Metro Reports: The Annex, 1535 NE 17th Ave, Lewis & Clark College Templeton Campus Center, and more

The Annex is being developed by Catholic Charities of Oregon, and will offer 27 highly affordable apartments for whom rapid recovery from houselessness, or prevention of chronic houselessness, is paramount.

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 9th, 2021 to August 15th, 2021.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project East of 11000 SW Barbur Blvd:

Proposal for a 4-unit residential building. The site is vacant and land locked.

Early Assistance has been requested by DiLoreto Architecture for a project at 200 NE 20th Ave:

This proposal is for a 5-story building, with 18-19 units of housing, adjacent to an existing 2 story office building. The new building would be above the existing parking lot and there will be a new courtyard between the existing office building and new building. No parking is required for residential but will be for office use.

Early Assistance has been requested by Carleton Hart Architecture for a project 1535 NE 17th Ave:

The existing church on site is identified on the Historic Resource Inventory as Rank III, circa 1926. The church will remain on-site with no intended improvements to the existing church building. All other existing structures will be demolished. The proposed campus development includes a seven-story affordable housing project and a three-story arts center consisting of office and classroom spaces and preserving the existing church building. The approx. 75,800 sf of housing program is proposed to be 90-units, consisting of a mix of, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom units with common space including a lobby, property management & service offices, community room, central shared laundry, and bike storage. The proposed housing project has five floors of wood framed building over two floors of concrete. The ground floor includes a lobby and gallery space at the corner of NE 16th Avenue and NE Weidler Street, under-podium parking along NE 16th Avenue and a central private courtyard that is shared by all three buildings. The project currently assumes to handle all storm water through on-site infiltration. We understand (preliminarily) that the site requires right-of-way improvements based on 2019 EA meeting (#19-153602). Currently there is a dedicated easement along NE 16th Avenue that is intended to be vacated and land reverted to the adjacent site Owner. 

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at the Southeast Corner of SE 45th & SE Division St:

Proposed 4-story, 19 residential units and one (1) business space at Level 1.

A project at 501 NW 21st Ave has been submitted for a Type III Historic Resource Review:

Two-story addition of eight apartments above existing restaurant

An addition to the Lewis & Clark College Templeton Campus Center at 615 S Palatine Hill Rd has been submitted for building permit review:

LEWIS & CLARK COLLEGE – TEMPLETON CAMPUS CENTER – Addition to and renovation of existing student center building: demolish 3,688 sf of existing building and add 8,065 sf to west side of building for new main entrance, meeting rooms, technology lounge, and restrooms; remodel Levels 2 and 3 and add new outdoor covered dining at the north end of the addition *** w/21-064370-MT ***

Two buildings at 3802 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd has been submitted for building permit review: 

PDOX PS – new 3-story mixed use building with 19 residential units over ground floor retail with associated site work w/21-075052-MT

PDOX PS – new 3-story mixed use building with 19 residential units over ground floor retail with associated site work w/21-075038 -MT

A building permit was issued for a project at 1014 NE Alberta St:

Single PDF – new 3 story 11 unit apartment building.

A building permit was issued to All Hands Architecture for The Annex (previously Porch Hang) at 2720 SE Powell Blvd:

New 4-story, 27 unit apartment bldg. with basement and associated sitework. Offices on ground floor leased separately. Occupancy this permit. No on-site parking or loading. **w/21-014189-MT**

A building permits was issued to Allusa Architecture for a project at 7704 SE Mitchell St:

New 3-story, 12-unit, fully sprinklered apartment building. Six 1-bedroom units, six studio units. Detached trash enclosure (less than 120 sf). ***see comments about change to work description***

Metro Reports: PCC Metro Center, Market Street Apartments, 5802 SE 92nd, and more

The new PCC Metropolitan Workforce Training Center, designed by Bora Architects, 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. This post covers August 2nd, 2021 to August 8th, 2021.

Design Advice has been requested by McGuirl Designs & Architecture for the Market Street Apartments at 1541 SW Market St:

New affordable housing, multi-family building. 8 stories. 125 dwelling units. 2 Off-street loading zones. Stormwater disposal utilizing flow through planters.

A project at 5802 SE 92nd Ave has been submitted for a Pre-Permit Plan Check by Otak:

The proposed project is a multifamily residential building with 47 units and a commercial space in a 5-story building. The building will be connected to an existing 3-story building on the same site. Storm water for the existing building will remain as-is and the new portion of the building will handle storm water via an on-site drywell. No on-site parking will be provided.

