20 apartments for rent in Lloyd District, Portland, OR
Named for Ralph B. Lloyd, the million-dollar oil man influential in the development of Portland, Oregon’s east side, the Lloyd District is in the 97232 zip code. Interstate 5 cuts through the Lloyd District with Interstate 84 on its southern edge. To live in the Lloyd District is to be in the heart of Portland’s downtown east side.
The Lloyd Center is on the northern edge of the Lloyd District. When it opened in 1960, it was an open-air facility and the largest mall in the country. Enclosed in 1990, it is now an upscale mall featuring national retailers, specialty shops, and several restaurants. It also has a theater complex.
Just south of the Lloyd Center is the city’s Holladay Park. It is a scenic city park named for Portland businessman Benjamin Holladay. The park’s showpiece is its dancing fountain area, completed in 2000. In addition, the park features bronze sculptures, paved paths, and picnic areas.
On the southwestern edge of the Lloyd District is the Oregon Convention Center. Noted as the Pacific Northwest’s largest convention center, it has 50 meeting rooms, two grand ballrooms, and more than 250,000 square feet of exhibit space. It is just south of the Holladay Park Medical Center.
The Rose Quarter is part of Lloyd District and sits west of Interstate 5 on the bank of the Willamette River. The Rose Garden Arena is there, an entertainment venue home to concerts, shows, and the National Basketball Association’s (NBA) Portland Trailblazers. The arena also known as “the Garden” is the home site for the Portland Winterhawks hockey team. It opened in 1995 and seats more than 20,000.
Lloyd District residents are within walking distance of diverse shopping and dining options as well as public transportation via Portland’s TriMet bus service.