Northwest, home to Oregon’s most densely populated zip code, 97209, offers a myriad of housing options, from beautiful Craftsman and Old Portland homes to historic apartment buildings and sleek new condominiums, all within walking distance of great restaurants, bars and shops.
Bethany The name Bethany was first applied to a crossroads trading center about two miles northeast of the current location, where a Presbyterian church stands today. The area was first settled by Ulrich Gerber, who came from Switzerland in the mid-1870s. Gerber helped establish the first post office in the area in 1878, about a mile east of the current Bethany School, and suggested the name Bethany. “Bethany” is a Hebrew word, originally applied to a place in Palestine near Jerusalem, and used as a place name all over the United States, especially in connection with a church.
Catlin Crest only 5 minutes to downtown Catlin crest boasts some of the most convenient commutes in Portland.
Cedar Mill Cedar Mill is located north of Beaverton in an unincorporated area of Washington County, approximately seven miles west of downtown Portland. Cedar Mill lies north of the Sunset Highway (Route 26) and west of its intersection with Route 217.
Forest Heights combines rolling green pastures, stunning views east and west, and fine homes in both new developments and on existing large lots nestled near the trails and massive tree canopy of the nation’s largest urban park.
Hillside is truly in a prime location, with grand houses and views, parks ranging from intimate to wilderness and proximity to unparalleled shopping and dining opportunities.
Linnton is a neighborhood with great potential, nestled between Forest Park and the Columbia along US 30. It has a small town feel, with its modest shops and restaurants along the highway, but Northwest, Pearl and Downtown are just a short drive away.
Nob Hill is a densely populated retail and residential neighborhood in the Northwest section of Portland, Oregon. Craftsman- and Old Portland-style houses are packed tightly together with grand old apartment buildings and sleek new condominiums, within walking distance of restaurants, bars, and shops. The Portland Streetcar terminates here, connecting the district to the Pearl District and Downtown Portland.
Nicknamed Nob Hill for its resemblance to the San Francisco neighborhood, this Portland district does not boast the same steep inclines of the Bay Area, but is just as engaging. Comprised of about 50 blocks, Northwest is as walker-friendly as the rest of Portland but exudes a more small-town, relaxed vibe than the rest of the busy city.
Northwest Heights, situated on the west side of the West Hills, offers scores of new developments boasting large new homes, most with views of the Coast Range, and the seclusion and peace of living in a forest.
Northwest Industrial has its share of brick warehouses ripe for renovation and, given the neighborhood’s proximity to the burgeoning Pearl District, a Pearl-like transformation seems likely.
Oak Hills The neighborhood is north of the Sunset Highway and is bounded by Cornell Road on the south, West Union Road on the north, Bethany Boulevard on the west and Northwest 143rd Avenue on the east.
Oldtown/Chinatown is a thrillingly urban, historic neighborhood. Old Town, Portland’s original downtown, is now home to bars, restaurants and live music venues and has an air of gritty, rock ‘n’ roll amiability while Portland’s Chinatown, the second largest (after San Francisco’s, of course) on the West Coast, retains enough shabby chaos to avoid being a simple tourist destination.
The Pearl is a Portland success story that encapsulates the ethos of the city: stylish sustainability. The Pearl is a compact neighborhood of million dollar lofts housed in renovated warehouses and glimmering, newly constructed high rises. Driving is unnecessary, as everything one could need is located within a few blocks.
Sylvan Heights Sylvan Highlands is like living in a forested city park. Beautiful homes offer stunning views and you’ll feel secluded and set apart from the rest of Portland. Nearby you’ll find the lovely Forest Park. One of the most beautiful parks in the country, Forest Park offers miles of hiking trails through lush green woodland. This park truly personifies the Pacific Northwest. Starting at NW 29th Ave and Upshur and spanning all the way to Newberry Road, Forest Park sits smack dab in the middle of Portland, literally neighboring downtown Portland. Enjoy hours of foot, bike and equestrian trails all while relaxing in the intoxicating natural beauty. Forest Park is dog friendly- your four-legged friends will love it here!
West Haven with an average home price of $502,000 these homes are nice and so are the schools that boast a 9 out of 10 compared to other areas in Portland.
Westover one of Portland’s most popular neighborhoods, it sits West of Nob Hill a popular and densely populated area. Westover is has a distinctly slower pace. A good analogy is that it’s for people who like to baby sit but not have children.