Design Advice offered for NW 21st and Irving Apartments (images)

Design Advice has been offered by the Historic Landmarks Commission to Emerick Architects for a proposed mixed use building at 635 NW 21st Avenue. The 4 story building by Urban Development Partners will include approximately 57 residential units, with a mix of studios, one and two bedroom apartments. 62 car parking spaces would be located in a below grade garage, and 65 bicycle parking spaces would be located in two secure bike rooms. A 10,600 sq ft retail space is proposed at the ground level, which could potentially be divided for multiple tenants.


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Mixed use building to replace Gypsy Lounge

Emerick Architects and Urban Design Partners have scheduled a Pre-Application Conference [PDF] to discuss a new 4 story mixed-use building at 635 NW 21st Ave. The proposed building will include approximately 57 residential units and 62 below-grading parking spaces. A 10,600 sq ft ground-floor retail space would front onto the corner of NW 21st Ave and Irving St. A 15′ building setback is proposed at the corner in order to preserve a heritage elm tree.

Notice of a Pre-Application Conference

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Metro Reports: Conway Offices, Concordia Student Housing, Crawford & Charleston apartments and more

The Ballou & Wright building in 1986. The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

The Ballou & Wright building in 1986. The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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

Lever Architecture have requested Design Advice for the renovation of the Ballou & Wright Building at 1010 NW Flanders St:

Renovation of existing 5-story historical building with basement: new roofhouse penthouse, new interior communicating stairway from basement to roof, removal and replacement of restrooms at each floor, and structural upgrades.

GBD Architects have requested early assistance for two buildings at 3121 SW Moody Ave on the Zidell Yards in South Waterfront:

Two new office buildings. Site is a brownfield and improvements involve the construction of new roads and utilities.

Works Partnership have requested early assistance for Urban Development Partners’ Concordia Student Housing at 1616 NE Killingsworth:

New 4 story mixed use building ground floor residential upper floors residential.

Stack Architecture at have requested early assistance for a project at N Crawford & N Charleston Ave:

Four-over-one apartment building with 1 level of parking on undeveloped lot.

SERA Architects have scheduled a pre-application conference to discuss the renovation of the Conway Leland James Center at 1621 NW 21st Ave:

Pre-application conference for Type III Design Review to renovate the Conway Leland James Center bldg into creative office space. This project will entail significant exterior alterations. The building will contain 85 parking spaces in the basement, ground floor retail and office and office space in the 2-4 floors.

Tahran Architecture & Planning have scheduled a pre-application conference to discuss a new building at 10506 E Burnside St:

5-story wood framed apartment building containing approx 40 dwelling units and 21 surface parking spaces.

Opsis Architecture have scheduled a pre-application conference to discuss The Redd, the upcoming project by the Ecotrust:

Renovate existing industrial building, including the addition of a new 8,500 sq ft 2nd floor.

Scotia Western States Housing have applied for a Design Review for the Market Hill Condominiums:

Proposed residential condominium building contains 16 dwelling units. Structure will face SW Market St and SW 20th Ave. Proposal includes underground parking this is accessed via SW 20th ave.

SERA Architects have applied for a Design Review for the Modera Belmont:

6 story – 204 unit market rate apartment building with ground floor retail and one level of below grade parking. 3 modifications total.

Works Partnership have applied for a Design Review for 811 Stark:

Mixed use building with retail space on the first floor and an expected mix of creative office uses on the upper floors.

Old Town Adapative Reuse: Overland Warehouse Company (images)

Emerick Architects have applied for a Historic Resource Review [PDF] for exterior alterations to the Overland Warehouse Company building at 205-219 NW 4TH Ave in Old Town / Chinatown. The alterations are part of an adaptive reuse project by Urban Development Partners that will see the upper floors of the building converted into 18,300 sq ft of office space. The ground floor will be leased to retail tenants.


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Burnside Bridgehead, pt I: Block 75 (images)

This post is the first in a series on the developments at the Burnside Bridgehead. See also Part II about Block 67.

Block 75 is one of a number of projects planned or under construction at the Burnside Bridgehead, a site which the Portland Development Commission has been trying to develop since 2005. A previous plan by developer Opus Northwest proposed a single large development on the multi-block site; the current plan has seen the PDC sell off the block individually, and let the developers choose what to build. For Block 75 partnership between Beam Development and Urban Development Partners was chosen. Beam are best known for their adaptive reuse office projects in the Central Eastside, while UDP have developed a number of apartment buildings along SE Division St. The architects for the project are Works Partnership, who have designed buildings for both developers. The landscape architects are Lango Hansen.


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Under construction in the Central Eastside: 6th and Davis (images)

A mixed use retail and creative office building is under construction at NE 6th and Davis in the Central Eastside. The 5 story building will have 1,175 of retail space on the ground floor, which is currently being marketed to potential restaurant tenants. The 4 floors above will each have almost 5,000 sq ft of office space. Exterior materials include wood at the ground floor, and glass curtain wall with metal panels at the floors above. The interior spaces will have exposed glulam beams at the ceiling. 7 vehicular parking spaces are provided on the ground floor. 14 long term bicycle space are proposed in the building, and every floor will have a shower for the use of bicycle commuters.

ne 6th and davis

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