Metro Reports: Analog, Westwind Apartments, Cooper 52, and more

Analog at 1835 N Flint Ave was scheduled to receive Design Advice on March 19th. Meetings of the Design Commission and Historic Landmarks Commission in March have been canceled due to the COVID-19 emergency, with cases on the agenda for March set to be rescheduled.

Every week, the Bureau of Development Services publishes lists of Early Assistance applications, Land Use Reviews and Building Permits processed in the previous week. We publish the highlights. This post covers March 2nd, 2020 to March 8th, 2020.

Design Advice has been requested by Works Progress Architecture for Analog at 1835 N Flint Ave:

DESIGN HEARING – New seven-story residential building with 134 dwelling units. The program includes four townhouses, amenity space for residents, structured parking, and a courtyard space on the ground floor. Upper stories include a mix of studios, micro-studios, two-bedroom, and three-bedroom dwelling units and 25 car parking spaces. Proposed exterior materials include Viroc cement-bonded particle board, Hardie panel fiber cement board, 18-guage raw steel break metal (lobby area), aluminum storefront windows and doors (lobby area), and commercial-grade vinyl windows (residential units). Five Modifications to zoning code development standards are requested: 1) 33.266.220.C.3.b – Standards for all bicycle parking, Bicycle racks. Provide long-term spaces that are 1′-6″ x 6′-0″, rather than the required 2′-0″ x 6′-0″, with a combination of staggered, wall-mounted racks and a double-decker rack system. 2) 33.266.130.F.2 – Parking space and aisle dimensions. Provide parking in a mechanical stacking system with spaces that range in width, the smallest being 8′-2 7/16″ rather than the required 8′-6″ minimum. 3) 33.266.130.F.1.a – Parking area layouts, access to parking spaces. Locate required loading spaces in the parking area drive aisle and maintaining access to all the vehicle parking spaces via a mechanically automated “shuffling” parking system. 4) 33.510.220.B.2 – Ground floor windows. The applicant proposes a large scale vitrine to display custom art installations in lieu of the standard-required 40% window area with views into lobbies or working areas along the non-residential portion of the N Hancock Street façade. 5) 33.130.230.B.4.a – Ground floor window and frontage standards for dwelling units, Flexible ground floor design. The applicant proposes that the ground floor dwelling unit at the northeast corner of the building have a depth of 22′-10″ from the N Flint Avenue-facing façade, rather than the required 25′-0″ minimum depth. One exception is requested to Window Projections Into Public Right-of-Way OSSC/32/#1 Code Guide standards: the applicant requests that a projecting window mass at the northeast corner of the building be allowed to be 46′-7 ½” long on its east elevation and 40′-0 ¼” long on its north elevation, exceeding the maximum length allowed of 12 feet on both elevations.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 5025 SE 122nd Ave:

Build a two-story mosque (total area of 6,511 sq ft)

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 6936 N Maryland Ave:

Construction of 30 new dwelling units at 6936 N Maryland. Building will be 3 stories above-grade with basement and will utilize onsite drywells (revised to one lot from original proposal).

Early Assistance has been requested by YBA Architects for Cooper 52 at 6865 SE 52nd Ave:

Cooper 52 is an apartment building with three stories and a basement. There are 25 residential units. There is surface and tuck-under parking, building services, bike parking, outdoor common area, and residential units in the basement and ground floor. there are residential units and exterior circulation space on the second and third floors. the stormwater disposal methodology is to be determined.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Rendina Healthcare Real Estate to discuss a project at 804 SW 12th Ave:

Proposed development for a 14 story, 287,000 GSF structure. This mixed-use development will include retail, lobbies and support space on Level 1, leasable medical and commercial office space on Levels 2-5 and residential units 6-13, with mechanical and amenity space on Level 14. In addition, three levels of below grade parking will be provided. The project will use filtration planters with the possibility of an eco-roof. If an eco-roof is not utilized then a detention tank will be provided.

The new Westwind Apartments at 327 NW 6th Ave have been submitted for a Type III Design Review by Works Progress Architecture:

100-day Review Timeline. Construction of a new, 7-story, mixed-use building on a quarter block site. Project includes 100 deeply affordable units of permanently supporting housing, including 72 transient housing units (SROs) with PHB funding, and 28 studio apartments. It will also contain ground and second floor CCC Office space and community functions. There will be a small retail space at the northwest corner. Adjustment to 33.510.263 is requested to allow loading area access on NW Flanders.

