Portland Neighborhood Guides

Portland is Oregon’s largest city and one of the most popular moving destinations in the country. Known for its fabulous outdoor scenes, microbreweries and coffeehouses, friendly neighborhoods, and bicycle-friendly streets, Portland is a wonderful place to make your home.

Whether you’re new to the area and looking to buy a house, or have been here a while and are interested in moving to a new part of the city, our neighborhood guides will help you become more familiar with this beautiful corner of the Pacific Northwest.

Hawthorne Neighborhood Guide

Neighborhood: Hawthorne

Reaching from SE 12th Avenue to SE 60th Avenue, the Hawthorne district features some of the best of what Portland has to offer. From numerous independent shops and popular restaurants, to quaint neighborhoods filled with vintage homes and apartments, the Hawthorne area is one you shouldn’t miss.

Foster Powell Neighborhood Guide

Neighborhood: Foster-Powell

There’s something so wonderfully “Portland” about Foster-Powell. This up-and-coming neighborhood just south of Mount Tabor features a thriving food scene, fantastic pubs, some of the best parks in the city, and many beautiful properties and newly renovated houses.

Hawthorne Neighborhood Guide

Neighborhood: Ladd’s Addition

Historical Ladd’s Addition is one of Portland’s most famous and vibrant neighborhoods. Nestled in the Hosford Abernethy area in southeast Portland, Ladd’s Addition is known for its unusual asymmetrical street layout, tree-lined streets, and picturesque gardens.

Mt. Tabor Park near Hawthorne

Neighborhood: Mount Tabor

Those looking for a walkable neighborhood with stunning views should look no further than Mount Tabor. One of Portland’s oldest residential areas, Mount Tabor is separated into 4 neighborhoods. Each neighborhood features English cottages, bungalows, Tudor homes, and more you’re sure to fall in love with.

Hawthorne Neighborhood Guide

Neighborhood: Montgomery Park

Montgomery Park has long been a popular neighborhood for both residents and visitors. From walkable streets, nearby hiking, and endless entertainment options, there are so many reasons why people love Montgomery Park.

Mt. Tabor Park near Hawthorne

Neighborhood: St. Johns

Featuring a small-town atmosphere with a quaint main street, St. Johns is a great place to call home. A wave of new restaurants, shops, and bars though has transformed the neighborhood into one of the hottest spots in Portland.

Hawthorne Neighborhood Guide

Neighborhood: Alberta and Mississippi

There may not be anywhere in the city as quintessentially Portland as the Alberta and Mississippi neighborhoods. Filled parks and restaurants, these districts offer a blend of quiet, residential neighborhoods with bustling mains streets.

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