Weekly Roundup: 9101 Foster, 1725 SE Tenino, Hotel Chamberlain, and more

9101 SE Foster

9101 Foster by Hacker

A gas explosion in NW Portland destroyed the 110 year old Wilfred & Gustav Burkhardt Building, and caused significant damage to nearby buildings including Allied Works’ Ann Sacks Residence at 2281 NW Glisan St. The explosion happened after an underground gas pipeline was struck by a subcontractor performing pre-construction work at the site of the future Restoration Hardware.

The DJC wrote about the partnership* between Beam Development and Urban Development + Partners, who first collaborated on the Central Eastside building SlateFuture projects include the adaptive reuse of the Hotel Chamberlain at 509 SE Grand Ave, a 13-story mixed-use development at 550 SE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, and a mid-rise creative office building at 525 SE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd.

Construction finished over the summer at Milwaukie Way, the Westmoreland retail development that wraps around Relish gastropub. The Portland Business Journal took a look at how it turned out.

Eater reported that Catalan restaurant Can Font will open a second location, in the ground floor of the Cosmopolitan on the Park.

The Oregonian reported that modern Mexican restaurant Alto Bajo will open early next year in the Hi Lo Hotel.

The Portland Mercury reported that Sellwood burger restaurant Mike’s Drive-In is likely to be replaced by new apartments. Developer UDG recently requested Early Assistance for a 78 unit residential building at 1725 SE Tenino St.

Portland Architecture discussed the design of Portland Art Museum’s proposed Rothko Pavilion with museum director Brian Ferriso.

The Portland Business Journal reported that a groundbreaking ceremony for 9101 Foster was planned for Sunday. The PDC developed building in Lents Town Center will include 54 apartments–16 of which will be affordable housing–and 9,000 sq ft of retail space.

Kevin Howard of Northwest Self Storage wrote in the Portland Business Journal about the boom and the impending bust of self-storage facilities in Portland.

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Metro Reports: 1319 NW Johnson, 1120 SE Madison, SW Barbur & Hooker, and more

SW Barbur and Hooker

SW Barbur and Hooker Apartments, as presented to the Historic Landmarks Commission in February 2014

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.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled and Design Advice requested for a project at 525 SE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd:

Design Advice Request to discuss discuss a new 6-story building.

Pre-application conference to discuss new 6-story building.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled and Design Advice requested by TVA Architects for a project at 1319 NW Johnson St:

Proposal is for a new six story mixed use residential development.

Proposal is for a new six story mixed-use /multi-family residential development.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Stack Architecture to discuss a project at SW Barbur & Hooker:

Pre-application conference to discuss new 4-story building with parking.

A project at 1120 SE Madison St has been submitted for building permit review by Siteworks Design | Build:

Addition-alteration of existing building w/ partial basement structure. Upgrade to meet ASCE41. No occupancy this permit. Buildout of common core space and second floor addition. New windows, doors, skylights, roof. ROW upgrades, parking and roof deck and landscape improvements

A project at 7430 SE Milwaukie Ave has been submitted for building permit review by CIDA Architects:

New 3 story 30 unit apartment building (sits on two lots)

A building permit has been issued to CIDA Architects for a project at 5811 SE Boise St (formerly 5816 SE Foster Rd):

Construct new 3 story (30) unit apartment building; with associated site work***See 16-125884-CO separate permit for trash enclosure and covered bike parking***

A building permit has been issued to Stack Architecture for a project at 7474 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd:

Core and shell for new medical clinic to include landscaping , site utilities, on site parking, screened emergency generator, storm water control