Metro Reports: Welby, Northbound 30 Collaborative, 4611 N Minnesota, and more

Welby at 1325 NW Kearney was submitted for a Type III Design Review. The 21-story mixed-use building will include 280 residential units as well as ground floor retail. The project will go in front of the Design Commission for a hearing on May 5th.

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 January 31st, 2022 to February 6th, 2022.

A project at 2315 SE 12th Ave has been submitted for a Type II Design Review:

Construction of a new 6-plex.

A project at 2215 SE 12th Ave has been submitted for a Type II Design Review:

New 6-Plex, With A Total Of 5,578 Square Feet Of Floor Area.

Welby at 1325 NW Kearney St has been submitted for a Type III Design Review by Bora Architecture & Interiors:

DZ HEARING -The applicant seeks Design Review approval for a new 21-story mixed-use building on a half-block site in the Pearl District of Central City. No Modifications or Adjustments to required Zoning Code development standards are requested in this application. The building is proposed to be 230-feet, 8-inches tall. The code allows buildings up to 250-feet at this site. The applicant intends to transfer 160,200sf of Floor Area Ratio (FAR) to supplement the base FAR allowed on the site. The FAR transfer process is allowed by the Zoning Code. The program includes 4 ½ levels of below grade parking accessed from NW Kearney Street; commercial tenant spaces at the ground level; an ADA accessible loading dock on the NW 13th frontage, and housing on levels two through twenty-one. Affordable units will be provided through the Portland Housing Bureau¿s Inclusionary Housing program. Roof decks are proposed at levels seven and twenty. Per Table 825-1, Design Review is required for new development in the Central City Plan District. 

Early Assistance has been requested for project at 5480 NE 36th Ave:

New development. 15 unit apartment building. No on-site parking. Stormwater managed on-site through the use of drywells.

A Pre-Application Conference was scheduled by Leeb Architects to discuss alterations to the Northbound 30 Collaborative at 2135 NW 29th Ave:

A Pre-Application Conference to discuss adding 5 residential buildings to a development project for which 8 residential buildings have already received land use approval. The 5 proposed buildings will contain between 14 and 19 dwelling units each for a total of 85 additional dwelling units. Buildings will be approximately 18,000 square feet and will be of similar size and design to the previously approved 8 buildings. A total of 47 new parking spaces are proposed in a combination of standard and mechanical spaces. No onsite loading space is provided. The proposal involves removing 3 conditions of approval from the previous land use review (20-111860 DZM) and requests 1 modification to onsite pedestrian standards associated with one of the new buildings. 

A project at 4611 N Minnesota Ave was submitted for building permit review by Fosler Architecture:

PDOX PS – new 3-story, 23-unit apartment building with associated site work. ***Separate mechancial permit required to meet ventilatoin requirements of OSSC1202.5***

Metro Reports: Traditions at Hazelwood, 2631 NW Upshur, 1375 N Killingsworth, and more

Traditions at Hazelwood, designed by Spokane-based Olson Projects for developer Inland Group, will include 211 units of affordable housing.

Starting October 2021, 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 November 1st, 2021 to November 7th, 2021.

Early Assistance has been requested by Base Design and Architecture for a project at 957 NE 122nd Ave:

Applicant is proposing a lot division of the existing parcel and generation of two new parcels. A 13,895 SF parcel for a new 11,738 SF (18) unit development and a 66,369 SF parcel that contains the existing 40,464 SF apartment complex and parking lots. The western parcel will be accessed from NE Holladay and have (9) new parking stalls and provide a 20′ access easement to the eastern parcel for it to access its remaining parking stalls.

Early Assistance has been requested by Works Progress Architecture for a project at 2631 NW Upshur St:

New Development Of 109 Residential Units. 57 Residential Parking Spaces, Ingress From & Egress To Nw Vaughn, Ingress Only From Nw Upshur. On Site Loading. Storm-Water To Be Managed On-Site.

Early Assistance has been requested by McGuirl Designs & Architecture for a project at 1340 SE 12th Ave:

New 5 Story, 113 Unit Multi-Family Building. 2 Loading Zones Provided. 170 Bike Parking Spaces Required, 85 Provided In Unit And 93 On Ground Floor. Common Outdoor Area Requirement Met With Outdoor Courtyard On Ground Level And Roof Deck. Stormwater Managed With On-Site Drywell.

