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Central Eastside

With its entrepreneurial vibe, industrial properties and proximity to the waterfront and downtown, the CES is a focal point for the city’s economic development strategy and its goals for urban innovation and a dynamic central city.

Urban Renewal Area (URA) Fast Facts

Created: August 1986

Total Acres: 692.3

Last date to issue long-term debt (?): August 2018

Boundaries: View the Central Eastside URA boundaries.

Neighborhoods: Portions of Kerns, Buckman, and Hosford-Abernethy. 

What's New

  • Portland's vision for Pearl District post office could include skyscrapers, Union Station plaza
    August 04, 2015
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  • Wilhoite and Mohlis retire from PDC board of commissioners
    June 24, 2015
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  • PDC Board adopts Strategic Plan 2015-20
    May 13, 2015
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URA Contact

Geraldene Moyle
email or 503-823-3420

Upcoming Events

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  1. Open House: Broadway Corridor Framework Plan

    Tuesday, September 08, 2015