Metro Reports: Redevelopment Phase 1 and HollywoodHUB

The first phase of the RiverPlace Redevelopment would be built on the site of the former RiverPlace Athletic Club, which has been vacant since 2015. A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled to discuss a proposed 325′ tall building as part of the first phase of the RiverPlace Central City Master Plan. The Design Commission will likely hold a vote this afternoon on whether to approve the Master Plan for this site.

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 8th, 2021 to November 14th, 2021.

Design Advice has been requested by Holst Architecture for the Hollywood HUB at 4110 NE Halsey St:

DZ HEARING – Proposal to construct approximately 200 units of affordable housing in a transit-oriented development. Proposed Type I building is 13-stories, approximately 211,000gsf, and no greater than 120 ft in height. Approximately 40 spaces of on-site parking is proposed, along with a TriMet bike hub and bike parking for residents. Stormwater will be managed according to the BES Stormwater Manual.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by GBD Architects to discuss the RiverPlace Redevelopment Phase 1 at 150 S Montgomery St:

A Pre-Application Conference to discuss construction of multi-dwelling high-rise development on the former Riverplace Athletic Club site. This development would be Phase 1 of the Central City Master Plan for the entire Riverplace site currently under review. (LU 21-053731). The proposed building will be 325¿ in height and have a floor area of 410,000 with 2,500-3,000 square feet in commercial space. The building will have 90 to 100 parking spaces and the parking is accessed from the east.

Metro Reports: NW 23rd and Marshall, Zeal Lofts, 2251 SE 92nd, and more

A building permit is under review for the NW 23rd and Marshall Apartments, designed by GBD Architects. In May 2021 the Portland City Council upheld the Design Commission’s approval of the project, after an appeal by the Northwest District Association.

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 27th, 2021 to October 3rd, 2021.

Early Assistance has been requested by Dominek Architecture for a project at 2251 SE 92nd Ave:

Develop new 2-story fourplex structure at the west end of existing lot. Maintain existing SFR. Stormwater is proposed to be handled by a medium-to-large drywell located on the NE portion of the site (pending appropriate infiltration rates verified by testing).

A project at 1220 N Hayden Meadows Dr has been submitted for building permit review:

PDOX PS – new grocery store and asscoaited site work. w/ 21-083397/400/402/405-CO and 21-083412-MT.

PDOX PS – new fuel station and canopy west of new store. w/ 21-083397/400/402/405-CO and 21-083412-MT.

PDOX PS – new fuel station and canopy east of new store. w/ 21-083397/400/402/405-CO and 21-083412-MT.

The NW 23rd and Marshall apartments at 1137 NW 23rd Ave have been submitted for building permit review:

NW 23RD & MARSHAL -FND-01 – Excavation, Shoring and Foundation for a new 5 story mixed-use apartment building; includes foundations up to and including ground level concrete structural slab.**NO MT or DEMO THIS SUBMITTAL – Demo of existing structures to be submitted separately**

A building permit was issued for the Zeal Lofts at 3155 N Williams Ave:

New 6 story mixed-use 205 group living unit, 10 full unit apartment building with 3-4 shell tenant spaces on ground floor and onsite below grade parking, includes associated sitework w/18-185085-MT

Metro Reports: brookLAND Apartments, 2202 E Burnside, 6825 SW 45th, and more

The brookLAND apartments, designed by Hacker for Ethos Development, will include 166 apartments and ground floor retail.

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 28th, 2021 to July 4th, 2021.

A project at 550 SE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd has been submitted for a Type III Design Review by GBD Architects:

A new 7-story (5-over-2) mixed use, residential building with retail and parking. The basement consists of mechanical spaces and residential amenities (bike parking and fitness), the ground floor consists of building services, residential lobby, a garage with semi-automated parking stackers and future commercial/retail use core and shell spaces. Floors 2-7 consist of 132 apartments. Amenity spaces are provided at the ground floor. The building has a vegetated roof system. Two modifications are being requested: one to ground floor windows in the EX zone (33.140.230) and one to the ground floor active uses (33.510.225).