An Excavation, Shoring and Structural permit for the Portland Proper Hotel at 1202 NW Irving St has been submitted for review by ZGF Architects:

PROPER HOTEL STR 01 – Excavation, Shoring, and Structural Core for a New 9 story hotel with one level of below grade parking

A building permit was issued to R&B Design Studio for the Interstate and Kilpatrick II apartments at 1400 N Kilpatrick St:

New construction of 18 housing units in a 3-story building on East portion of site. This is buildng 2 of 2. Building 1 was under 18-280322-CO. Utility and grading for entire site was under 18-280322-UTL-01-CO

Weekly Roundup: Troy Laundry, Tree Farm, Westwind Apartments, and more

Plans presented to the Historic Landmarks Commission today show a renovation of the Troy Laundry building, and a new 6-story residential building built on the northern half of the block.

The Oregonian wrote about plans from Chicago-based developer AJ Capital Partners for the Troy Laundry building at 1010 SE Ash St. The renovated building might include a location of the private members club Soho House.

The Daily Journal of Commerce wrote about buildings being planned with greenery on the exterior,* including Tree Farm in the Central Eastside and the new Westwind Apartments in Old Town.

Construction of new housing in Portland is still falling short of the need, reports Willamette Week.

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Weekly Roundup: Westwind Apartments, Sandy 28 and Tanner Point

The new Westwind Apartments, designed by Works Progress Architecture and Architecture Building Culture, will include 100 new deeply affordable SRO and studio units.

The Daily Journal of Commerce wrote about the new Westwind Apartments, which the Design Commission had a first look at last week*.

The Portland Chronicle checked in on the Sandy 28 Apartments, where a single house was replaced by 206 units.

An “Italy-meets-Portland food hall, neighborhood hub, and marketplace” named La Cooperativa is planned at the ground of Pearl District office building Tanner Point, reports Portland Monthly.

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Metro Reports: 1130 NE Alberta, 550 SE MLK, Tru by Hilton, and more

1130 NE Alberta
A permit is under review for a five-story mixed use building at NE 11th and Alberta. The project would include co-working office space, “co-living lodging units” and a spa.

Every week, the Bureau of Development Services publishes lists of Early Assistance applications, Land Use Reviews and Building Permits processed in the previous week. We publish the highlights. This post covers December 9th to December 15th, 2019.

Design Advice has been requested by Works Progress Architecture for the Westwind Apartments at 327 NW 6th Ave:

Construction of a new, 7 story, mixed-use building on a quarter block site. The proposal includes 70 short term single room occupancy units There will be 30 studio apartments as well as Central City Concern offices and community spaces. There are two Type B loading spaces with access from NW Flanders. This proposal is funded by the Portland Housing Bureau.

Early Assistance has been requested by Emerick Architects for the Mann House at 1021 NE 33rd Ave:

Project to convert the Mann House into an affordable housing complex serving low income families. By renovating the existing 51,000sf building and creating a new, 36,000sf addition, 88 total units will be created (8 three-bedrooms, 35 two-bedrooms and 45 one-bedrooms).

Early Assistance has been requested by Creighton Architecture for a project at 7150 N Greenwich Ave:

Demolish existing house, build new 3-story apartment building, 18 units.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 208 SE 148th Ave:

Multifamily development with approximately 150 dwelling units. Proposed stormwater disposal methods not yet identified. Since the last EA (19-219779) the project has decided to follow design guidelines instead of community design standards. Updated draft elevations will be shown this time.

A Pre-Application has been scheduled by Works Progress Architecture to discuss a project at 1642 NE Sandy Blvd:

Construction of a new 4-story hotel with lobby and commercial space on ground floor. Existing single story building to partially remain and new build will be constructed above and adjacent. Stormwater will be managed on site.

Changes to the previously approved project at 550 SE MLK has been submitted for a Type II Design Review by GBD Architects:

Review to amend LU 17-109848 approved on 12/14/17. Application proposes changes to the courtyard at the NE quarter of the half block site. The proposal removes the tiered seating area at the south end of the site and adds an accessiible ramp with a canopy over it (connecting the adjacent Hotel Chamberlin “loading dock”) additional planters (and trees) and fixed benches for seating. Application also requests a single Standard A loading space be allowed in lieu of two Standard A loading spaces required by 33.266.310. Historic New Logus Block building

A project with two buidlings at 1463 NE Killingsworth St has been submitted for building permit review by Mentrum Architecture:

New 3 story, 19 units apartment building and associated site works. Partial retail on ground floor. Trash enclosure inside building.

Construction of new 3-story, 19-unit apartment building with ground-floor commercial.

A project at 1605 N Rosa Parks Way has been submitted for building permit review:

New 3 story 18 unit apartment building, detached trash enclosure less than 120 sq ft, utilities and site improvements.

