Metro Reports: Sellwood Bridgehead, 80 NE 14th Ave, 416 NW 5th, and more

A building permit was issued for Alliance Residential’s project at 80 NE 14th Ave

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.

Design Advice has been requested by Ankrom Moisan Architects for a project at 416 NW 5th Ave:

New 15-story, 160,000 gsf mixed-use residential development with basement parking. 430 NW 5th Ave is a non-contributing site; 416 NW 5th Ave is a contributing site both in New Chinatown/Japantown Historic District.

Early Assistance has been requested by LHW Architecture for a project at 12036 SE Pine St:

Construction of a 3-story residential apartment building. They are planning to meet community design standards.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Scott Edwards Architecture to discuss a project at 1921 SE 3rd Ave:

Proposed 7 story, 117,960sf mixed used industrial office building, with 45 below grade parking spaces.

7 Southeast Stark has been submitted for building permit review by Works Progress Architecture:

New core and shell development of 5 story CIP concrete slabs and columns, 5 story steel frame with composite steel floor decks, mixed-use with ground floor industrial service, 6 floors of commercial parking and 4 floors of industrial and traditional office.

A building permit was issued to Edge Development for a project at 4310 N Maryland Ave (previously 1329 N Skidmore St):

New 3 story apartment building with 10 units.

A building permit was issued for the Sellwood Bridgehead apartments at 8220 SE 6th Ave:

Construct new, 5 story apartment building with 119 units, below grade parking, associated site work included

A building permit was issued for a project at 80 NE 14th Ave:

New 6 story multi use 197 unit apartment building, retail and living on the 1st floor, temporary shoring1200-C

Weekly Roundup: The Woodlark, 1127 SW Morrison, 5 MLK, and more


Image of The Woodlark hotel, after renovation

Architect magazine released its top 50 firms of the year, with Portland-based ZGF Architects in the #1 place. Also on the list from Portland was Hacker, at #13. In the design rankings of nationwide firms Works Partnership came in at #5, ZGF at #7 and Hacker at #17.

A single story commercial building at SW 12th & Morrison is about to be demolished, reports the Portland Business Journal. The building will make way for the 1127 SW Morrison office building.

The DJC reported on how “Sellwood growth stirs residents“*. Projects planned or under construction in the neighborhood include Spokane.137119 SE Milwaukie, Galaxie Lofts and Sellwood Bridgehead.

Knot Springs Spa & Fitness has opened in the Burnside Bridgehead tower Yardaccording to the Portland Business Journal. The 11,500 sq ft facility “offers monthly memberships as well as services by appointment”.

The Oregonian reported that ‘Top Chef’ finalist Doug Adams will be opening a restaurant named Bullard in The Woodlarkthe Downtown hotel that be created in the Hotel Cornelius and Woodlark building. Existing business Johnny Sole, currently located at the site, will close according to the Portland Business Journal.

City Observatory asked if inclusionary zoning in Portland is “a good way to provide more affordable housing, or will it actually worsen the constrained housing supply that’s a big cause of higher rents?”

The Portland Business Journal wrote that the Portland Development Commission has agreed to spend a further $1 million to demolish the feed mill building at Centennial Mills. Current plans still envision the retention of the iconic flour mill.

An investigation by The Oregonian covered how Commissioner Saltzman withdrew the award of city owned land and funding for Meta Housing’s Creators Collective project, and instead gave it to Portland Community Reinvestment Initiatives Inc, for their King Parks project.

The Abigail, the latest affordable housing development in the Pearl, had a grand opening on Friday. The 155-unit apartment building includes 128 units for families making between 30 and 60 % of area median family income.

Places over Time wrote about the latest iteration of 5 MLK in “How I Learned to Stop Being and Architect and Design by Committee.”

The Foster Powell blog wrote about the 131 Units of Housing Coming to Foster at 5811 SE Boise, with more on the way at other sites.

The Portland Business Alliance endorsed the city’s affordable housing bond as an “important part of the equation to address housing affordability in Portland,” reports the Portland Business Journal.

