Kenton Placemaking Grant Awards $10,000 to Community Groups

Through the North Portland Trust Fund under Portland Parks & Recreation and managed by North Portland Neighborhood Services, the KNA is proud to announce the recipients of the Kenton Placemaking Grant.


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Free Tickets to the Rose Cup Races

Thanks to Portland International Raceway, the Kenton Neighborhood Association will be handing out free tickets to neighbors for the Rose Cup Races.

Kenton Street Fair Returns on Sunday!

On Sunday May 19th, join us for the 10th Annual Kenton Street Fair!

Call for Artists

The Elisabeth Jones Art Center is looking for artwork inspired by Save Columbia Pool and the Kenton Women’s Village.

Kenton Placemaking Grant Applications Out Today

Grant and evaluation committee applications for the Kenton Placemaking Grant are now live.


Call to Action: Save Columbia Pool

Take action and convince our representatives that Columbia Pool should remain in operation!


Proposed Budget Cuts Could Close Columbia Pool in 2020

With a budget deficit of 6.3 million, Portland Parks and Recreation is looking to close Columbia Pool (7701 N Chautauqua Blvd) in July of 2020


KNA Awarded Funds for Placemaking Grant Program

The Kenton Neighborhood Association has been allotted $10,000 to establish the North Portland Trust Fund Kenton Placemaking Grant for community enhancement projects in Kenton


Local Contractors to Build New Pods for the KWV

As the Kenton Women’s Village nears it’s re-opening at 2420 N Columbia Blvd, Andersen Construction is spearheading an effort to build 14 new sleeping pods for the village over the next couple months.


PBOT Makes Decision on Repaving N Denver

After engaging neighbors through online surveys, open houses, KNA meetings and door-to-door discussions, the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) has determined to keep more traditional bike lanes on N Denver from N Lombard to N Watts when it repaved this summer.

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