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9/2/21 - 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.  (1:30-1:35)

Items of Interest 

2.  (1:35-3:05)

BRIEFING - West Portland Town CTR: Character Statement & Zoning Code Amendments

CITY CONTACT: Joan Frederiksen, BPS, 503-823-3111

CITY CONTACT: Cassie Ballew, BPS, 503-823-7252

CITY CONTACT: Benjamin Nielsen, BDS, 503-865-6519

3.  (4:00-5:00) - RESCHEDULED TO 9/23/21 DUE TO 9/2/21 LACK OF QUORUM

LU 21-038539 DZ – Modera Main  - RESCHEDULED TO 9/23 DUE TO 9/2 LACK OF QUORUM - Continued from 8/19/21 and 8/5/21

APPLICANT: Francis Dardis, Ankrom Moisan Architects

SITE: Full Block bounded by SW Salmon St, SW Main St, SW 20th Ave, and SW 19th Ave

CITY CONTACT: Benjamin Nielsen, BDS, 503-865-6519

Design Review for a proposed 17-story, approx. 175’-0” tall residential apartment building with 336 dwelling units, comprising a mix of studio to 3-bedroom apartments and structured parking totaling approx. 434,720 SF of new floor area. Structured parking proposed on the site includes 403 spaces spread across levels B2 to 5,  and it includes a tunnel under SW Main St to the MAC parking garage to the north of the site. (Note: this tunnel, which is subject to City Council approval and is not subject to Design Review approval, is being evaluated under a separate Major Encroachment Review under case number 20-211803 TR.) The proposal also includes a large amenity deck for residents on level 6 and another amenity deck on level 17. Together, these two amenity decks include outdoor seating areas, barbeque ranges, fire pits, and a small pool.

Please Keep in mind

  • The agenda is subject to change.

  • Agenda items may be rescheduled.

  • Times are estimates only and agenda item times may change.

  • Projects are reviewed in the order listed with a 10 minute break between agenda items.

  • All continuances and reschedules are requested by the applicant, unless otherwise noted.

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