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Metro Reports: 9th & Belmont, PSU Viking Pavilion, 5733 NE MLK, and more

9th and Belmont

A building permit was issued for the 9th & Belmont Apartments by Ankrom Moisan Architects

Every week, the Bureau of Development Services publishes lists of Early Assistance applications, Land Use Reviews and Building Permits. We publish the highlights.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at NE Garfield and Failing:

Written EA to discuss 8 multi-family units. Planning to meet community design standards

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at NE 90th & Hoyt St:

Development of 15 unit condominium project, frontage access on NE Hoyt. 6 units facing NE Irving St. with Public Works access started. Hoyt is unimproved gravel road.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 037 SW Hamilton St:

30-unity multi-family five story structure with 10 vehicle parking garage.

Early Assistance has been requested by Studio3 Architecture for a project at 5733 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd:

New 54 unit apartment, multi-family housing with parking below

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by GBD Architects to discuss a project at 108 SW 3rd Ave:

Pre-Application Conference to discuss a Type III Historic Resource Review for a new 6-story mixed-use building with approx. 9,000 sq. ft of ground-level retail, 120 market-rate residential units and 63 below-grade parking spaces. Eco-roofs are proposed. The applicant submitted a list of questions for staff response.

A project at 4806 SE 16th Ave has been submitted for Design Review:

Design review for the portion of the self-storage facility which sits in the CG portion of the site.

A project at 1015 NW 16th Ave has been submitted for Design Review by Koz Development:

New 6-story, 125-unit apartment building with 2700 sf commercial space and one 400 sf live/work space. One modification requested for loading zone requirement(s).

A building permit is under review for a project at 8222 SE 6th Ave :

Construct new, 5 story apartment building with 119 units, below grade parking, associated site work included

A project at 2761 NE Halsey St has been submitted for building permit review by Urban Development Group:

New constuction of 3-story apartment building with 30 one and two-bedroom units, on site parking, interior trash room, and interior bike parking

A building permit was issued to Woofter Architecture for a portion of the work at the PSU Viking Pavilion:

partial – demolition of eastern half and selective demolition on western half of the existing building, relocation of existing gas meters, sewer line and hydrants, interior improvements including finishes, plumbing, electical and mechanical duct work to new weight room

A building permit was issued for a project at 905 N Marine Drive:

New four story building with 62 parking spaces at the ground level, six live-work units at ground level and 60 residential units on the upper 3 floors, 66 units total. There is a surface parking lot with 33 parking spaces and Geopier ground improvements proposed. – See appeals 13211, 13277 and 13400

A building permit was issued for the 9th & Belmont Apartments:

6 story mixed use

Weekly Roundup: PDX Concourse E Extension, Grant High Modernization, Redd on Salmon Street and more

Portland International Airport Concourse E Extension

Portland International Airport Concourse E Extension

The Oregonian published images of the Portland International Airport Concourse E Extension, which will be used by Horizon Air. As part of a large project, Alaska Airlines will move from the south side of the airport to the north, while United will relocate from the north to the south.

Portland Architecture made the case for the preservation of Veteran’s Memorial Coliseum, as new study has come out with multiple options for the building.

The Portland Business Journal reported that the office space in Park Avenue West is now entirely leased, with Morgan Stanley taking the final two available floors. Leasing has also begun on the apartment units.

Mahlum have been selected as the architects for the Grant High School Modernization, according to the Hollywood Star News. Construction on the project is scheduled to begin in 2017.

The latest retail tenant at the LL Hawkins and Slabtown Marketplace is the Consolidated Community Credit Union, reported the Portland Business Journal.

A four story, 30 unit mixed use building is proposed for 1515 SE 44th Ave. The Portland Chronicle looked at the existing house on the site, which may or may not be demolished as part of the project.

Thomas Robinson of Lever Architecture was interviewed on OPB’s ‘Think Out Loud’ about Framework, the planned 12 story wood building set to go up in the Pearl.