Traditions At Hazelwood at 10451 E Burnside St has been submitted for building permit review by Inland Group:

Traditions At Hazelwood – New 211 Unit Six Story (5 Over 1) Affordable Housing Apartment Building With One Level Of Underground Parking For Approximately 69 Vehicles In The Gateway District. **Review W. 21-102767-Mt. Demo’S Of Existing Structures Under Separate Permits

A project at 1375 N Killingsworth St has been submitted for building permit review by Fosler Portland Architecture:

Pdox Ps – 5-Story, 69-Unit Apartment Building With Indoor Bike Room, Trash Area, Vehicle Loading/​Unloading, 6 Live-Work Spaces, Rooftop Deck, And Associated Site Work. W/​ 21-096336-Co For Outdoor Bike Corral.

A building permit was issued for a project at 5042 NE Fremont St:

Pdox Ps – New 3 Story 10 Unit Apartment Building With Ground Floor Retail And Associated Site Work W/​20-161390-Mt

Metro Reports: Garden Park Estates, 6825 N Interstate, 527 SE Spokane, 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 September 6th, 2021 to September 12th, 2021.

Early Assistance has been requested by LRS Architects for the redevelopment of the Garden Park Estates at 3234 SE 136th Ave:

Redevelopment of an existing 62 unit affordable housing community to increase the number of units and upgrade some of the existing buildings. The proposed project will include new buildings and the renovation of some existing buildings along with associated parking. The final unit count will be 117 units in multiple 3 story garden apartment buildings. Stormwater is expected to be handled through drywells.

A project at 6825 N Interstate Ave has been submitted for building permit review by H Weston Drumheller, Architect:

Single PDF – New 4 story apartment building with 16 units.

A project at 527 SE Spokane St has been submitted for building permit review:

Single PDF – new 3 story apartment building with 15 units. w/ 21-084805-MT

A project at 7604 SE 87th Ave has been submitted for building permit review by Fosler Portland Architecture:

PDOX PS – new 3-story 4-unit apartment building and associate site work. w/ 21-083199-MT

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

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: Davis Lofts, PUC Affordable Housing Initiative, 1122 SE Ankeny, and more

The Davis Lofts at will include 20 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 December 21st, 2020 to December 27th, 2020.

Early Assistance has been requested by Baysinger Partners Architecture for a project at 1401 N Hayden Island Drive:

Construction of a 123-room hotel along the north property boundary and construction of a 4,000 retail store and gas station abutting the N. Hayden Island Drive right-of-way.

Early Assistance has been requested by EPR Design for a project at 7403 N Mobile Ave:

Construct a new 3-story apartment building with associated landscape. No off-street parking. Drywall will be proposed for the impervious area.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Bora Architects to discuss a project at 1122 SE Ankeny St:

Proposed apartment building includes 50 units all offered at 60% AMI through a private program. The ‘L’ shaped building is 6 stories and 23,100 gsf. Team is anticipating 5 stories of modular/pre-fab mass plywood construction over a 1 story podium.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Mcguirl Designs & Architecture to discuss a project at 1541 SW Market St:

Scope of work: Demolish non-conforming office building. New 9-story structure with basement. Multi-family as an Affordable Housing Project. Stormwater disposal to utilize flow through planters

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Bora Architects to discuss a project at 4601 SE Cesar E Chavez Blvd:

Through an agreement with Home Forward, the site will be subdivided to create a new parcel at Holgate and 38th. Proposed apartment building includes 52 units all offered at 60% AMI through a private program. The ‘U’ shaped building is 5 stories and 23,000 gsf. Team is anticipating modular/pre-fab mass plywood construction.

The Davis Lofts at 1824 NE Davis St have been submitted for building permit review by Fosler Architecture:

PDOX PS – construct new 3 story 20 unit apartment buidling with associated site work

A building permit was issued to Doug Circosta Architect for the PUC Affordable Housing Initiative at 4785 N Lombard St:

New 3 story, 20 unit apartment building, includes associated sitework

Metro Reports: 824 SE Tacoma, 23 NE 151st, 8004 SW Capitol Hill, and more

A development with two building at 8004 SW Capitol Hill Road has been submitted for building permit review by Studio 3 Architecture.

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 16th, 2020 to November 22nd, 2020.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 23 NE 151st Ave:

On-site stormwater treatment, 76 multi-family units on vacant land, RM2dh zoning.

A project at 824 SE Tacoma St has been submitted for building permit review by Fosler Architecture:

PDOX PS – new 3 story, 11 unit apartment building with associated site work

A project with two buildings at 8004 SW Capitol Hill Rd has been submitted for building permit review by Studio 3 Architecture:

PDOX PS – new 4 story, 24 unit apartment building a with associated site work w/20-211439-CO

PDOX PS – new 4 story, 27 unit apartment building B with associated site work w/20-203458-CO

A building permit was issued to Mackenzie for a project at 7530 N Richmond Ave (previously West of 8157 N Lombard St):

Construction of a 3-story, 8,375 sf multi-family building with eleven (11) units. Ten (10) of these units will be 550 sf and one (1) will be 813 sf.

