Weekly Roundup: Portland Building, 2869 NE Sandy, Stagecraft Building, and more

Rendering of a renovated loggia on SW Madison St at the Portland Building (DLR Group)

In an article titled “Handling a Portland icon with care“* the DJC looked at the approach being taken for the renovation of the Portland Building.

The Willamette Week reported that newly seated Mayor Ted Wheeler has halted further spending of the $258.4 million affordable housing bond, in order to to set “priorities and goals“.

Portland Shoupistas suggested 6 Parking Policy Priorities for Portland in 2017.

Portland Architecture sat down with Thomas Henneberry of ZRZ Realty to discuss the ambitious plans for the Zidell Yards.

Despite initial reports that the building might be relocated, the Portland Mercury reported that Club 21 last day of business would be January 15th. The building will be demolished to make way for the Jantzen Apartments.

The Portland Business Journal reported that Park Avenue West has landed an iconic Oregon tenant, Pendleton Woolen Mills.

According to the Urban Works Blog Design Within Reach has opened its new store in the renovated Stagecraft Building.

The Portland Business Journal reported that Fairfield Residential paid $3.6 million for a five-parcel lot at 2869 NE Sandy Blvd. The are current plans to develop the site with a 206 unit, 6-story apartment building.

OPB’s State of Wonder discussed design, planning and Portland’s new Mayor Ted Wheeler.

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Weekly Roundup: Pearl East, Park Avenue West, Stagecraft Building and more

The Pearl East building at NW 13th and Glisan

The Pearl East building at NW 13th and Glisan

Modern furniture retailer Design Within Reach will move into the Pearl’s newly renovated Stagecraft Building, according to the Portland Business Journal.

A new 6 story office building is planned for the corner of NE 13th Ave and Glisan St, reported the Portland Business Journal. The Mackenzie designed Pearl East building will include 67,000 sq ft of office and retail space.

The Oregonian published photos of the completed Park Avenue West tower. The building includes 15 floors of apartments, 13 floors of office space and 2 floors of retail space.

Salt and Straw revealed images of their new soft serve ice cream concept, Wiz Bang, which will open in the Pine Street Market on April 1st.

Weekly Roundup: Veteran’s Memorial Coliseum, Multnomah Village apartments, The Redd and more

7707 SW Capital Highway

7707 SW Capital Highway

Multnomah Village residents are attempting to block a planned apartment building at 7707 SW Capitol Highway. The building will include 70 market rate apartments, two retail units, and between 43 and 60 parking stalls.

The Portland Business Journal wrote about plans for the adaptive reuse of the Stagecraft Buildingone of the last remaining buildings in the Pearl suitable for conversion.

A groundbreaking ceremony was held on Monday for the Japanese Garden Expansion, with architect Kengo Kuma in attendance from Japan.

The first phase of the Ecotrust’s Redd on Salmon St food hub is now open and ready for tenants. The project will consist of two buildings: Marble and Foundry. Work on the Foundry building is expected to be completed in late 2016.

The Pine Street Market, which is due to open late this year, was named as one of American’s 17 Most Anticipated Food Halls by Eater. It was joined on the list by the James Beard Public Market, currently scheduled to open in 2018.

A study of Veteran’s Memorial Coliseum has come up with five options for how the structure could be renovated. These range for minor upgrades to address maintenance needs, to creating an indoor track and field facility.

A profile of developer/architect Ben Kaiser at Oregon Business looked at his ideas for how to deal with earthquakes, in both new and existing buildings. Work on the Radiator at One North, designed by Kaiser’s practice PATH Architecture, was recently completed.

United Way of the Columbia-Willamette has sold a downtown parking lot, reported the Portland Business Journal. The non profit is still considering its options for its headquarters at 619 SW 11thhowever at a recent Pre-Application Conference plans for a 15 story hotel were discussed.

A commercial structure at 8235 SE 17th Ave has been demolished, reported the Portland Chronicle. A building permit is under review for a new apartment building on the site, by developer Urban Development Group.

Renovation of the Stagecraft Building in the Pearl approved

A Design Review has been approved for renovations the Stagecraft Building in the Pearl District. The project by Mackenzie will enable the building to be used as for retail or offices, with 28,000 sq ft of divisible space available. The exterior alterations will include replacing the existing windows with aluminum windows; lowering of the ground floor windows at the north and east elevations; replacing an existing canopy with a new canopy; and the replacement of the existing entries with new roll up doors. The existing loading dock on NW 13th Ave will remain, with a new guardrail added.


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19th & Overton Apartments

Every week, the Bureau of Development services publishes lists of early assistance applications, land use reviews and building permits. We publish the highlights.

Fosler Portland Architecture have requested Early Assistance for a project at 8510 N Ivanhoe:

Construct new three story apartment building with courtyard on the 100×100 corner parking lot.

Mackenzie have requested Early Assistance for a project at 815 NW 13th Ave:

Early assistance for interior alterations and future Type II design review for exterior alterations

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 4227 N Massachusetts Ave:

New 12 unit residential building

Ankrom Moisan Architects have scheduled a Pre-Application conference to discuss a new building at 535 NW 11th Ave:

Pre-Application Conference to discuss a Type III Design Review for a new 14-story residential building with ground-level retail. The building will contain approx. 98 dwelling units and have 52 on-site mechanized parking spaces. The applicant intends to utilize FAR transfer and earn bonus height.

GBD Architects and Gerding Edlen have applied for a building permit for the recently approved 19th & Overton Apartments:

New 6 story, 58 unit apartment building; ground fl parking, bike parking, leasing office, residential lobby, building services and 3 residential loft units; floors 2-6 include residential units; amenity deck on the roof

Waterleaf Architecture have applied for a building permit for the conversion of the existing Regal cinema at the Lloyd Center into creative office space:

Renovation of existing regal cinema space, into creative office with change in occupancy from A to B; newly configured and framed mezzanine; new entrance court with trellis element; new stair and ramp system on west side of the building; new windows throughout the building***see 15-113702-fa for demolition***

A building permit has been issued to Urban Development Group for their redevelopment of the Old Wives Tales site at 50 SE 13th Ave:

New 4 story mixed use building, 69 units, parking, bike parking and trash storage at underground level, includes associated site work mechanical and electrical require separate permits. Permit submittals shall include revised main building permit drawiings.

A building permit has been issued to Fosler Portland Architecture for a project by WDC Properties at 5490 SE Milwaukie Ave:

Construct 3 story apartment building with 11 units, 4 single story units on main floor and 6 2 story units on 2nd/3rd floor; detached covered bike parking and trash enclosure at NE corner of property, less than 120 sf in area; includes associated sitework, landscape, drywell.

The Cook Street Lofts at 3270 N Vancouver Ave by Otak Architects has been issued a building permit:

5-Story, 104 unit apartment building with on grade parking under the building and concrete retail