Sunnyside is a neighborhood in Portland, Oregon.
Sunnyside has a character that caters to a fairly diverse group of people. This part of the city has numerous places for those looking for a dynamic vibe. Despite the fact that there is a narrow selection of entertainment venues, there are very often lots of people around, and places to go out at night are well-spread throughout the area. Sunnyside is reasonably good for those who enjoy a quiet atmosphere, as noise from streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue. Green spaces, such as Laurelhurst Park, are especially well-spread out and there are a few of them nearby for residents to unwind in, making them easy to reach.
In Sunnyside, about 45% of the dwellings are single detached homes, while the remainder are mainly large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings. Most housing in this neighborhood was built pre-1960, during its biggest housing boom. This neighborhood has a good variety of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. The proportions of renters and home owners are about even.
Both general and specialty grocery stores are ordinarily accessible within a very short walk from any location in Sunnyside. Hawthorne Boulevard is among the best streets for groceries. Additionally, those who enjoy dining out won't have to walk far in Sunnyside, where approximately 50 restaurants and about 20 cafes are available. It is also convenient to get to a number of clothing stores on foot. With respect to education, in this part of the city, residents will generally be able to access both primary and secondary schools by walking. Along with public schools, there are private elementary schools.
Sunnyside will draw property owners that use a variety of modes of transportation. Many of the houses for sale in this neighborhood are located in places that are especially well-suited for traveling on foot; all daily needs can be met on foot, and there are also a fair number of businesses in proximity. Owing to a few nearby bus lines, traveling by public transit is convenient in this neighborhood. Sunnyside is also reasonably car friendly. Many real estate listings are a rather short drive from the closest highway.