Urban Housing


The Parker is a new multi-family housing development in Portland’s Pearl District. The Parker features a spacious garden courtyard with amenities such as fire tables, ping pong, grill stations, and comfortable seating. Building design by FFA Architecture.


Eddyline Bridgeport, designed by Leeb Architects, is a 368-unit complex built around two multi-story parking garages. Eddyline Bridgeport offers luxurious touches and easy access to the high-end retailers of Bridgeport Village. With a network of pedestrian paths, bike lanes, and bus lines at their disposal, residents of Bridgeport will be able to avoid using their cars about 30 percent of the time.

Sawyers Row Urban HousingSAWYER'S ROW
Sawyer’s Row is a 40-unit LEED Platinum project located in the heart of Portland’s Northwest Slabtown neighborhood. A central courtyard, featuring flowering Dogwood trees, provides a lush space for residents to relax. The project architect was Holst Architecture.

Franklin IdeFRANKLIN IDE
Franklin Ide is a 92-unit apartment building that sits atop 2,000 square feet of retail space. Located within the heart of Northwest Portland, this building designed by SERA Architects, has achieved a LEED Gold rating. Sustainable landscape elements include storm water planters, permeable pavers, and native plantings.

The VauxTHE VAUX
Located within the heart of Northwest Portland, this condominium project is situated adjacent to street life, extensive retail space, and a well-defined residential neighborhood. Shapiro Didway worked closely with the Northwest Neighborhood Association to save as many large maple trees as possible during the design & construction process. Shapiro Didway’s charge was to develop two large interior courtyards for the project that promoted pedestrian circulation, privacy, and year-round visual interest. To accomplish this goal water features, stone walls, and bermed landscaped areas were incorporated.

Savier Flats Urban HousingSAVIER FLATS
Shapiro Didway has been working with SERA Architects on the completion of this two hundred unit apartment complex located within the heart of Northwest Portland.  Sustainability was a key issue in the development of this Earth Advantage project. The exterior focal point of the project is the central outdoor plaza which is intended to provide a variety of outdoor uses for tenants.

The MerrickTHE MERRICK
As one of the first housing projects in Portland’s Lloyd District, The Merrick was a pioneer in terms of testing the viability of urban housing within this section of the city.  Shapiro Didway developed a five thousand square foot south-facing outdoor space on the second floor of this 180 unit apartment complex designed by LEEB Architects. The courtyard provides a variety of private and group outdoor experiences through the creation of terraces, bermed lawn areas, a water feature, and extensive landscaping.