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The PDX Parent Neighborhood Guide is here! Get an in-depth look at neighborhoods from across the quadrants. You'll find family-friendly places to live, eat and play; walk, bike and transit scores; housing costs and much, much more.

Neighborhood We Love: Goose Hollow

If easy access to all that Portland has to offer is a top priority, Goose Hollow brings just that. Learn more about the neighborhood that is older than the city of Portland itself.

Hollywood Neighborhood in Portland

Neighborhood We Love: Hollywood

One of Portland’s smallest neighborhoods, Hollywood retains the classic character and charm of historic Portland, but with modern-day conveniences.

Neighborhood We Love: Hillside

Hillside in Northwest Portland is an urban neighborhood with small-town charm.

Brentwood Park

Neighborhood We Love: Brentwood-Darlington

“The best thing Brentwood-Darlington has going for it is the strong community vibe … Neighbors support one another like I have never seen before, and I have lived in seven different states,” says neighbor Will Mohring.

Happy Valley Neighborhood

Neighborhood We Love: Happy Valley

For families ready to make the shift to suburban living, Happy Valley tops the list for its natural wonders and burgeoning food-and-drink scene.

Neighborhood We Love: Kenton

The North Portland neighborhood of Kenton has everything a family could ask for — parks, a library and restaurants galore.

Neighborhood We Love: Sellwood-Moreland

Sellwood-Moreland in Southeast is the quintessential, walkable, self-contained Portland neighborhood.

Neighborhood We Love: King

Eclectic dining options, sky-high walking and biking scores, and a community of resident-advocates — there’s lots to love about King.

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Neighborhood We Love: St. Johns

Plenty of Portlanders are proud of their neighborhoods, but when it comes to community spirit, St. Johns is in a class of its own.

Neighborhood We Love: Lents

With many organizations that focus on building community, Lents in Southeast is on the rise.
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