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.
Average home prices are released yearly by Portland Monthly. While prices shown are an average, actual home prices can vary greatly across a neighborhood.
The Ardenwald-Johnson Creek Neighborhood boundaries reach from the backyards of the homes along Crystal Springs Blvd in Eastmoreland all the way to Milwaukie. The neighborhood is home to wildlife area Tideman Johnson Park and a portion of the Springwater Corridor – a lovely multi-use trail. Ardenwald is a family-oriented and slightly old fashioned neighborhood.
Brentwood-Darlington borders Woodstock to the west, Mt. Scott-Arleta to the north, and Lents to the east. The homes are primarily working class and it is considered an emerging neighborhood. This neighborhood is close to the shopping, restaurants, and activities at Woodstock Village as well as the larger chain stores on SE 82nd.
Creston-Kenilworth is adjacent to Brooklyn to the west, Hosford-Abernethy, and Richmond to the north, Foster-Powell and Mt. Scott-Arleta to the east, and Reed and Woodstock to the south.
Eastmoreland is a beautiful, established neighborhood with lovely traditional, upscale homes primarily built in the 1920s and 1930s. The homes are generally expansive and meticulously cared for. Filled with mature tree lined streets and lush landscaping, the beautiful Reed College campus borders Eastmoreland to the north. This neighborhood is home to Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden and the Eastmoreland Golf Course.
Primarily a working class neighborhood, the homes found in Mt. Scott-Arleta are old style Portland homes such as Foursquares, Old Portland, Tudor, Colonial, Bungalow and more. The streets are quiet and many lined with mature trees. Mt Scott Park is lovely and has one of the best community centers in the city – complete with indoor pool. A handful of restaurants and a cafes call this neighborhood home.
Arlington Heights is one of Portland’s most scenic neighborhoods and home to some of the city’s most famous parks, like the Japanese Garden and Washington Park. Located near downtown, the architectural styles range from Victorian cottage to the latest contemporary dwellings. Most homes feature beautiful gardens and spectacular views. This is an old neighborhood – most homes were built before 1939.
The Forest Park neighborhood is named because of its proximity to the 5,000 plus acre Forest Park, the southern portion of which lies within the neighborhood boundaries. Built along a ridge northwest of downtown and only a short distance from the Northwest District, this neighborhood combines rolling green pastures and views. Most of the neighborhood lies within unincorporated Multnomah County.
The Hillside neighborhood (sometimes called King’s Heights) is located on a portion of the Tualatin Mountains that overlook downtown Portland. Most of the homes on the steep, winding streets are large older homes built on smaller lots and many offer views of the city or mountains. Some condominium complexes have been built in recent years. This is expensive real estate and most homes are in the million and above range. Architectural styles range from English Tudor, Queen Ann Victorian, Colonial, to Foursquare.
The Linnton neighborhood is located between Forest Park and the Willamette River along U.S. Route 30. It is a smaller community with roots as a logging town. Linnton is a mix of commercial and industrial buildings, with residential properties tucked into Forest Park. Linnton provides easy access to the trails of Forest Park and is also close to agricultural community Sauvie Island.