A project at 6116 NE Willow St has been submitted for a Pre-Permit Plan Check:

New 9 unit apartment

A project at 10413 E Burnside St has been submitted for a Type II Design Review by Inland Oregon:

We are proposing to build a 211 unit six story (5 wood over 1 concrete) apartment building with one level of underground parking. Units will be restricted to households earning no more than 60% AMI.

A project at 605 SE Spokane St has been submitted for building permit review by Studio Cropp:

Single PDF – construct new 3-story, 8 unit residential complex. 4 units are 2-story and 4 units are single story on ground floor with associated site work.

A project at 2510 SE 21st Ave has been submitted for building permit review by Allusa Architecture:

Single PDF – construct new 2-story restaurant.

The PCC Metropolitan Workforce Training Center at 5600 NE 42nd Ave has been submitted for building permit review:

New two-story, approximately 50,000 sf office building and training center with a mass timber structural system. Includes classrooms, conference and meeting rooms, career center, open office spaces, common areas, a community room, and a leased partner space (w/21-106109-MT). Trash/recycling area included (21-056112-CO).

Metro Reports: 1380 NE Multnomah, 2320 N Vancouver, 3291 SE 122nd, and more

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 December 28th, 2020 to January 3rd, 2021.

Early Assistance has been requested by the Douglas Wilson Company for a project 1380 NE Multnomah St, where Byline was previously proposed.

Divide site into four (4) lots to accommodate future development.

A building permit was issued to Fosler Portland Architecture for a project at 2320 N Vancouver Ave:

Construct new 3 story 18 unit apartment building with interior bike and trash enclosure and site work DFS trusses

A building permit was issued to Mentrum Architecture for a project at 3291 SE 122nd Ave:

New 2-story 8 unit apartment building with detached 256 sq. ft. trash / bike storage (19-269673-CO) enclosure and associated site work.

A building permit was issued to Allusa Architecture for a project at 2015 NE 47th Ave:

New 2 story 5 unit apartment building

Metro Reports: Oregon Park, Rosewood Family Health Center, 6928 N Maryland, and more

The Oregon Park apartments in Kerns will include 19 units on a site currently occupied by a single family house.

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 July 20th, 2020 to July 26th, 2020.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 3335 SE 124th Ave:

Development of 30-unit apartment building with parking. Storm water to drywell or planter/trench.

Early Assistance has been requested by McGuirl Designs And Architecture for a project at 6928 N Maryland Ave:

The project involves 3 separate tax lots that are adjacent to one another. The project will have one building across all three properties with four stories above grade and a partial basement. Building use is R2 Multi-family with 105 dwelling units and will include inclusionary housing. No off street vehicular parking, interior bicycle storage, interior trash room. Site to utilize on-site drywell.

The Oregon Park apartments at 823 NE 29th Ave has been submitted for building permit review by Wright Architecture:

PDOX PS – new 3-story 19 unit apartment building with associated site work

The Rosewood Family Health Center at SE 88th & Powell has been submitted for building permit review:

ROSEWOOD FAMILY HEALTH CENTER – New three story medical clinic with first floor consisting of medical clinic and pharmacy, 2nd floor consisting of a dental clinic and third floor administrative space.

A building permit was issued to Allusa Architecture for a project at 1545 NE 41st Ave (previously 1535 NE 41st):

New 3 story, 19 unit apartment building and associated siteworks. Trash inside the building. Includes 5 units on ground floor and 7 units on 2nd and 3rd floor.

A building permit was issued Brett Schulz Architect for a project at 6290 N Montana Ave (perviously 6234 N Montana Ave):

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

Metro Reports: Willamette Blocks, Eastside Innovation Hub, YMCA Foster, and more

The Willamette Blocks proposal has been submitted for a Type III Design Review. The project would include two high rise towers on the blocks facing the river and two mid rise buildings on the inland blocks.

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 September 9th to September 15th 2019.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 3218 N Borthwick Ave:

New 3-unit, 3-story + roof deck wood frame residential building. This project will mee community design standards to allow for additional density.

Early Assistance has been requested by Mentrum Architecture for a project at 1463 NE Killingsworth St:

Build two 3-story 19-unit mixed use buildings in two phases on site that includes two taxlots. First structure would be built on R229093 and the second on R229094 (after existing structure demolition). Plan is to install Stormtech system in required building setback..