A project at SW 37th and Capitol Highway has been submitted for building permit review by Convergence Architecture:

PDOX PS – construct new 3 story 12 unit apartment building with commercial tenant space on main floor: associated site work

A project West of 4937 SE Woodstock Blvd has been submitted for building permit review by Leeka Architecture:

Single PDF – new church building, parking lot, and associated site work. w/ 21-060487-CO for trash enclosure

A project at 2202 E Burnside St has been submitted for building permit review:

22ND/BURNSIDE MIXED USE – New mixed-use multi-family structure, V-A/I-A, 119 units, 50 parking spaces, 3,3734 SF commercial shell space.** Review w. 21-057497-MT. Demolition of existing structures NOT included with this submittal.

A project at 6825 SW 45th Ave has been submitted for building permit review”

New 4 story, 121 unit apartment building with basement parking and associated site work w/21-056456-MT

A building permit was issued to Hacker for the brookLAND apartments at 4225 SE Milwaukie Ave:

New 5 story residential building to include 166 residential units and level 1 having multi family and commercial use and partially below grade parking. w/19- 255748-MT

A building permit was issued for a project at 1525 N Humboldt St:

New 16 unit apartment building, 4 stories, associated site work. ***w/ 19-207947-MT***

Metro Reports: Stark Family House, Centennial Place Apartments, RiverPlace Redevelopment, and more

Human Solutions’ Stark Family Housing in Glenfair will include 93 units of housing, with 31 units affordable at 30% of Area Median Income (AMI) and 62 units affordable at 60% AMI.

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 31st, 2021 to June 6th, 2021.

Early Assistance has been requested by Olson Group Architects for a project at 5109 NE Killingsworth St:

Proposed 2 story, 18 unit addition to existing 2 story, 19 unit apartment building.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 5528 SE Rhone St:

RIP CODE: A new six unit multi-dwelling development is proposed. No parking will be provided. Stormwater disposal is proposed via drywells.

The RiverPlace Redevelopment at 150 S Montgomery St has been submitted for at Type III Central City Master Plan Review by GBD Architects:

Central City Master Plan review of approx. 8 acres of RiverPlace development that includes the following addresses: 0150, 0308 – 0320 SW Montgomery St., and 2025 WI/ and 2025 SW River Parkway.

A project at 5911 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd has been submitted for a Type II Design Review:

Construct New Retail Shell Building. Proposed Tenants to include: Restaurant, Barbershop, Retail, Recreational Marijuana Store. Structured Underground Catchment system & Infiltration into soil

A building permit was issued to Holst Architecture for the Stark Family Housing at 16025 SE Stark St:

STARK FAMILY HOUSING – PHB – Construction of a new 5 story, 93 unit affordable housing building with ground floor amenity spaces and 26 surface parking spaces/1 Type B loading space. (with 20-206651-MT)

A building permit was issued to Scott Edwards Architecture for the Centennial Place Apartments at 3750 SE 164th Ave

Three story, 71 unit multi-family building, consisting entirely of affordable housing, plus surface parking; includes associated site work *** w/ 20-135564-MT ***

A building permit was issued to Beebe Skidmore Architects for a project at 3824 N Vancouver Ave (previously 3818 N Vancouver Ave):

PDOX PS – new 2 story office building with associated site work; mechanical permit separate

Metro Reports: Isaka Shamsud-Din Apartments, ALTA Centric, Con-Way Blocks 261 and 262, and more

Sabin CDC is developing a 29-unit affordable housing development at NE 14th Pl and Killingsworth, named after a local Black artist Isaka Shamsud-Din. The building is being designed by Scott Edwards 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 May 17th, 2021 to May 23rd, 2021.

Design Advice has been requested for a project at 10413 E Burnside St:

Construction of 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.

Design Advice has been requested by SERA Architects for Con-Way Blocks 261 and 262:

The proposal is for blocks 261 and 262 in the Con-Way Master plan area. The proposed development will be market rate apartments on both parcels. Block 261 will be a 5 story building with tuck under parking, and block 262 will be a 6 and 7 story building with basement parking. Stormwater disposal is anticipated to be through dry wells

Early Assistance has been requested by Holst Architecture for a project at 432 NE 74th Ave:

RIP Code Analysis – Multi-family affordable housing development with approximately 125 units with associated on-site parking and site improvements on a split-zone (CM2 & R2.5) site. Stormwater will be managed on site in accordance w/ BES standards.

Early Assistance has been requested by Works Progress Architecture for a project at 4520 N Colonial Ave:

Development of a three story multi-family apartment building. Site will provide bike parking, on site parking, and has designated easements for fire access and pedestrian access to the adjacent site.

