Metro Reports: Mann House, UP Franz Campus, Cathedral Village, and more

Innovative Housing plans to convert the Mann House in Kerns into affordable housing, with 39 units created in the existing building, 49 units in a new addition to the building and 40 units in a new building to the south.

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 4th, 2020 to May 10th, 2020.

Early Assistance has been requested by Quilici Architecture & Design for a project at 6825 SW 45th Ave:

The Gabriel is a new 121 unit apartment building with 112 parking spaces. The building will be 4 stories of wood frame construction over 1 story of concrete construction. Levels 1-4 will be wood frame and contain residential uses. The basement parking level will be concrete and contain parking and 2 residential units. The ground floor (Level 1) includes the entry lobby and common area spaces. The building will have full automatic sprinkler systems with fire protection as prescribed by code.

Early Assistance has been requested by Koble Creative Architecture for a project at 1460 NE Prescott St:

New three-story mixed-use building and associated site improvements on occupied lot.

A Pre-Application Conference has been schedule by Emerick Architects to discuss the Mann House at 1021 NE 33rd Ave:

The conversion of an existing 51,000sf historic group-living complex into an affordable housing complex. With a new 36,000sf addition and a future, 32,000sf stand alone building to be added to the
site, a total of 128 new affordable housing units will be created. New dry wells and stormwater basins will be added to the site for on-site stormwater filtration.

Cathedral Village at 8614 N Crawford Street has been submitted for a Type II Adjustment Review by MWA Architects:

100-day review timeline. Adjustment requested to 33.130.222, Maximum Building Length, to allow the required 7′ porch to have its roof extend into the required 20′ setback. Adjustment requested to 33.130.242, Transit Street Main Entrance, for an entrance required every 200′ of building length. Cathedral Village Apartments, 4-story apartment building with 110 affordable family apartments. The unit mix will be (11) 3-bedrooms, (45) 2-bedrooms, (37) 1-bedrooms and (17) studios. There will be resident services on the ground floor and 37 parking spaces. There is a basement level at the NW corner of the building that will house bike parking and storage.

A building permit was issued to Waechter Architecture for a project at 4224 N Mississippi Ave:

New 3 story mixed use building, group B offices on first and second floor, (1) R-3 apartment on third floor, includes associated sitework *** mechanical permit separate ***

Buildings permits were issued for buildings on the University of Portland Franz Campus (also known as the River Campus) at 6210, 6320 and 6350 N Van Houten Pl:

Track & Field complex including a 523 seat covered Grandstand (Part C on Plans): Construction of a new Collegiate Track & Field Facility including 6 lighting poles. See Comments

New 12,880 sf Boathouse and Environmental Lab building w/ 2,389 sf mezzanine. Work includes utility infrastructure, stormwater facilities, grading, paving, sitework & site lighting, and Greenway trail. See Comments

New single story, slab on grade, 46,682 sf physical plant with related mechanical, plumbing, electrical, and site work. Type II B Non-combustible construction, fully fire sprinklered. Separate PT and ET required. See Comments

Metro Reports: 306 SE 8th, 1137 NW 23rd, 2148 NE MLK, and more

306 SE 8th Ave
A proposal for an apartment building at 306 SE 8th Ave, designed by SERA Architects, was approved by the Design Commission in 2017, but never submitted for building permit review. A new Pre-Application Conference for a proposal on the site has been scheduled by the same architecture firm.

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 24th, 2020 to March 1st, 2020.

Design Advice has been requested by Hennebery Eddy Architects for a project at 539 NW 10th Ave

Project consisting of a new +/-11-story hotel with partial basement on a quarter-block site. The new structure will replace an existing 1-story commercial building. The hotel will contain 150-160 guest rooms with 85,000-90,000 square feet. Loading access is planned along NW Hoyt Street, with a single interior loading bay. No off-street parking is proposed. Ground floor program includes hotel lobby, restaurant, lounge, kitchen, offices, restrooms, mechanical rooms and bike storage. Floors 2-11 will be primarily guest rooms with limited amenity spaces such as fitness room, board room and a roof terrace with bar. Stormwater treatment and detention will be accomplished by way of a vegetated roof.

