The neighborhood, platted in 1889, is named after Sir Walter Scott's 1821 novel Kenilworth, a romantic novel set in Elizabethan England. Many of the streets in this close-in neighborhood took their names from this novel and other novels by Scott.


Portland Samba Weekly Meeting

Drumming classes, rehearsals, and more! Note: contact Portland Samba before coming to CMC.

11:00 am 3:00 pm
Community Event
Samba drummers

Upcoming Events

Filk Song Circle

Monthly meeting to share the music of science fiction and fantasy.

2:00 pm 5:00 pm
Community Event

Community Music Workshop

Amateur performers of acoustic Baroque, Classical and modern music get an opportunity to play for a small and supportive audience and provide a free concert to people in the community.

10:30 am 11:30 am
Community Event

Violin Master Class: Anna Lee

Chamber Music Northwest presents a free event

1:00 pm 3:00 pm
Community Event

Neighborhood Association Information


Bylaws: Creston Kenilworth NA Bylaws

Neighborhood District Office: Southeast Uplift

Meeting Time and Location
General Meetings 4th Monday of the Month!

4th Monday of the Month | 6:30pm-7:30pm: Neighborhood Meeting

Virtual Meetings
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Board Meetings 4th Monday of the Month | 7:30pm-8:30pm: Board Meeting (everyone welcome)

Virtual Meetings
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Creston-Kenilworth Neighborhood Association, c/o SE Uplift
3534 SE Main St
Portland, OR97214
United States

Neighborhood Association Leadership Contacts

Position and Name Contact Information
Chair / Co-Chair / President
Elizabeth Durham McPherson (they/them/theirs)
Ann Duran
Seth Otto
Land Use Committee Chair
Seth Otto
General Correspondence Contact
Creston-Kenilworth NA General Correspondence

Construction and Maintenance

Winter 2024
Construction is anticipated to begin in early 2024 and should take about six months to complete.
Construction is anticipated to begin in early 2024 and should take approximately four months to complete.