Metro Reports: King Parks, Bowlero, 500 NW 23rd, and more

A building permit was issued for PCRI’s King Parks Apartments. The development will include 70 residential units, 50 of which are larger family-sized two and three bedroom units. All rental units are affordable to households at or below 60% of the area median family income (MFI), with 24 units affordable to those at or below 30% MFI.

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 January 7th to January 13th, 2019. 

SERA Architects have scheduled a Pre-Application Conference and requested Design Advice for a project at 2135 NW 29th Ave:

6-story market-rate apartment building (approx 200 units) with below-grade parking.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 5904 SE 89th Ave:

Construct (2) nine unit apartment buildings and (2) twelve unit apartment buildings. Complete two lot confirmations to produce four individual legal lots that will each site an apartment building.

Early Assistance has been requested by C2K Architecture for a project at SW Marquam St and Sam Jackson Rd:

Multi-Family and Senior Housing

Early Assistance has been requested for the Lloyd Center Bowlero:

Remodel/conversion of former retail space to a Bowlero bowling facility with arcade, bar and food service components. Includes facade modification and exterior signage.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Studio 3 Architecture to discuss a project at the Southwest corner of NW 23rd and Roosevelt St:

A Pre-Application Conference to discuss construction of a 6,700 square foot, two story office building and a 3,500 square foot warehouse. Fifteen surface parking spaces are proposed with access from NW Roosevelt Street. The approval criteria for this review are found in Chapter 33.815.125 of the Portland Zoning Code.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Studio 3 Architecture to discuss a project at 5275 N Bowdoin St:

Proposed zone change from R2.5to CM2. Remove existing home and construct a single building (20 units) for affordable housing

500 NW 23rd Avenue has been submitted for building permit review by Allied Works Architecture:

New construction of 4 story mixed use building, retail on the first floor with associated site work (tenant improvement separate)

A project at 506 NE 53rd Ave has been submitted for building permit review by Studio 3 Architecture:

Construct new 4 story (18) unit apartment building with associated site work and detached trash enclosure under 120sq ft

A building permit was issued to Merryman Barnes Architects for the King Parks apartments at 6465 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd:

New 4 story affordable housing apartment building with flats, 2-story townhomes and covered parking

Weekly Roundup: Albina Vision, Lloyd Center Bowlero, Oregon Harbor of Hope, and more

The Albina Vision would include a new waterfront public space, at the concourse level of Veterans Memorial Coliseum. The park would span over N Interstate Avenue and the freight rail line.

The Daily Journal of Commerce wrote about the Albina Vision, an effort by civic leaders to heal the district with intentional development that reverses displacement, with new public spaces, mixed income housing and cultural buildings.

Proposed legislation could eliminate a potential funding source for the Portland Diamond Project, writes the Willamette Week.

A Bowlero-branded bowling alley is proposed for the Lloyd Center, according to the Oregonian.

The Hyatt Regency at the Oregon Convention Center is already attracting attention in Portland — and beyond, according to the Business Tribune.

The Design Commission has approved the Grand Avenue Mixed Use, a 170-unit building in the Central Eastside, writes the Oregonian.

Portland Architecture had a conversation with Holst Architecture principal Dave Otte about the firm’s transition to new leadership.

The Hyatt Place in the Pearl would likely be the city’s tallest building to have no on-site parking, according to Portlanders for Parking Reform.

The Oregonian reports that ground has been broken on the Fourth and Montgomery Building, the downtown classroom, clinic and office building that will house programs of three higher education institutions and Portland’s city government.

The Oregon Harbor of Hope could be open by this summer. Originally planned as private endeavor, the shelter and navigation center will receive $1 million in funding from the Joint Office of Homeless Services, reports the Oregonian.

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