Neighborhood Spotlight – Pearl District

The Pearl District is located centrally in Portland, Oregon. Surrounded by Old Town / China Town, Goose Hollow, Downtown, and Northwest District neighborhoods, as well as the Willamette River.

One of the most recognizable neighborhoods in Portland, The Pearl District offers urban living at its finest, while still showing hints of its former warehouse district’s past with loading docks and cobblestone streets.

Full of stylish shops, trendy bars, must-try eateries, and huge arts community, it’s no question why The Pearl District is arguably one of Portland’s most famous neighborhoods.


Read on for our favorite things to see and do in this chic neighborhood.

Pearl District, OregonThe entire Pearl District is essentially mixed use: both residential and commercial. Powell’s Books operates the largest independent bookstore in town along an entire city block within the Pearl. Bookworms from around the globe head to Powell’s to satisfy their craving, often spending hours browsing, reading, and drinking coffee.


With over 110 active listings currently within the neighborhood, you will find an average price per square foot of $520 and average sale price of $660,000. (As of December 2022)
Streetcar Lofts Unit
View of Streetcar Loft Unit on NW 12th Ave.

If you work downtown, enjoy an easy commute and upscale city living, The Pearl District is definitely the neighborhood for you. It’s going to be very hard to find another urban location with beautiful luxury high rise condos and multiple open green spaces.  Multi-level, floor to ceiling windows, large balconies and beautiful views of the city and hills are found from multiple units around the neighborhood. You can really mix and match your favorite features to find the perfect home to meet your needs and price point.

Click here to see all the Pearl District Neighborhood homes for sale.

If you are interested in buying a home in the Portland area, we recommend meeting up with one of our top producing agents on the Lovejoy Team. Visit our Lovejoy Real Estate website for more info.

The Portland Streetcar is a distinctive part of the Pearl District landscape. This notable transportation option runs from Northwest Portland, through the Pearl District, south through downtown Portland, and currently ends in the south Waterfront area. Nothing beats the convenience of living in the city with such great accessibility and transportation options.


Our Favorite Places to visit in The Pearl District:



Pearl District Neighborhood Parks

The Fields Neighborhood Park in Portland

Jamison Square

North Park Blocks

Tanner Springs Park

Pearl District Community Resources

Pearl District Business Association

Pearl District Neighborhood Association


Chapman Elementary School

West Sylvan Middle School

Lincoln High School


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