Portland has plenty of desirable neighborhoods, but for those looking to live in a city hotspot, Downtown Portland and the Pearl District are at the center of all of the action. This area has some of Portland’s best-known chefs and restaurants, vibrant boutiques and shops, as well as world-class art galleries. The Pearl District is in the heart of Downtown Portland and is the home of businesses ranging from advertising agencies to finance and real estate businesses. Among these raging businesses are family-friendly parks and many residential buildings.
Downtown Portland and the Pearl District offer buyers a dynamic mix of urban vibes along with art galleries, shopping and plenty of fine dining. While Portland boasts an efficient transportation system and has an international airport and Amtrak hub, it is also a very walkable city. There are five star restaurants, art galleries, museums, stores and shops all within a 2-minute walk.
In the Pearl District, there are 3 acres of open paths to play basketball, take a stroll and enjoy the playground at the North Park. Just a few blocks northwest of the North Park is Jamison Square, where there is a fountain and modern art sculptures. Tanner Springs Park is another great area to spend time outside while in the city and it offers walking paths, waterways, grassy lawns and statues.
If you are looking to be in the center of all the action, Downtown Portland or the Pearl District is a place you will want to call home. You will never run out of events to attend, restaurants to eat at or places to shop at living in Downtown Portland. These areas offer a healthy mix of the urban city life along with the rural and practical outdoor areas so that you truly have the best of both worlds.
Real Estate in Downtown Portland
The Pearl District is one of the most popular neighborhoods in Portland and is a hot destination for the arts, as well as nightlife. There are numerous options for dining, shopping and has something for everyone.
The Pearl District and Downtown Portland areas have many older brick buildings. Portland West was originally an industrial area, but is now transforming into residential lofts and condominiums. This area of Portland often is compared to New York City’s SoHo neighborhood because of the new construction of high-rise condos and the chic blend of the industrial style with modern luxury.
These new construction projects offer buyers lofts, traditional condos, apartments, and even rooftop penthouses to fit every buyer’s wants and needs.
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