Downtown Portland Neighborhoods — Nature’s work of art! Set in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. Surrounded by towering pines, its skyline dominated by the majesty of Mt. Hood rising in the east, and its communities embraced by the flow of two mighty rivers.Portland is proud of its healthy urban core, alive with people on the move. It is the only city in the nation that has grown in population as people move into lofts, brownstones and townhouses. Downtown Portland Neighborhoods consists of the Pearl, NW 23rd, Riverfront, Riverplace, South Waterfront and all the smaller neighborhoods within the downtown core.
So, stroll along the esplanade along the Willamette River downtown. Walk along the tree-lined Park Blocks. Catch a ride on the historic trolley to shopping and entertainment. Hop on the award-winning MAX light-rail system from the suburbs to the city. Discover the spectacular city of Portland.
Portland has been called New York-West Coast, without the expense or hassle. The pace is slower, informal and Portlanders are open and friendly.
“There’s so much more of a small-town feel to it. It gives you the opportunity to be in the city, but not really feel like you’re in a big city with so much to stress you out.”
-Former Blazer Forward Scottie Pippen on Portland.