Portland Neighborhoods

There are lots of cool neighborhoods in Portland. You should check them out.
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Mississippi Ave

Mississippi Avenue runs through a historic neighborhood that has taken on a new life of energy with lots of fun options to explore. You'll find delicious food, funky boutiques, unique clothing, art to make or purchase, talented local musicians - you name it, you'll find it! It's an easy bus ride or bike ride from UP, so go see why Mississippi Avenue is worth checking out.


Moda Center

Lloyd District/Rose Quarter

The Lloyd District is where to go for concerts, sports, food, shopping, and more! Catch your favorite bands or cheer on the Trailblazers in the Moda Center, check out restaurants all around the area, and hit the Lloyd Center Mall to take care of your shopping urges.


Photo of funky fashion options for sale in boutique clothing store.


Visit the Hawthorne neighborhood to find an eclectic mix of funky fashion boutiques, unique art, music new and old (including stores stocked with albums on vinyl), delicious food, and much more. Whatever you're looking for, you'll find it here.



University of Portland
5000 N. Willamette Blvd.,
Portland, Oregon 97203-5798