A project at 4224 N Interstate Ave has been submitted for building permit review by Design Department Architecture:

Construct new 4 story story mixed use building with 3 retail spaces on ground floor and 15 units in floors 2-4; retail spaces are shell only future TI permits under separate permit

A project at 5834 N Greeley Ave has been submitted for building permit review:

Construct 3 story 14 unit apartment building with associated site work

A project at 1130 NE Alberta St has been submitted for building permit review by Lever Architecture:

Construct new 5 story mixed use building with underground parking; main floor to include gym space and tenant space with no occupancy under this permit; 2nd fl gym and shell office spaces; 2-5fl hotel co-housing units

A building permit was issued for the south building on South Waterfront Block 40 at 3883 SW Moody Ave:

New 245,000 sq. ft./ 7-story/ 232 room apartment building, with 2 levels of parking below building. First floor has commercial spaces and amenities.

A building permit was issued for a project at 2464 SE 82nd Ave:

Construct 16,130 sf. retail building, shell only, with associated site work; w/18-174896-CO (trash enclosure) & 18-174902-MT. Tenant improvement permits to establish occupancy, shall include plumbling requirements, interior ceiling & wall finishes, emergency lighting, exit signs, comcheck for interior lighting for tenant space. W/18-174896-CO & 18-174902-MT

A building permit was issued for the Tru by Hilton at 7077 NE 82nd Ave:

Construct 4-story, 98 guestroom, with 98 on-site parking, and associated site work *** w/18-127470-MT *** trash enclosure under 18-127473-CO *** porte cochere under 18-136694-CO ***

A building permit was issued for a project at 11864 NE Halsey St:

New 4 story self storage facility and associated site work to include parking lot *** w/detached trash enclosure 19-119039-CO *** w/ 19-119041-MT ***

Weekly Roundup: 10th & Yamhill, Westwind Apartments and Hyatt Place

The 23-story Hyatt Place and Allison Residences returned in front of the Design Commission last week for a second hearing, where the record was left open to allow more written testimony to be submitted.

Popular sneaker shop Compound Gallery is relocating to the 10th & Yamhill Smart Park—despite city policies to encourage retail in Old Town / Chinatown, reports Willamette Week.

The Portland Business Journal looked at Central City Concern’s plans for the redevelopment of the Westwind Apartments in Old Town. The new 7-story building will include 100 units of affordable housing.

Despite opposition from neighbors, the Hyatt Place and Allison Residences appears to be heading towards approval*, reports the Daily Journal of Commerce.

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Metro Reports: Westwind Apartments, Las Adelitas, Holden of Pearl, and more

Central City Concern’s redevelopment of the Westwind Apartments in Old Town / Chinatown will result in 100 new units of deeply affordable housing.

Every week, the Bureau of Development Services publishes lists of Early Assistance applications, Land Use Reviews and Building Permits processed in the previous week. We publish the highlights. This post covers November 4th to November 10th, 2019.

Early Assistance has been requested by Salazar Architect for Las Adelitas at 6723 N Killingsworth St:

141-unit affordable housing building. Ground floor uses include offices, community room, head start classroom, event space courtyard, and plaza. Drywells are proposed for on-site stormwater disposal.

Early Assistance has been requested by Ankrom Moisan Architects for Large Division at 11518 SE Division St:

Large Division will consist of 138 units of affordable housing, serving households at 30% and 60% Area Median Income (“AMI”). Seven (7) units will be set aside for Permanent Supportive Housing (“PSH”) intended to serve homeless households, or at risk of homelessness. The project will consist of studios, one-, two-, and three-bedroom units ranging in size from 416 sf to 1,028 sf.

Early Assistance has been requested by Reilly Signature Homes for a project at SW 18th & Mill St Terrace:

Development of new 4 story condo building with 10 condos, with parking on main level

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Works Progress Architecture to discuss the redevelopment of the Westwind Apartments at 327 NW 6th Ave:

Construction of a new, 7 story, mixed-use building on a quarter block site. Project includes 70 transient housing units (SROs) with PHB funding, 30 studio apartments and Central City Concern offices and community spaces.

A Pre-Permit Zoning Plan Check has been requested for a project at 6814 N Greenwich Ave:

Two new 3 story multi-family buildings using Community Design Standards. Buildings include basements and L03 mezzanine. Building occupancy is R-2. No off street parking. Stormwater method utilizes on-site drywell.

Conway Block 291E, at the southwest corner of NW Raleigh & 20th, has been submitted for a Type III Design Review by SERA Architects:

Block 219 East will be 6 story market rate apartment building with 200 residential units and basement parking in the Con-Way Master Plan area in the Northwest Plan District.

