This week features updates on what's replacing an eastside food cart pod, on the Portland Fire Department Engine House 2 and on the Nike World Headquarters.


550 S.E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.SOURCE: CITY OF PORTLAND - These plans replace a food cart pod on a half-block surface parking lot.

District: Central Eastside Industrial District

Designer: Works Progress Architecture

Plans for a 13-story hotel and residential development are located on a half-block site, replacing the now-closed food cart pod on the surface parking lot. Site plans include ground floor retail, two levels of below-grade parking and roof decks.


Portland Fire Department Engine House #2SOURCE: GOOGLE MAPS - This historic fire station is an unreinforced masonry building.

510 N.W. Third Ave.

District: Old Town Chinatown

Designer: Abbasi Design Works

Owner: City of Portland, Portland Terminal Railway Co.

There's a proposal out to renovate this historic firehouse landmark building, built in 1913, into retail and office space, including on-site parking. Its architecture is 20th Century Italian Renaissance, originally designed by firefighter and architect Lee Holden.


Nike World Headquarters expansion

1 Bowerman Dr.RENDERING: NIKE. PHOTOS: CRAIG BOLLEN - Visitors who trek the running paths can see the construction underway at Nikes Beaverton headquarters.

Neighborhood: Beaverton

Designers: ZGF Architects, SRG Partnership and Skylab Architecture

Landscape Architect: PLACE

Construction began in January, 2015 on the three-year plans for Nike's headquarters expansion, which will add 3.2 million square feet of office, mixed-use and parking space to the campus. Construction plans include two office buildings, a fitness facility and two parking structures. In political deals, Nike agreed to some measure of job creation and to improve the surrounding roads. The building is aiming for a LEED Platinum certification and completion is slated for 2018.

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