Weekly Roundup: 1177 NE 21st, Block 45, Rothko Pavilion, and more

The under construction building at 1177 NE 21st Ave was designed by Hacker architects for PHK Development

OPB reporting on how Portland Art Museum is adapting plans for the Rothko Pavilion in order to win over critics.

According to the Oregonian the bidder that intended to purchase an Alaska ferry for use as a floating hotel at 2260 NW Front Ave has backed out of the deal.

The Willamette Week reported that Lents will get a new craft beer bar with food carts, in a currently under construction development at 9316 SE Woodstock Blvd.

The Hollywood Star News reported on the construction of a seven-story, 162-unit condominium project at 1177 NE 21st Ave.

The DJC published photos of the self storage building rising at 910 SE 7th Ave.

Prosper Portland, the agency formerly known as the Portland Development Commission, struggles to make money from the property it owns, writes the Oregonian.

Portlanders for Parking Reform wrote about how a project at 1717 SE Tenino St will include less affordable housing but more parking spaces, as a result of city regulations.

The NW Examiner looked at conflicting opinions of Pearl District residents regarding views of the Fremont Bridge that would be blocked by the Fremont Place apartment tower, which is currently going through design review.

The Portland City Council approved financing and transfer of the land for Block 45With all 240 units now planned to be affordable, the building will be city’s largest single building affordable housing development in 50 years.

The Portland Mercury reported on how the Republican tax plan would eliminate eliminate private activity bonds, a tool commonly used to fund affordable housing projects across the country.

The Willamette Week looked at a potential conflict between two of Governor Brown’s priorities, timber towers and clean air.

Weekly Roundup: Riverplace Parcel 3, Floating Hotel, Providence Park, and more

Riverplace Parcel 3

Riverplace Parcel will include a mix of affordable and market rate housing

The Business Tribune wrote about Riverplace Parcel 3which will form the final piece in the decades long redevelopment of the site.

The PSU Karl Miller Center, with its massive atrium, gives the university “a sense of place“, says the Business Tribune. The Portland Business Journal published photos of the “striking” new business school.

Amazon.com has opened a staffed pick-up location in the ground floor of the Sky3 Apartments, writes KATU. 

A floating hotel at 2260 NW Front Ave has moved “one step closer to reality as developer submits high bid” for an Alaskan ferry, reports the Oregonian.

6 months in, Portland For Everyone wrote about the success to date of the city’s inclusionary housing rules.

After years where years where Portland has been growing faster than its suburbs, the suburbs are again outpacing the city*, writes the DJC.

The Portland Timbers will begin construction on the Providence Park Expansion following the conclusion of 2017 season, reports The Oregonian.

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Metro Reports: Block 45, 2260 NW Front, Gateway Baptist Church, and more

Lever Architecture’s Block 45 has been submitted for building permit review

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.

Early Assistance has been requested by Courtney + Le Architects for a project at 520 SE 82nd Ave:

Current code – The project entails demolishing the existing 14,243 sf building & constructing a 20,053 sf market. Stormwater disposal will be dispersed to the adjacent landscape planters/bio filters.

Early Assistance has been requested by Allusa Architecture for a project at 1823 NE 2nd Ave:

Current code – Construction of a two story 8 unit apartment building. Stormwater to be diverted to an onsite drywell. Trash and long term bike parking is located along the east portion of the property.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 2260 NW Front Ave:

He would like info on both current code and future code.

Please note that this “site” is for the pier which is approx 375′ NE from the parcel this case is “built” on (the parking lot parcel: R540254).Convert existing pier (formally part of “Terminal 1”) into a terminal for river-related activities: floating hotel, watersports, seaplane terminal, spa, park, farmers’ market, and/or other amenities beneficial to adjacent condos and apartment buildings. Parking provided by adjacent parking lot, accessed by greenway trail. They propose to bring in a floating vessel to use for above-proposed activities. (Central City Design District. Central City – River – North Pearl Plan District, Guild’s Lake Industrial Sanctuary).

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Osterman Design to discuss a project West of 2247 NW Kearney St:

Develop multi-family apartments – 18 units planned. Two car garage. Site is a non-contributing structure in Alphabet Historic District.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Myhre Group Architects to discuss an addition to Gateway Baptist Church at 13300 NE San Rafael St:

A Pre-Application Conference to discuss an addtion to a church. 2,862 square feet of floor area will be added to the existing 6,814 square foot main church building .The number of parking spaces will be reduced from 171 to 168. The size of the church sanctuary will not be increased and can accomodate 200 people. The fellowhship hall and day care buildings are not expanding.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled to discuss a project at NE 133rd & Burnside St:

Current code – Looking to create a Net Zero neighborhood community with 37 to 40 units that will have a mix of detached and attached units. Connected greenspaces will be thoughtfuly provided for children to play and community gardens for neighborly connections. Two plans submitted and plans include the following assumptions water, storm, and sanitary sewer connections.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled to discuss a project at 2855 SW Patton Rd:

Review is for 2018 code changes. Remove the grocery-only condition and redevelop the site with an economically viable use that is compatible with the neighborhood (CM1 zone).

A building permit is under review for a project at NW 24th & Raleigh:

New 3 story apartment building with below grade parking.

A building permit is under review for Block 45 at 1034 NE Grand Ave:

New 12-story mixed use building; 240 apartment units with ground floor retail; basement for bike parking

A building permit was issued to Deca, Inc for a project at 1714 NE 45th Ave:

New 3 story apartment building with basement (8 units) and associated site work; includes retaining wall; trash room inside