Why It Worked: High-rise, brick-and-glass building touts a variety of well-appointed, one- and two-level lofts, one-level flats, and penthouse apartments in the heart of Portland's popular Pearl District.

  • Adjacent streetcar line connects residents with downtown and Portland State University.
  • Interior finishes include custom European-style cabinetry, Silestone kitchen counters, Porcher Sapho pedestal sinks, and gas fireplaces.
  • Best-selling loft units have views of nearby Jamison Park.
  • Latest addition to Hoyt Street Yards Community Association, which provides a neighborhood security patrol and sponsors community events.
  • Concierge available to help residents from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Project Credits

    Project: Park Place Condominiums, Portland, Ore.; Sales started: May 2003; Sales through January 2004: 54; Units planned: 124; Price: $206,000 to $1.171 million; Unit size: 725 to 2,700 square feet; Developer: Hoyt Street Properties, Portland; Builder: Hoffman Construction, Portland; Architect: Carrier Johnson, San Diego; Landscape architect: Atlas, Portland; Interior designer: Ankrom Moisan Associated Architects, Portland

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