20 apartments for rent in Kerns, Portland, OR
The Kerns neighborhood is an urban mix of commercial and residential property. Foursquares and Old Portland styles are part of the neighborhood, and a lot of houses have been converted into multi-family units and multiplexes for use as rentals.
Kerns is close to the attractions and tourist destinations of Portland. Although Portland and its surrounding areas are accessible by automobile, Portland’s Tri-Met is its award-winning public transportation system. The Portland Streetcar takes residents and visitors to key spots in Downtown Portland. The Portland International Airport and the Amtrak Union Station are nearby.
Buckman Field has soccer, lacrosse, football, softball, and baseball fields for team competition. The field does double duty as a park with paved and unpaved paths, a playground, and picnic tables. Oregon Park is the community’s park, with a playground, basketball court, paved paths, and picnic tables. The Buckman Pool is an indoor, 20-yard swimming pool and provides accommodations for individuals with disabilities or special needs.
The Mulnomah County Library has story-time programs and book groups for children and adults.
The Portland Art Museum is located in the downtown cultural district. Founded in 1892, the museum is the oldest visual and media arts center in the region. The 112,000-foot gallery is internationally known for its permanent collection of 42,000 objects. French paintings, English silver, Native American art, and contemporary art are part of the museum’s collection. The Northwest Film Center is part of the museum and hosts the annual Portland International Film Festival.
Nearly 1,000 feet above Portland, the Pittock Mansion has a panoramic view of Portland and five mountains. The 1914 restored French Renaissance mansion is the centerpiece of Pittock Acres Park. The mansion was built by Henry Pittock, who founded The Daily Oregonian. It is furnished with 17th and 18th century European and American antiques.