2019 was the fifth full year that Next Portland has been in operation. Over the course of the year 145 articles were published.
In contrast to 2017 and 2018, the most popular articles of the year were generally ones published this year. The lone article in the list published before 2018 was about Eleven West, which was approved in 2017 but only recently submitted for permit.
Design Advice has been offered for the Live Nation at Zidell Yards, a temporary music venue proposed in South Waterfront. The 10,000 seat outdoor amphitheater would include a performance stage, seating, a large public plaza, and a tap house. The venue would be located on the site for seven years, with the possibility of two two-year lease extensions. Design work for the project is by Hacker Architects.
Renovation work is starting at the J.K. Gill Building at 408 SW 5th Ave, reports the Portland Business Journal. The 1923 building was formerly home to the Multnomah County Health Department, who are now located at the Gladys McCoy Building.
The Design Commission believes that the proposed Live Nation at Zidell Yards has room for improvement, writes the Portland Business Journal.
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The Business Tribune wrote about how Glass Lab is offering a hip hub for start-ups. The building is named for the glass foundry formerly located into the recently renovated structure.
The Portland Business Journal wrote about the winners of this year’s DeMuro Awards, given by Restore Oregon for excellence in preservation, reuse, and community revitalization. Projects honored in Portland included the Álmr Apartments at NW 21st and Irving; the AltSource Headquarters at 1120 SE Madison St; the Redd on Salmon St; and the Woodlark Hotel.
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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 26th to September 1st 2019.
Design Advice has been requested by Hacker for the Live Nation South Waterfront venue:
Proposed interim artist amphitheater including public bathrooms, terraced bleacher seating, performance stage, pedestrian walkways, concession stands, local brewery tap-house and artist back stage venue. Utilities will be installed to all on-site structures. Life of lease 7 years with extensions.
Early Assistance has been requested by Brett Schulz Architect for a project at 308 NE Dekum St:
New construction of a 4-level apartment buiding with (13) 1-bed units and (27) studio units on an approximately 100’x72′ lot. Proposed stormwater disposal method will be drywells under the courtyard. The applicant intends to meet community design standards.
Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 208 SE 148th Ave:
Multi-family development with approximately 150 dwellings units. Proposed stormwater disposal methods not yet identified.
A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled to discuss a project at 2610 SE Hawthorne Blvd:
A Pre-Application Conference to discuss options for additional development on the site of Holman’s Funeral Home. The site and buildings are designated as a Historic Landmark. There are two options proposed: relocating the building to another portion of the site and then developing the rest of the site or leaving the building where it is and developing around it. The applicant would like to discuss the possibility of a Zoning Map Amendment from the existing zoning (CM1 and CM2) to CM3. These are all Mixed Commercial zones that allow both commercial and residential development.
A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled to discuss a project at 9919 NE Glisan St:
A Pre-Application Conference to discuss an 8-story apartment building with 98-162 residential units. The height of the building is 89 feet. The building footprint is 9,969 square feet. The ground floor will include a lobby, bicycle storage, a 1,000 square foot commercial tenant space, mechnical rooms, trash room, elevator, stair towers and residential units. The eighth floor will include a roof deck. No off street parking or loading space is proposed.
A project at 2326 N Vancouver Ave has been submitted for building permit review by Fosler Portland Architecture:
New mixed use apartment with 19 units, with shell retail tenant space, trash room, bike room, community space and one apartment on ground floor, six units each on floors 2-4 ***mechanical separate***
The VC Fargo at 25 N Fargo St has been submitted for building permit review by Jackson Main Architecture:
New seven story, mixed-use building, apartments on upper 4 levels, groudn level includes commercial, parking garage (car stacker), storage, and common ares. ***mechanical to be separate***
A project at 7336 N Greenwich Ave has been submitted for building permit review:
New 3 story – 16 units apartment building with associated site works. Trash enclosre inside. Demo for existing house to be pulled separately.
A project with two buildings at 5625 NE Glisan St has been submitted for building permit review:
New 3 story, 12 unit apartment building with associated site work and covered bike storage area
New 3 story, 13 unit apartment building with associated site work and covered bike storage area
A building permit was issued to Holst Architecture for Halsey 106 at 10550 NE Halsey St:
6-story, mixed-use development fronting NE Halsey St and the existing Gateway Discovery Park consisting of 40 units of affordable housing and 35 units of market ratehousing.
A building permit was issued for a project at 6263 N Cecelia St:
New construction of 4 story, 21 unit apartment building 20,083sf, interior trash room, DFS for fire sprinklers and bolt on balcony with integrated guardrail
A building permit was issued to Fieldwork Design & Architecture for a project at 3720 N Vancouver Ave (previously 121 N Beech St):
New 4 story mixed use building; shell only with ground floor retail; associated site work ***mechanical to be obtained separately***
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***
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 6th to May 12th, 2019.
Early Assistance has been requested by Rock City Development for a project 1835 N Flint Ave:
This project will consist of the decommission of the existing structure, followed immediately by the ground-up construction of a new multi-family dwelling. 125 units. 25 parking spaces.
Early Assistance has been requested by BAMA Architecture and Design for a project at 5911 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd:
Construct 3,000 sf single story famed, retail cannabis dispensary. New driveway access on both street frontages. New asphalt parking area. New trash enclosure. new monument sign. Stormwater per on-site infiltration and treatment via drywell. Development to meet community design standards.
Early Assistance has been requested to discuss the Live Nation South Waterfront amphitheater on the Zidell Yards:
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 with extensions.
A building permit was issued for Cora at 1407 SE Cora St (previously 4242 SE Milwaukie Ave):
New 3-story mixed use building, west wing has (3) retail spaces on level 1, (4) office spaces on level 2, and (4) apartment units on level 3. East wing has tuck-under parking and (12) apartment units. Office (b) and mercantile (M) spaces will require tenant improvement permits for occupancy.
A building permit was issued for the Dean River at 3255 SE 17th Ave (previously 3318 SE 16th Ave):
New 4 story 72 unit multi-family apartment building to include associated site work
New 4 story 159 unit 90000 sq ft affordable housing complex – includes 7000 sq ft for community rooms, administrative offices and bike storage, includes associated site work and on site parking w/18-218341-MT
A resident-run retirement community is planning a $100 million expansion, reports the Oregonian. The Terwilliger Plaza Parkview Building will rise to 10 stories and include 127 one- and two-bedroom apartments.
A proposed bill in the Oregon legislature aims to create more lower priced condominium units. Developments that go through a more stringent envelope inspection would see the period for lawsuits reduced from 10 years to six, and require approval from a majority of homeowners to initiate a lawsuit.