. ft., 8-story mixed use apartment building. 182 units are proposed with future retail space on the ground floor

A building permit was issued to Ink:Built Architecture for the Garfield Veterans Apartments at 6700 NE Garfield Ave:

New 3-story with basement, 28-unit ***state approved modular apartment building with leasing office, laundry room, and mech/elec room*** detached 119 sq ft trash enclosure and associated site work.

Metro Reports: Modera Morrison, Unicorn Bed Apartments, 12370 SE Ash, and more

124th & Ash is being developed by REACH CDC on land formerly owned by TriMet. The development will include 175 apartment units, affordable to those earning 60% of Area Median Income.

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 August 12th to August 18th 2019.

Design Advice has been requested by Emerick Architects for a project at 2124 NW Flanders St:

HLC HEARING – Four stories of market-rate apartments over a walk-out basement level with 19 residential units and typical utilities. Floors 01-04 are proposed to have outdoor balcony space. The roof is anticipated to incorporate a roof deck and solar panels. The project has no parking. The stormwater disposal method to be on-site storm water planters & drywells.

Design Advice has been requested by DAO Architecture for the Unicorn Bed Apartments at 2171 NW Glisan St:

HLC HEARING – Two proposed 3-story affordable multi-family buildings (each with a basement), focused on providing compact apartments residences for single moms with children. Project includes (13) 2-BR units, including (1) ADA-accessible unit and 600sf day care on basement level. R-2 occupancy, Type V-B NFPA 13R sprinklered. Stormwater treatment to be on-site, assumed to be with drywells, or simmilar.

A follow up Early Assistance meeting has been requested by Ankrom Moisan Architects for the SW Barbur and Hooker Apartments:

New 62-unit apartment building, approved Historic Resource Review. This is a follow up Early Assistance meeting.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled to discuss a project at 9652 NE Davis St:

6 stories – 77 units, 5 stories wood fame over concrete podium. Building takes up entire site, no parking. 5:1 FAR. Stormwater contained onsite – disposed via drywell system under building. Solar on vegetated roof. Stormwater capture for flushing & laundry. Path to net zero energy all units affordable.

The Modera Morrison at 1120 SE Morrison St has been submitted for a Type III Design Review by SERA Architects:

7-story market rate apartment building with 247 units, ground floor retail, and basement parking. Three Modifications requested: 33.266.130F – Parking Layout, 33.266.220.C3 – Size of Bicycle Rack, 33.510243.B1 – Ecoroof – private terraces on the ecoroof. 4 signs included in this review.

A project at 2525 E Burnside St has been submitted for building permit review:

TI for existing tenant; 3-story addition with basement to existing office building; exterior work to include landscaping, cmu wall, bike rack, and canopy

A project with two buildings at 1248 N Holman St has been submitted for building permit review by Brett Schulz Architect:

New 3 story, 18 unit apartment building with associated site work. No on-site parking ***mechanical permit separate***

New 3 story, 11 unit apartment building with associated site work. No on-site parking ***mechanical permit separate***

A project at 1521 N Humboldt St has been submitted for building permit review:

New 16 unit apartment building, 4 stories, associated site work. ***w/ 19-207947-MT***

A building permit was issued to Ankrom Moisan Architects for the 124th & Ash at 12370 SE Ash St:

Construct new 4 story wood frame (175 unit) apartment building with courtyard bike parking; new car parking septic decommissioning required. Call for inspection 842.

A building permit was issued to Fosler Portland Architecture for a project at 1524 N Sumner St:

New construction of 3-story 19 unit apartment building and site improvements

A building permit was issued to Ankrom Moisan Architects for a project at 15 NW Park Ave (previously 815 W Burnside St):

Review with 18-234560-MT New 7 story multi-use building with 138 residential apartments on levels 2 thru 7, residential amenities on ground floor and roof deck, retail spaces on ground floor, and 49 spaces of below grade parking. Type 1A construction from bottom of garage to top of level 3 slab. Type III-A construction from top of level 3 slab to roof. ***Uses Type III Code Guide OSSC/6/#4 except aerial access and sacrificial studs per Appeal 18479 Item 2.***

A building permit was issued to Allusa Architecture for a project at 4980 N Vancouver Ave:

New 3 story, 5 unit hotel with office space on first floor, attached trash enclosure and ecoroof

Metro Reports: Tacoma Commons, Nomad, NW 20th & Savier, and more

The Tacoma Commons include four buildings, each with three 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 May 27th to June 3rd, 2019.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 5105 SE Woodstock Blvd:

Construct a 27 unit apartment building.

