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REAL ESTATE

Neighborhoods by the Numbers

Our annual guide to 120 neighborhoods and suburbs in a sortable table of comprehensive real estate data.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 04/02/2014

THE NEXT PORTLAND

Four Buildings That Are Setting New Design Standards in Portland

Portland’s current multifamily housing boom is breeding some buildings to look forward to. Here are a few projects that each set new standards.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 04/02/2014

THE NEXT PORTLAND

Orenco Station: Westward Expansion

A 20-year dream that this onetime nursery workers’ village would become a small city next to the MAX line is nearly fulfilled.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 04/02/2014

THE NEXT PORTLAND

The Jade District: East Side, Redefined

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 04/02/2014

THE NEXT PORTLAND

Lloyd District: Ecotopia

With a new lush public plaza and major face-lift for the aging mall, Portland’s first “ecodistrict” will be a lean, green, sustainable machine.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 04/02/2014

THE NEXT PORTLAND

North Pearl: Going Up?

The Pearl District's north end is shaping up to house some of the tallest housing projects in Portland history.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 04/02/2014

THE NEXT PORTLAND

Burnside Bridgehead: Designer's Disneyland

Portland's most adventurous architecture firms have imagine four new buildings for the crossroads of E Burnside Street and Grand Avenue.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 04/02/2014

THE NEXT PORTLAND

Plotting Portland's New Skyline

As they look to Portland’s future, urban planners see the city of someday: in this case, 2035.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 04/02/2014

THE NEXT PORTLAND

A Bigger Portland is On Its Way—And Here's What It Will Look Like

It's taller, shinier, pointier (or boxier), denser, busier, greener, and more ambitious (or, sometimes, just greedier). Get ready.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 04/02/2014

REAL ESTATE 2014

Portland's Hottest Neighborhoods: Where to Buy Now

Whether you’re a solo first-time buyer, you’ve expanded into a young family, or you’ve just sent your last kid packing to college, there’s a perfect place for you in Portland.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 04/02/2014

News & City Life

FEATURE

Kinfolk Magazine Takes Over the World

Portland's aesthetics-driven media empire handcrafts a global phenomenon

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 04/02/2014

VENTURES

Portland's Friendly Real Estate Renegade

How Jenelle Isaacson and Living Room Realty are putting people first.

  • By Caitlin Feldman
  • Published 04/02/2014

BIG PICTURE

The Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm's Bloom Boom

An artisan farming niche shows its true colors

  • By Peter Holmstrom
  • Published 04/02/2014

INTERVIEW

Why North Korea is Cooler than France

Michael Totten, Portland-based writer for World Affairs, on war zones, Syria, and how Pyongyang beats Paris

  • By Nancy Rommelmann
  • Published 04/02/2014

TECHNOLOGY

How a Beaverton Kid Changed the Internet With LiveJournal

When Brad Fitzpatrick dreamed up interactive web pages, he set the stage for the social media revolution.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 04/02/2014

MOVERS & SHAKERS

The Perfect Party: April 2014

A made-up mash-up of the month's most fascinating people, from Portland's only professional cuddler to Arlene Schnitzer.

  • By Matty Newton
  • Published 04/02/2014

SCIENCE

Explaining Physics With Skateboards

OMSI shreds science with a new interactive exhibit featuring a 7,000-square-foot skate park.

  • By Maya Seaman and Nomad
  • Published 04/02/2014

SPORTS

PDX Index: The Trail Blazers

A by-the-numbers look at the upcoming season of pro basketball in Portland

  • By Peter Holmstrom
  • Published 04/02/2014

DISPATCH

Willamette Falls' Next Move

The rezoning of the Blue Heron Paper Mill site may signal a new era for Oregon City.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 04/02/2014

Style & Shopping

Travel & Outdoors