Metro Reports: Block 216, Fernhill Crossing, SE 2nd and Ash, and more

Fernhill Crossing on NE 42nd Ave will include 19 units, including the single family house already located on the site.

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 25th to March 31st, 2019.

Design Advice has been requested by SERA Architects for a project at 1634 SW Alder St:

Development of a seven-story mixed use building with approximately 218 units and ground floor retail. Approximately 13 structured parking spaces are proposed with access from SW Alder Street. Two on-site loading spaces are also proposed.

Early Assistance has been requested for the Benson High School Modernization:

Modernization of the existing Benson Polytechnic High School (BPHS), a new 100,000 sf school and potential parking structure on the site of the current 1.5 acre BPHS parking lot, and ADA access improvements to Buckman Fields Park.

Early Assistance has been requested by GBD Architects for a project at SE 2nd and Ash:

The proposed project is a 92,385 sf building (with 60,000 sf of industrial office, 5,000 sf of traditional office, ground floor retail and structured parking). The building has a day lit basement level and first floor of concrete with 5 levels of Type IV-C heavy timber above. Stormwater will be collected on the roof of the building and treated in flow through stormwater planters on the third level.

Early Assistance has been requested by William Kaven Architecture for a project at 2923 and 2933 SE Division St:

One three-story 19 unit building at 2923 and one four-story 18-19 unit building at 2933. Both with ground floor retail. Drywells or storm planters proposed in rear setback.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 3228 SW Sunset Blvd:

Convert a section of parking lot (one of two options) – approximately 1/2 acre to multi-plex affordable housing. They could possibly want to sell off that portion of land first, with a condition that the purchaser needs to agree to build affordable housing.

Early Assistance has been requested by Works Progress Architecture for a project at 1006 SE Grand Ave:

Project to include renovation of existing building and construction of a new multi-family on parking lot portion, land division is likely – with a shared access to parking with the existing curb cuts on SE Grand

An excavation and shoring permit is under review for Block 216:

Block 216 – EXC 01 – Shoring and Excavation work to prepare for future 35 story mixed use building with 5 floors of below grade parking

A building permit was issued to Merryman Barnes Architects for the Morrison Market at 722 SE 10th Ave:

Addition for (N) A-2 mezzanine with office and storage; TI for new tenant (indoor foos cart pod); change of occupancy from S3 to A2; add new interior walls to create (2) multi-stall restrooms, (5) food pods, bar area on first floor; seismic upgrade

A building permit was issued for a project at 1515 N Rosa Parks Way:

New 3-story, 14 unit mixed use building, ground floor retail space, associated site work***w/17-191400-mt

Building permits were issued for Fernhill Crossing at 6442 NE 42nd Ave:

New construction 1 of 4 multifamily residential building with 4 units and associated site improvements including detached trash enclosure under 120 sf **mech permit to be obtained separately**

New construction 2 of 4 multifamily residential building with 8 units. **mechanical permit to be obtained separately**

New construction 3 of 4 multifamily residential building with 4 units. **mechanical permit to be obtained separately**

A building permit was issued for a project at 6191 SE Powell Blvd:

Construct new 3 story self storage building with office and parking loading area in NE corner of the building; associated site work

Metro Reports: Findley Commons, 1120 SE Morrison, 3733 N Williams, and more

According to the Portland Housing Bureau, Findley Commons will redevelop parking lot space at St. Mark’s church to create 38 units of Supportive Housing focused on underserved veterans.

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 11th to March 17th, 2019. 

Design Advice has been requested by SERA Architects and Mill Creek Residential Trust for a project at 1120 SE Morrison St:

The proposal is for a 7-story market rate apartment building of approximately 230 units with 2 levels of below grade parking.

