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...

Just Listed: Modern Elegance in the Heart of the Pearl

Erika George & Kari McGee

This beautiful one bedroom/one bath condominium unit is located in the desirable Riverstone building. Quality built...

Just Listed! Condo with a Community

Ross Seligman

1009 NW Hoyt #204 Portland, OR 97209 Modern 2-level condo available in the beautiful Pearl Lofts....

Just Sold: Industrial Style Loft in the Pearl

Beth Bonita

Street Car Lofts Unit 211 Industrial style loft overlooking a lush courtyard garden in the heart...

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