About the NNCC
The Northwest Neighborhood Cultural Center or “NNCC” is a National Historic Register property located at 1819 NW Everett in Portland, Oregon. This location lies within the Alphabet Historic District.
The building was constructed as a Christian Science Church and opened in 1911. It is one of several Christian Science churches of similar design by architect Solon S. Beman. Today, the building has significant repair and reinvestment needs.
The building is owned by a neighborhood-based, Oregon not-for-profit corporation whose name is also the Northwest Neighborhood Cultural Center. In the late 1970s, the NNCC acquired the property from the Christian Science church. The NNCC has continuously owned the property since that time.
DO YOU LIVE OR WORK IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD?
NNCC is tied to six nearby city-recognized neighborhood organizations in NW and SW Portland. The six are NWDA, Goose Hollow, Arlington Heights, Hillside, NINA and Linnton. To be eligible for NNCC membership, a person must reside in one of the geographic areas served by one of these six neighborhood organizations or have some other connection (property or business ownership etc.) to one of these six neighborhoods. Membership is free and open to residents, property owners, and business owners of the following neighborhoods:
- Arlington Heights
- Goose Hollow
- NW Industrial (NINA)
- NW District (NWDA)