Overlook | University of Portland


Fremont Bridge looking toward Overlook neighborhood.

What You'll Find

The Overlook neighborhood is bordered by Interstate Avenue, which was once the main road linking Vancouver, WA to Portland. As a remnant of that time, there are many restaurants, bars and motels that still flash retro neon signs. Overlook Park on Interstate offers spectacular views of downtown Portland. There are lots of dining options near Interstate Avenue including Fire on the Mountain, while near Greeley Avenue, you'll find Mio Sushi and La Bonita. Local artists display their works, or you might catch a theatrical production at The Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center

How to Get There

The Overlook neighborhood can be reached by bus, by bike or by MAX Light Rail. Use this map to help you find your way around Overlook. From Overlook, catch the MAX Yellow Line to link up with other rail lines and explore Portland.