Mill Park is a family friendly neighborhood in the outer SE section of Portland, with residential areas and an easy commute downtown. It borders Hazelwood on the west, north and east, and Powellhurst-Gilbert on the south.
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One of the most lovely neighborhoods on the Eastside, suburban Hazelwood is green and filled with well-kept contemporary houses on great lots. Situated on a slight rise, there are beautiful views of Mount Hood and Tabor from certain areas. With easy access to Interstate 205, major shopping centers, Clackamas Town Center and Mall 205 are just a quick drive away. Great schools and quiet streets combine to make Hazelwood a standout neighborhood in outer Portland.
The Parkrose area had been a small farming and residential suburb of Portland until the 1920s and was annexed by Portland in 1980. Located close to the airport and near major roads, commuting from the mostly residential suburban neighborhoods of Parkrose and Parkrose Heights is easy. The busier streets provide ample shopping and dining opportunities. The Parkrose/Sumner Transit Center is served by the Red line of the Max Light Rail and I-205 runs through the neighborhoods.
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.
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.
Argay Terrace is a Northeast Portland subdivision primarily built in the 1960s. Consisting mainly of mid-century ranch homes, the neighborhood was designed to prevent high traffic streets, has a number of green walkways, a park, and is quite an attractive area. Close proximity to the I84 Freeway provides easy commuting into Portland or road trips through The Gorge.
Milwaukie lies largely in Clackamas County, right on the banks of the Willamette River. The “Dogwood City of the West” offers small town charm with easy access to big city amenities. The new Orange Max line will make the short commute into downtown Portland easier than ever before. Although Milwaukie is small (just 4.85 sq. mi.), the appeal is large; beautiful views from the Willamette River Waterfront Park, access to water-sports, parks, biking trails and great schools. Milwaukie is a safe and clean community and is named as one of the 50 best places to raise a family.
This neighborhood is wedged between Interstate 84 to the south, Interstate 205 to the east, NE Sandy Boulevard to the north, and NE 65th Avenue to the west. Madison South has a number of interesting features including the inactive volcanic cinder cone Rocky Butte, Catholic nature sanctuary The Grotto, and the Alameda Ridge, a gravel bar left over from the Missoula Floods. A number of restaurants and amenities may be found on NE Sandy.
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.
Located 7 mi. from downtown Portland and with a population of about 90,000, Beaverton is known for it’s suburban, family-friendly neighborhoods, shopping districts, and highly ranked school. There are a number of green spaces and the city boasts that there is a park within 1/2 mile of every home.