Early Assistance has been requested by Leeb Architects for the YMCA Foster project at 6036 SE Foster Rd:

Amend (or update) previously-approved Planned Development and Conditional Use approval (see LU 16-179844 PD CU). The proposal is similar to what was approved, but it will be 100% affordable dwelling units and woulld increase the number of dwelling units from 54 to 90.

The Willamette Blocks at SW Bond and Lane have been submitted for a Type III Design Review by Hensley Lamkin Rachel Architects and Alamo Manhattan:

Project including four separate mixed-use multifamily structures with approximately 1,200 multifamily units, ground floor retail and parking uses. Blocks 41 & 44 (along the river) will be high rises and Blocks 42 & 45 (along Bond) will be mid-rises. The project will also include greenway improvements and infrastructure.

A project at 1535 NE 41st Ave has been submitted for building permit review by Allusa Architecture:

New 3 story, 19 unit apartment building and associated siteworks. Trash inside the building. Includes 5 units on ground floor and 7 units on 2nd and 3rd floor.

A project at 4128 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd has been submitted for building permit review by Fosler Portland Architecture:

Construct new 3-story, 19-unit apartment building over existing excavated basement. Construct new footing/foundation walls. ***mechanical, electrical and plumbing permits to be obtained separately***

A building permit was issued for the Eastside Innovation Hub at 808 SE Alder:

Full building renovation, change of use and occupancy; addition of 3rd story. Full seismic upgrade.

A building permit was issued for a project at 7448 N St Louis Ave:

New 12 unit 3 story apartments, on parcel 1 (east) of 18-174737-FP, includes associated site work ***mechanical separate permit*** see 19-159285-CO for identical bldg on adjacent lot

A building permit was issued to Partin & Hill Architecture for a project at 2306 SE 158th Ave and 2305 SE 159th Ave:

Construct new 3 story (16) unit apartment building with associated site work (demo of existing SFR under 16-246795-RS)

Construct new 3 story (16) unit apartment building with associated site work(demo of existing SFR under 16-246795-RS)

Metro Reports: Riverplace, Land Rover Blocks, 2020 N Albina, and more

Aerial view of the Riverplace Redevelopment by Kengo Kuma and Associates / GBD Architects, as shown to City Council in 2017. The 8 acre site could accommodate up to 3 million square feet of development.

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 19th to August 26th 2019.

Design Advice has been requested by GBD Architects for the Riverplace Redevelopment:

Master plan Development of approx. 8 acres

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 6606 N Greenwich Ave:

New 3-story, 12-unit, 1.79:1 FAR apartment building.

Early Assistance has been requested by Scott Edwards Architecture for a project at 66 SE Madison St:

New 2-story, 16,000 gross square foot catering kitchen facility, an enclosed parking garage for about 13 cars on the ground floor and an enclosed trash/recycle room. There will be about 10 small kitchens with 1/3 on the first floor and 2/3 on the second floor. One restroom facility on the second floor will serve the entire building. Access to the second floor is via 2 stairs and an elevator. The catering kitchens will be open to a central common area on both floors with tables and chairs. People can walk-up to purchase take-out food and beverages from the kitchens and sit in the common area if they choose. The main function of the kitchens is to prepare food for off-site catering and restaurants or other industrial food production

Early Assistance has been requested by Ankrom Moisan Architects for the Land Rover Blocks Redevelopment at 701 NE 7th Ave:

Two high rise towers. Apartments, hotel/condo.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 3726 N Michigan Ave:

Develop a site (which has three existing structures: a house, ADU, and a storage shed) with a triplex. The house will be demolished and replaced with a triplex. The ADU will become part of one of the triplex units. The new triplex has three floors and stairs leading up to a roof deck. Each triplex unit has its own ground level entry with a porch. Unit A has its own outdoor space at grade. Units B & C have roof decks.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled to discuss a project at 7939 SE Luther Rd:

Self-storage facility

A project at 7925 SE Mitchell St has been submitted for building permit review by Allusa Architecture:

New 3 story, 6 unit apartment building, with trash enclosure less than 120 sq. Ft. Site work to include new walkway

A project at 8036 NE Flanders St has been submitted for building permit review by Allusa Architecture:

New 3 story, 6 unit apartment building, with trash enclosure less than 120 sq. Ft. Site work to include new walkway ***mechanical, plumbing and electrical separate***

A building permit was issued for a project at 2020 N Albina Ave:

Construction of a new 4-story self-storage building, parking lot, surface improvements, stormwater treatment facilities & landscaping. See 18-175420-CO for trash enclosure. Demo permit to be obtained separately

Metro Reports: Division.28, 2434 SE 92nd, 2123 NW 30th, and more

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 20th to May 26th, 2019.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Waechter Architecture to discuss a project at 2135 NW 29th Ave:

Three 5-story residential building (each with approximately 18 residential units), which will include amenity spaces (such as bike rooms), storage, commons areas, and parking (at-grade).

