The neighborhood of Northwest Heights is part of the city of Portland, Oregon.
The character of Northwest Heights is exemplified by its calm ambience. The majority of locations within the neighborhood have good access to public green spaces, such as Roger Tilbury Memorial Park and Jordan Woods Natural Area, and there are a few of them close by for residents to unwind in. This part of Portland is also great for those who prefer a quiet atmosphere, as there are usually low levels of noise from traffic.
The housing stock of Northwest Heights is composed predominantly of single detached homes and row houses. This part of Portland has quite a good choice of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 85% of the properties in the neighborhood are occupied by home owners whereas the remainder are rented. The homes in this neighborhood are very new, because most of its dwellings were built in the 1990s, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 2000s.
Some, but not all, home buyers in Northwest Heights will live within walking distance of the nearest supermarket. There are also a few restaurants and cafes in this part of Portland. With respect to education, residents will appreciate that no matter where their house is located in Northwest Heights, primary schools are nearby. However, there are only a few high schools and consequently they can be an extended walk away. House owners have the choice between public and private elementary schools.
This neighborhood is an extremely good part of Portland for driving. It is very easy to access a parking spot. On the other hand, the public transit service in this part of the city is not very frequent. It is difficult for pedestrians to navigate Northwest Heights because very few daily needs can be met without having to use a car.