King straddles Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard from Ainsworth Street to Fremont and is at one end of the Alberta Arts District. In the last decade, locally owned shops, galleries, and cafés have brought new life to the area. The neighborhood has rapidly gentrified since the 1990s and is now seen as one of the more popular Portland neighborhoods with housing prices remaining above Portland average. The King Neighborhood hosts an amazing farmers market in the summer months.
Average home prices are released yearly by Portland Monthly. While prices shown are an average, actual home prices can vary greatly across a neighborhood.
Located on Alameda Ridge with views of Downtown, the Willamette River, and the Cascades, Beaumont-Wilshire is an older, well established neighborhood with a strong sense of community. It has a mixture of residential and commercial properties with Beaumont Village serving as the main commercial district. The neighborhood is also within walking distance of the Hollywood District, a major commercial and shopping area to the south.
Laurelhurst is an historic neighborhood of beautiful and expansive vintage homes, not to mention the beautiful Laurelhurst Park. Streets that are not quite on a grid and stone markers flank the entrances to the area, both of which give the neighborhood a vibe of exclusivity. The area is considered one of Portland’s more desirable, with lovely, expensive homes. Laurelhurst, unlike adjacent Portland neighborhoods, is completely residential single-family homes.
A unique, increasingly popular, and constantly developing neighborhood which encompasses Williams and Mississippi Avenues. These two streets have seen much change in the last 10 years with respect to the independent businesses that line their streets and their patrons. This neighborhood stretches over the boundary between North and Northeast Portland. The MAX Yellow Line is located just opposite Interstate 5, connected by North Skidmore Street and the Failing St. pedestrian bridge.