Metro Reports: Dekum Court, The Bluffs, 19th & Pettygrove, and more

The redevelopment of Dekum Court is being part funded by the 2018 regional housing bond. The new Dekum Court include 200 units of affordable housing, an increase of 160 units.

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 June 15th, 2020 to June 21st, 2020.

Early Assistance has been requested by Home Forward for the redevelopment of Dekum Court at 7003 NE 27th Ave:

The project is the phased redevelopment of the Dekum Court affordable housing development. Currently Dekum Court has 40 units of housing on 5.3 acres of land. Phase 1 of the project will be to demolish the existing Head Start building and construct a minimum of 40 new apartment homes. Phase 2 of the project will be to move current residents into the new units, demolish all remaining structures on site and construct up to 160 additional units for a total of 200 units of housing.

A project at NW 24th Pl and Vaughn has been submitted for a Pre-Permit Plan Check:

19 multi-family units. A lot confirmation was recently completed (see PR 20-119022 LC)

Alterations to the Galleria at 600 SW 10th Ave have been submitted for a Type 1x Historic Resource Review:

The existing Target retail store that is currently located on the second and third floors of the building will be relocated and consolidated on the first floor of the building with minimal exterior alterations. Those exterior alterations include repurposing of existing blade signage, the addition of new signage, attaching new canvas to existing awnings, and installation of a small LTE antenna (as further described below, the ¿Project¿). Beyond the signage and awnings, the alterations affect less than 500 square feet of exterior façade. Based on the proposed changes, the Bureau of Development Services has confirmed that these Historic Resource Reviews are to be processed with a Type Ix procedure under PCC 33.846.060, Table 846-1 and PCC 33.730.042 (Concurrent Reviews).

A project with two buildings at 5736 N Greeley Ave has been submitted for a building permit review:

PDOX PS – Building I: new 13 unit 3 story apartment building w/associated site work; no onsite parking; w/20-152864-CO (building II) 20-152869-CO (trash enclosure) 20-152876/79-MT

PDOX PS – Building ii: new 13 unit 3 story apartment building w/associated site work; no onsite parking; w/20-152862-CO (building I) 20-152869-CO (trash enclosure) 20-152876/79-MT

The 19th & Pettygrove Apartments at 1339 NW 19th Ave have been submitted for building permit review:

New 7 story, 126 unit mixed use apartment building and associated site work W/20-148905-MT

A building permit was issued to Studio 3 Architecture for The Bluffs at 5150 N Lombard St:

New 4 story, 36 unit apartment building with (2) tenant spaces on ground floor, includes associated sitework *** mechanical permit to be separate ***

A building permit was issued for a project at 5111 SE Woodstock Blvd:

New 3-story, 28-unit apartment building with interior trash enclosure, bike storage room and short-term bicycle parking.

Weekly Roundup: TwentyTwenty, Dekum Court, Meyer Memorial Trust Headquarters, and more

The Meyer Memorial Trust Headquarters is being designed to achieve LEED Platinum.

The Oregonian reported that nearly complete TwentyTwenty building has switched from condominiums to rental apartments. The developer cited slower than expected pre-sales.

The Daily Journal of Commerce wrote about the new Meyer Memorial Trust Headquarters, planned for a site at N Williams and Tillamook.*

Rumors are flying that the Portland Diamond Project is looking at building an MLB Stadium in the Lloyd District, writes the Oregonian.

The Oregonian reported that one of Iceland’s top chefs will open a new restaurant, Vivian, and rooftop bar, Dóttir at the KEX Hotel.

Metro approved $22.9 million in funding for the redevelopment of Dekum Court in NE Portland. Home Forward will replace the 40 apartments currently located on the site with 160 apartments, affordable at 30% or 60% of median family income.

Two years after the completion of the Franklin High School Modernization problems are surfacing, reports OPB.

The launch of Alberta Commons brings renewed visibility to the black-owned businesses of Northeast Portland, writes Willamette Week.

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