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Jones Architecture to discuss a project at 2123 NW 30th Ave:

Three 5-story residential building (each with approximately 18 residential units), which will include amenity spaces (such as bike rooms), storage, commons areas, and parking (at-grade).

The renovation of the former Multnomah County Health Department at 408 SW 5th Ave has been submitted for a Type II Design Review by SERA Architects:

Core and shell renovation with ground floor storefront replacement.

A project at 4419 SE 61st Ave has been submitted for building permit review:

New 3 story, 9 unit apartment building with associated site work, and attached trash enclosure with recycle area; short term bike racks; no onsite parking

A building permit was issued for the Division.28 apartments at 2880 SE Division St:

New 4-story, mixed use, 64 unit apartment building with tuck under enclosed parking, interior trash and recycle room; on-site stormwater treatment, site improvements, and landscape ***w/17-112414-MT***Septic decommissioining req’d. Call 842 for inspections. Septic decommissioning required. Call for inspection 842.

A building permit was issued to Allusa Architecture for a project at 2434 SE 92nd Ave (previously 9211 SE Division St):

New 3 story apartment building with 15 units, detached trash enclosure less than 120 sq. ft.

A building permit was issued to Novak Architecture for a project with two buildings at 5681 and 5687 NE Glisan St (previously 5663 NE Glisan St):

New three story, 15 unit apartment building, includes associated sitework *** w/18-280954-CO & 18-280959-MT & 18-280963-MT *** building 1 ***

New three story, 15 unit apartment building, includes associated sitework *** w/18-280949-CO & 18-280959-MT & 18-280963-MT *** building 2 ***

Metro Reports: PDX PACR, Old Fire Station Property, 8130 SE Woodward, and more

The $268 million PDX Parking Additions and Consolidated Rental Car Facility will include 2,225 long-term parking stalls and 2,071 stalls for rental cars.

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 April 22nd to April 28th, 2019.

Early Assistance has been requested by WDC Properties for a project at 1604 SE Cesar E Chavez Blvd:

Remove duplex and construct new 50 unit apartment complex with IH for bonus.

Early Assistance has been requested by Carleton Hart Architects for a project at 1535 NE 17th Ave:

Proposed mixed use project adjacent to existing (to remain) church. Proposed development includes 6-story, 96 unit affordable housing, over 24,000sq ft office, church and classroom spaces. Street vacation requested.

Early Assistance has been requested by Allusa Architecture for a project at 422 NE Beech St:

New 8 unit hotel, hotel amenities include an exercise room/workspace on the ground floor. A separate ground floor office space is also provided.

Early Assistance has been requested by Quilici Architecture and Design for a project East of 6140 SW Boundary St:

Develop the property in phases as affordable rental housing and expansion facilities for Cedar Sinai Park, the non-profit senior living and care organization that owns the property.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Abbasi Design Works for a renovation of the Old Fire Station Property at 510 NW 3rd Ave:

Restoration and small addition (of 1600 sq ft) to existing URM building, Engine House #2. Stormwater management to be managed using flow-through planters and water quality treatment.

A project at 2510 NE Sandy Blvd has been submitted for a Type II Adjustment Review:

5-story (with mezzanine) mixed-use building. Adjustment to Building Facades Facing Sandy Blvd standard (33.575.110).

Buildings permit are under review for the PDX Parking Additions and Consolidated Rental Car Facility:

New 4 story airport operations office with rental car retail on the ground floor of the building, offices on floors 2-4, with associated site improvements related to the adjoining new 6 story PACR parking garage.

New 6 story parking garage with associated site improvements, exit helix ramp revisions, elevated roadway and bridge connections to existing P1/P2 and QTA buildings serviing Rental Car and Long Term parking.

