A master plan for the redevelopment of the former Post Office site in the Pearl District has been presented to the Design Commission. Known as the Broadway Corridor, the full build-out the site will include approximately 4 million square feet of new commercial, employment, and residential development. The concepts by ZGF Architects build on the 2015 Framework Plan, which was used as part of the decision making process when the city purchased the site. Developer Continuum Partners of Denver is acting as an adviser during the master planning process.Read More
A proposed 23 story tower in the Pearl District has gone in front of the Design Commission for its first Design Review hearing. The project is being developed by Vibrant Cities in partnership with the Sunray Group, with design by Otak. The lower 11 floors of the 249′ tall building would be occupied by a 170-room Hyatt Place branded hotel. The upper 12 floors would be residential, with 110 apartment units. No vehicular parking is proposed. 174 long-term bicycle parking spaces are proposed in a mezzanine level bike room.
The building will be subject to the city’s inclusionary housing rules, which require the provision of affordable housing or the payment of a fee-in-lieu.Read More
A proposed 23 story tower in the Pearl District has gone in front of the Design Commission to receive Design Advice. The project is being developed by Vibrant Cities in partnership with the Sunray Group, with design by Otak. The lower 11 floors of the 250′ tall building would be occupied by a Hyatt Place branded hotel. The upper 12 floors would be residential, with 120 apartment units. No vehicular parking is proposed.Read More
Design Advice has been offered on the Holden of Pearl, a proposed senior living facility being designed by Ankrom Moisan Architects for Alliance Realty Partners. The 16-story building would include 241 residential and group living units, with 149 parking stalls in a below grade parking garage.
The Design Commisson has approved a mixed use building at 815 W Burnside St. The 7 story building is being designed by Ankrom Moisan Architecture for LMC Development, and will include 138 residential units, ground-floor commercial space, 50 below-grade parking spaces, and a rooftop outdoor deck. 214 bicycle parking stalls will be provided, split between 84 racks in ground floor bicycle rooms and 130 in-unit racks.
A proposed development at 815 W Burnside St has gone in front of the Design Commission three times to receive Design Advice. The 7 story building is being designed by Ankrom Moisan Architecture for LMC Development, and would include 144 residential units, ground-floor commercial space, 50 below-grade parking spaces, and a rooftop outdoor deck.
The project could be the first Central City development to be approved that is subject to the city’s Inclusionary Housing requirements, which were introduced in February 2017. Buildings in the Central City are required to provide either 10% of the units at prices affordable to people earning 60% of area median income or 20% of the units at prices affordable to people earning 80% of area median income.
This is an updated version of a post originally published on February 23rd, 2017.
Construction is underway on Modera Glisan, a new mixed use building in the Pearl District designed by SERA Architects. The 12 story, 145’ tall building for Mill Creek Residential Trust will include 291 residential units at the upper floors, which ground floor retail / commercial space facing all four adjacent streets. Below grade parking for 223 vehicles is proposed. Long term parking for 445 bicycles will be provided.
The Design Commission has approved a proposed U-Store self storage facility at the north end of the Pearl. The six story building is being designed by MCA Architects for Hoyt Street Properties. At the ground floor the building will include 6 retail / office units, accessed from a raised dock. The five floors above will include 109,075 sq ft of storage space. As part of the development a new plaza is proposed where NW 13th Ave and Savier St will meet.
The Design Commission has approved Lovejoy Square, a proposed mixed use building in the Pearl designed by Bora Architects for developer Killian Pacific. The 10 story building would reach a height of 148′-6″ at top of parapet. The building will include approximately 7,000 sq ft of ground floor retail, 33,000 sq ft of office space on levels 2 to 4 and 78 residential units at levels 5-10. Two levels of underground parking will provide 70 parking spaces. Long term parking for 165 bicycles is proposed.
The Design Commission has approved the Fremont Place Apartments, a 17 story tower designed by TVA Architects. The 185′ tall building, being developed by the Lincoln Property Company, would include 275 residential units and a ground floor restaurant space facing the Willamette River. Parking for 149 cars is proposed in an underground garage. 481 long-term bicycle parking spaces as also proposed, with 206 provided in a bicycle parking room and the remainder in the residential units.
The Design Commission approval now been appealed to City Council by the board of the Pearl District Neighborhood Association.