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Portland Bureau of Transportation

Phone: 503-823-5185

Fax: 503-823-7576

1120 SW Fifth Ave, Suite 800, Portland, OR 97204

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The Kenton District was built by the Swift Company, who built a meat packing plant up along the river. Swift platted a subdivision where their workers would live and shop and paid for extending the street car line from this area out to the plant.