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Lents Town Center

Neighborhood business vitality is central to the development of the Lents Urban Renewal Area. Job generation, small business support, and infrastructure improvements to foster community growth and vibrancy are the focal points for PDC’s work in Lents.

Urban Renewal Area (URA) Fast Facts

Created: June 1998

Total Acres: 2,846.3

Last date to issue long-term debt (?): June 2020

Boundaries: Lents URA Boundary Map.

Neighborhoods: Argay, Brentwood/ Darlington, Creston-Kenilworth, Lents, Mt. Scott-Arleta, Powellhurst, Gilbert, South Tabor, and Woodstock.

Business Associations: Division/ Clinton Business Association Foster Area Business Association, Midway Business Association, 82nd Ave Business Association, Woodstock Community Business Association.

What's New

  • PDC joins Zenger Farm to “Grow the Grange”
    July 30, 2014
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  • New SE Portland education center, housing development for Native American foster care children moves forward
    July 08, 2014
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  • 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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  • Foster Road Transportation and Streetscape Plan unanimously approved by Portland City Council; changes to improve safety, livability
    June 12, 2014
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URA Contact

General Inquiries
Kevin Cronin
email or 503-823-3305

Business Development
Stephen Green
email or 503-823-3231

Upcoming Events

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  1. Lents Grown Story Yard Grand Opening

    Monday, August 18, 2014