20 apartments for rent in Pearl, Portland, OR
The upscale Pearl neighborhood in the 97209 zip code area is a residential and commercial district of Portland. The densely populated neighborhood covers .0631 square miles and is bordered on the north by the Northwest Fremont Bridge, on the south by Burnside Street, to the east by North Interstate Avenue and North Broadway, and to the west by Highway 405.
Over the years, thos historical neighborhood has been transformed from warehouses and railroad yards to the most desirable real estate in Portland. In the late 1980s, abandoned warehouses and plants in Pearl became lofts and condominiums were converted to green buildings meeting the standards of the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design standards.
Apartments, condominiums, lofts, and townhouses are available, and some properties are still under construction. The average Pearl resident is 35. Most residents live in owner-occupied homes.
The neighborhood is pedestrian and bicyclist friendly. Residents can walk to work or ride the free public transportation into downtown Portland proper. Pearl also has restaurants, bars, art galleries, boutiques, shopping, and cultural events in the neighborhood.
Roses grow well in the city’s mild, drizzly climate. The most common name for Portland is “The City of Roses.” The Portland Rose Society was established in 1889 and continues to maintain Portland’s public rose gardens. The International Rose Test Garden was dedicated in 1924 and became an official testing site for the All-American Rose Selection (AARS) of Chicago.
Pearl is close to the Rose Garden for sporting events and performances. It is the home of the Portland Trail Blazers of the NBA.