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The Portland area is a hub of culture, business, and recreation. The Portland metro area is an eclectic region surrounded by beautiful landscapes and spectacular views. The city offers a myriad of lifestyles and a wonderful mix of urban and rural living. Portland has something for everyone, especially the outdoor enthusiast with whitewater rafting, skiing, and miles of incredible hiking trails in Portland’s backyard. Boasting an eclectic nightlife, Portland offers both the excitement of city living with the laid-back feel of a small town. Downtown Portland is walkable and boasts a huge range of different urban hotspots, restaurants, coffee shops, and food carts.



                                          


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ALAMEDA
NE Portland

One of Portland’s more classic neighborhoods, Alameda borders the happening Hollywood District and the more business-oriented Beaumont Village. It also abuts Irvington, an area with large, rambling homes and estates. Established in the mid-18th century, the neighborhood has little details that are . . .

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ALBERTA ARTS
NE Portland

As indicated by the name, the Alberta Arts District revolves around bustling Alberta street, stretching through North and Northeast Portland and boasting some of the Portlandiest (if you will) cultural destinations in the city. Want to take a sewing class or pick up some are supplies  to follow the latest craft . . .

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BEAVERTON
SW Portland

As one the of thriving small town cities in the Portland Metro area, Beaverton sits in the scenic Tualatin Valley, surrounded by natural landscapes of woodlands, open-range grasslands, and beautiful waterways. The combinations of small town comforts and big city amenities abound in Beaverton, making it a . . .

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CONCORDIA
NE Portland

Named for Concordia University, which sits within its boundaries, the Concordia neighborhood is in the city’s Northeast quadrant. Bordered by Vernon, Woodland, Cully, Alameda, Beaumont-Wilshire and more, this area of the city is known for the University, which is part of the Lutheran Concordia University . . .

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DUNTHORPE
South Portland

Although officially an unincorporated area, Dunthorpe is usually treated as another of Portland’s neighborhoods or outlying suburbs. Dunthorpe is mostly hemmed in by the Willamette River and by busy Highway 43, stretching from Lake Oswego to the south and Portland to the north. Just like its neighbor . . .

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ELIOT
NE Portland

Spanning North and Northeast Portland, the Eliot neighborhood is roughly hemmed in by the Willamette River to the west, Fremont St. to the north, 74th Avenue to the east and Broadway St. to the south. It is located right in the middle of the former city of Albina, and is a cultural destination for many residents . . .

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EASTMORELAND
SE Portland

Sitting on Portland’s east side near the Willamette River, Eastmoreland abuts the Woodstock neighborhood, with its bustling row of shops and restaurants, as well as Sellwood, with its historic, beachy feel and wide array of shopping, eating, hobby and recreational destinations. Mainly residences comprise . . .

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FOREST HEIGHTS
NW Portland

Named for its high vantage point on top of Portland’s West Hills, Forest Heights has some of the best views the city has to offer. On a clear day, you can see Mt. St. Helens, Mt. Hood and other far-off Cascade Range beauties from this beautiful neighborhood’s many excellent viewing spots. Homeowners in the . . .

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GRANT PARK
NE Portland

nother cozy enclave within Portland’s larger community, Grant Park successfully combines family comforts with the classic slightly-hippie, slightly-yuppie, good-kind-of-weird culture for which Portland is known. Located in the city’s Northeast quadrant and bordered by charming neighborhoods such as . . .

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GRESHAM
SE Portland

Gresham has got a lot going on, both in and around the city. The people who live here are proud of it, and you can see why when you take the time to look a few of their photos. If you’re ready to experience the best of every season, complete with pink-tinged mountains from the sunset then get ready to learn . . .

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HAPPY VALLEY
SE Portland

With the benefits of living close enough to the city of Portland yet maintaining the intimacy of a small town community, Happy Valley strikes a balance that is ideal for its 16,000 residents. Located just eleven miles to the southeast of Portland, this charming town sits on a hill that allows many who live there scenic . . .

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HAWTHORNE/BELMONT
SE Portland

Among Portland’s cutesiest strips, both Hawthorne and Belmont are bastions of young, urban fun. Both contain numerous coffee shops, eateries, breweries, ice cream shops, food carts and pods, and little hole in the wall dining joints. Equally, both are destinations for boutique shopping. Hawthorne is especially . . .

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IRVINGTON/BROADWAY
NE Portland

Proudly touting itself as one of Portland’s more elite neighborhoods, the Irvington/Broadway area combines beautiful homes, elegantly landscaped gardens and yards, broadly sweeping stretches of greenery and parks, and wide streets which deviate from much of the city’s traditional grid pattern. This . . .

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JOHNS LANDING
SW Portland

Extremely accessible to downtown with a more urban neighborhood feel, John’s Landing is one of the less family-oriented neighborhoods. Instead, its homes are targeted toward singles, students, working professionals who are moving through rather than staying, and the very young. Much of its real estate . . .

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LAKE OSWEGO
South Portland

Abutting Portland to the South, Lake Oswego is a beautiful town centered on a manmade lake. With a population upwards of 37,000 people, Lake Oswego has a small-town feel with the benefit of Portland’s nearby big-city attributes. Its properties are almost exclusively single-family homes, which are often wealthy . . .

