The infamous Sugar Shack strip club at in Cully will be demolished to make way for 140 units of affordable housing at Las Adelitas, reports the Oregonian.
The Oregonian reports that the Portland is weighing a new strategy for how spend the funds from the 2016 affordable housing bond, following voter approval of Measure 102. The change could affect plans for 3000 SE Powell Blvd and 5827 NE Prescott St, two sites the Housing Bureau had intended to develop itself. The sites may now be turned over to outside affordable housing developers.
The Design Commission has approved the masterplan* for the Pepsi Blocks, reports the Daily Journal of Commerce. The development could include up 1,297 units across the five acre site.
The Buiness Tribune wrote about four Old Portland holdouts, where new development surrounds existing buildings: the Field Office, which wraps around the Dockside Saloon; Fire District No. 3, which formerly housed Touché and is now being incorporated in the Modera Glisan; the Dandy Warhols’ Odditorium, which sits on the remaining quarter block not occupied by the Broadstone Reveal; and the Auditorium Building, which will be surrounded by 250 Taylor office building and the Hyatt Unbound hotel.
Portland Architecture interviewed Kyle Anderson of GBD Architects, whose projects include Hassalo on Eighth, Oregon Square and Block 216.
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