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Interstate Corridor

Capacity-building to support business growth, job creation and social equity plays a critical role in Interstate, with its diverse collection of historic residential communities, commercial corridors and industrial districts, and its status as the city’s largest urban renewal area.

Urban Renewal Area (URA) Fast Facts

Created: August 2000

Total Acres: 3,990

Last date to issue long-term debt (?): June 2021

Boundaries: View the Interstate Corridor URA boundaries


Neighborhoods: Portions of Arbor Lodge, Boise, Bridgeton, Eliot, Humboldt, Kenton, King, Overlook, Piedmont, Portsmouth, Concordia, East Columbia, Friends of Cathedral Park, St. Johns, University Park, Woodlawn, Vernon.

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  • Portland’s the poster city for National Small Business Week
    April 28, 2016
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  • Join us to meet new biz owners on NE 42nd Avenue
    March 30, 2016
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  • Top Stories: January 2016
    January 29, 2016
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  • PDC will boost 18 projects with $1.2M in grants
    December 24, 2015
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  • Top Stories: December 2015
    December 23, 2015
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View all PDC Urban Renewal Areas in our interactive map:

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URA Contact

General Inquiries
Charri Hearn Schairer
email or 503-823-3419

Kim Moreland
email or 503-823-3220

Business Development
Bernie Kerosky
email or 503-823-3459