Metro Reports: Woodstock Apartments, Troy Laundry, 900 SE Sandy, and more

The Woodstock Apartments at SE Woodstock Blvd & 50th Ave will include 84 residential units and ground floor retail. The project design is by Scott Edwards Architecture for developer Urban Asset Advisors.

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 August 16th, 2021 to August 22nd, 2021.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Access Architecture to discuss a project at 9919 NE Glisan St:

Eight-story multifamily residential development consisting of (105) units total, including a mix of studio, 1-bedroom, 2-bedroom and 3-bedroom units with commercial space on the ground level. Support spaces for residents include ground floor lobby/common area, community room, outdoor roof terrace, indoor bike storage room, and central laundry. Exterior site improvements include full ROW improvements along 99th Street and NE Glisan Street frontages.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Lever Architecture to discuss a project at 900 SE Sandy Blvd:

Construction of a new, 12-story, 250,000 sf mix-use high rise. The program will include split level retail with activated courtyards on the ground level, 1.5 levels of below-grade parking, and 271 dwelling units on levels 2 through 12. The residential levels will offer exterior balconies for each unit, and will also include a variety of amenities such as lounges, workspaces and fitness centers. Stormwater strategy is to be determined.

Con-Way Blocks 261 and 262 at NW 20th & Savier St have been submitted for a Type III Design Review by SERA Architects:

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.

A building permit was issued for alterations to the Troy Laundry building at 1025 SE Pine St:

TROY LAUNDRY HISTORIC – STR-01 – Selective demolition and seismic upgrade for remodel of historic landmark Troy Laundry building

A building permit was issued for the Woodstock Apartments at 4981 SE Woodstock Blvd:

New 4-story, 84 unit multi-family housing with ground floor retail and associated site work. w/21-003439-MT

Metro Reports: The Susan Emmons, 1706 NW 24th, and 4047 N Williams

1727 NW Hoyt St
Building permits have been issued for The Susan Emmons, a half block affordable housing development in Northwest that will include a total of 146 residential units. The project will include the adaptive reuse of the Buck Prager building, a contributing structure in the Alphabet Historic District.

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 5th, 2021 to July 11th, 2021.

Design Advice has been requested by Lever Architecture for a project at 1706 NW 24th Ave:

Construction of a new, 4-story, 40,000 sf mass timber office building and 1,250 sf single story office building for a single tenant. The 34,036 sf site has frontages on NW Thurman St, NW Savier St and NW 24th Ave. The main office building will occupy the corner of Savier St and 24th Avenue and the single story office building will front Thurman St. The two buildings will be linked by a pedestrian path and a green space will occupy the center of the site. The remaining site area will be 34 surface parking spaces and one loading space. Stormwater will be handled on site with dry wells.

A project with two buildings at 4047 N Williams Ave has been submitted for building permit review:

PS PDOX – new 4 story apartment with 17 residential units with ground floor units, electrical room, sprinkler room and bike/trash room. PDOX PS w/ 21-060947/60-CO and 21-060949/63-MT

PS PDOX – new 4 story apartment with 13 residential units over ground floor lobby, electrical room, riser roo, and retail space. w/ 21- 060947/60-CO and 21-060949/63-MT

Building permits were issued to Carleton Hart Architecture for The Susan Emmons at 610-680 NW 18th Ave:

SUSAN EMMONS SOUTH – renovation, adaptive re-use, and BPON seismic upgrade of the existing 3-story, un-reinforced masonry Buck-Prager building, and new construction of a 4-story, wood-framed addition to the south (South Addition). To be an affordable, multi-family development consisting of 48 units total. Buck-Prager Building and South Addition are structurally separated by a 6″ seismic gap. Review with ***20-202095-MT

SUSAN EMMONS – NORTH BLDG – 6-story new construction apartment building. Project to be an affordable, multi-family development consisting of 98 units total.***Review w. 20-211626-MT and 20-211640-CO (Demo of existing structure)

Metro Reports: 3920 N Montana, Prose Apartments, 3212 SW 10th, and more

The Prose Apartments on Hayden Island will include 284 units and 368 surface parking spaces.

