Storm damage recovery


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

Creston-Kenilworth Neighborhood Association Board Meeting

Creston-Kenilworth Neighborhood Association holds Board meetings on the 4th Monday of the Month. No meeting in December.

6:30 pm 7:30 pm
Neighborhood Association Meeting

Violin Students of Isabel Dammann Present a Composition Recital

Participants of this CMC instructor's classes perform their most recently learned musical compositions for public enjoyment.

4:00 pm 5:00 pm
Classes and Activities
Community Music Center Event

Filk Song Circle

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

2:00 pm 5:00 pm
Community Event

Neighborhood Association Information


Bylaws: Creston Kenilworth NA Bylaws

Neighborhood District Office: Southeast Uplift

Meeting Time and Location
General Meetings The Creston-Kenilworth Neighborhood Association Annual Meeting with elections is held in May. Check the website for details.
Board Meetings Creston-Kenilworth Neighborhood Association holds Board meetings on the 4th Monday of the month, 7:30 - 8:30 pm. Meetings are open to the public. Everyone is welcome. Meetings are virtual. Use this link to connect:

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)
Krystin Railing
Land Use Committee Chair
Jonathan Herrmann
General Correspondence Contact
Creston-Kenilworth NA General Correspondence

Construction and Maintenance

Construction is anticipated to begin in the Spring of 2024 and should take up to six months to complete.
Construction began in February 2024 and will take approximately four months to complete.

News and Notices

Portland's Housing Bond January 2024 Newsletter

The October 2023 edition of our Portland's Housing Bond Newsletter. A letter from Commissioner Rubio - Bond Highlights of 2023 - Charting Bond progress