The square at Conway Block 290, as shown at the project’s first Design Advice hearing
Construction is nearing completion on Framework, an office building at NE 6th & Davis. The DJC published photos of the new building by Works Partnership.
The Oregonian reported that the City could own the Post Office site in the Pearl by 2019, with a first phase of development taking place in 2021. A preferred vision for the site was identified this week as part of the Broadway Corridor Framework Plan.
The NW Examiner reported [PDF] on continued disagreements over the public square at Conway Block 290. Some community members are advocating for an enclosed square modeled after European squares, while others are worried such a form will inevitably feel private.
Garden Bar is the latest business to announce that they will open at Hassalo on Eighth in the Lloyd District.
Eater PDX published photos of bar Paydirt, now open in The Zipper.
The Velomor at Hassalo on Eighth opened this week
The 21 story tower at the Burnside Bridgehead by Skylab Architecture is now known as Yard. The building was formerly known as Block 67.
BikePortland reported that Timbuk2 is set to open its first Portland retail store in 12|Stark. Other tenants in the newly renovated West End building include Bamboo Sushi, Hop Dog and G Star Raw.
The first building at Hassalo on Eighth opened this week. The Velomor includes 177 units.
Chickpeadx will open on July 7th in The Zipper, a micro restaurant space on NE Sandy Blvd.
2&Taylor, the former Yamhill Marketplace, has secured its first retail tenant. Bonanza will offer Navajo fry bread in a space that “accommodate office business lunches or a fast mid-day meal”.
James Beard Public Market
Designs for the James Beard Public Market were released by Snøhetta. Portland Architecture provided extensive coverage of the announcement, where Snøhetta founding partner Craig Dykers spoke about how they arrived at the design.
OHSU has raised the $500 million match needed to gift from Phil Knight. The money will help the university move ahead with the Center for Health & Healing South and the Knight Cancer Research Building.
Also at OHSU, Portland Monthly had a look at the soon to open Treehouse Apartments by Lever Architecture. The apartments are a rare residential development on Marquam Hill.
The Portland City Council approved a ‘make or break’ deal with ZRZ Realty that will spur development on the Zidell Yards.
Upcoming micro restaurant spot The Zipper has lined up another tenant: Paydirt, a new bar by the people behind The Old Gold.
Creative agency Swift has signed a lease for 30,000 sq ft of office space at the under construction 1638 NW Overton building.
The City is considering whether developers should be able to receive extra density for affordable housing.