Early Assistance has been requested by Works Progress Architecture for a project at 1560 N Going St:

Development of a three story multi-family apartment building. Site will provide bike parking, and has designated access for fire and pedestrians by easements through the adjacent site.

Early Assistance has been requested by Scott Edwards Architecture for a project at 3314 SE Powell Blvd:

The project team is looking at two new commercial development options, with Option B, being chosen as the option for discussion. Option A: The proposed scope of work includes the design and construction of a new one-story, 5,000 SF commercial building. Option B: The proposed scope of work includes the design and construction of a new 3-story, 28,000 SF core and shell building for commercial use.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by GBD Architecture to discuss the RiverPlace Redevelopment:

A Pre-Application Conference to discuss a proposed Central City Master Plan for approximately 8 acres that includes the following addresses: 0150, 0308 – 0320 SW Montgomery St., and 2025 WI/ and 2025 SW River Parkway.

The ALTA Centric at 1634 SW Alder St has been submitted for building permit review by SERA Architects:

ALTA CENTRIC – New mixed-use multifamily project with 6 residential stories, 203 apartment units with common areas for bike parking, lobby/mail, and a future retail tenant (by others). Concrete on levels P1 and L1 with wood-framed construction above. ***Review w DEMO 21-049475-CO and 20-135132 -MT

The Isaka Shamsud-Din Apartments at 5421 NE 14th Pl have been submitted for building permit review:

New Four story, 29 unit affordable multi-family residential complex located on NE 14th Place at NE Killingsworth. No parking to be provided. Community room and shared outdoor space to be provided. Proposed site development includes new utilities, accessible courtyard, landscaped areas and street trees. (with 21-036139-MT)

A project at 5740 NE 72nd Ave has been submitted for building permit review:

East Building / New three story, 6 unit multi-family building consisting entirely of affordable housing composed of two building. Surface parking to be provided. Community room and shared outdoor space to be provided. Proposed site development includes new utilities, landscaped areas and parking. (w/ 21- 036221-MT)

West Building / New three story, 6 unit multi-family building consisting entirely of affordable housing composed of two building. Surface parking to be provided. Community room and shared outdoor space to be provided. Proposed site development includes new utilities, landscaped areas and parking. (w/ 21- 037910-MT and 21-036216-CO & 21-036221-MT).

A building permit was issued for a project at 2475 SE 30th Ave (previously 2933 SE Division St):

Construct new 4 story mixed use building; main floor to include retail space and 2 residential units; floor 2-4 to include 16 apartment units; associated site work

Building permits were issued to Doug Circosta Architect for the 146th & Burnside East Apartments at 10, 20 and 30 NE 146th Ave (previously 14603 E Burnside St):

146 EAST – BLDG 100 – This project consists of 70 total new affordable apartment units. The units are located in (3) detached three story buildings with on- site parking spaces, user amenities, and trash enclosure. Unit counts are 30 in Building 100, 24 in Building 300, and 16 in Building 200. Both the bike shelter and trash enclose will require separate permits. ** No Mechanical with these permits *****review w. 20-173847/51/72-CO

146 EAST – BLDG 200 – This project consists of 70 total new affordable apartment units. The units are located in (3) detached three story buildings with on- site parking spaces, user amenities, and bike parking inside trash enclosure. Unit counts are 30 in Building 100, 24 in Building 300, and 16 in Building 200. Both the bike shelter and trash enclose will require separate permits.**No Mechanical with these permits****review w. 20-173775/851/872-CO

146 EAST – BLDG 300 – This project consists of 70 total new affordable apartment units. The units are located in (3) detached three story buildings. Bike parking in trash enclosure. Unit counts are 30 in Building 100, 24 in Building 300, and 16 in Building 200. Both the bike shelter and trash enclose will require separate permits.***review w. 20-173775/847/872-CO

Building permits were issued to Doug Circosta Architect for the 146th & Burnside West Apartments at 11 and 21 NE 146th Ave (previously 14507 E Burnside St):

146 WEST – New 3-story, 24 Unit apartment building (1 of 2) with detached trash enclosure and associated site work. No Mechanical with this permit ***Review with 19-256079-CO (BLDG 2) and 19-256081-CO (Trash Encl) ***Transitioned to Complex ProjectDox Review 12/29/20

146 WEST Bldg B200 – new 3-story 22 unit apartment building with office and common laundry room. No Mechanical with this permit **Review w. 19-256078- CO & 19-256081-CO. *** Project transitioned to “complex” plan review and Process Managed after 1st review cycle.

