Located in SE Portland, Woodstock is a great neighborhood of families, singles and urbanites. This area feels community conscious, eco-friendly, and very family friendly. It’s a little too far out to be considered “close in”, but somehow maintains that Portland neighborhood vibe. The sweet Woodstock Village features grocery stores, bars, restaurants, a hardware store, and library. Woodstock Elementary is home to a Chinese immersion program.
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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.
Foster-Powell has seen an influx of new residents to the area in recent years, which has helped to create a new and vibrant, although still developing, community. Foster-Powell has some lovely pockets with beautifully improved and renovated homes. A special Fo-Po treat is the number of great authentic restaurants and shops in this neighborhood.
Arriving in Hosford-Abernethy from the west (via the Hawthorne or Ross Island Bridges), the first few blocks are all industrial but develop slowly into a mix of residential, including apartments, further to the east. SE 13th Avenue marks the beginning of purely residential with detached single-family homes. This neighborhood includes the highly desirable Ladd’s Addition.
Montavilla is located in deep SE, but manages to maintain an urban Portland vibe. Vintage homes and old growth trees fill many of the local streets. The shops, restaurants, and theater located on SE Stark hip up the neighborhood, while the Montavilla Farmers Market adds to a sense of community. Nearby Mt. Tabor is a very popular park for hiking, biking, and picnics.
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.
The ever popular Mount Tabor Park is the neighborhood’s principal feature. The neighborhood also marks the eastern end of the Hawthorne District. The campus of Western Seminary is located on the western slope, overlooking downtown Portland. Mt. Tabor is one of the few neighborhoods on the east side that offers hills and views.
North Tabor is nestled along the north side of Mount Tabor and offers easy walking distance to Mount Tabor, Laurelhurst, and Normandale Parks. There are a number of restaurants and cafes within the neighborhood which add to a feel of closeness in the community. North Tabor is served by the 60th MAX station.
Reed is located in a very beautiful area of southeast Portland. Homes here are upscale and the neighborhood streets are lined with old growth trees. Reed College is a major presence in the area. Primarily a residential area, residents can find dining, coffee, pub and shopping options in many of the surrounding neighborhoods.
As with the urban Portland trend, this neighborhood is very eclectic and Richmond homes vary substantially in form and style and landscaping. Bungalows, quiet streets, and mature trees make Richmond extremely popular with homebuyers, while great local restaurants and bars make it a favorite destination point. The neighborhood is in the midst of a boom and a number of new commercial and multi dwelling residential units are currently being built along Division.