Metro Reports: Hayu Tilixam, Great Scott, Cooper 52, and more

Hayu Tilixam is a new building proposed on NE Prescott, with a name that means “Many Nations” in Chinook. The 50-unit affordable housing development is being developed Community Development Partners and Native American Youth and Family Center, on a site purchased by the Portland Housing Bureau in 2018.

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 October 19th, 2020 to October 25th, 2020.

A project at 4937 SE Woodstock Blvd has been submitted for a Type II Adjustment Review by Scott Edwards Architecture:

New 4-story mixed-use building with about 2,000 sq. ft. of ground floor retail space facing Woodstock Blvd. and 84 rental dwellings on all floors consisting of studios, 1-bed, 2-bed and 3-bed units. One enclosed loading space will be provided on site with access from 50th Ave. Enclosed bike parking is accessible from the lobby area and directly from the sidewalk on Woodstock Blvd. A ground floor community room will be provided with direct access to a courtyard patio and active landscaped space. Several private porches will also be provided for the ground floor units. Stormwater to be accommodated with a combination of dry-wells, landscape and an ecoroof. Adjustment requested to reduce the landscape buffer.

Great Scott at 701 E Burnside St has been submitted for a Type III Design Review by Convergence Architecture:

The Great Scott Trio is a new four story mixed use affordable housing development located where there is currently a parking lot. The legal lot includes a one story existing brewery building that will remain. The project is on the northeast corner of E Burnside and NE 7th Avenue. The Orleans Building, which is on the historic register, is directly to the east and its arcade is highly influential to this project. The building will have 38 apartments, including two accessible units on the ground floor, as well as three retail spaces also on the ground floor along the E Burnside arcade. A small plaza will be located between the new building and the existing building to the north.

Hayu Tilixam at 5825 NE Prescott St has been submitted for building permit review by Carleton Hart Architecture:

New 4-story, 50 unit PHB residential building with community spaces and associated site work. w/20-198018-MT

Cooper 52 at 6865 SE 52nd Ave has been submitted for building permit review by YBA Architects:

PDOX PS – construct new 3 story 25 unit apartment building with associated site work w/20-198405-CO (trash enclosure) & 20-200255-MT

A building permit was issued to Fosler Portland Architecture for a project at 2514 NE Flanders St:

New (3) story, (6) unit apartment building, located mid block, includes associated sitework

Metro Reports: Pearl Building East, Bridgeport Brewery, 1531 N Alberta, and more

Pearl Building East
The Pearl Building East was approved in 2017, however the approval is now expiring. Review of the building permit, submitted in 2019, was delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. City Council is currently considering an ordinance that would extend the life of land use reviews approved in the past three years. If Council does not adopt an amendment that would let Pearl East move take advantage of this the project will need to be re-submitted for a Type III Historic Resource 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 July 6th, 2020 to July 12th, 2020.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 2359 SE 124th Ave:

Applicant proposes to develop the project site to support a new commercial/retail building. The lot is currently vacant and has some existing structures and paved areas which will be removed in preparation for the proposed improvements. The lot is zoned CM2 and all improvements will fall under the allowed outright uses of the CM2 zone. Proposed site improvements include the construction of two buildings, a driveway and a parking/loading area in between the two buildings. All stormwater runoff from the impervious parking area will be disposed on-site via an infiltration swale and roof runoff will be retained and infiltrated onsite via drywells underneath the parking area. Building construction will be phased such that the rear building will be constructed first.

Early Assistance has been requested by ZGF Architects for a project on the site of the former Bridgeport Brewery at 1313 NW Marshall St:

Development of full block retaining historic structures.

Early Assistance has been requested by William / Kaven Architecture for a project at 3114 SE Belmont St:

5-story apartment building with 24 total units, 2 affordable units at 60% MFI. Drywell in SW corner for stormwater disposal.

A new Pre-Application Conference for the Pearl Building East at 520 NW 13th Ave has been scheduled by Specht Development:

Development of a 7-story office building, with retail on the ground floor. It will be approximately 90,564 square feet, including the below-ground area devoted to parking. The top 6 floors will be for office use, with retail space on the ground floor. 35 parking spaces will be provided in an underground garage. (See previously-approved LU case for this project, which expires July 2020: LU 16-153002 HR AD.

