News Roundup: Oregon Square, Mamook Tokatee, Northbound 30 Collaborative, and more

The Design Commission has approved two new office buildings at Oregon Square in the Lloyd District.

The Daily Journal reported on the Design Commission’s approval of two midrise office buildings* proposed for Oregon Square in the Lloyd District. Previous proposals for the site would have seen it developed with residential buildings.

The Oregonian wrote about how Portland hopes to “avoid past setbacks with ambitious affordable housing goals” for the Broadway Corridor.

The affordable housing development formerly known as Halsey 106 is to be named the The Nick Fish, after the City Commissioner who passed away at the start of the year, reports the Oregonian.

The Hollywood Star News reported on Community Development Partners and NAYA securing building permits for Mamook Tokatee, a 56 unit afforable housing development that will include units secured for Native tenants.

After decades of trying, the “new, spacious, seismically saferMultnomah County Central Courthouse has opened, reports the Oregonian.

Portland Architecture spoke to Jones Architecture, whose recent work includes the Northbound 30 Collaborative.

Restore Oregon announced the winners of this year’s DeMuro Awards, reports the Oregonian. Included in the awards for historic preservation are: 230 Ash (a new building in a historic district); Redfox Commons; the Custom Blocks; and the Hallock-McMillen Building.

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News Roundup: Oregon Square, Flatworks, Hallock & McMillan, and more

Two new office buildings at Oregon Square, designed by GBD Architects, would include 370,000 sq ft of new office space.

American Assets Trust is looking at building two new office buildings* on Blocks 90 and 103 of the Lloyd District’s Oregon Square, reports the Daily Journal of Commerce. A previous proposal for the site was approved in 2015, but never broke ground.

Sturgeon Development Partners is planning an eight story cross-laminated timber office building in the Central Eastside, writes the Oregonian. Flatworks, located at 234 SE Grand Ave, is being designed by TVA Architects.

Building on History wrote about the “small miracle” of the restoration of the Hallock & McMillan on SW Naito Parkway.

The coronavirus is clouding the forecast for Portland Public Schools’ $1.4 billion bond campaign, planned for the November ballot, reports the Oregonian. If the district moves forward with the measure it would seek to fund the reconstruction of Cleveland High School, Jefferson High School and Wilson High School.

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Weekly Roundup: Adidas Campus Expansion, Hallock-McMillan, Wells Fargo Center, and more

Adidas Campus Village
The Adidas Campus Expansion will include the construction of a cycle track on N Greeley between N Going St and N Willamette Blvd.

Adidas will construct a cycle track on N Greeley Ave, reports Bike Portland. Construction is expected to cost $1.26 million. Adidas will receive a a $1 million credit towards the System Development Charges owed against the permits for the Adidas Campus Expansion.

The Oregonian wrote about Gordon Sondland, the Portland hotelier and Ambassador to the European Union, who is now linked the Ukraine scandal. Sondland’s company Provenance Hotels is the owner of a number of Portland hotels, including The Woodlark.

Portland Architecture spoke to Hallock-McMillan Building owner John Russell, and architect Brian Emerick, about the process of restoring Portland’s oldest commercial building

The Oregonian looked at whether Portland State University could co-locate its football team at the rebuilt Lincoln High School. Adding an 8,000 seat stadium to the relocated field would be possible—if the university’s athletic department can find the $65 million required.

The 47-year old landmark Wells Fargo Center and Exchange Building are in the middle of a extensive renovation. The Daily Journal of Commerce published photos of the progress on site.

The Portland Mercury looked at the whether the Portland Diamond Project can succeed where others have failed and bring Major League Baseball to Portland.

The Business Tribune wrote about how two nearby projects, the Redfox Commons and the renovation of the Fairmount Apartments, have made a historic Northwest Portland intersection come alive again.

Weekly Roundup: Hallock-McMillan Building, Beatrice Morrow, the Hoxton, and more

Hallock-McMillan Building
Work has started on the restoration of the Hallock-McMillan Building. Design work for the restoration is being led by Emerick Architects, for building owner Russell Fellows Properties.

