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Home Communities Portland Metro Irvington/Broadway



Broadway Bridge


The Cadillac Café


Atrium at Lloyd Center Mall


Westminster Presbyterian Church


Rose Garden Arena


Majestic Portland homes, beautifully manicured lawns and massive older trees line wide streets in Irvington, just minutes northeast of downtown Portland. This area is rich in history with about 85 percent of the houses and structures constructed between 1890 and 1948. Irvington was named after Captain William Irving, originally from Scotland. This residential district excels in transportation access and its proximity to downtown. Nearby neighborhoods include Grant Park, Hollywood and Rose City.

Vibe and Style

Families, professional couples and singles who enjoy the spaciousness of the homes, convenient location and super-friendly people make up this culturally diverse neighborhood. The tree-lined streets are filled with kids playing in the streets and backyard barbeques and yard sales are frequent during the summer.

Portlanders built substantial houses in styles common to the period: arts & crafts, Craftsman, Dutch Colonial, prairie, plantation and bungalow, many with the creative touch of East Coast architectural properties. Most of the houses were built by top architects and builders and are designated as historically significant. Tours are given each spring, where people gather for an up close and personal look.

Local Scene

Convenient to downtown and the Lloyd Center Mall, the largely residential Irvington/Broadway neighborhood boasts two trendy shopping districts of its own. Stroll along Broadway for an impressive array of fashionable shops, cafés, galleries and fine dining establishments. Milo’s City Café offers wine by the glass and open-faced sandwiches in a hip, retro atmosphere. At Cotton Cloud Furniture and Futons every mattress is handcrafted, and it has the largest selection of futon covers in the Portland area. And, the nearby Whole Foods Market sells only the highest quality and organic products available. Near the northern edge of the neighborhood, Fremont Street is home to coffee shops, restaurants, a neighborhood bar and more.

Outdoor Sanctuary

Irving Park is located near the northwest corner of Irvington and includes over 16 acres of flowing lawns, ball fields, tennis and basketball courts, an off-leash area for dogs, free Wi-Fi access, a wading pool, playground and paved picnic areas. Just to the south, the Matt Dishman Community Center provides a basketball court, fitness room, gymnasium, weight room and an indoor swimming pool.


National Night Out Picnic Hosted by Kerns Neighborhood Association

Jul 23, 2014
Celebrate National Night out with your Neighbors! Kerns Neighborhood Association is hosting our annual picnic on National Night Out, August 5, and we're inviting our neighbors to join us for food,...

Now Open in Portland: Ex Novo Brewing Co.

Jul 23, 2014
Joel Gregory considers Ex Novo, his 48-seat nonprofit brewing company and brewpub, to be a mashup of what were once his competing interests: He's an avid home brewer and had long pondered ways to...

The 17th Annual Alberta Street Fair

Jul 22, 2014
The 17th Annual Alberta Street Fair, presented by BoltBus, features an eclectic mix of sights, sounds and tasty treats that can only be found on Alberta Street. Spend Saturday, August 9th, 2014,...

Where to Happy Hour in Portland: Tamale Boy

Jul 22, 2014
The only happy hour deals you'll find at Jaime Soltero Jr.'s lively tamale joint come in the form of discounted drinks ($2 off all cocktails and draft beers). But don't let that dissuade you from...

Local Designer Sample Sale at Amelia on Alberta

Jul 22, 2014
This weekend, July 26-27, Amelia will host a sample sale with local designers, Hubris Apparel, Clair Vintage Inspired, Carolyn Hart, and our house line Amelia. Samples, limited releases, and...

Now Open in Portland: Jacobsen Salt Co.

Jul 16, 2014
Every chef in town (and that includes those of you who are the head chef of your home kitchen) knows that the best way to finish entrées is by lightly scattering them with sea salt harvested from...

Made in Portland: Sahlia Jewelry

Jul 11, 2014
Jeweler and Astoria native Sahlia Michelle Spaan has been fashioning women's earrings, rings, bracelets and necklaces for eight years"the last seven in Portland"but her focus wasn't always aimed...

Now Open in Portland: Candace

Jul 9, 2014
New Jersey native and painter Faye Cuneo earned her degree in apparel design from Colorado State University and, upon graduation, promptly set her sights on Portland. After working in the...

NE Broadway Summer Super Sale

Jul 8, 2014
Amazing deals, storewide sales, cute pets and more will return the third weekend of July for the NE Broadway Summer Super Sale. The sidewalks will be packed with shoppers in search of incredible...

Where to Happy Hour in Portland: Trifecta Tavern & Bakery

Jul 8, 2014
The menu at Ken Forkish's Trifecta Tavern can be summed up as an amalgamation of his adult life, his childhood memories, and what he considers to be American cuisine"which is a hodgepodged...

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