Metro Reports: Con-way Block 290, Timberview, Multiple Pathways to Graduation, and more

Portland Public Schools’ Multiple Pathways to Graduation Building will be replace a parking lot east of Buckman Field.

Metro Reports have moved to Portland Maps Reports. Next Portland covers the highlights of the Early Assistance applications, Land Use Reviews and Building Permits processed each week. This post covers February 28th, 2022 to March 6th, 2022.

Early Assistance was requested by Convergence Architecture for a project West of 7410 N Chicago Ave:

New 3-story walk-up residential with 24 units and on-site parking, with detached structures for trash and long term bike parking.

Early Assistance was requested for a project at 4102 SE Powell Blvd:

Proposed development is for a freestanding Panda Express restaurant with drive-thru and separate trash enclosure located at the combined 0.53 acre (23,278 sq. ft.) site at 4102 & 4132 SE Powell Blvd.

Timberview (previously known as the Glisan Tower) at 9919 NE Glisan St was submitted for a Type II Design Review by Access Architecture:

The applicant seeks Design Review approval for a proposal to build an eight-story, mixed-use affordable housing development on a site located on the corner of NE Glisan Street and NE 99th Avenue in the Gateway Plan District. The new building will have 105 dwelling units and a ground floor commercial space planned as a food hall / restaurant incubator space. The project will be located on a 10,356 SF site (after ROW dedications). The building footprint will be approximate 8,671 SF and the interior square footage excluding the basement will be approximately 72,342 SF. The building will be composed of a mass timber frame wrapped with prefabricated exterior walls clad with metal panels installed over a rainscreen. The primary structural system will utilize glulam columns and beams and cross laminated timber (CLT) floor/ceiling panels. These mass timber structural elements will be supplemented by steel brace frames. The building includes an eighth-floor community room and outdoor deck for residents. Loading will be located on the north side of the building and accessed from NE 99th Ave. Modification requests [PZC 33.825.040]:1.Reduce the loading area setback and perimeter landscaping standard to not provide the 5¿ of L4 landscaping required for loading located along the north property line (33.266.310.E, Table 266-8).Adjustment request [PZC 33.805]:¿Reduce the number of required Standard B loading stalls from 2 to 1 (33.266.310.C.2.a / 33.266.310.C.1.c). Design Review is necessary because the proposal is for exterior alterations in a Design Overlay Zone.

The Multiple Pathways to Graduation Building at 1530 NE Glisan St was submitted for building permit review by Bassetti Architects:

Construct 3-story building w/basement parking level, generator and related site work. **w/22-117848-CO, 22-117850-MT, 22-122725-ZP**

A project at 2375 NW Savier St was submitted for building permit review by Lever Architecture:

PDOX – new 4 story office building with exterior courtyard and parking lot, associated site improvements. w/22-116388-MT *demo separate*

A building permit was issued to LRS Architects for Con-way Block 290 at 2070 NW Quimby St:

BLOCK 290 – New 7-story, 200 unit mixed-use building with six stories of residential above ground floor retail and one story of below grade parking; includes amenity spaces and associated sitework *** w/ 20-182447 -MT *** 

Metro Reports: Benson High School, DoveLewis, SE 6th & Alder, and more

The Benson High School Modernization project, designed by Bassetti Architects and Architectural Resources Group, will include the retention of the historic buildings facing NE 12th Ave. The buildings, which date from 1917 to 1927, will receive significant accessibility upgrades.

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 30th, 2021 to September 5th, 2021.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 2700 SE Tacoma St:

Construction of a new 4-story, self storage facility, totaling approximately 173,000 square feet. Site improvements consist of grading and associated improvements include parking, landscaping, utility improvements and buffer enhancements, across a total site area of 119,212 sf (2.74 Acres).

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by William Kaven Architecture to discuss a project at 2624 SE Division St:

Five-story, 33,500 sf, 52 unit apartment project with inclusionary housing. Flow-through stormwater planter. Plan to pursue meeting Design Standards per 33.420.050 in lieu of Type II Design Review. Optional Pre-Application Conference. No land use reviews anticipated.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Jones Architecture to discuss a project at the SW Corner of SE 6th & Alder:

A Pre-Application Conference to discuss construction of approximately 200 units of affordable housing,.Two standard B loading spaces are proposed with access from SE 6th. No on-site parking is proposed. Proposed height is 159 feet. 

The new DoveLewis at 1947 NW Overton St has been submitted for a Type II Design Review:

The applicant requests Type II Design Review approval for a new three-story building with underground parking in the Town Center area of the Northwest Plan District. The project concept is a three- story building with below-grade on-site parking capacity. DoveLewis, which needs to expand, plans to occupy the first two floors. The third floor will be available for lease to one or more additional tenants. Adjustment review is included to allow on-street curbside loading in lieu of one off-street loading space Section 33.266.310.

A project at 2440 N Lombard St has been submitted for building permit review:

PDOX PS – new 16-unit apartment building and associated site work.

A selective demolition permit was issued for the Benson High School Modernization at 546 NE 12th Ave:

Benson Modernization – interior selective demo of existing building and demo of several attached buildings in preparation for additions to historic building.

Roosevelt High School Modernization (images)

Thank you to our new contributor Kurt Sevits for writing this post.

Construction crews broke ground May 2 on a large modernization project at Roosevelt High School in St. Johns. The $96 million project will include renovation of some portions of the school, demolition of others and some new construction. Design work is by Bassetti Architects, a Seattle-based firm with offices in Portland.roosevelt_high__Page_03

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