Pearl District

The Pearl is a young neighborhood, its most recent incarnation established in the early 1990s. Its modern persona is heavily influenced by the tenets of New Urbanism, which prizes mixed-use, walkability, diversity, human scale and conservation.

Upcoming Events

Pearl District Neighborhood Association Meeting

6:00 pm 8:00 pm
Neighborhood Association Meeting

Neighborhood Association Information


Bylaws: Pearl District NA Bylaws

Neighborhood District Office: Neighbors West-Northwest

Meeting Time and Location
General Meetings Annual meeting in October

Board Meetings 2nd Thurs. of each month, 6:00 PM

Please check the website for meeting locations:
Land Use Committee Meetings 1st & 3rd Tuesdays, 6:00 - 7:30 pm

Pearl District Neighborhood Association, c/o NWNW
434 NW 6th Ave, Suite 202
Portland, OR97209
United States

Neighborhood Association Leadership Contacts

Position and Name Contact Information
Chair / Co-Chair / President
Stanley Penkin
Vice Chair / Vice President
David Dysert
Miriam Counts
Land Use Committee Chair
David Dysert
General Correspondence Contact
Pearl District NA General Correspondence

Construction and Maintenance

Spring 2019
This project is in the design stage and is estimated to begin construction in the fall of 2025.
Construction finishing in 2023
Community engagement starting Winter 2023/24, with expect completion in Spring 2027

News and Notices

Land Use Notice of Decision LU 23-093031 HR

Historic Resource Review
333 NW 13th Ave

Public notice

Land Use Notice of Decision LU 23-089154 HR

Historic Resource Review
10 NW 12th Ave

Public notice

Current Strategic and Planning Projects

Liquor License Applications