Early Assistance has been requested by William Kaven Architecture for a project at 3733 N Williams Ave:

Proposl is for two four-story apartment buildings, one with 17 units and one with 13 units and ground floor retail. Drywell proposed in shared courtyard. Hoping to meet community design standards

Early Assistance has been requested by Doug Circosta Architect for Findley Commons at 5415 SE Powell Blvd:

Findley Commons will provide 36 previously homeless Veterans with safe, stable, and supportive housing with the planned 100% affordable 20, one-bedroom and 16, single room occupancy (SRO) units. The building will feature an elevator, a vast 2,1000 sf community area and service delivery space, and energy efficient appliances and fixtures. the units are in a single building with two and three stories in height. The zoning is CM2 / R2a and the intent is to conform to the Community Design Standards. Parking for the project and the existing church will include 34 spaces. Amenities include onsite laundry facilities, bicycle parking, shared kitchen, support offices, outdoor patio and storage.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Scotia Western States Housing for a project at 1325 SW Gibbs St:

The proposed project is a 30-unit multifamily project across approximately 24,000 sf of living space and 4 stories of living space above one level of parking garage on the R-1 portion of the site. Amenity bonuses will be utilized to obtain the full allowable 30 units. The entire multifamily and parking development twill be limited to the existing parking lot area on the R-1 zoned parcel.

The units will be one bedroom units. The R-7 portion of the site wil have the existing improvements (an 8,000 sf assisted living facility) demolished and replaced with 2 duplexes (4 units total). All proposed development will be within the current parking lot/building area and the setbacks will all be within the zoning regulations of the base zones.

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled by Doug Circosta Architect Housing for a project at 14507 E Burnside St:

Proposal is for new construction of a four story apartment building which will be approximately 69,500 SF with 76 dwelling units and a new 21 stall surface parking lot. The applicant plans to meet community design standards.

A structural permit was issued to Lever Architecture for the South Building at the Adidas Campus Expansion:

STR 01 – Structure for a new 4-story building (South Building) of mass timber construction built on top of an existing 3-story parking garage. Work includes steel buckling-restrained braced frames, elevator, and stairs at the core of the new building and an OSSC seismic upgrade of the existing parking garage. The existing parking garage also supports two existing buildings (E & F) and is structurally connected to the garage being built to the north under permit #18-188494-STR-01-CO.

A building permits was issued for a building at 6331 SW Canyon Ct:

Building 2 – 72 units, 4 stories of living over 2 stories of structured parking

A building permit was issued to City Craft Development for a project at 4626 N Maryland Ave:

New 3 story apartment building with 30 units, with site improvements, interior trash rooms; 8 ft fence

Metro Reports: OHSU Expansion, Adidas South Building, 140 SW Columbia, and more

Adidas Campus Village

The South Building at the Adidas Campus Village expansion has been submitted for building permit review. The building, seen here from Madrona Park, will be built on top of an existing parking garage.

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 10th to December 16th, 2018. 

Design Advice has been requested by Alamo Manhattan for a project on South Waterfront Blocks 41, 42, 44 and 45:

Four separate structures with a mixed-use program comprised of mulit-family housing(1,125 units total), commercial and parking uses. The project will also include greenway improvements and infrastructure.

Design Advice has been requested by Mithun for the Pepsi Blocks Phase 1a:

Phase 1a of the Sandy Blvd Planned Development. Includes the renovation of the existing mid-century Pepsi warehouse, one new apartment building, altered south facade of existing warehouse (W1), below grade parking, a new publicly- accessible Plaza and design of a multi-modal east-west connector (woonerf)

Design Advice has been requested by NBBJ for the OHSU Hospital Expansion Project:

Design Advice Request to discuss construction of a 14 story building on the site of the former School of Dentistry on the OHSU campus. The project is an expansion of inpatient services. Approximately 200 to 300 parking spaces are proposed for use by patients as part of the project. Approval of the project requires this meeting and a Marquam Hill Parking Review.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 3019 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd:

Proposal is for new residential building with six units. The project intends to meet Community Design Standards of 33.218.140. Project may need adjustments to property line setbacks on southwest, north and west side of property. Zoning is CM3d and RHd.