Early Assistance has been requested by Scott Edward Architecture for a project at 7601 SE Division St:

Four or five story multi-family building consisting entirely of affordable housing (approximately 118-130 units)

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at the southeast corner of NW 20th & Savier:

Discuss the feasibility, needed analysis and evidence to amend the Conway Master Plan (LU 12-135162), as applied to Blocks 16, 261, and 262, to allow a hotel. No change to Master Plan-wide FAR cap or existing height limits proposed.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by EPR Design to discuss a project East of 12395 SW Clara Ln:

Proposal to construct a new 60-90 bed residential care facility licensed by the State of Oregon for 24-Hour Care. The residents will not be driving or own cars that are parked at the site. There will be one common kitchen and one common dining area. No kitchens provided in the resident rooms. The resident rooms will consist of a sleeping area and a private 1/2 bath. Onsite parking is proposed, a trash enclosure and associated site work and landscaping.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by DAO Architecture to discuss a project at 2171 NW Glisan St:

Two proposed 3-story affordable multi-family buildings (one with basement), focused on providing compact apartments/residences for single moms. Project includes (13) 2-BR units (including 1 ADA-accessible unit) and 600 sq ft day care on basement level. Non-contributing

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Lever Architecture to discuss the renovation of the Artists Repertory Theater at 1515 SW Morrison St:

Renovation of the existing 18,000sf Artist Repertory Theater (ART) building. The renovation will add new theater, rehearsal, office and support space for ART and a dozen affiliated companies in the ART HUB. The expansion will add a partial second floor and increase the total area to approximately 28,000sf. The existing concrete exterior walls and the east and west bays of existing structure will remain. The central portion of the building will be rebuilt with a higher structure to accommodate a large theater and second floor. The existing covered drive will be infilled with a new main entry and lobby space. The two levels of parking below the main floor will remain. Parking Level 1 will be accessed from an entry in the building along SW 15th Avenue. Parking Level 2 will be accessed from a new entry in the future ART Tower. The building will undergo a full seismic upgrade. Given the existing conditions, the project has limited stormwater options. The project team will review with BES

Buildings permit were issued to Works Progress Architecture for the Tacoma Commons at 2000 SE Tacoma St:

New three-story, three unit mult-family structure (1 of 4, with 17-194721,-24,-27 CO ) includes site utilities

New three-story, three unit mult-family structure (2 of 4, with 17-194710,-24,-27 CO )

New three-story, three unit mult-family structure with trash enclosure. (3 of 4, with 17-194710,-721,-727 CO )

New three-story, three unit mult-family structure (4 of 4, with 17-194710,-721,-724 CO)

A building permit was issued to R & B Design Studio for a Habitat for Humanity project at 8120 N Interstate Ave:

Building 1 of 2, to be built on west portion of site. Review with 18-280327-MT (HVAC for building). Three story with partial 4th story, 12 affordable housing units. Entire site Grading and Utility permit 18-280322-UTL-01-CO be reviewed concurrently. Permit for 2nd building to come in after this CO and UTL both issued.

A building permit was issued to Works Progress Architecture for Nomad at 5620 N Interstate Ave:

New construction of 7-story Mixed-Use Building; 2-stories C.I.P. Post-tensioned Concrete Slabs and Columns, 5-stories wood-frame. 6 levels of Residential Units with Amenity over 1 Level of Residential Amenity and Retail. Work to the Retail will be included as part of this Permit. The Overall Buillding Height is less than 75ft.