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River District

Home to the Pearl District, Old Town/Chinatown and swaths of grittier, industrial properties, the River District URA has experienced phenomenal growth since 2001. Projects focus on the area’s capacity for continued growth as a high-density, mixed-use urban neighborhood.

Urban Renewal Area (URA) Fast Facts

Created: June 1998

Total Acres: 351.2

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

Boundaries: View the River District URA boundaries.

What's New

  • PDC launches Mercatus, an online platform to highlight local small business owners of color
    June 15, 2016
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  • NoAppFee rental platform named "People's Choice" in Global 1776 Challenge Cup
    June 13, 2016
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  • Open House set for June 10 to review draft design guidelines for new Chinatown/Japantown Historic District
    June 09, 2016
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URA Contact

Sara Harpole
email or 503-823-3337

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