Early Assistance has been requested by Brett Schulz Architect for a project at 110 SE Main St:

Proposal is the renovation of existing one story concrete building for industrial office and retail sales/service tenants.

Early Assistance has been requested by William Kaven Architecture for a project at 3802 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd:

Divide the property into 4 lots, demolish existing building, construct (4) 3-story mixed used buildings, 19 units each.

Early Assistance has been requested by Studio 3 Architecture for a project at NW 23rd and Roosevelt:

Vacant lot, add new warehouse and office with onsite parking.

Early Assistance has been requested by Lever Architecture for a project at 1130 NE Alberta St:

New construction of a 4-story mixed use building; 1 level of below grade parking, 1 story ground floor retail, 1-story of office, 2 stories of co-housing with lofts. The overall building height is 60ft. The project is pursuing affordable commercial space and high ground floor ceiling bonuses. approx. 85-90 units of housing

Early Assistance has been requested by Clark/Kjos Architects for a project at 1500 SE 96th Ave:

Design Review for a four to five story medical office building and adjacent surface parking for Adventist Medical Center

A project at 5702 SE Center St has been submitted for a Type II Adjustment Review:

New 1-story + mezzanine commercial office space (approximately 7,000 sq ft with on-site parking). Request for adjustment to allow vehicles on the property accessed from SE Center St 33.130.215.B.1.B.2 (building setback).

A project at 1500 SW Taylor St has been submitted for a Type III Design Review by Leeb Architects:

Development of a seven-story mixed use building, consisting of a five-story wood frame building over a two level podium with a concrete structure. Two modifications requested for encroachments into parking spaces and reduce the spacing for bike parking spaces from 24″-18″.

A structural permit has been submitted for review by Lever Architecture for the South Building at the Adidas Campus Expansion:

STR 01 – New building structural frame for 4 stories of mass timber construction (assembly) built on top of an existing parking garage. Work includes steel braced frame core with elevator pit and stairs for the new structure. Seismic upgrades to the existing 3 story post tensioned concrete structure below parking garage

A project at 6935 NE Glisan St has been submitted for building permit review by Brett Schulz Architect:

New 2 story apartment with 11 SRO sleeping units, with one retail space- M occupany (no occupancy this permit) trash enclosure shared with adjacent building. ***mechanical to be deferred.***

A project at 5663 NE Glisan St has been submitted for building permit review by Novak Architecture:

New three story, 15 unit apartment building, includes associated sitework *** w/18-280954-CO & 18-280959-MT & 18-280963-MT *** building 1 ***

The Glisan Street Apartments at 1500 NE Irving St have been submitted for building permit review:

New 5 story mixed use building with 86 total apartment units; ground floor to include, lobby, parking garage, bike parking, trash room, 7 apartments on south elevation, and retail shell at SE corner. Site work including transformer vault. ***mechanical permit separate***

A building permit was issued for 1111 NW 16th Ave:

New 6 story mixed used building with retail and bike parking on main foor and 80 student rooms above. ***project uses Type III construction code guide OSSC/6/#4.*** *** mechanical permit to be separate ***

A building permit was issued for 140 SW Columbia St:

New 20 story, mixed use residential tower. Tower will span over existing parking entrance. Project will include 348 residential dwelling units, 244 parking spaces and approx 15,000 sf shell commercial space

Metro Reports: 815 W Burnside, Parallax, SW 4th & Grant, and more

A building permit was issued for the Parallax apartments, designed by William Kaven Architecture

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 February 26th to March 4th, 2018. Note that this post previously included some projects that should have been included with the following week’s metro reports.