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 3rd, 2021 to May 9th, 2021.

Early Assistance has been requested by Wright Architecture for a project at 3212 SW 10th Ave:

50,000 SF 85 studios affordable housing with 27 parking stalls

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Lever Architecture to discuss a project at 1706 NW 24th Ave:

Development consisting of 40,000 GSF new office space with associated site work and accessory surface parking. The building will include four levels of office of Type III-B construction. Stormwater strategy is to be determined.

The Prose Apartments at 110 N Tomahawk Island Dr have been submitted for building permit review:

PROSE APARTMENTS – New five-story apartment building with 284 units and 368 surface parking spaces; includes associated site work *** w/ 21-035103-CO and 21-035104-MT ***

A building permit was issued for a project at 3920 N Montana Ave:

New 3 story 6 unit apartment building with common lobby, and associated site work including detached trash enclosure under 120 sf ***mechanical separate***

Metro Reports: Dekum Court, Hayu Tilixam, Mann House, and more

The new Dekum Court will include 187 units, affordable to those earning at or below 60% of the median family income.

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 March 29th, 2021 to April 4th, 2021.

Early Assistance has been requested by McGuirl Designs & Architecture for a project at 4961 SE 73rd Ave:

2 New buildings on existing lot. Both buildings 3 Stories above grade with basement. 1- 14 unit building. 1 – 16 unit building. On site stormwater treatment.

The redevelopment of Dekum Court at 7003 NE 27th Ave has been submitted for building permit review by Lever Architecture:

DEKUM COURT – BUILDING A – New 3 story, 24 unit apartment building; includes associated site work *** w/21-023903/04/08/12/15/33-CO and 21-023931/38/46/49/50/52-MT

DEKUM COURT – BUILDING B – New 3 story, 24 unit apartment building; includes associated site work *** w/21-023903/04/08/12/15/33-CO and 21-023931/38/46/49/50/52-MT ***

DEKUM COURT – BUILDING C – New 4 story, 44 unit apartment building; includes associated site work *** w/21-023903/04/08/12/15/33-CO and 21-023931/38/46/49/50/52-MT ***

DEKUM COURT – BUILDING D – New 4 story, 52 unit apartment building; includes associated site work *** w/21-023903/04/08/12/15/33-CO and 21-023931/38/46/49/50/52-MT ***

DEKUM COURT – BUILDING E – New 4 story, 43 unit apartment building; includes associated site work *** w/21-023903/04/08/12/15/33-CO and 21-023931/38/46/49/50/52-MT ***

DEKUM COURT – COMMUNITY CENTER – New 1 story office/amenity building; includes associated site work *** w/21-023903/04/08/12/15/33-CO and 21-023931/38/46/49/50/52-MT ***

The adaptive reuse and additions to the Mann House at 1021 NE 33rd Ave have been submitted for building permit review:

MANN HOUSE – EXISTING BLDG – Convert existing historic building into multi-family apartments with 39 affordable units; add new floor and convert two-story auditorium to apartments; includes associated site work and parking area *** w/21-015284-CO/21-015286-CO/21-015288-CO/21-015967-MT/21-015971-MT/21-015973-MT *** 

MANN HOUSE – SOUTH BLDG – New 4-story multi-family apartment building with 40 affordable units; includes associated site work and tuck-under parking *** w/21-015284-CO/21-015286-CO/21-015288-CO/21-015967-MT/21-015971-MT/21-015973-MT *** 

MANN HOUSE – EAST BLDG – New 3-story multi-family apartment building with 50 affordable units; includes associated site work and parking area *** w/21-015284-CO/21-015286-CO/21-015288-CO/21-015967-MT/21-015971-MT/21-015973-MT *** 

Ankeny South at 2580 SE Ankeny St has been submitted for building permit review:

ANKNEY SOUTH – New 15 unit apartment building. **No Mechanical with this permit.

