Housing Authority of Portland
Pearl Court Apartments provides 199 units of affordable
housing on a full city block in Portland’s Pearl District. The “O” shaped building encloses a large courtyard. Entrances are responsive to the district’s pedestrian and transit patterns. The main entrance on the north is located adjacent to a public pedestrian walkway and the west entrance is adjacent to the Portland Streetcar line and Jamison Park. The building was the ﬁrst to be built under Portland’s ﬁve-story wood-frame ordinance.