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.
Average home prices are released yearly by Portland Monthly. While prices shown are an average, actual home prices can vary greatly across a neighborhood.
Vernon is located in Northeast Portland. It is bordered by the King, Woodlawn, Concordia, and Sabin neighborhoods. Vernon contains one of the most popular sections of NE Alberta St., offering a colorful selection of restaurants and shops. Vernon is also the home to the lovely Alberta Park which features an off-leash dog park.
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.
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.
Often overlooked because it is somewhat tucked away and borders industrial areas to the north, Woodlawn is a great, old neighborhood finally coming into its own. Woodlawn is slowly, but surely built, developing into a wonderful family-oriented neighborhood. A number of new businesses and restaurants have popped up in recent last few years, primarily around the gem of the neighborhood – Dekum Triangle.