12/16/21 - Design Commission Hearing Agenda

Public Hearing
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1:30 pm 5:15 pm

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1.  (1:30-1:35)

Items of Interest 

2.  (1:35-3:30)

LU21-079366 DZM – Conway Blocks 261 & 262, Slabtown Savier

APPLICANT: Kurtz Schultz | SERA Design and Architecture

SITE: Conway Blocks 261 & 262 - 1635 W/ NW 19th Ave & 2055 WI/ NW Savier St

CITY CONTACT: Tanya Paglia, BDS, 503-865-6518  tanya.paglia@portlandoregon.gov

Type III Design Review for a proposal to develop blocks 261 and 262, two adjacent blocks in the far east end of the Con-way master plan area. The proposed development will have 363 market rate apartments across the two parcels. St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church, an individually listed National Register historic landmark built in 1891, is to the east and will be buffered by a pocket park on Block 252. Block 261will be a 5 story building with 149 residential units and tuck under parking accessed from NW 20th Ave on the west side of the site. Block 262 will be a 6 and 7 story building with 214 units and basement parking accessed from NW Raleigh St on the south side of the site. Both buildings have their main residential lobbies at the intersection of NW Savier St and NW 20th Ave. There is a combination of 3 live/work units along NW 20th Ave. Block 262 also features a co-work space along NW Savier St and a fitness room at the pocket park. The project proposes exterior façades of face brick as primary cladding with several brick colors: Block 261 is a combination of classic red brick and dark iron spot brick; and Block 262 is light ivory colored brick. Accent material is fiber cement panels. Storefronts are aluminum with steel canopies. Modifications to zoning standards requested including building height, top floor of building setback, and bicycle and parking space dimensions are requested.

3.  (3:40-5:10)

EA 21-105638 DA – Hollywood HUB Housing

APPLICANT: Dave Otte, Holst Architecture

SITE: 4410 NE Halsey

CITY CONTACT: Tim Heron, BDS, 503-823-7726   Tim.Heron@portlandoregon.gov

Design Advice Request Meeting for a proposal to construct approximately 200 units of affordable housing in a transit-oriented development.  The proposed building is 13-stories, approximately 211,000 sf, and no greater than 120 ft in height.  Approximately 40 spaces of on-site parking is proposed, along with a TriMet bike hub and bike parking for residents.  No Modifications or Adjustments to the Zoning Code are anticipated at this time.

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