Pearl District

About Pearl District

The Pearl District is an area of Portland, Oregon, formerly occupied by warehouses, light industry and railroad classification yards and now noted for its art galleries, upscale businesses and residences.

The area has been undergoing significant urban renewal since the mid-1980s when it was reclassified as mixed use from industrial, including the arrival of artists, the removal of a viaduct and construction of the Portland Streetcar. It now mostly consists of high-rise condominiums and warehouse-to-loft conversions. The increase of high-rise condominiums and warehouse-to-loft conversions was made evident with the construction of the Cosmopolitan on the Park building, which opened in Summer 2016. The Cosmopolitan on the Park residential building is now the tallest building in the Pearl District and the 8th tallest building in Portland, contributing to the changing Portland skyline.

Articles about Pearl District

Cute house with huge back yard!

Nicole Levy

I love all the trees especially the black walnut, fruit trees and raised garden beds. The...

Top Shelf in Tabor

James Peterson

1130 NE 64th Ave. Portland, OR 97213 Beautiful move-in ready home in North Tabor. Enjoy time...

Classic early 1900’s warehouse conversion changes hands

Evan Denhart

One of the 2 level penthouse units in the Modern Confectionery Loft building has recently sold....

Just Sold: A Streetcar “Loft” Called Desire

Scott Shoji

JUST SOLD 1030 NW 12th Ave #210 Portland, OR 97209 SOLD AT: $299,900 STUDIO | 1...

What’s Going on in the Portland Condo Market?

Erika George & Kari McGee

You may have heard that the Portland condo market is a bit slow these days. While...

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