A project at 3106 SW 12th Ave has been submitted for building permit review by Stewart Gordon Straus Architect:

New 4-story 34 unit apartment building with associated site work; onsite parking ***mechanical permit to be separate***

A building permit is under review for Kilpatrick II at 1408 N Kilpatrick St:

New construction of 18 housing units in a 3-story building on East portion of site. This is buildng 2 of 2. Building 1 was under 18-280322-CO. Utility and grading for entire site was under 18-280322-UTL-01-CO

A building permit is under review for the Holden of Pearl:

review w/ 19-212350-MT New 16 story tower with 3 story podium, courtyard, and 1 below grade level for parking. Building will be a senior living community with 110 units of R-2 occupancy independent senior living, 131 parking stalls in below-grade parking with total GSF of 296,500 with 42,000 of that amount being below-grade parking. Active uses will be provided along 13th Avenue (per 33.510.225).

An excavation and shoring permit was issued to Ankrom Moisan Architects for the Grand Avenue Mixed Use at 465 NE Davis St:

EXC 01 – Excavation and shoring permit

A building permit was issued for a project at 20 NE 60th Ave:

Construct new 4 story 14 unit apartment building with parking on main fl and associated site work

Weekly Roundup: Portland Proper Hotel, Dundon-Berchtold Hall, Alta at 18th, and more

The 9-story Portland Proper Hotel is proposed for a site at NW 13th Ave and Irving St in the Pearl District.

The Portland Proper Hotel had its first presentation to the Design Commission*, with the brick cladding drawing particular praise, reports the Daily Journal of Commerce.

The University of Portland has unveiled the latest addition to its campus, the “$34M stunner” Dundon-Berchtold Hall, writes the Portland Business Journal.

The City of Portland declared that it’s on track to meet housing bond’s goals, according to the Oregonian. At a press conference it was announced that nine projects will receive funding through the bond: 115th at Division Street in Powellhurst-Gilbert; Alta at 18th in Northwest; Anna Mann House in Kerns; Cathedral Village in Cathedral Park; The Joyce Hotel in Downtown; Las Adelitas in Cully; NE Prescott in Cully; the Stark Street Project in Glenfair; and the The Westwind in Old Town.

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Weekly Roundup: PUC Affordable Housing Initiative, Raleigh Slabtown, Orchards of 82nd, and more

Portsmouth Union Church Affordable Housing
Portsmouth Union Church intends to build 20 units of affordable housing on their N Lombard St property.

An article published at Medium wrote about the PUC Affordable Housing Initiative at 4775 N Lombard. Portsmouth Union Church is one of 435 faith based organizations in Portland with property that could be used for affordable housing.

Portland is taking another look at low-rent SRO hotels to ease its housing problems, writes the Oregonian. While many private SRO units have been lost in recent years, the Portland Housing Bureau plans on funding the redevelopment of the Westwind Apartments in Old Town and construction of Findley Commons on SE Powell.

The Orchards of 82nd (previously known as the ROSE/APANO Affordable Mixed Use) opened in February and now houses 47 families, writes Metro News.

The Daily Journal of Commerce looked at the construction of Raleigh Slabtown, which is employing a prefabricated wall-panel system.

The Portland Tribune wrote about how state law makers are building the political foundation for a series of housing bills.

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Weekly Roundup: KEX Portland, Hoxton Hotel, Broadway Tower, and more

The KEX Portland will be located in the historic Vivian Apartments at 110 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd. A building permit for the addition, seismic upgrade and change of occupancy is currently under review.

Eater Portland reports that the KEX Portland hostel at will include a restaurant, bar, and rooftop patio bar run by Iceland’s Ólafur Ágústsson, the food and beverage director Iceland’s only Michelin-starred restaurant.

Submarine Hospitality, owners of Ava Gene’s and Tusk, will open a new restaurant and two bars in The Hoxton Hotel (formerly known as the Grove Hotel).

The Daily Journal of Commerce wrote about the Portland Housing Bureau latest rules for affordable housing in condominium developments*, which have been revised from an initial draft that received strong criticism from developers.

The Radisson Red hotel in the Broadway Tower will open in November, reports the Oregonian.

Portland Art Museum director Brian Ferriso and Hennebery Eddy co-founder Tim Eddy spoke to Portland Architecture about the latest designs for the Portland Art Museum Rothko Pavilion.

The Portland Housing Bureau will use housing bond funds to buy, tear down and replace the Westwind Apartments at 333 NW 6th Ave, reports the Oregonian.

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