A building permit was issued to Koble Creative Architecture for a project at 4647 SE 40th Ave:

New 15 unit apartment building comprised of a two-story wing and a three-story wing with a connecting bridge; onsite stormwater

A building permit was issued to Mentrum Architecture for a project at 1834 NW 25th Ave:

Construct new 5 story 25 unit apartment building with no parking – see folder comments

A building permit was issued to Fosler Portland Architecture for a project at 8130 SE Woodward St:

Construct new 3 story 19 unit apartment building; no parking; site work included; interior trash enclosure (sep mt)

Metro Reports: 801 NE 21st, 6144 SE Foster Rd, 6330 N Lovely, and more

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 January 14th to January 20th, 2019. 

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 6702 SE 72nd Ave:

2 Phase project, Phase 1 includes two 3 story buildings with a total of 20 dwelling units, off street parking, on site drywell

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 6330 N Lovely St :

2 Phase project, Phase 1 includes a 3 story building with a total of 19 dwelling units, no off street parking, on site drywell

Early Assistance has been requested by Iselin Architects for a project at 2047 NE Davis St:

Proposal is for an addition of four multi family residential units to an existing duplex. Stormwater proposal to be drywell.

Early Assistance has been requested by Hacker Architects for a project 801 NE 21st Ave:

Anticipated to be new 7-story multi-family residential building over 1 of below grade parking level. Total building will be 271,708 gross sf (234,425 sf FAR), 300-350 units, plus residential amenities. Inclusionary Housing will be triggered, and provided on-site at standard rates. Stormwater treatment is anticipated on-site via flow-through planters. Possible street vacation.

A project North of 2455 SE 89th Ave has been submitted for building permit review by Allusa Architecture:

New 3 story, 12 unit apartment building, includes associated sitework **mechanical to be obtained separately**

A project at 14708 NE Glisan St has been submitted for building permit review by Doug Circosta Architect:

1 of 5 new buildings, 3 story, 8 unit apartment building and associated site work. **Mechanical to be deferred**

2 of 5 new buildings, 3 story, 12 unit apartment building and associated site work. ***Mechanical to be deferred**

3 of 5 new buildings, 3 story, 12 unit apartment building and associated site work. **Mechanical to be deferred**

4 of 5 new buildings, 3 story, 12 unit apartment building and associated site work. **Mechanical to be deferred**

5 of 5 new buildings community building with laundry and bathroom **mechanical to be deferred**

A building permit was issued to Merryman Barnes Architects for
for the shelter at 6144 SE Foster Rd:

Change of occupancy from M and B to R-2 and A-2, S-1 for shelter housing to include sleeping beds, commons, kitchen bathrooms, showers, storage; seismic upgrades and exterior site improvements.

A building permit was issued for a project at 621 NE Randall St:

New 4-unit, 3 story apartment building with associated sitework *** floor and roof trusses to be a DFS***

Metro Reports: Division Two, Sandy.51, Ankeny Apartments, and more

Ankeny Apartments

The Ankeny Apartments have been submitted for building permit review. In a rare action the project was denied by the Design Commission in February 2017. The denial was appealed to City Council, who ultimately approved a revised design in August 2017.

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 November 26th to December 2nd, 2018. 

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 2436 SW 6th Ave:

Proposal is to build a skybridge to adjoin two buildings: Terwilliger Plaza a retirement community and a new building located between SW 6th Ave and SW 5th Ave between SW Caruthers and SW Sheridan St. The proposed building is identified as the Parkview Building on the site plans.

The Meyer Memorial Trust Headquarters at 2045 N Vancouver Ave has been submitted for a Type II Adjustment Review by Lever Architecture:

The project consists of a three-story urban office building in Portland, OR. The site i slocated on N Vancouver Ave and bounded by Tillamook St and Interstate 5. The building will be used as the headquarters for Meyer Memorial Trust. The building includes surface parking behind the bulding and an outdoor courtyard and patio.

The Ankeny Apartments at 1122 SE Ankeny St have been submitted for building permit review by YGH Architecture:

New construction of 6 story, 16 unit building w/ one main floor tenant space, rooftop solar and all associated site work ***mechanical and electrical separate***

A building permit was issued to Allusa Architecture for a project at 6822 NE Grand Ave:

Construct new 3 story 6 unit apartment building with associated site work

A building permit was issued for the Division Two Apartments at 3249 SE Division St:

New multi-family 4-story building with 54 units and ground floor retail and parking. Includes site improvements and new retaining wall along n edge of property

A building permit was issued for the Sandy.51 Apartments at 2351 NE 51st Ave:

New 6-story, 85 unit apartment building; ground floor shell only; recycle room; with onsite parking, includes associated site work***with 17-169667-mt permit***