Northeast Portland is incredibly diverse, boasting some of Portland’s most established and beloved neighborhoods, such as Irvington, with it’s grand, historic homes on tree-lined streets, and Alameda, situated along the distinguished Alameda Ridge overlooking downtown Portland. It is also home to a growing number of newer favorites, none greater than the thriving Alberta Arts District. Here, the monthly Last Thursday event and an ever rising tide of highly acclaimed bars, coffee shops and restaurants bring the life out of all corners of the city. Known for its fun atmosphere and beautiful, old homes in active neighborhoods, Northeast Portland embraces people from all walks of life. The longstanding Hollywood Farmers Market, eclectic commercial districts like Beaumont Village, and the bustling nightlife and entertainment district along the lower Burnside corridor (home to the famous Doug Fir Lounge), are all little treasures that help make NE Portland what it is.
The area is also home to the well known Lloyd District, one of the largest shopping districts in the close in Eastside. Straddling the base of the borders of North and Northeast is the Rose Quarter. It is named after the Rose Garden, home of the Portland Trail Blazers, and also includes the Blazers' former home, the Memorial Coliseum.