Metro Reports: North of 253 N Broadway, 1946 NE 122nd, 9243 SE Holgate, and more

Albina Vision Trust plans to develop affordable housing and a community theater in historic Lower Albina, in partnership with Edlen & Company. The building, located north of the Paramount Apartments at 253 N Broadway, will include 111 residential 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 February 15th, 2021 to February 21st, 2021.

Early Assistance has been requested by Baysinger Partners Architecture for a project at 1946 NE 122nd Ave:

Demo existing former Shari’s pad building. Construct new ~3,028 sf bank building and parking within ground lease area.

Early Assistance has been requested by Lever Architecture for a project North of 253 N Broadway:

The project is the development of an existing parking lot into an affordable housing residential building (111 units) as well as a 99 seat theater and a pedestrian path connecting Wheeler and Flint.

Early Assistance has been requested by Jones Architecture for a project East of 208 NE Hancock St:

New 3-story, 18-unit multi-family, micro-unit residential building. Stormwater management TBD.

A project at 6335 SE 92nd Ave has been submitted for building permit review by Fosler Portland Architecture:

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

A project at 9243 SE Holgate Blvd has been submitted for building permit review:

PDOX PS – construct new 3 story (30) unit apartment building with associated site work

News Roundup: Montgomery Park Master Plan, Williams & Russell, Cathedral Village, and more

Montgomery Park was sold by the Bill Naito Company to Unico Properties in 2019. Unico is currently working on a Master Plan for the property, which could see the surface parking redeveloped.

The NW Examiner reported that the the Master Plan for Montgomery Park could include a trailhead lodge and a bridge over NW Wardway St, connecting the district to Forest Park.

Previous plans for a hotel at 550 SE MLK have been replaced with a seven story residential building with 120 units*, reports the Daily Journal of Commerce.

Portland will build new homes, apartments and business incubator designed to benefit Black Portlanders at Williams & Russell, reports the Oregonian.

BikePortland reports that the Albina Vision Trust, working with Edlen & Company, will develop an affordable housing and community theater project on a site currently used for parking at 253 N Broadway.

A ruptured sprinkler flooded multiple floors, causing ‘extensive damage’ at new the Multnomah County Central Courthouse.

The Portland City Council approved funding that will go towards 110 units of affordable housing at Cathedral Village in St Johns, according to the Oregonian.

Old Navy is closing is Lloyd Center store, reports the Oregonian, making it the latest retailer to pull out of the mall.

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