8/18/22 - Design Commission Hearing Agenda

Public Hearing
Regularly scheduled Design Commission Hearings are the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month.
2:30 pm 6:00 pm

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1.  (2:30-2:35)

Items of Interest

2. (2:35-3:50)

LU 22-121266 DZM RiverPlace Block 1 South  - RESCHEDULED FROM 8/4/22 and CONTINUED FROM 6/30/22

APPLICANT: Agustin Enriquez | GBD Architects

SITE: 1500 South Montgomery Street

CITY CONTACT:  Grace Jeffreys, BDS, 503-865-6521  Grace.Jeffreys@portlandoregon.gov

Proposal for a new 30-story multi-family residential tower on former Riverplace Athletic Club (RAC) site. This development will be a Phase 1 of the in-process CCMP for the entire Riverplace site (LU 21-053731). This proposal will include approximately 344 residential units with parking provided by utilizing unused existing spaces in the adjacent Douglas Apartments garage. 16,610 square feet of new public open area will also be provided in two locations, in the middle of Block 1 and at the southern end of Block 1. These two open areas will provide public links from the Harbor Drive Trail on the west of the property to the new Street “A” as well as publicly accessible landscaped open space.

3. (4:00-6:00)

 LU 21-115214 CCMS AD – OMSI Central City Master Plan

APPLICANT: Allison Rouse, ZGF Architects, LLP

SITE: 1945 SE Water Ave (plus others)

CITY CONTACT:  Benjamin Nielsen, BDS, 503-865-6519  Benjamin.Nielsen@portlandoregon.gov

Type III Central City Master Plan Review for the approx. 34 acre OMSI master plan area in the Central Eastside Subdistrict of the Central City Plan District. The OMSI Central City Master Plan will establish the framework for future development proposals within the master plan boundary. The master plan area will eventually be home to approximately 3.4 million square feet (ranging from a minimum of approx. 1.14 million square feet to a maximum of approx. 4.37 million square feet) of mixed institutional, commercial, retail, and residential development. Approx. 315,513 square feet of park, plaza, and open spaces are proposed throughout the master plan area. Adjustments to the Required Buildings Lines standards and Parking and Loading Access standards are also being requested.

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