Design Advice has been requested by SERA Architects for a project at 2250 NW Flanders St

6-story apartment building with approximately186 units in the Northwest Plan District and Alphabet Historic District. Stormwater disposal method TBD.

Design Advice has been requested by SERA Architects for Conway Block 291 East at the SW corner of NW 20th & Raleigh:

7 story market rate apartment building with 180 residential units and basement parking. Stormwater disposal will occur through drywells in the pedestrian way.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by SERA Architects to discuss a project at 306 SE 8th Ave

New 7 story market-rate apartment building with 113 units and ground floor retail.

Cathedral Village at 8614 N Crawford Street has been submitted for a Pre-Permit Plan Check by MWA Architects:

4-story apartment building with 110 affordable family apartments. The unit mix will be (11) 3-bedrooms, (45) 2-bedrooms, (37) 1-bedrooms, and (17) studios. There will be resident services on the ground floor and 37 parking spaces. There is a basement level at the NW corner of the building that will house bike parking and storage.

A project at 4039, 4047 and 4051 N Williams Ave has been submitted for Type II Design Review by William Kaven Architecture:

Construction of two new 4-story buildings organized around a shared courtyard.

Two new four-story buildings located on N Williams Ave, mid-block between N Mason St and N Shaver St.

New four-story commercial (office) comprised of three stories of office over ground floor retail, office, lobby and tuck-under parking.

A project at 1137 NW 23rd Ave has been submitted for Type III Design Review by GBD Architects:

New mixed use building with ground level retail, 4 levels of apartments above, and 1 level of below grade parking. 74 units.

The new building adjacent to the Troy Laundry at 1010 SE Ash St has been submitted for a Type III Historic Resource Review by Hartshorne Plunkard Architecture:

New 6-story multi-family residential project with two below-grade parking levels.

A project at 236 SE Grand Ave has been submitted for Type III Historic Resource Review by TVA Architects:

New 8-story, 130,000 sq ft office building. One adjustment requested to the loading stall.

The Benson Polytechnic High School Modernization has been submitted for Type III Historic Resource Review by Architectural Resources Group:

Modernization of the existing Benson Polytechnic High School (BPHS) building.

A project at 11 NE 55th Ave has been submitted for building permit review by Fosler Portland Architecture:

Construct new 3 story 16 unit apartment building with associated site work

A project at 5905 N Interstate Ave has been submitted for building permit review by Studio 3 Architecture:

New 3 story, 19 units apartment building with partial retail on ground floor and associated siteworks. Trash enclosure inside.

A project at 8157 N Lombard St has been submitted for building permit review by Mackenzie:

Construction of a 3-story, 8,375 sf multi-family building with eleven (11) units. Ten (10) of these units will be 550 sf and one (1) will be 813 sf.

A project at 6307 N Montana Ave has been submitted for building permit review by Fosler Portland Architecture:

Construct new 3 story 19 unit apartment building with associated site work

A project at 503 SE 29th Ave has been submitted for building permit review:

New 4 story 30 unit apartment building

A project at 6962 N Maryland Ave has been submitted for building permit review:

New 4-story 12-unit apartment with associated site work; w/20-124476-MT

A project at 2148 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd has been submitted for building permit review by Ankrom Moisan Architects:

New two-story, 27,595 square foot brick office building with an adjacent surface parking area for ten vehicles

Metro Reports: Cathedral Village, Division 28 Homes, 2508 SE 32nd, and more

Cathedral Village is one of the developments that was recently awarded funding through the City of Portland’s Housing Bond. The development by Catholic Charities will include 110 affordable homes, with a mix of studio, one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments.

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 14th to October 20th 2019.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 5106 N Lombard St:

Keep the existing 1902 structure, and build a 20-unit, 5-story apartment behind the existing structure.