The Redd on Salmon Street has won a design award for resilience, according to the Portland Business Journal.

The Portland Chronicle covered the history of an industrial building in Sellwood at 8222 SE 6th Ave, set to be replaced by a mixed use development.

Construction on The Ella in South Waterfront is moving into its final phases, according to the Portland Business Journal. The 6 story building utilized a pre-fabricated wood framing system, which minimized construction waste on site.

Metro Reports: Seven Corners, Station Place Lot 5, University of Portland dorms, and more

Station Place Lot 5

Station Place Lot 5, as presented at Design Advice

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

Waterleaf Architecture have requested Design Advice for the Seven Corners Community Collaborative at 1949 SE Division St:

Proposed project is a four story commercial building consisting of one story of ground floor retail space and secured parking below three stories of office space.

Ankrom Moisan Architects have requested Design Advice for 930 SW 3rd Ave:

Design Advice Request for joint development of boutique hotel (157,700 GSF, 19-21 stories) and creative office (100,000 GSF, 10 stories). Office building area includes the rehabilitated Temple Building. Below-grade parking lot 43-100 cars, accessed from SW 3rd Ave. Stormwater treatment to be a combination of ecoroof and structured planters on the hotel Level 4 and office roof.

David Rodeback Architect has requested Design Advice and scheduled a Pre-Application Conference for a project at 2125 NE Hancock St:

8 apartment units are proposed in a new 2.5 story wood framed aparement building. 6 parking spaces (including one accessible space and 9 bike spaces are proposed in lower level garage. Density transferred for 3 units from the lot to the east.

Strata Land Use Planning have requested Early Assistance for a project at 8222 SE 6th Ave:

New development of a 5-6 story mixed use development. Retail on first floor. Residential on upper floors, with ground floor parking (approximately 40 spaces). Looking to meet Community Design Standards.

Urban Development Group have requested Early Assistance for a project at 2913 SE Stark St:

New 46 unit apartment building located on the CN1 zoned portion of the lot.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 1515 SE 44th Ave:

New 4 story mixed use residential development with ground floor retail, 30 units total.

Urban Development Group have requested Early Assistance for a project at 2023 NE 42nd Ave:

New 4 story mixed use building 1 commercial space, 29 residential units

SERA Architects have requested Early Assistance for a project at 2031 SW 10th Ave:

New 144-unit apartment building

SERA Architects have scheduled a Pre-Application Conference to discuss a project at 1502 NW 19th Ave, previously reported to be a 76 unit building:


GBD Architects and THA Architecture have submitted Station Place Lot 5 for Design Review:

Type 3 Design Review with 2 Modifications, 1 Adjustment, 1 Minor Amendment to Master Plan

Soderstrom Architects have submitted a project at 6625 N Portsmouth Ave on the University of Portland campus for building permit review:

104,000 square foot dormitory, type is IIB construction. Four stories above grade(top story in attic) with a basement level beneath 1/3 of the building. Upper 3 stories are light gage steel bearing wall on a post tensioned concrete platform.

The first building permit for the PSU School of Business Administration was issued to SRG Partnership:

Reroute on site utilities, demo on site portion of sky bridge, remove exerior cladding of existing building, interior demolition.***40,000 SF multi-story addition, renovation of 52,000SF existing***

A building permit was issued for a project at 411 SE 14th Ave (previously 1324 SE Oak):

New 4 story wood frame apartment building with underground parking; basement parking to include new bike storage and trash enclosure

A building permit was issued for the RAM Apartments at 5075 SW 56th ave:

3 story, 22 unit multifamily apartment building. Detached trash enclosure, and sitework for parking area, and grading/utilities

Building permits were issued to THA Architecture for the Japanese Garden Expansion:

Japanese Gardens Expansion New Village House and Site Grading and Retaining Walls

New ticketing pavilion for cultural village expansion

New Garden House

New cafe to be built as part of new cultural village expansion