Design Advice has been requested by Ankrom Moisan Architects for a project at 815 W Burnside St:

Proposal is for a new seven story mixed use residential and commercial development which includes 144 mixed, 2-bed, 1-bed and studio apartments with ground floor amenity and rooftop outdoor deck, commercial space and one level of below-grade parking.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 6040 NE 42nd Ave:

Current code: Proposal is for a 9 unit, multi-dwelling residential apartment building consisting of (9) 3-story townhouses of Type VA-NFPA 13R construction. The ground floor of each unit includes an outdoor room, main entrance, bonus room, garage and trash/recycle area. Tandem spaces are provided in the driveway extension.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 2514 NE Flanders St:

Current code: Six-unit multi-family development in R1 zone. Site is adjacent to a frequent service bus line. 4 garages are proposed for units 1-4. Access to units proposed through private driveway. Applicant proposing to use density bonus options to increase maximum allowed density from 5 units to 6 units.

Early Assistance has been requested by CIDA Architects for a project at SE 174th St and Kendall Ct:

No changes to site/project due to comp plan & zone map changes: New one-story building for office and manufacturing.

Early Assistance has been requested by Deca, Inc for a project at 14507 E Burnside St:

Current code: Proposal is for new construction of a four story apartment building which will be approximately 69,500 SF with 76 dwelling units and a new 21 stall surface parking lot.

Early Assistance has been requested by Dowl for a project at 12044 SE Division St:

Current code info: Partial demolition of existing Burger King (3,929 sq ft reduced to 3,082 sq ft) and development of a new drive thru pad. Project will include new and reconfigured parking and associated landscaping improvements. Stormwater will be disposed on site via drywells New trash enclosure will be constructed to serve the two new restaurants. New pad is 2,507 sq ft.

A revised permit for a project at 1645 SE Nehalem St has been submitted for review by Urban Development Group

New 4 story 63 unit apartment building, associated site work.

Two building permits were issued to Holst Architecture for the Overlook apartments at 1314 N Skidmore St and 4284 N Maryland Ave:

Overlook – East Building – 68 units over parking and retail space for lease.

West Building – 90 units, over parking and retail space for lease

A building permit was issued for the Parallax apartments at 4030 N Williams Ave:

New 5 story mixed use building; retail on first floor; 4 stories of 66 residential apartments; tuck under parking; associated site work

A building permit was issued to Koz Development for the SW 4th & Grant Apartments at 2211 SW 4th Ave:

New, 6 story 108 unit studio apartment building with mezzanines on 5th and 6th floors.(send all revisions to Gail for review)

A building permit was issued for the parking garage being developed as part of the Convention Center Hotel project:

New 8 story parking garage with ground floor commercial space.

Weekly Roundup: Flatiron, Meier & Frank, Riverplace, and more

Flatiron

Construction is underway on Works Progress Architecture’s Flatiron Building

The DJC published photos of Flatiron, the under construction office building at N Mississippi & Cook whose shape is “reminiscent of the iconic Flatiron Building in New York City“.

Portland Architecture wrote about two proposals for two developments with buildings far taller than currently allowed: Kengo Kuma’s Riverplace Redevelopment; and the William Kaven proposal for the Post Office Redevelopment.

The Oregonian reported that Oregon State University will occupy the second floor of the re-purposed Meier & Frank Building.

The Business Tribune reported that Portland-based ZGF Architects was named the #1 ranked firm for sustainability in the nation by Architect magazine.

Weekly Roundup: Blackburn Building, Post Office Towers, PCC Bond, and more

A proposal for the Post Office site in the Pearl could include up to 5 million square feet of development

Without waiting for an answer from Amazon, Portland moved forward with a Request for Qualifications aimed at developers interested in the Post Office Site. Shortly afterwards architecture firm William Kaven unveiled designs for two towers of up to 970′ on the Pearl District propertywhich would rise to a height over twice the 400′ limit recently approved by city council.

The DJC looked at the Albina Vision, a plan for the Rose Quarter which would see it become more than just an entertainment district.*

The Oregonian looked at the OMSI Masterplan, which could be Portland’s next big waterfront development. The paper also revealed that the James Beard Public Market is still looking at the possibility of locating on the site.