A building permit was issued to SERA Architects for the Modera Morrison at 1120 SE Morrison St:

MODERA MORRISON – Foundation, excavation, shoring, and all concrete work including columns, walls, mild-reinforced and post-tensioned slabs up to Level 3 for new 7-story apartment building with 1.5 levels below grade parking

A building permit was issued to Carleton Hart Architects for Hayu Tilixam at 5825 NE Prescott St:

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

Unbuilt Projects From The First Five Years of Next Portland

This week Next Portland had its fifth birthday. Since November 2014 we have published over a thousand posts, many of which are about projects that are now complete or under construction. Today, we wanted to look back at some of the unbuilt projects we’ve written about over the years.

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Metro Reports: ART Tower, Troy Laundry, Portland Proper Hotel, and more

ART Tower Artists Repertory Theatre
A building permit was issued for the ART Tower, which will be built on the northern half of the Artists Repertory Theatre block, where a portion of theatre has now been demolished. A separate design review application was submitted for renovations to the remaining portion of the theatre on the southern half of the block.

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 7th to October 13th 2019.

Early Assistance has been requested by Ankrom Moisan Architects for a project at 3719 SE Cesar E Chavez Blvd:

(4) Story multi-family affordable housing with 84 efficiency living units with shared community kitchens and amenity spaces.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 6815 N Richmond Ave:

Mixed Use Development. Add two structurally independent buildings to form level outdoor courtyard (for entrance accessibility) on sloped site. No change to existing office/warehouse structure. Project incorporates 2 commercial units. 3 residential units and 1 garage.

Early Assistance has been requested by Barghausen Consulting Engineers for a project at 1525 SE Grand Ave:

The proposal is for a building alteration and expansion of the existing Burger King fast food restaurant and drive-through to accommodate a 12,710 sf CVS/pharmacy with drive-through service with adjacent surface parking for 31 vehicles.

Early Assistance has been requested by Studio 3 Architecture for a project at 8004 SW Capitol Hill Rd:

Remove existing single family home and construct one new, 4-story, apartment building (with 60 units). Site work includes parking and amenities.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled to discuss a project at 1025 SE Pine St:

Removal of existing building area on the northern half of the property (including a loading area and a garage) and to construct a 6-story addition to the property. The property is within the boundaries of the Troy Laundry Building, a historic landmark listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

The renovation of the Artists Repertory Theater at 1515 SW Morrison St has been submitted for a Type II Design Review by Lever Architecture:

Renovation of the existing 18,000sf Artist Repertory Theater (ART) building, which sits above two levels of below-grade parking on a 100’x200′ lot. The existing exterior walls and portions of the existing roof structure will remmain. The center bay of the roof will be restructured to accommodate a larger theater and second floor. The existing covered drive along SW Morrison St will be in-filled with new entry and lobby space. After the renovation, the total area will be approximately 28,000 sq ft plus below-grade parking.

The Portland Proper Hotel at 1202 NW Irving St has been submitted for a Type III Design Review by ZGF Architects:

Nine-story approximate 170,000 gsf full-service hotel including a ground floor lobby and one floor of below-grade parking. The project will utilize a tray-tyle eco-roof system at all available roof levels to the maximum extent reasonable. Adjustment for loading space.

A building permit was issued to Ankrom Moisan Architects for the ART Tower at 1510 SW Alder St:

New 21 story mixed-use residential and commercial development to include 314 apartments, ground floor amenities, top level amenity rooms and terrace and one ground level commercial space, and 3 levels of below grade parking

A building permit was issued to BAMA Architecture and Design for a project at 15225 SE Powell Blvd:

New two story 25 bed, 9987sf wood framed adult care home. 50 sq ft trash enclosure, landscaping

Metro Reports: Market Hill Commons, Live Nation South Waterfront, 1430 N Killingsworth, and more

Market Hill Commons
Early Assistance has been requested for a redesign of the Market Hill Commons. The project was approved in 2016, but has yet to break ground.

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 Ist to July 7th 2019.

