West Portland Park is a family-friendly neighborhood and a great mix of suburban and rural areas. There are a number of local parks and green spaces in the area.
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West Linn is a city in Clackamas County with a history of early development, prompted by the opportunity to harvest energy from nearby Willamette Falls. It has beautiful, well-maintained parks and year-round recreational activities, and is right across the river from Oregon City.
Home to the University of Portland, the University Park neighborhood has been experiencing an influx of new residents as housing prices are still low enough to attract first-time buyers. Many of these newer residents have been making wonderful updates to their homes and yards, improving the neighborhood as a whole. Lombard is the main thoroughfare to get you to other parts of town. Homes along Willamette Blvd enjoy expansive river views, and the recent addition of a New Seasons made the area even more desirable.
While primarily an industrial district, Sunderland does have a small residential area along NE Marine Drive. The area is home to warehouses, supply yards, and wetlands. There are pockets of contemporary and new construction homes as well as houseboats along the Columbia river. The Dignity Village homeless settlement is also located in Sunderland.
South Tabor is a largely residential area located south of the Mt. Tabor neighborhood. Most homes in this neighborhood are modest in size and were built from the early 1900’s to today. Home styles include cute ranches, cottages and bungalows, and the area is still in an affordable price range when compared to other Portland areas. South Tabor is a pleasant neighborhood with plenty of shopping and conveniences nearby.
Russell is a quiet, mostly single family neighborhood northeast of 122nd Ave and Halsey St. The area is becoming increasingly popular with new residents who are discovering the livability and sense of community in surrounding neighborhoods, such as Maywood Park and Argay.
Roseway is located in Northeast Portland and is bordered by the Rose City Park, Beaumont-Wilshire, Cully, Sumner, and Madison South neighborhoods. Roseway features small to mid-sized single family homes in classic vintage styles like Ranches, Cape Cods, Tudors, and Bungalows. Most neighborhood streets are quiet with some mature trees.
Homes styles in Rose City Park include a mix of bungalows, English cottages, and classic ranches, many built from the 1920s-1940s. New construction and town houses have been added to the area in recent years. The neighborhood is located next to the Rose City Golf course, the second oldest municipal course in the city of Portland. Many homes offer views of the park and golf course.
Bordered by St. Johns and Kenton, Portsmouth still admittedly has some rough areas. Due to the affordability of homes and the recent influx of new, younger homebuyers, Portsmouth is evolving into a more family-friendly environment. There is an active community working to improve the neighborhood as a whole.
Overlook feels a bit secluded as it is bordered by Interstate and a bluff, but its location offers convenient access to other local neighborhoods and downtown. Many local restaurants and bars thrive along the main thoroughfares and the neighborhood is served by the MAX line. Though Overlook’s vibe is notably less urban than that of its neighbors, Overlook offers excellent bike access to downtown Portland, easy mass transit options, and is about a 5 minute drive to downtown Portland.