Voters approved a $185 million Portland Community College bond, which will be spent on a renovation of its workforce training facility in the Cully and an expansion of the health technology building at its Sylvania campus.

The DJC published construction photos of the Asian Health & Service Center, currently taking shape in Lents.

Central City Concern broke ground on the Blackburn Building, previously known as the Eastside Health Center, at 25 NE 122nd Ave. The building will include housing and medical services, writes the Portland Business Journal.

The Bureau of Development Services is building an $800,000 communications team, reports The Oregonian.

BikePortland reported that Portland Art Museum is getting ready to unveil new plans for the Rothko Pavilion, after facing opposition to an early iteration of the design.

Despite plans for NAYA Generations to provide a place for Native American seniors and foster families to live, the development doesn’t currently house a single foster family, reported the Willamette Week.

The Oregonian reported on the high-end historic buildings that benefit from $8 million a year in tax breaks.

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Metro Reports: MLK.Mason West, 2580 NW Upshur, 9298 NE Cascades Parkway, and more

MLK.Mason West

A building permit was issued for the MLK.Mason West Apartments by TVA Architects

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 October 16th to October 22nd, 2017.

Early Assistance has been requested by William Wilson Architects for a project at 6541 N Denver Ave:

Proposed development of a split zoning site, CG and R5. four story apartment building (20 units or more) on the GC portion of the site and 2 new single family homes on the R5 portion of the site. All existing structures on site to be demoed.

Early Assistance has been requested by Urban Development Group for a project at 2580 NW Upshur St:

Current code – New apartment building with 146 units including 22 affordable units.

Early Assistance has been requested by William Kaven Architecture for a project at 2245 SE Powell Blvd:

Current code – Proposed project is 15,329 SF new four story mixed use building.

Early Assistance has been requested by WDC Properties for a project at 506 NE 53rd Ave:

Current code: New 4-story, 18 unit multi-family housing building.

Early Assistance has been requested by Mortenson for a project at 9298 NE Cascades Parkway:

Current Code: Propose a 200-room lifestyle hotel, located on the eastern portion of Parcel G Cascade Station. The hotel will have a straight orientation and primary frontage along NE Cascades Pkwy. To include (approx.) 180 parking spaces, a curbside drop-off on NE Cascades Pkwy, ground-level amenities, and an off-road trail along the southern portion of the property.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 7246 N Mohawk Ave:

Current code: New 14 unit apartment building – follow up questions from EA 15-189166 Appt.

A project at 5320 SE Woodstock Blvd has been submitted for building permit review by Studio 3 Architecture:

New 3-story, 19 unit apartment building with associated site work. Multistory dwelling units at floors 2 and 3.

A project at 1805 N Rosa Parks Way has been submitted for building permit review by DEZ Development:

New 3 story 18 unit apartment building

A project at 1522 N Sumner St has been submitted for building permit review by Fosler Portland Architecture:

New construction of 3-story 19 unit apartment building and site improvements

A project at 1520 N Emerson St has been submitted for building permit review by DEZ Development:

New 3 story 19 unit apartment building with enclosed bicycle parking.

A building permit was issued for the MLK.Mason West apartments at 4111 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd:

New 6 story apartment building with 112 units and tuck under parking.

A building permit was issued for a project at 255 SE 146th Ave (formerly 223 SE 146th Ave):

Construct 3 story, 18 unit apartment building, includes parking and associated site work, detached trash enclosure is less than 120ft in area

 

Metro Reports: 4075 N Williams, Abernethy Flats, 7250 NE Killingsworth, and more

4075 N William Ave

A building permit was issued for William Kaven Architecture’s project at 4075 N Williams Ave.

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.

Early Assistance has been requested by Case Design Group for a project at 833 SW Naito Parkway:

Demo existing building(s) and develop new 5000 sq ft building for assembly use. Site is non-contributing located in Yamhill Historic District.

