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Directions to the Jean Vollum Natural Capital Center

The Jean Vollum Natural Capital Center is centrally located in Portland's Pearl District, surrounded by restaurants, galleries, and retail shops, and within minutes of downtown's business core.

Jean Vollum Natural Capital Center
721 NW 9th Avenue (9th and Johnson)
Portland, Oregon 97209

Getting Here

streetcar Portland Street Car - Visit www.portlandstreetcar.org for more information.

bus Tri-Met bus - Visit www.tri-met.org for more information.

train Union Station - Portland's Union Station services Amtrak trains from a variety of origins. Visit www.amtrak.com for more information.

View a Google map to the Natural Capital Center

bike Bicycle - Visit City of Portland Office of Transportation for more information on bike routes, including bike maps.

car Car - If you need to drive to the Natural Capital Center, consider parking at the nearby Station Place parking garage. On-street parking is also available in the area.

If you are hosting an event at the Natural Capital Center, you can try your luck in our parking lot. The Natural Capital Center has 34 spaces that are available after 5PM Monday–Friday, and on weekends, free of charge, on a first-come first-served basis. A dozen spaces are open all the time for two-hour visitor parking. Parking patrol is strict, events often exceed two hours, and a fine is $50.

Our Work

Billy Frank, Jr. Conference Center

Rebuilt Green

Ecotrust Event Space


Learn More

Upcoming Events

Natural Capital Center Overview (35kb pdf)

NCC Redevelopment Overview

Community of Tenants

LEED Gold Award Winner

Interpretive Niches and Art Display Space

Materials Guide to the NCC 550kb pdf

Waterfree Urinals

A Slideshow of the Ecoroof Project

Green Building Tour - We are happy to provide green building tours of the Natural Capital Center with our own LEED Accredited Professional, Sydney Mead. All tours are by appointment only. Please contact Sydney via email for further details.

"Building on Ideas for Urban Conservation" -The New York Times

Patterns of Reliable Prosperity: Green Building


Adam Lane
Natural Capital Center Manager,
tel: 503.227.6225
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Jean Vollum Natural Capital Center
721 NW 9th Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97209
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