Early Assistance has been requested by EM Architecture for a project at 7570 SW 74th Ave:

This proposal is for two new three-story apartment buildings situated on two lots (lot line adjustment needed) in the CM1 and R1 zones at the Tigard/Portland boundaray. Basement level parking is proposed with lined stormwater planters integrated into the structure.

Early Assistance has been requested by Minarik Architecture for a project at 1605 N Rosa Parks Way:

3-story, 18-unit multifamily project. 6 units on each floor. 2 stairs, a bike/utility room, storage room and trash enclosure. Primarily pitched roof over 6:12. All flat roofs have a cornice. Stormwater will be handled via drywell.

Early Assistance has been requested by WDC Properties for a project at NE 55th and Glisan:

New 4-story multifamily residential structure containing 22 apartment units. No parking is proposed. Stormwater will be treated on-site via drywell. Type V-A construction. Ground units to contain (1) accessible type A unit and (6) accessible type B units.

Early Assistance has been requested by Hacker for a project at 1709 SE 3rd Ave:

New creative office development to be developed in 2 phases, as two distinct buildings. “Phase 3” is the renovation of an existing bow-string truss warehouse with basement level parking. “Phase 4” is a 6+ story mass timber office building over two levels of underground parking. Work may include removal of a portion of the existing warehouse building, currently located in the right-of-way.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 1318 NW 20th Ave:

Commercial office building over retail. Requesting initial zoning only review of development program concept and height and density provisions, following on previous staff correspondence regarding transition from former EX to CM3 in the Northwest Plan District. No stormwater disposal methods determined at this point.

Early Assistance has been requested by Scotia Western States Housing for the Market Hill Commons at 1475 SW 20th Ave:

Re-design for a re-submittal for a design review fot the 9-unit (4 story+ ground floor parking) condo project.The previous design was approved for 16 units via a Type III review (see LU 15-118576).

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Hacker to discuss Live Nation South Waterfront:

Proposed interim artist amphitheater including public bathrooms, terraced bleacher seating, performance stage, pedestrian walkways, concession stands and artist back stage venue. Utilities will be installed to all on-site structures. Life of lease 7 years w/extensions.

A project at 3019 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd has been submitted for a Type II Adjustment Review:

Adjustment requested to north, west and partial south setback on a new, four-story, six-unit apartment building. Project includes landscaping and bicycle parking.

A project at 1430 N Killingsworth St has been submitted for a Type II Design Review by Kōz Development:

This project building is proposed as a 6-story structure with a height of just over to 72′ above average grade. It will provide an additional multifamily housing opportunity comprised if a total of 154 new apartments. These apartments consist of a variety of studio, 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom and loft units. In addition, 3 retail/commercial spaces comprising of over 3700 sf will be created.

A project at 1130 NE Alberta St has been submitted for a Type II Design Review by Lever Architecture:

New five story mixed-use building with one level below grade. Uses onsite include retail sales and service, restaurant, office and associated services.

A project at 2923 SE Division St has been submitted for a Type II Design Review by William Kaven Architecture:

Proposal for a new three story mixed-use building located on the north side of SE Division Street between SE 29th Avenue and SE 30th Avenue. The project is comprised of two stories of residential apartments over ground floor retail, lobby and three residential units. The project provides a mix of one bedroom (5) and studio (14) apartments, totaling 19 units. Modificaton requested to 33.266.220.C.B Minimum Bike Rack Space Width

A project at 1901 N Killingsworth St has been submitted for building permit review:

New 4-story, 18-unit mixed use building with ground level retail ***mechanical permit separate***

Weekly Roundup: HB 2001, 10th & Alder Carts, Portland Design Commission, and more

Block 216
The 10th & Alder food cart pod closed over the weekend, in advance of construction of Block 216. The 35-story tower will include a food hall along its entire SW 9th Ave frontage.

Oregon’s first-in-the-nation middle housing bill passed on Sunday, after initially crashing up against the fallout from the Republican walkout. HB 2001 legalizes duplexes, triplexes and fourplexes in the residential zones of cities across the state.