A project at 1531 N Alberta St has been submitted for building permit review by Fosler Portland Architecture:

PDOX PS – construct new 3 story 16 unit apartment building with associated site work

Metro Reports: 306 SE 8th, 1137 NW 23rd, 2148 NE MLK, and more

306 SE 8th Ave
A proposal for an apartment building at 306 SE 8th Ave, designed by SERA Architects, was approved by the Design Commission in 2017, but never submitted for building permit review. A new Pre-Application Conference for a proposal on the site has been scheduled by the same architecture firm.

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 24th, 2020 to March 1st, 2020.

Design Advice has been requested by Hennebery Eddy Architects for a project at 539 NW 10th Ave

Project consisting of a new +/-11-story hotel with partial basement on a quarter-block site. The new structure will replace an existing 1-story commercial building. The hotel will contain 150-160 guest rooms with 85,000-90,000 square feet. Loading access is planned along NW Hoyt Street, with a single interior loading bay. No off-street parking is proposed. Ground floor program includes hotel lobby, restaurant, lounge, kitchen, offices, restrooms, mechanical rooms and bike storage. Floors 2-11 will be primarily guest rooms with limited amenity spaces such as fitness room, board room and a roof terrace with bar. Stormwater treatment and detention will be accomplished by way of a vegetated roof.

Design Advice has been requested by SERA Architects for a project at 2250 NW Flanders St

6-story apartment building with approximately186 units in the Northwest Plan District and Alphabet Historic District. Stormwater disposal method TBD.

Design Advice has been requested by SERA Architects for Conway Block 291 East at the SW corner of NW 20th & Raleigh:

7 story market rate apartment building with 180 residential units and basement parking. Stormwater disposal will occur through drywells in the pedestrian way.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by SERA Architects to discuss a project at 306 SE 8th Ave

New 7 story market-rate apartment building with 113 units and ground floor retail.

Cathedral Village at 8614 N Crawford Street has been submitted for a Pre-Permit Plan Check by MWA Architects:

4-story apartment building with 110 affordable family apartments. The unit mix will be (11) 3-bedrooms, (45) 2-bedrooms, (37) 1-bedrooms, and (17) studios. There will be resident services on the ground floor and 37 parking spaces. There is a basement level at the NW corner of the building that will house bike parking and storage.

A project at 4039, 4047 and 4051 N Williams Ave has been submitted for Type II Design Review by William Kaven Architecture:

Construction of two new 4-story buildings organized around a shared courtyard.

Two new four-story buildings located on N Williams Ave, mid-block between N Mason St and N Shaver St.

New four-story commercial (office) comprised of three stories of office over ground floor retail, office, lobby and tuck-under parking.

A project at 1137 NW 23rd Ave has been submitted for Type III Design Review by GBD Architects:

New mixed use building with ground level retail, 4 levels of apartments above, and 1 level of below grade parking. 74 units.

The new building adjacent to the Troy Laundry at 1010 SE Ash St has been submitted for a Type III Historic Resource Review by Hartshorne Plunkard Architecture:

New 6-story multi-family residential project with two below-grade parking levels.

A project at 236 SE Grand Ave has been submitted for Type III Historic Resource Review by TVA Architects:

New 8-story, 130,000 sq ft office building. One adjustment requested to the loading stall.

The Benson Polytechnic High School Modernization has been submitted for Type III Historic Resource Review by Architectural Resources Group:

Modernization of the existing Benson Polytechnic High School (BPHS) building.

A project at 11 NE 55th Ave has been submitted for building permit review by Fosler Portland Architecture:

Construct new 3 story 16 unit apartment building with associated site work

A project at 5905 N Interstate Ave has been submitted for building permit review by Studio 3 Architecture:

New 3 story, 19 units apartment building with partial retail on ground floor and associated siteworks. Trash enclosure inside.

A project at 8157 N Lombard St has been submitted for building permit review by Mackenzie:

Construction of a 3-story, 8,375 sf multi-family building with eleven (11) units. Ten (10) of these units will be 550 sf and one (1) will be 813 sf.

A project at 6307 N Montana Ave has been submitted for building permit review by Fosler Portland Architecture:

Construct new 3 story 19 unit apartment building with associated site work

A project at 503 SE 29th Ave has been submitted for building permit review:

New 4 story 30 unit apartment building

A project at 6962 N Maryland Ave has been submitted for building permit review:

New 4-story 12-unit apartment with associated site work; w/20-124476-MT

A project at 2148 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd has been submitted for building permit review by Ankrom Moisan Architects:

New two-story, 27,595 square foot brick office building with an adjacent surface parking area for ten vehicles