A building permit was issued for Floor & Decor at 11941 N Jantzen Dr:

PDOX PS – new 1-story building for flooring retailer with associated sitework w/20-203128-MT

Metro Reports: 550 SE MLK, The Aircraft Factory and 1736 NE Schuyler

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 23rd, 2020 to November 29th, 2020.

Design Advice has been requested by GBD Architects for a revised proposal at 550 SE MLK:

The proposed development is for a 7-story building occupying a site at SE MLK Blvd. and Stark Street – the site is slightly smaller than a half-block, at 17,900 square-feet. The proposed building is planned as a “5-over-2” structure, with 5 levels of Type III wood construction, over 2 levels of Type I concrete construction.

Early Assistance has been requested by Koble Creative Architecture for the adaptive reuse of The Aircraft Factory at 3300 NE Broadway:

Mixed-use development of existing building for retail, preschool and household living. Repair and maintenance of building envelope. Seismic upgrade. Community Design Standards to be used

Early Assistance has been requested by Lime Design Collective for a project at 1736 NE Schuyler St:

The current project site (50¿ x 100¿) contains an existing 3,260 sf residential tri-plex (which will remain) and proposes new construction of a 3-story triplex (additional primary structure) approximately 2,196 sf. The site also contains an existing garage, which will be demolished to accommodate the new building.

Multnomah County Courthouse Re-Use Approved (images)

The adaptive reuse of the old Multnomah County Courthouse, by GBD Architects, has been approved by the Historic Landmarks Commission. The proposal for developer NBP Capital involves the conversion of the courthouse into an office building, with an event space, a cafe, and a restaurant and bar at the ground floor.

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Metro Reports: 236 NE 12th, Holiday Inn Express & Suites, Society Overlook, and more

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled to discuss the of redevelopment of four blocks bound by NE 12th, 13th and 14th and Davis, Couch and Burnside. Six hundred and seventy residential units are proposed, along with 486 parking stalls, new retail space and the adaptive reuse of a building at NE 14th & Couch.

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 26th, 2020 to November 1st, 2020.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 6335 SE 92nd Ave:

Construct new 3-story, 19-unit multi-family building with exterior stairs and walkways; interior bike parking; on-site stormwater management using drywell(s); existing house to be demolished (RS 20-187317).

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 4534 SE McLoughlin Blvd:

Site redevelopment, including demolition of existing structures and construction of a new (5) dispense fuel facility

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by GBD Architects to discuss a project at 236 NE 12th Ave:

820,354 GSF multi-block mixed-use development with 604,086 GSF residential, 30,917 GSF retail, 10,000 GSF adaptive re-use & 165,097 GSF parking. 486 parking stalls & 670 living units including 95 affordable.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Kaul Design Architecture to discuss a Holiday Inn Express & Suites East of 1125 N Schmeer Rd:

New 6 story 100 guestroom hotel. Stormwater to be released into public stormwater system after being treated and detained on site

Society Overlook at 5632 N Montana has been submitted for building permit review:

PDOX PS – construct new 5 story wood framed apartment bldg with 73 units with all of the associated site work w/20-196214-MT

A project at 4805 NE 108th Ave has been submitted for building permit review:

Single pdf – new (6) unit apartment complex

A building permit was issued for Large Division at 11560 SE Division St:

LARGE DIVISION – New 4-story building with 138 affordable housing units, support services, and surface parking; includes associated site work *** w/20-145394-CO, 20-145396-CO, and 20-145399-MT and 20-188317-CO (demo permit) ***

Metro Reports: PCC Metro Center, Floor & Decor, NW Natural Response / Service Center, and more

Home Forward plans to build 92 units of affordable housing on NE Killingsworth St, as part of the redevelopment of the PCC Metropolitan Workforce Training Center. The housing will come after PCC constructs a new building on the west side of the site, allowing for the existing building to be demolished.

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 12th, 2020 to October 18th, 2020.

