Weekly Roundup: Grant High School, Centennial Mills, 1205 SE Morrison, and more

Conceptual diagram showing how much development would be allowed under a full site redevelopment of the Centennial Mills site (image: GBD Architects). The flour mill would remain and be converted to creative office space, while the rest of the site would likely be used for residential and retail uses, plus an expansion of the Willamette Greenway.

The Willamette Week reported that Portland could be getting a major new music venue at 2034 NW 27th Ave. With a capacity for 3,000 concert goers it would be of a similar size to the Schnitzer Concert Hall or the Keller Auditorium.

According to the Portland Mercury nearly 6,000 residential units were submitted for city review in the past two months—ensuring that they wont be subject to the newly enacted inclusionary zoning rules.

The Oregonian wrote about how affordable housing developers are taking a hit from Trump tax cut speculation.

KOIN reported that the bathrooms at the rebuilt Grant High School will all be gender neutral.

The DJC reported that the Portland Development Commission is moving towards a full-site redevelopment of the Centennial Mills*, which would not include the return of the Mounted Patrol unit to the site.

The Morrison Street Bar & Grill at 1205 SE Morrison St will be demolished to make way for four-story, 39-unit apartment complex, reported the Portland Chronicle.

The developers behind 1320 Broadway, formerly home to the Oregonian, are set to make a substantial return on their investment, according to the Portland Business Journal.

The developers behind the renovation and expansion of the Grove Hotel have sued to evict Right 2 Dream Too homeless camp across the street, reports the Oregonian.

Portland Shoupistas argued that parking is often over supplied at Transit Oriented Developments.

The Willamette Week posted that with the Fair-Haired Dumbbell under construction Portland finally has architecture worth arguing about.

The DJC published photos of the new spaces now open at Roosevelt High School.

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Weekly Roundup: Roosevelt High School, 1500 SW Taylor, OMSI Masterplan, and more

Roosevelt High School, which is currently in the middle of a major rebuild designed by Bassetti Architects

Roosevelt High School, which is currently in the middle of a major rebuild, to designs by Bassetti Architects

The Portland Business Journal reported that Norweigan-American architecture firm Snøhetta has been selected to develop a masterplan for the 16 acre OMSI campus.

The Portland Chronicle reported that the Holman House in Goose Hollow has been demolished. An 11 story residential development has been submitted for the site at 1500 SW Taylor St.

Construction of the Jantzen Apartments may not mean the end to dive bar Club 21. According to the Portland Mercury the bar might be moving—building and all.

The DJC looked at construction progress at Roosevelt High Schoolwhich has stayed open during the $92 million rebuild*.

An opinion piece by the Portland Business Alliance, published in the Portland Tribune, argued in favor of passage of Portland’s $258.4 million affordable housing bond measure.

The Business Tribune that the Cross-Laminated Timber panels that will be used at Framework have passed fire tests.

Portland Architecture looked at what Portland’s next big moves should be.

An analysis of ridership trends for the Portland Streetcar showed that for every new housing unit built, the streetcar gains another rider.

With housing prices growing rapidly, Strong Towns asked “what’s the matter with Portland?

The Business Tribune looked at what the future might hold for the Zidell Yards in South Waterfront.

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Roosevelt High School Modernization (images)

Thank you to our new contributor Kurt Sevits for writing this post.

Construction crews broke ground May 2 on a large modernization project at Roosevelt High School in St. Johns. The $96 million project will include renovation of some portions of the school, demolition of others and some new construction. Design work is by Bassetti Architects, a Seattle-based firm with offices in Portland.roosevelt_high__Page_03

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Metro Reports: Roosevelt High School, Zidell Yards food carts, Concordia Student Housing and more

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Roosevelt High School Modernization

Every week, the Bureau of Development services publishes lists of early assistance applications, land use reviews and building permits. We publish the highlights.

Emerick Architects has scheduled a Pre-Application Conference and requested Design Advice for a new building to replace the Gypsy Restaurant at 635 NW 21st Ave:

Removal of existing one-story restaurant/bar. Construction of mixed-use building with underground parking.

Design Advice has been requested for 10506 E Burnside:

5 story 50 + unit apartment complex EA15-118947 PC

ZGF Architects has scheduled a Pre-Application Conference and requested Design Advice for the Canopy by Hilton at 431 NW 9th Ave in the Pearl:

Project is for a 10 story approx. 150 room full service hotel plus one level of banquet and support services below grade

Early assistance has been requested for a project at 4455 SE 52nd Ave by Rainier Pacific Development:

Construct a new 4-story 63 unit courtyard style apartment building with ground floor retail/commercial stormwater to be disposed on site with drywells.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 1024 NW 19TH Ave:

Narrow 6-story building. 21 units averaging 600 sq ft. No on-site parking or basement area is provided inthe proposed design. Flat low slope roof with contemporary glass faceace [sic].

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 3131 SW 11TH Ave:

18 townhome-style (3-story) apartments with 2-car garages.

ZRZ Realty has requested Early Assistance for food carts on the Zidell Yards:

EA for DZ (food carts in right-of-way or private property depending on stage in street vacation)

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled to discuss a new building in South Waterfront on land owned by The Landing at Macadam LLC:

6-story mixed use building consisting of approx 3500 sf of retail, 200 market rate apartments and 187 off-street parking stalls in one level of structured underground parking

Waterleaf Architecture has scheduled a Pre-Application Conference to discuss further work in the ongoing Lloyd Center Remodel:

Renovation of existing 3 story 150,000 sq ft store for multi tenant use

SERA Architects have applied for a Design Review for the NW Portland Hostel expansion:

Project for a 16,786 SF five story hostel development. Ground floor public spaces include lobby, reception area and small office, cafe and assoc. kitchen. A dining area to be used by guests and an associated kitchen to be used by guests are also included.

Works Partnership has applied for a building permit for the Concordia Student Housing at 1616 NE Killingsworth St:

New 4 story mixed use building with ground floor retail and apartments on floors 2-4.

Bassetti Architects has applied for a series of building permits for the Roosevelt High School Modernization:

Grading, Foundation and Utilities for new additions to existing building, selective demolition work to auditorium, commons and classrooms

Demolition of existing gymnasium building, building is attached to main school structure

Demolition of northern end of existing Library/Classroom building (removal of Band/Choir rooms), section to be demolished is attached to main building