20 apartments for rent in Downtown, Portland, OR
Downtown Portland is one of the most popular neighborhoods in the city. It is located in the 97201 ZIP code and bounded to the north by North Burnside Street, to the south by Highway 10, to the east by Highway 5, and to the west by the Goose Hollow neighborhood.
The neighborhood of houses, town homes, condominiums, and apartments covers 1.335 square miles. Portland was incorporated in 1851, and 34 percent of its houses were built in 1939 or earlier. The average listing price of a house is $424,449, and the average sales price is $339,245.
Portland is one of the most-admired cities in the United States. It has been rated as the Greenest City in America, Platinum-Level Bicycle Friendly Community, and one of America’s Cleanest Cities by major U.S. magazines.
Downtown Portland attracts approximately 9.5 million visitors each year. The neighborhood is surrounded by parks and is a cultural district for museums and the arts. It is pedestrian- and bicycle-friendly.
Council Crest Park, located on a hill, is the highest point in the city and is near Downtown Portland. Visitors who hike to the top can view the Cascade Range and the city. The park has picnic tables, public art, paths, and an off-leash area for dogs.
The Portland Art Museum is one of the 25 largest museums in the United States and has the most extensive art collection in the city. Its permanent collections include Northwest and Native American Art.
Movies, documentaries, and television shows have added to Oregon’s growing production industry. Five Easy Pieces, Short Circuit, and Twilight were filmed in Downtown Portland. Several television shows were also filmed there.
The Northwest Film Center has classes, screenings, and lectures. It is the home of the Portland International Film Festival.