The Abernethy Flats at 2014 SE 11th have been submitted for building permit review:

New 4 story, 34 unit apartment building with (2) tenant spaces on first floor (no occupancy this permit); includes associated sitework *** w/ 17-185728-MT permit ***

A building permit was issued to Studio3 Architecture for a project at 2220 NW Pettygrove St:

Construct new 4 story (above grade) (40) unit apartment building; associated site work

A building permit was issued to Partin & Hill Architecture for a project with two buildings at 7250 NE Killingsworth St:

New 12 unit three story apartment building, mechanical under separate permit

New 12 unit three story apartment building and related site improvements including parking, landscaping and storm water facilities, mechanical under separate permit

A building permit was issued to William Kaven Architecture for a project at 4075 N Williams Ave:

New 4 story mixed use building. Parking and retail on ground floor. Offices on floors two through four; enclosed transformer at southwest corner; associated site work; shell only. Separate tenant improvement permits required for retail and office spaces.

Metro Reports: Oliver Station, Multnomah County Health Dept HQ, Seven Corners Community Collaborative, and more

Building permits were issued for Oliver Station, a new two block affordable housing development in Lents on the site formerly occupied by the New Copper Penny

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.

Design Advice has been requested by SERA Architects for a project at 1110 SW Clay St:

A new mixed use building for student housing. Commercial space is proposed on the ground floor. The sixteen story building would have 260 units. There would be a mix of studios, and one and two bedroom units. No on-site parking is proposed. A loading space is proposed with access from SW Clay.

A project at 1823 SE 50th Ave has been submitted for building permit review by Otak Architects:

New 4 story, 19 unit apartment building, includes associated sitework

A project at 4073 N Williams Ave has been submitted for building permit review by William Kaven Architecture:

New 4 story mixed use building parking on ground floor with retail and office two through four; enclosed transformer at southwest corner; associated site work; shell only for retail space on first floor

A project at 12315 SE Division St has been submitted for building permit review:

New construction of 3 story 106,407 sf self storage facility with associated parking, utilities and landscape, interior trash room.

A building permit was issued to CIDA Architects for a project at 7510 SE Milwaukie Ave (previously 7430 SE Milwaukie): 

New 3 story 30 unit apartment building (sits on two lots)

A building permit was issued to Ankrom Moisan Architects for Oliver Station at 5990 SE 92nd Ave and 5959 SE 92nd Ave:

Affordable Housing Project – New mixed use, 70 dwelling unit affordable housing project. 4 stories of residential above podium with one story of retail below. Surface parking, no basement. Septic Decommissioning Required. Call for Inspection 842.

Affordable Housing Project – New 5 story, 75 dwelling unit apartment building with 4 stories of residential and 1 story of retail Septic Decommissioning Required. Call for Inspection 842.

A building permit was issued to Morton Building Design for a project at 5321 NE Irving St (previously 5325 NE Irving St):

Construct new 4 story, 7 unit condo building with parking, includes associated site work, detached trash enclosure is less than 120sf in area

A foundation permit was issued to ZGF Architects for the Multnomah County Health Department Headquarters at 600 NW Hoyt St:

Foundation permit to include excavation and below grade foundation(piles, pile caps, foundation basement walls), under-slab utility rough in and a fire water tank. Excludes ground level concrete slab and structural lids for below grade components.

A building permit was issued for the Seven Corners Community Collaborative at 2475 SE Ladd Ave:

Construct new 4 story office building with retail and parking on ground floor, offices on floors 2-4, includes associated site work

Landmarks Commission offers advice on Old Town Chinatown Block 33 (images)

A mixed use development on Old Town Chinatown Block 33 has gone before the Historic Landmarks Commission to receive Design Advice. The project by William Kaven Architecture for developer Guardian Real Estate Services would include retail, residential and offices uses, over three levels of below grade parking. The ground floor of the building would be almost entirely retail, while the four stories above it would be occupied by office space. The top five floors would include approximately 167 apartments units, with a mix of affordable and market rate units.

Old Town Chinatown Block 33

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