Early Assistance has been requested by EPR Design for a project at 2425 NE Alberta St:

Demo house and construct a 4-story building with the 1st level use as commercial. The top 3 stories will be 30 apartment units. No parking on-site. 10′ landscape buffer at the north property line with a 30×20 shared outdoor space. Most units will also have private outdoor space.

Early Assistance has been requested by MWA Architects for Cathedral Village at 8614 N Crawford St:

4 story apartment building with 110 affordable family apartments. The unit mix will be (11) 3 bedroom, (45) 2 bedroom, (39) 1 bedroom and (15) studios. There will be resident services in the ground floor and 48 parking spaces. There is a partial basement level at the SW corner of the building that will house bike parking and storage.

Early Assistance has been requested by Brett Schulz Architect for a project at 6950 N Maryland Ave:

New construction of a multi-family residential development on two adjacent lots. Each development will be comprised of two separate buildings at 3 stories tall with approx 30 unit max of studio & 1-bedroom apartments. Stormwater disposal for both lots will be drywells.

The Division 28 Homes at 2865 SE Division St have been submitted for a Type III Design Review by Hacker architects:

10-unit (approximately 37,000 sf) multi-family project with ground floor retail and 15 parking spaces. Below-grade parking is accessed from SE 28th Place. Outdoor space is provided in individual terraces and a common rooftop deck. Modifications requested to the setback (33.130.215) and pedestrian standards (33.130.240).

A project at 2510 NE Sandy Blvd has been submitted for building permit review by Brett Schulz Architect:

Demo north portion of existing building. Change of occupancy S-1/B to F-1/B, tenant improvements in remainder of building for all tenant spaces, new mezzanines and detached trash enclosure less than 120 sf; seismic attachement of roof to walls, interior shear walls.

A project at 11025 NE Sandy Blvd has been submitted for building permit review by EMA Architecture:

Construct new one story building to include; multi purpose room, mechanical room, three new restrooms; and kitchen; exterior new patio on north side of building new play field and associated site work to include; reconfigure existing parking; new walkway; widen existing driveway on north side; close driveway on SE corner and reconfigure landscaping ***mural under separate permit***

A building permit was issued to Quilici Architecture & Design for a project at 2508 SE 32nd Ave (previously 3212 SE Division St):

New 4-story w/basement, 32 unit apartment building, includes associated site work. ***separate mechanical & fire alarm / fire sprinklers***

A building permit was issued to Fosler Portland Architecture for a project at 1675 N Willis Blvd:

Construct new 3 story (31) unit apartment building with associated site work and bike storage area in basement

A building permit was issued for a project at 1424 N Simpson St (previously 5833 N Maryland Ave):

New 3 story, 12 unit apartment building with detached trash enclosure under 120sq ft, includes associated sitework, roof trusses and floor joists ***DFS stair rail system ****mechanical to be obtained separately***

Metro Reports: NW 28th & Thurman Townhomes, 12529 SE Powell Blvd, 8922 N Kellogg St, and more

Building permits were issued for the NW 28th & Thurman Townhomes, which will include 8 units in four buildings.

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 15th to July 21st 2019.

Early Assistance has been requested by MWA Architects for a project at 12529 SE Powell Blvd:

New construction of approximately 160-180 affordable, multi-family apartments ranging in size between one bedroom and three bedroom. Development will include resident community room and support spaces along with site utilities, waste/recycling, auto parking, bike parking and play area.

A project at 3802 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd has been submitted for a Type II Design Review by William Kaven Architecture:

The proposed project is one of four buildings to be developed sequentially on four adjacent but separate lots that extend from the southeast corner of NE Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard and NE Failing Street south toward NE Beech Street. Modification to ground floor window and frontage standards for dwelling units. Modification for vertically hung bike rack spacing.

