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Downtown Waterfront

Expired in April 2008, the Downtown URA won’t officially close until all bonds have been paid off. Until that time, PDC investment continues to strengthen downtown’s role as the heart of the region’s economic growth and success.

Urban Renewal Area (URA) Fast Facts

Created: 1984

Total Acres: 233.1

Last date to issue long-term debt (?): April 2008

Boundaries: View the Downtown Waterfront URA boundaries.

What's New

  • PDC Top Stories - June 2014
    June 30, 2014
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  • PDC elects new officers; Tom Kelly to serve as chair
    June 25, 2014
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  • Startup PDX Challenge receives 134 applications for six $15,000 grants
    June 24, 2014
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View all PDC Urban Renewal Areas in our interactive map:

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URA Contact

Sara Harpole
email or 503-823-3337

Upcoming Events

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  1. Lents Street Fair

    Sunday, July 27, 2014

  2. Urban Renewal Area Amendment Advisory Committee Meeting 3

    Thursday, August 21, 2014

  3. Alberta Street Fair

    Saturday, August 09, 2014