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11/18/21 - Design Commission Hearing Agenda

Public Hearing
Regularly scheduled Design Commission Hearings are the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month.

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1.  (4:30-5:00)

LU 21-061842 DZM HR - 550 MLK Housing CONTINUED FROM 11/4/21

APPLICANT: Marcus Lima, GBD Architects

SITE: 550 SE MLK Housing

CITY CONTACT: Megan Sita Walker, BDS, 503-865-6515 MeganSita.Walker@portlandoregon.gov 

Type III Design Review with a Type II Historic Resource Review for a proposed new half block, 7-story "5-over-2" mixed-use building in the Central Eastside Subdistrict of the Central City Plan District. Ground-level uses include commercial retail spaces, residential amenities, parking with approximately 60 parking stalls, and approximately 132 residential dwelling units of varying sizes at levels 2-7. The Type II Historic Resource Review is required as a small portion of the east building wall is within the East Portland/ Grand Avenue Historic District. Two Modifications are requested to reduce the required depth of active uses on SE MLK (33.510.225) and to reduce Ground Floor Window area coverage and length requirements on SE Washington (33.510.220 and 33.140.230.B). A DAR for this proposal was held on January 7, 2021 (EA 20-219065 DA). 

2.  (5:00-5:15) 

Items of Interest

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