Richmond is a neighborhood within Portland, Oregon.
Richmond has a character that caters to a fairly diverse group of people. Finding bustling streets in this area is easy. Despite the fact that a small selection of entertainment venues can be found nearby, there are often many people around, and places to go out at night are well-distributed throughout the area. Most areas in Richmond are quiet, as noise from the streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue. Reaching green spaces, such as Creston Park, is easy from many locations in the neighborhood since there are a few of them close by for residents to unwind in.
In Richmond, many of the dwellings are single detached homes, whereas the remainder are mainly small apartment buildings. This neighborhood has a good choice of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly two thirds of the units in the neighborhood are occupied by home owners whereas the remainder are rented. Most housing in this part of the city was constructed prior to the 1960s, during its biggest housing boom.
It is very easy to access both a general and a specialty grocery store on foot from most homes for sale in Richmond. Moreover, this neighborhood is a fairly good place in which to go out to eat or go to a cafe. It is also a rather short distance to a decent variety of clothing stores, for example on Division Street. As far as education is concerned, residents will value that wherever their home is located in Richmond, both primary and secondary schools are nearby. Residents can choose between public and private elementary schools.
This part of Portland will appeal to home buyers that value various modes of transportation. Traveling by public transit is easy in this area as a consequence of a few nearby bus lines. A car is also a fairly good medium of transportation in Richmond. Nearby highways are quite easy to drive to from any location in this neighborhood, and it is convenient to access a parking spot. This area is an extremely pleasant part of Portland for pedestrians; most daily needs are convenient to carry out without the use of a vehicle, and a fair number of businesses of different types can be found as well.