Building permits were issued to Fieldwork Design & Architecture for the NW 28th & Thurman Townhomes:

New 4 story 2 unit apartment building- with landscaping and site utilities

New 4 story 2 unit apartment building with landscaping and site utilities

New 4 story 2 unit apartment building – with landscaping and site utilities

New 4 story 2 unit apartment building with landscaping and site utilities

Building permits were issued for a project with two buildings at 8912 and 8922 N Kellogg St (previously 7433 N Chicago):

New three story 11 unit apartment building with shared cortyard (see 19115675CO)

New 12 unit three story apartment building with shared courtyard (see 19-115696-CO), includes associated sitework

Metro Reports: Dean River, Cora, NE 99th & Glisan, and more

The Dean River will include 72 apartments units on a triangular site at SE 17th & Pershing.

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

A building permit was issued to MWA Architects for the NE 99th & Glisan Apartments at 9777 NE Glisan St:

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

Metro Reports: L&L PDX Hostel, De Paul Treatment Center, Argyle Apartments, and more

REACH CDC’s Argyle Apartments will add 189 units of affordable housing on surplus property formerly owned by TriMet.

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 28th to February 3rd, 2019. 

Design Advice has been requested by Holst Architecture for the De Paul Treatment Center at 830 SE 102nd Ave:

55,000 square foot drug and alcohol treatment center for adults, possibly could expand to 65,000 square feet and include services for youth. The current proposal includes 70 beds in sleeping units for short term treatment and 24 beds for detox treatment. The proposed structure would also include dining and amenity spaces for residents as well as administrative spaces

Early Assistance has been requested by Dao Architecture for a project at 5403 SE 122nd Ave:

Work Proposed: Proposed building is a single 4-story, wood-framed structure, providing 65 units of affordable housing and approximately 18 covered, but not enclosed parking spaces. R-2 occupancy, Type V-A, NFPA 13R sprinklered. Building is U-shaped, ground floor common room and support spaces, surrounding an interior court/garden.

Early Assistance has been requested by Holst Architecture for a project at 2510 NE Sandy Blvd:

Renovation of existing warehouse building with work that will include demolition of existing offfice, portion of building, reconstruction of exterior wall to enclose warehouse building, seismic upgrade, energy code upgrades, new utilities, new roof, site upgrades and ROW upgrades. The project will include an occupancy change to OCCUPANCY B

Early Assistance has been requested by Brett Schulz Architect for a project also located at 2510 NE Sandy Blvd:

Demolish northern portion of existing 1-story industrial building. Construct new 49-unit multifamily building with affordable housing and ground floor retail. Community design standards are being used.

A project at 5136 N Lombard St has been submitted for building permit review by Studio 3 Architecture:

New 4 story, 36 unit apartment building with (2) tenant spaces on ground floor, includes associated sitework *** mechanical permit to be separate ***

The renovation of the Medallion Apartments at 1969 NW Johnson St has been submitted for building permit review by Holst Architecture:

F37/ medallion apartments all flrs TI; exterior – replace reroof, windows, doors, curtain walls, parking lot, plaza areas, stormwater planters, walkways, install new entrance canopy & covered trash enclosure; interior – 1st flr demo walls, new walls to create laundry rm, community rm, bathrms, offices, maintenance rm; all flrs remodel units, ceiling, flooring, finishes, plumb and elec

A building permit was issued to MWA Architects for the Argyle Apartments at 2133 N Argyle St:

New construction of 151,555 sq ft, 4-story apartment bldg – 189 affordable housing units, 2 community rms and site work

A building permit was issued to Woodblock Architecture for the L&L PDX Hostel at 1616 E Burnside St:

New 5 story, 88 unit hostel with restaurant and coffee shop for hostel on first floor, includes associated sitework *** mt permit to be submitted separately ***

Affordable Housing at 9747 NE Glisan St Approved (images)

The Design Commission has approved a four story affordable housing development at 9747 NE Glisan St, in the Gateway Plan District. The 159-unit building is being designed by MWA Architects for Northwest Housing Alternatives. The building will include nine vehicular parking space in a small surface parking lot and 175 bicycle parking spaces in secure bike rooms.

