Monthly Archives: January 2007

Crane Lofts Turn A Corner

The Crane Building is both a piece of Oregon State history, and a work of art. Erected in 1909 by Oregon’s first Governor-appointed State Architect William C. Knighton, the Crane Building served as the stylish regional headquarters for The Crane … Continue reading

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Vacant Lot No More

Work is underway at the vacant parking lot located on Lovejoy, between 12th and 13th. The sits is west of the Streetcar Lofts, south of the (still under-construction) Wyatt Condos and east of the future Safeway. More and more people … Continue reading

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Go By Streetcar

Heidi and I have been taking the Portland Streetcar quite a bit lately. The past weekend we went to show a friend a unit at the Henry and one at the Pinnacle. He is new to town and was really … Continue reading

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Wyatt Construction Continues

The construction at The Wyatt Condos is well under way. Construction crews have are up to 11 floors. Once completed the Wyatt Condos will rise 15 stories with sweeping views in every direction. To the east looking over the Bridgeport … Continue reading

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Pearl Skyline is Changing

The Metropolitan is clearly the newest and brightest fixture of the Pearl District skyline. This picture was taken on the corner of 12th and Marshall, the future site of The Wyatt. The Pearl District’s skyline will be forever changed with … Continue reading

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Pearl Neighbor Reaches 100

Ida Van Parys resident of the Pearl District’s Irving Streets loft turns 100 on January 22nd. Born when Teddy Roosevelt was president she has seen many changes in her life. She celebrated at Christmastime with friends and family; her twin … Continue reading

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The Snowman Bids Farewell

The snow is almost gone. This snowman at Tanner Springs Parks is just about the only remnant of the four inches we received earlier in the week. The snowman is looking to the Northeast towards the Pinnacle condos and appears … Continue reading

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Pearl District Press

We got some face time in the Pearl District magazine, Explore the Pearl. Our picture was featured in the ’10,000 Steps’ story that talked about walking around teh Pearl District. We would love to invite you to our running walking … Continue reading

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Snow Makes For a Picture Day

The Pearl District has only seen snow covered streets just a few times, as the Pearl District is relatively young. When the old warehouses were converted in to the stylish Pearl District lofts and new Pearl District condos were being … Continue reading

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A Dog Day in the Pearl

It seemed as though every dog in the Pearl District was out playing with their owner and other dogs as the snow stuck around on Wednesday. Some drifts were as high as four inches which made things interesting for the … Continue reading

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