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3/16/23 - Design Commission Hearing Agenda

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

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1. (1:30-1:35)

Items of Interest

2. (1:35-3:15)

EA 23-006886 DA – Maryland Apartments

APPLICANT: Josef West, West Architects, Inc.

SITE: 6316-6346 N Maryland Ave

CITY CONTACT: Tanya Paglia, BDS, 503-865-6518

DAR for the Maryland Apartments, a proposed 5-story multi-family residential development located on N Maryland Street between N Rosa Parks Way to the North and N Holman St to the south in the North Interstate Plan District. The proposed approximately 64,043 SF building will have 70 units, the majority having private balconies. The building will include a sizable outdoor amenity space at level 4 and an extensive indoor/outdoor sheltered community congregation space for tenants at the ground level featuring a shared family room, living room, and lounge. On-site parking is proposed with a mid-block garage entrance from N Maryland Ave located in the northwest corner of the building.


CITY CONTACT: Anne Hill, PEMO/OMF 503-823-7239 Hill,

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

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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