Early Assistance has been requested by Hacker for a project at 5600 NE 42nd Ave, a part of the redevelopment of the PCC Metro Center:

4-story, approximately 94,000 sq ft of mixed-use building with 92 dwelling units and ground floor commercial space.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by GBD Architects to discuss a revised concept for 550 SE MLK:

The proposed development is for a 7-story building occupying a site at SE MLK Blvd. and Stark Street – the site is slightly smaller than a half-block, at 17,900 square-feet. The proposed building is planned as a “5-over-2” structure, with 5 levels of Type III wood construction, over 2 levels of Type I concrete construction. The building will remain within the code-allowed height limits of the most restrictive construction type (85 feet), with the highest occupiable floor at a height of less than 75 feet from the lowest point on site (not a high-rise). The building uses include an at-grade parking garage, along with commercial retail spaces, residential amenities and a lobby at the ground floor and residential dwelling units of varying sizes at levels 2 – 7. Parking for the development will be accommodated at grade within the building shell, with multi-level, automated parking stackers and surface parking stalls. Outside of the parking stacker pit structures, no basement level is planned for this project. Two Standard B loading stalls are also accommodated within the garage structure. The garage will be accessible through a 20-foot wide gate located on SE Washington Street, approximately 55 feet east of the SE MLK Blvd. intersection.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Works Progress Architecture to discuss a project at 1838 N Argyle St:

Lot consolidation and development of an 8-story multi-family housing building with ground floor units, retail, structured parking. Level 2 amenity.

A building permit is under review for the Floor & Decor at 11919 N Jantzen Dr:

PDOX PS – new 1-story building for flooring retailer with associated sitework w/20-203128-mt

A building permit was issued for a project at 210 SE Madison St:

Shell only -partial change of occupancy; no occupancy this permit. Renovation of basement, main floor, second. Relocate egress stairs, reconfigure building interior, new roof, storefront & windows, infill existing openings at exterior walls. Replace exit stair in R.O.W. See 19-267995-MT.

A building permit was issued for the NW Natural Response / Service Center at 2600 SE 9th Ave:

New Response/Service Center Facility for NW Natural consisting of a fire-sprinklered 3-story office building and attached 2-story storage building, with detached trash enclosure under separate permit. Includes reconfiguration of parking and associated site work *** DFS for pre-fabricated metal building *** w/19-186013-MT *** Site demoliton work added 12/9/19, see Comments ***

NW NATURAL PHASE 1B – Infill of pits on south portion of site for new parking lot, driveway, landscaping, and stormwater facilities

Metro Reports: Oregon Square, 410 SW Harrison, 1531 N Alberta, and more

The redevelopment of Blocks 90 and 103 of Oregon Square has been submitted for design 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 June 29th, 2020 to July 5th, 2020.

Design Advice has been requested by Works Progress Architecture for a project at 410 SW Harrison St:

Project is for a 16 story mixed use residential building that includes below grade parking and amenity spaces at grade. Storm water disposal currently under consideration is green roof water quality facility and diversion to storm sewer system.

Early Assistance has been requested by LEEKA Architecture for a project at 4937 SE Woodstock Blvd:

Portion of property being sold. Remainder of property to be redeveloped to accommodate a new Presbyterian Church and associated site requirements.

Early Assistance has been requested by Mcguirl Designs & Architecture for a project at 3841 SE 52nd Ave:

Phase 1: renovate and relocate historic house, add on-site parking & bike parking, & drywell. Phase 2: add 18-unit building, trash enclosure & increase bike parking. Phase 3: add 2nd 18-unit building and second drywell, expand parking & relocate trash enclosure.

Early Assistance has been requested by DBS Group for a project at 4427 NE Prescott St:

Multi-family unit development in the RM1 zone.

The Oregon Square Blocks 90 and 103 office development at 729 NE Oregon St has been submitted for a Type III Design Review by GBD Architects:

The proposed development is a (2) block development on a portion of the site of the existing Oregon Square block. Two commercial office buildings are being proposed on Block 90 (SW) and Block 103 (SE). The buildings are (5) stories and (6) stories respectfully totaling 413,000 GSF. The blocks will sit on one level of underground parking serving both buildings.

A project at 1531 N Alberta St has been submitted for building permit review:

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

A project at 5024 NE Fremont St has been submitted for building permit review:

PDOX PS – new 3 story 10 unit apartment building with ground floor retail and associated site work ***mechanical separate***