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LAURELHURST
SE Portland

One of Portland’s more upscale neighborhoods, Laurelhurst contains many sweeping, lovely single-family homes. Breaking Portland’s traditional grid pattern of streets, the avenues in this neighborhood wind gently around through parks and residential enclaves. The center of the neighborhood is crowned . . .

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MISSISSIPPI
NE Portland

Formerly a seedy part of town, Portland’s Mississippi neighborhood is now the site of some serious urban renewal. Drawn to its hip shops, easy biking and walking, local businesses and good eats, the city’s younger set are flooding in. Although you won’t find Portland’s more expensive homes on a list of . . .

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MOUNT TABOR
SE Portland

In addition to being the name of the neighborhood in Portland, Mount Tabor is a historical landmark in Israel and a large butte on Portland’s East side, which incidentally lends the neighborhood its name. Grassy stretches, climbing paths and reservoirs comprise Portland’s Mount Tabor, which is actually a volcanic . . .

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MULTNOMAH VILLAGE
SW Portland

This Southwest Portland neighborhood retains all the charm of a historic seaside hamlet, despite being more than a hundred miles inland. Gathered around the main stretch along Capitol Highway, with smaller offshoots along side streets and on parallel Multnomah Boulevard, the village is a recreator’s dream . . .

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NORTH PLAINS
North Portland

On the outskirts of Portland, this community is affectionately known as “the city to the sunset.” North Plains is also widely recognized as home to one of Oregon’s most prestigious golf courses, Pumpkin Ridge which was the site of the 1996 U.S. Amateur Tournament won by Tiger Woods. North Plains is charming . . .

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OREGON CITY
South Portland

Oregon City, Oregon is a beautiful place that is only 13 miles south of the big city of Portland. The city is located at the meeting of the Willamete and Clackamas Rivers. There are three major zones in the city. These zones are defined by the steep hills and bluffs that make up the geography of the city . . .

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SELLWOOD
SE Portland

Situated on high ground on the east side of the Willamette River, Sellwood is a picturesque neighborhood that wouldn’t appear out of place along a beachfront. Its charming stores, boutique groceries and walkable streets make it perfect for young professionals, families with young children or older couples . . .

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SHERWOOD
SW Portland

Sherwood, Oregon built its wealth on bricks, manufacturing them for much of the industrial and commercial growth in the Portland metropolitan area. During the brick-making heyday, it formed the nine-block area now known as Old Town, where you can currently find an antique mall, performing arts academy, library . . .

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SOUTH WATERFRONT
South Portland

Portland’s South Waterfront is characterized by luxury and beauty. Built on brownfield land, which means land that was previously used for industrial purposes, the South Waterfront stretches along the Willamette River adjacent to the downtown area. One of Portland’s many examples of urban renewal . . .

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ST. HELENS
North Portland

Once a popular shipping port, the community of St. Helens sits on 60 miles the Columbia River banks outside of the Oregon-Washington border, just 30 minutes North of Portland. Quaint and charming, the Olde Town is a registered Historic District and is a well-travelled destination for those seeking . . .

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ST. JOHNS
North Portland

The community of St. Johns is located at the northern tip of where the Columbia River and Willamette River converge. It sits on the Northwest end of the beautiful St. Johns bridge. Still considered affordable, the area has experienced much revitalization in recent years. A bustling downton area dn homes of . . .

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THE ALPHABET DISTRICT
NW Portland

Portland’s Alphabet District earned its charming appellation from the alphabetical progression of its East-West streets (for example: Davis, Everett, Flanders, Glisan and Hoyt). It is located in Northwest Portland, close to the Pearl District and Downtown, as well as some of the city’s best shopping on NW 21st and . . .

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THE PEARL DISTRICT
NW Portland

Located in the trendiest part Portland’s Northwest quadrant and lining the river, the Pearl, once purely industrial, is a case study for urban renewal. Some of the Pearl’s more beloved attributes include a trolley system, a stunning view of the green and beautifully arched Fremont bridge, and scenic footpaths along . . .

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TIGARD- TUALATIN
South Portland

With a population of about 50,000, the city of Tigard is located just south of Portland in southeastern Washington County. It is home to the region’s premier tax-free shopping destinations—Washington Square and Bridgeport Village—and has a community that is devoted to the arts, with the only professional . . .

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WEST HILLS
SW Portland

Located in Southwest Portland, the West Hills neighborhood is one of affluence and beauty. While the name is sometimes broadened to include the neighborhoods of Arlington Heights, Council Crest, Forest Park, Hillside, King Heights, Portland Heights and the Southwest Hills, generally it refers simply to the Southwest . . .

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WEST LINN
South Portland

Bordered by Lake Oswego, Gladstone and Oregon City, among others, West Linn is one of Portland’s most desirable suburbs. An area of early development, prompted partially by the easy availability of electricity in the form of Willamette Falls, located close by, West Linn incorporated in 1913. It is located . . .

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WILSONVILLE
South Portland

A town of rolling farmland, beautifully appointed estates, tree-lined boulevards and small areas of urban development, Wilsonville is the perfect suburb for young families, older couples and city-dwellers looking for that backcountry feel. Located in Clackamas and Washington Counties, the town has a . . .

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