Real Estate

Property Watch: A Remodeled Midcentury-Modern Home with Its OG Attitude

Views, woodwork, a bathroom balcony, an outdoor dining room and entertaining garden, and seamless updates in this architect's gem in Portland's Southwest Hills

02/06/2023 By Melissa Dalton

Real Estate

Property Watch: An Interior Designer’s Cool Family Pad in Maplewood

A smart addition with a playroom adds to the gathering spaces of this home in the Maplewood neighborhood of Southwest Portland.

02/02/2023 By Melissa Dalton

Real Estate

Price Point: Custom-Built 1960s Split-Level vs. Updated Lair Hill Victorian

Would you rather be in a red midcentury home in woodsy Southwest Portland, or a blue 19th-century number near the aerial tram?

01/18/2023 By Melissa Dalton

Real Estate

Every Neighborhood in Portland in a Nutshell

Your Portland neighborhood guide from Alameda to Woodstock, St. Johns to Sylvan Highlands.

03/30/2022 By Fiona McCann, Conner Reed, Margaret Seiler, and Julia Silverman

Renovation

What If Your House’s Design Theme Were the Tim Burton Film Beetlejuice?

In West Hills, a creative couple’s collaborative renovation of a boxy ’90s home mixes merry and macabre, matching the aesthetic of the 1988 Tim Burton film.

03/30/2022 By Margaret Seiler

Development

Think the Portland Metro Area's Done For? These 11 Developments Beg to Differ

New apartment complexes, restored theaters, downtown music venues, and more are in the works for 2022 and beyond.

02/16/2022 By Julia Silverman

Real Estate

Rent Crawl: 5 Places in Southwest Portland

We scour rental listings so you don't have to.

02/04/2022 By Karly Quadros

Real Estate

Property Watch: A Modern Abode in the Markham Neighborhood

Black walnut millwork, a Japanese siding treatment, and every room, except the bathrooms, connects to the outside in this Southwest Portland home.

01/18/2022 By Melissa Dalton

Real Estate

Property Watch: An Immaculate Georgian Colonial on Vista Avenue

Historical architecture enthusiasts, this grand Portland house is for you.

12/28/2021 By Melissa Dalton

Where to Live Now

Neighborhood Guide: Beaverton

Sneakerhead nirvana, abundant Asian dumpling varieties, and mall Santas

02/25/2021 By Margaret Seiler and Kelly Clarke

Where to Live Now

Neighborhood Guide: South Waterfront

A pedestrian bridge, an aerial tram, an art- filled greenway, and a cluster of condo towers

02/20/2021 By Julia Silverman

Breaking Food News

Seattle Pop-Up Hit Rough Draft Burger Shop Opening in Portland August 27

Because we need more smash burgers to argue about

08/26/2020 By Karen Brooks

NEIGHBORHOOD BARS

Poll: What Are the Definitive Neighborhood Bars on Portland's West Side?

Readers, we want your thoughts: where do the real locals hang out?

02/22/2016 By Portland Monthly Staff

ARCHITECTURE

This New Mini-Park at Portland State Is Completely Adorable In Every Way

Designed and built by students, this is the little public space that could.

07/20/2015 By Rachel Sandstrom

ARCHITECTURE

Portland's New Scandinavian Heritage Center Captures the Spirit of Nordic Design

Nordia House's summer debut showcases the influences of wintry design cultures.

07/07/2015 By Rachel Sandstrom

BREAKING NEWS

Southwest Portland is Getting Its Own Broder

Broder Söder, the third outpost in Peter Bro’s Scandinavian empire, to open in late July inside the brand new Nordia House cultural center.

06/25/2015 By Kelly Clarke

HOME DESIGN

A Period-Perfect Midcentury Renovation

A Southwest Portland reno shines bright with natural light and curated, historical style.

10/10/2014 By Amara Holstein