University Park Neighborhood GuideUniversity Park is located in North Portland and is bordered by Cathedral Park, St. Johns, University Park and Linnton neighborhoods.
FeaturesAs a result of the Portland real estate market boom and like many other Portland neighborhoods, University Park has seen an influx of new residents to the area. As one might imagine, University Park has some wonderful areas with beautifully improved homes and neighborhoods and some still in transition.
University Park is home to one of the oldest schools in the area, the University of Portland. As such, there is a large student population and much of the area feels young and vibrant. Some beautiful homes and buildings and old growth trees make this a stunning neighborhood as well.
Adidas Corporation is a large area employer as is Swan Island industrial
area. Commuters here have many options: a quick and easy bike ride to
downtown via bike lane nearly the whole way, great mass transit options via bus
and the Max light rail train located on Interstate Avenue and a 10 minute drive
to downtown Portland via car.
Portsmouth Park Playground, soccer and softball fields
McCoy Park and Community Garden Basketball courts, playground, water play feature
Northgate Park Baseball field, picnic tables, playground, soccer field, softball field, lighted tennis court and water play feature
University Park Picnic tables, playground, soccer field and softball field
McKenna Park Basketball court, picnic tables, playground, soccer field, softball field
Nearby parks and recreation:
Columbia Park Baseball field, playground, soccer field, softball field, lighted tennis court, volleyball court and water play feature
Trenton Park Basketball courts, playground, picnic tables
George Park Picnic area
Arbor Lodge Park Dog off-leash area, horseshoe pit, paved paths, picnic tables, playground, soccer field, softball field, and lighted tennis courts.
Peninsula Park Basketball and tennis courts, gymnasium, paved paths, gorgeous old rose garden, play structures and outdoor swimming pool.
Gammans City Park Picnic tables and playground
Farragut Park Basketball courts, soccer field, paved paths and playground
Multnomah County Library - North Portland
Religious Organizations (churches, synagogues, places of worship, private schools)
Neighborhood Public Transit - bus routes, train stops, etc.
North Portland Tool Library "The North Portland Tool Library (NPTL) is a community resource that loans a wide variety of tools to community members free of charge. The Tool Library benefits North Portland residents by reducing the costs of maintaining and improving their homes, building community, and sustaining diverse, livable neighborhoods."
University Park Neighborhood VibeYoung, old, singletons and families -old and new- call this neighborhood home. There is a large student population in this neighborhood due to University of Portland. This is an active, outdoorsy area- you'll nearly always see bikers, runners and dog walkers on Willamette.
University Park Zip Code 97203
University Park Real Estate
University Park is comprised of mostly modest homes with architectural styles such as Portland's Craftsman style Bungalow, Cottages, Old Portland, Victorian, Foursquare and other mid-sized, one and two story homes.
If you are interested in buying or selling a home in this Portland neighborhood, visit our Portland Real Estate Page for more information, or visit our Portland Real Estate Map to search the RMLS for neighborhood homes for sale.
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Zip Code 97203
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