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Weekly Roundup: 9747 NE Glisan, Multnomah County Courthouse, Pepsi Blocks, and more

The Design Commission has approved an affordable housing development at 9747 NE Glisan St, designed by MWA Architects for Northwest Housing Alternatives.

The Oregonian reported on the Design Commission’s approval of a 159-unit affordable housing project at 9747 NE Glisan St.

With woonerfs proposed at the Pepsi Blocks and Block 216, the Daily Journal of Commerce looked at the Dutch inspired urban design trend.*

NBP Capital plans to buy and renovate the historic Multnomah County Central Courthouse, reports the Oregonian. The building is being sold for $28 million plus 2 years of free rent to the County.

Hat Yai 2.0 will have vegetables, table service, and elbow room, reports Eater Portland. The Thai restaurant is set to open in the Modera Belmont by the end of November.

The Portland Business Journal reports that Muji has opened a pop up shop to give Portlanders a sneak peek at what’s to come when it opens in the Meier and Frank Building.

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Metro Reports: 9747 NE Glisan & 4735 N Minnesota

9747 NE Glisan St, as shown to the Design Commission at a Design Advice Request hearing in February 2018. The development by Northwest Housing Alternatives will include 159 units of affordable housing.

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 20th to August 26th, 2018. 

A project at 9747 NE Glisan St has been submitted for building permit review by MWA Architects:

New 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.

A project at 4735 N Minnesota Ave has been submitted for building permit review by EPR Design:

New 3-story 9 unit apartment building with trash room and bike room;with associated site work.

Metro Reports: MLK.Failing, 3612 SE 82nd, Modera Buckman, and more

MLK.Failing

The MLK.Failing Apartments by TVA Architects have been submitted for building permit review

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 9th to October 15th, 2017.

Design Advice has been requested by MWA Architects for a project at 9747 NE Glisan St:

Project is intended as affordable workforce multi-family residential development. This project includes 3,500 square feet of resident service/community space and 161 apartment units.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Ankrom Moisan Architects to discuss a project at 1515 SW Morrison St:

Current code: Partial demolition of existing structure, reducing it to south half block, and creating a mixed-use apartment project to the north half. Retail, lobby, amenity area proposed on ground floor. Parking will be below grade. Alterations and improvements to the Artists Reperatory Theatre within the south half block will be under a separate review/permit approval.

A new Type III Design Review application has been submitted for a project at 3714 SW Macadam Ave:

Proposal is to construct two new seven story mixed use buildings with ground floor retail, parking at the two lowest levels and housing above in Central City–South Waterfront subdistrict.

The MLK.Failing Apartments at 3802 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd have been submitted for building permit review:

Construct new 5 story (89) unit apartment building with parking, bike room, and equipment room on main floor; associated site work

A project at 3612 SE 82nd Ave has been submitted for building permit review:

New construction of 8500sf single story building with mezzanine. New core and shell building for up to 9 restaurant tenants on property. Site work to include new infrastructure and parking lot repairs to accommodate 16 food carts seating areas, and required parking separate electrical, mechanical, and plumbing permits required.

A building permit was issued to SERA Architects for the 17th & Kearney Apartments:

5 over one Type IIIA over Type IA – New 6 story apartment building with 124 units, 1 level below grade parking, Retail on ground floor.

A foundation permit was issued to Leeb Architects for the Modera Buckman apartments at 909 SE 12th Ave:

STR 01 – Podium work will include the Basement and concrete structure for the first three levels of the building (scope of work terminates at top of level 3 slab). This will include only Type IA (concrete) construction of the structure. The podium permit work includes excavation, underground and under-slab utilities, concrete, masonry and steel elements of the basement and podium structure.

A building permit was issued to City Craft Development for a project at 4620 N Maryland Ave

New 3 story 24 unit apartment building with basement