A proposed penthouse addition to the Galleria Building has gone in front of the Historic Landmarks Commission to receive Design Advice. The project is being designed by SERA Architects for Unico Properties.Continue reading
A 12-story mixed-use office and retail building at 510 SE Morrison St, adjacent to the Weatherly Building, has been proposed by developer Unico. At an initial Design Advice meeting the Landmarks Commission “recommended changes to the building’s massing, materials and height“*, writes the Daily Journal of Commerce.
The Oregonian reported that Portland is drafting new historic preservation rules intended “to wrest back local control“.
The second phase of the The Redd will completely open on March 2, according to a story in the Business Tribune.
NBP Capital has acquired the former Sunshine Dairy site at 801 NE 21st Ave, writes the Portland Business Journal (subscription required). An Early Assistance application was submitted in January for a 7-story building with 300-350 residential units.
Neighborhood activists thought the Residential Infill Project would protect neighborhoods from McMansions, but “did not see the fourplexes on the horizon“, writes the Portland Tribune. The project, which will go in front of City Council this summer, is seeing the strongest opposition in neighborhoods that “tend to be more affluent and the least affected.”
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The Overton apartments are currently under construction on a block that previously housed a single story warehouse. The 26-story building will be 252’ tall, and will include 284 residential units. The design, for Unico Properties, is by the Seattle of office of ZGF Architects with Ankrom Moisan as associate architect.