The neighborhood of Irvington is situated within the city of Portland, Oregon.
Irvington has a character that caters to a fairly diverse group of people. Irvington is reasonably good for those who need a quiet atmosphere, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor. Parks, like Irving Park, are very well-distributed and there are a few of them nearby for residents to unwind in, resulting in them being easy to access from the majority of locations in the neighborhood. Finally, there are numerous lively parts in this area for those looking for a dynamic vibe. Despite the fact that there is a narrow selection of entertainment venues, the streets are often busy with people, and with the bars in nearby neighborhoods, it is very easy to find a place to grab a drink as they are generally located very close by.
In Irvington, roughly 45% of the dwellings are single detached homes, whereas the rest are mainly large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings. This area has a good variety of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around 55% of the properties in the neighborhood are occupied by home owners while the remainder are rented. Most of the houses available in the housing market in this neighborhood were built pre-1960, when most of the housing growth occurred.
A general and a specialty grocery store is always only a very short walk away in Irvington. Additionally, those who enjoy dining out won't have to go far in Irvington, where about 10 restaurants and a few cafes can be found. It is also a rather short distance to a reasonable selection of clothing stores. Regarding education, in this area, home buyers will usually be able to reach both primary and secondary schools by walking.
Regardless of the means of transportation, it is reasonably simple to move around in Irvington. This neighborhood is an extraordinarily convenient part of Portland for pedestrians; most daily needs can be met on foot, and numerous businesses are reasonably close by. Residents can count on public transit to travel in Irvington. House owners have access to a few bus lines, and it is very easy to find a nearby bus stop from most properties. Driving is also a fairly good means of transportation in Irvington. Most homes for sale are a short car ride from the nearest highway, and it is convenient to park.