LEVER Architecture project director Chandra Robinson has been appointed to the Design Commission*, writes the Daily Journal of Commerce.

Sunday was the last day for the 10th & Alder food carts, which are moving to make way for Block 216. Eater Portland collected people’s reflections on what was Oregon’s largest food cart pod. An anonymous donation covered the cost of towing, writes the Portland Business Journal.

Metro Reports: Tacoma Commons, Nomad, NW 20th & Savier, and more

The Tacoma Commons include four buildings, each with three 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 May 27th to June 3rd, 2019.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 5105 SE Woodstock Blvd:

Construct a 27 unit apartment building.

Early Assistance has been requested by Scott Edward Architecture for a project at 7601 SE Division St:

Four or five story multi-family building consisting entirely of affordable housing (approximately 118-130 units)

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at the southeast corner of NW 20th & Savier:

Discuss the feasibility, needed analysis and evidence to amend the Conway Master Plan (LU 12-135162), as applied to Blocks 16, 261, and 262, to allow a hotel. No change to Master Plan-wide FAR cap or existing height limits proposed.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by EPR Design to discuss a project East of 12395 SW Clara Ln:

Proposal to construct a new 60-90 bed residential care facility licensed by the State of Oregon for 24-Hour Care. The residents will not be driving or own cars that are parked at the site. There will be one common kitchen and one common dining area. No kitchens provided in the resident rooms. The resident rooms will consist of a sleeping area and a private 1/2 bath. Onsite parking is proposed, a trash enclosure and associated site work and landscaping.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by DAO Architecture to discuss a project at 2171 NW Glisan St:

Two proposed 3-story affordable multi-family buildings (one with basement), focused on providing compact apartments/residences for single moms. Project includes (13) 2-BR units (including 1 ADA-accessible unit) and 600 sq ft day care on basement level. Non-contributing

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Lever Architecture to discuss the renovation of the Artists Repertory Theater at 1515 SW Morrison St:

Renovation of the existing 18,000sf Artist Repertory Theater (ART) building. The renovation will add new theater, rehearsal, office and support space for ART and a dozen affiliated companies in the ART HUB. The expansion will add a partial second floor and increase the total area to approximately 28,000sf. The existing concrete exterior walls and the east and west bays of existing structure will remain. The central portion of the building will be rebuilt with a higher structure to accommodate a large theater and second floor. The existing covered drive will be infilled with a new main entry and lobby space. The two levels of parking below the main floor will remain. Parking Level 1 will be accessed from an entry in the building along SW 15th Avenue. Parking Level 2 will be accessed from a new entry in the future ART Tower. The building will undergo a full seismic upgrade. Given the existing conditions, the project has limited stormwater options. The project team will review with BES

Buildings permit were issued to Works Progress Architecture for the Tacoma Commons at 2000 SE Tacoma St:

New three-story, three unit mult-family structure (1 of 4, with 17-194721,-24,-27 CO ) includes site utilities

New three-story, three unit mult-family structure (2 of 4, with 17-194710,-24,-27 CO )

New three-story, three unit mult-family structure with trash enclosure. (3 of 4, with 17-194710,-721,-727 CO )

New three-story, three unit mult-family structure (4 of 4, with 17-194710,-721,-724 CO)

A building permit was issued to R & B Design Studio for a Habitat for Humanity project at 8120 N Interstate Ave:

Building 1 of 2, to be built on west portion of site. Review with 18-280327-MT (HVAC for building). Three story with partial 4th story, 12 affordable housing units. Entire site Grading and Utility permit 18-280322-UTL-01-CO be reviewed concurrently. Permit for 2nd building to come in after this CO and UTL both issued.

A building permit was issued to Works Progress Architecture for Nomad at 5620 N Interstate Ave:

New construction of 7-story Mixed-Use Building; 2-stories C.I.P. Post-tensioned Concrete Slabs and Columns, 5-stories wood-frame. 6 levels of Residential Units with Amenity over 1 Level of Residential Amenity and Retail. Work to the Retail will be included as part of this Permit. The Overall Buillding Height is less than 75ft.