The Daily Journal of Commerce wrote about the rehabilitation of the Hallock-McMillan Building. The city’s oldest commercial building is “receiving a major renovation intended to restore the look and feel of the original brick masonry and cast iron.”

The Willamette Week reported that months after completion the Beatrice Morrow, an affordable housing development on NE MLK, was mostly empty despite applications from more than 1,500 people.

Portland Architecture spoke to Surround Architecture’s Mark VanderZanden and Ennismore’s Chris Stringfellow about how the old Grove Hotel became The Hoxton.

A groundbreaking ceremony was held for the Oregon Harbor of Hope homeless shelter and navigation center, reports the Portland Tribune.

Metro Reports: Broadstone Pearl, Faubion Elementary, Hallock & McMillen Building and more

Broadstone Pearl - 1400 NW Raleigh

Broadstone Pearl, as presented during Design Advice

Every week, the Bureau of Development Services publishes lists of early assistance applications, land use reviews and building permits. We publish the highlights.

TVA Architects have requested Early Assistance for a project at 442 NE Jessup St:

New 4-story V-A Multi family apartment w/13 units (studio and 1&2 bedroom mix). Landscape ROW improvements are included, including sidewalk improvement, where required. No parking provided.

TVA Architects have requested Early Assistance for a project at 4119 NE M L King Blvd:

New 4-story V-A Multi family apartment w/13 units (studio and 1&2 bedroom mix). Landscape ROW improvements are included, including sidewalk improvement, where required. No parking provided.

Studio 3 Architecture have requested Early Assistance for a project at 7924 SE Milwaukie Ave:

Add one building with four apartments behind existing house.

Iselin Architects have requested Early Assistance for a project at 8705 SE 13th Ave:

Demo existing industrial building and construct a new 4 story building with approx 6k sq of retail space at main level and 3 stories of apartments (24 units) above.

Holst Architecture have scheduled a Pre-Application Conference to discuss 1510 NE Multnomah:

Proposal is for multiple building mixed used development w/underground parking, private streets and pedestrian access corridors.

Ankrom Moisan Architects have scheduled a Pre-Application Conference to discuss Riverplace Parcel 3:

Proposal is for two towers on single site with a single level of parking below grade (173 spaces). One tower will be 6 stories with retail and grocery space at ground level and 5 levels of apartments (162 units.) second tower will be 12 stories with retail, residential amenities and parking for grocery (65 spaces) and ten stories of affordable apartments above for 204 units.

Encore Architects and Merryman Barnes Architects have submitted the Broadstone Pearl at 1400 NW Raleigh for Design Review:

6-story, 146-unit residential project with a small ground-level retail space, 73 parking spaces and 231 bike parking spaces. Also an Adjustment to loading and driveway locations.

LRS Architects have submitted a project at 1139 SW Morrison St for Design Review:

Type III Design Review for a new 6-story office building – 58,862 square feet. The project will include ground-floor retail and approx. 12-18 below-grade parking spaces.

Emerick Architects have submitted the renovation of the Hallock & McMillen Building for Historic Resource Review:

Full restoration & renovation or Historic 1857 Halloc & McMillen Building.

Boora Architects have submitted the Faubion Elementary School Rebuild for building permit review:

New three story, 133,000 sf pre kindergarten through 8th grade school with spaces for Concordia University college of education classrooms, offices, and community service partner organizations

A building permit is under review for the Holiday Inn Express at Cascade Station:

New 4 story, 107 room holiday inn express to include breakfast area, laundry room, fitness room, check-in/lifestyle lounge, covered patio, pool with patio and bike parking w/associated parking, utilities and landscaping. 189 sq foot detached trash enclosure

A building permit has been issued to EPR Design for a project at 12221 SE Kelly St:

Construct new 2 story, 41 room care facility (42 total beds) with elevator; main floor includes lobby, laundry room, kitchen, dining hall, activity room, offices and resident rooms; 2nd floor includes laundry room, acitivies room, salon and resident rooms, parking, bike parking and stormwater facilities included, detached covered trash enclosure is 120sf (exempt)

Weekly roundup: good and bad news for food carts

The Hallock & McMillen Building

The Hallock & McMillen Building

The Oregonian broke the news of another huge development in the Lloyd District that will add 980 apartments. The project at 1510 NE Multnomah is being designed by Holst Architects for Southern California developer Bob Bisno.

