7/11/22- Historic Landmarks Commission Hearing Agenda

Public Hearing
Regularly scheduled Historic Landmarks Commission Hearings are the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month.
1:30 pm 4:15 pm

Connection Instructions


Hearing Registration Link

1.  (1:30-1:35) 

Items of Interest

2. (1:35-2:35)

BRIEFING - South Portland Historic District Design Guidelines 

CITY CONTACT: Brandon Spencer-Hartle,        BPS, 503-823-4641  brandon.spencer@portlandoregon.gov

This is a public hearing on the Proposed Draft South Portland Historic District Design Guidelines. Oral testimony to the Historic Landmarks Commission will be accepted. Testimony will be limited to two minutes, unless otherwise stated at the hearing. Testifiers must register in advance using the link provided on this page (registration will open one week in advance of the hearing). Written comments on the Proposed Draft design guidelines can be submitted by email to Brandon Spencer-Hartle.

3. (2:45-4:15)

EA 22-146647 DA – The Philip

APPLICANT: Robert Thompson, FAIA (TVA Architects)

SITE: 555 NW Park Avenue

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

Design Advice Request Meeting for a proposal to construct a 23-story, 300-unit apartment tower, including affordable housing.   The development is an addition to the east half of the Honeyman Hardware Historic Landmark block where some demolition of the existing Historic Block is proposed.  The proposal would include 3 levels of underground parking, ground floor retail, tenant amenity space on levels 2 and 23, and an ecoroof.  No Modifications or Adjustments to the Zoning Code are anticipated at this time.  



LU 22-112912 HR - New 19 unit residential apartment building in Alphabet Historic District 

APPLICANT:  Laura Standridge (Standridge Inc.)

SITE:  SW corner of NW 17th Ave and NW Couch Street

CITY CONTACT: Arthur Graves, BDS, 503-865-6517  Arthur.Graves@portlandoregon.gov

Design Review for a new 5-story, 19-unit apartment building. Ground floor programming includes, residential units, bike parking, trash room, mail room, and lobby. Materials include: “cast stone veneer” base with thin brick veneer on stories 2-5; and fiberglass windows.  No parking is proposed. No Modifications or Adjustments are proposed.  

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.

The Bureau of Development Services is committed to providing equal access to information and hearings.  To request an accommodation or alternative format of communication, please contact us no later than five business days prior to the hearing at 503-823-7300 (TTY 503-823-6868).  Note that Zoom automated captions are used for hearings and may not be as accurate as live captioning; A closed-caption transcript of the meeting may be requested by contacting the BDS Hearings Clerk at BDSHearingsClerk@portlandoregon.gov.