The neighborhood of Pearl District is situated in the city of Portland, Oregon.
Pearl District is a great neighborhood for those who enjoy both indoor and outdoor activities. Finding things to do in this part of the city is very easy. There is an extensive selection of entertainment venues, there are usually a large number of people around, and places to go out at night are well-spread throughout the neighborhood. Parks are especially well-distributed and there are a few of them close by for residents to enjoy, resulting in them being easy to access from most locations within the neighborhood.
Most of the housing growth in Pearl District has taken place since the year 2000. The predominance of large apartment buildings in the housing stock of this neighborhood is an important part of its character. Renters occupy around two thirds of the properties in Pearl District whereas owners occupy the remainder. This neighborhood has a choice of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
It is usually practical for home buyers in this part of Portland to purchase general and specialty groceries by walking. Moreover, those who are fond of dining out won't have to walk far in Pearl District, where over 50 restaurants and around 20 cafes can be found, for instance along Flanders Street. It is also very easy to access a variety of clothing stores on foot. With respect to education, house owners will welcome the proximity to both primary and secondary schools, which are within walking distance from most, if not all, properties for sale in this part of Portland.
Pearl District will please property owners that value different means of transportation. This neighborhood is an extraordinarily pleasant part of Portland for pedestrians; running common errands is very convenient by walking, and plenty of businesses are especially close by. With a few nearby bus lines, traveling by public transit is convenient in this neighborhood. A car is also a fairly good transportation option in Pearl District. Most homes for sale are a very short drive from the nearest highway, such as Interstate 405.