PDX Commons, a cohousing project at SE 43rd & Belmont will displace the Good Food Here food cart pod. Urban Development Partners is targeting the units to retirees.

The Portland Chornicle published images of the single story retail building that will be torn down for a new building by Urban Development Group at 8235 SE 17th.

After a number of false starts, the Hallock & McMillen Building on Naito Parkway is due to be restored. The building is Portland’s oldest surviving commercial structure. The Oregonian looked into its history.

The first completed building at One North is The Radiator, which includes the first earthquake early warning system of its kind in the Northwest.

The board of Portland Public Schools voted in favor of a pre-development plan that will allow NAYA Generations, an inter-generational housing and learning community for Native Americans, to move forward.

Food cart Los Gorditos will be temporarily displaced by the construction of apartments at 4937 SE Division St, however The Portland Business Journal reports that they are close to signing a deal to open in one of the retail spaces in the new building.


Metro Reports: massive development in the Lloyd District, Hallock & McMillan Building and more

Every week, the Bureau of Development Services publishes lists of early assistance applications, land use reviews and building permits. We publish the highlights.

Holst Architecture have requested Design Advice for a project at 1510 NE Multnomah St, currently the Regal Lloyd 10 cinema and associated surface parking:

A three-building mixed use development containing 980 units of market rate housing, as well as retail and community spaces. Structured parking (873 spaces) included.

Emerick Architects have requested early assistance for an addition to the historic Hallock & McMillan Building at 237 SW Naito Parkway:

2 story, 950 sq ft addition to existing building to provide ADA accessibility & fire & life safety upgrades.

Early assistance has been requested for a drive thru Starbucks at 5810 N Lombard St:

Existing building to be removed. Proposal is for a Starbucks drive-thru. Access to the site is proposed to remain with the existing two driveways.

Scott Edwards Architecture have requested early assistance for a development at 1551 SW Upper Hall St:

New Multi family (3-unit) development.

Ankrom Moisan Architects have scheduled a Pre Application Conference to discuss a project at 1300 NE 16th Ave:

2-story 10-plex independent living apartments with below grade parking located in current parking lot area.

Waterleaf Architecture have scheduled a Pre Application Conference to discuss a project at 1949 SE Division St:

Proposed project is a four story commercial building consisting of one story of ground floor retail space and secured parking below three stories of office space.

Site works Design | Build have scheduled a Pre Application Conference to discuss the renovation of the YMCA at 2815 SW Barbur Blvd for Under Armour:

Renovation of 1977 YMCA – Type 3 DZ

Urban Development Group have submitted a building at 8235 SE 17th Ave for building permit review:

New 4 story wood frame apartment building with underground parking ; basement parking to include new bike storage, trash enclosure, dog wash room, and 3 apartment units;

SERA Architects have applied for the first of the required building permits for the AC by Marriott hotel:

***STR 1 : Excavation and Shoring and structure to grade, under slab plumbing***204 room hotel 3rd and Taylor, 15 story on 1/4 block

In Situ Architecture have applied for building permits for an addition at 3740 SE Haig St:

Addition of 2 stories to existing single story duplex (with unit on main level and one in basement) to create 4 plex, new units are 2 story units, no work at existing units, detached trash enclosure is 20sf

LRS have applied for building permits for an addition to a nursing home at 6125 SW Boundary St:

Renovation of existing 53,000 sf Type V nursing home with a 44,000 sf addition, new parking lot and site improvements

A building permit was issued for a new building at 17 SE 63rd Ave:

New tri-plex on same site as existing 6 unit apartment building