Central Eastside Together awards $44,000 to 6 Portland Nonprofits In February 2019,…
The Central Eastside Industrial District is a 681-acre district encompassing property south of I-84 to Powell and the river to SE 12th. An emerging international hotspot for significant innovation, sustainable industries, and entrepreneurship, it is also one of the most unique districts in the country, offering manufacturing jobs in the city core while encouraging a diversity of other users.
Preserved historic buildings co-exist among new multi-story developments. Extensive public transit systems makes the area accessible to employees and visitors, and the Vera Katz Eastbank Esplanade is a favorite Portland recreation spot for cyclists and pedestrians to appreciate the river.