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Select Site Summaries

These provide summary information on the scale/FAR of existing buildings in historic districts, focusing on larger buildings to inform maximum scale allowances. Building area and lot size information is from Multnomah County Tax Assessor and Portland Maps.


Alphabet Historic District Select Sites - Current RH zone (4:1 FAR) east of NW 21st

Examples of existing building scale in the current RH zone (4:1 FAR) east of NW 21st Avenue

Alphabet Historic District Select Sites - Current RH zone (2:1 FAR) between NW 21st and NW 23rd

Examples of existing building scale in the current RH zone (2:1 FAR) between NW 21st and NW 23rd avenues

Alphabet Historic District Select Sites - CM2 zone along NW 21st and NW 23rd

Examples of existing building scale in the mixed use CM2 zone along NW 21st and NW 23rd avenues

King’s Hill Historic District Select Sites - Current RH zone (4:1 FAR)

Examples of existing building scale in the current RH zone (4:1 FAR) in the King’s Hill Historic District