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Living in The Irvington Neighborhood
Irvington is an upscale family oriented community in the heart of Northeast. The Irvington neighborhood is named for Captain William Irving, a Scottish steamboat captain who bought property in Portland 1849 and began a lumber transport business.
The Lloyd Center shopping mall is nearby and the main commercial streets — N.E. Broadway, N.E. Fremont and N.E. Sandy — offer a variety of small boutiques, restaurants and coffee shops, where residents mingle.
Grant Park is on N.E. 33rd next to Grant High School near N.E. Broadway. Almost 20 acres, it features tennis courts, a running track, soccer and softball fields and picnic tables. The park was the setting for many scenes in the Ramona series of children’s books by Beverly Cleary and features sculptures of some of her characters, including, of course, Ramona.
Schools: Irvington Elementary School; Fernwood Middle School; Grant High School
Parks: Irvington Park, Grant Park
Shopping: New Seasons, Whole Foods, Safeway, Fred Meyer, Lloyd Center
Living in Irvington
The Irvington neighborhood is located in northeast Portland, only approximately 3.5 miles from downtown Portland and east of the Willamette River. Irvington has it all, the southern border mostly consists of commercial properties with restaurants, bars, strip malls, coffee shops, while the northern border is mostly residential properties with very little commercial properties popping up and parks can be found on the eastern and western borders. Irvington Park is a mid-sized park consisting of 24 acres offering beautiful shade trees, fishing, baseball, softball, football and soccer fields, basketball and tennis courts, a running track, playground area, field house and a jogging path around the pond. Grant Park is a 19 acre park offering beautifully aged trees, an outdoor pool, play areas and equipment, track, baseball, softball and soccer fields, basketball and lighted tennis courts, walking paths and even a dedicated area for your dog to feel the freedom of leash free play.
Irvington is conveniently located near I-84 and I-5 allowing for quick access to nearby neighborhoods and downtown Portland. The Tri-Met offers bus service in and around the Irvington area, as well as lite rail service on the MAX light rail offering quick, convenient service to desirable locations in minutes. Commuting by bike is not unusual for this neighborhood, being in such close proximity to downtown Portland, why not? Irvington has a decent number of bike commuters taking advantage of the ideal location.
Schools in Irvington
Portland Public Schools serves the community of Irvington supporting and providing the children they serve with a wonderful opportunity to shine. According to Greatschools.org, Grant High School was rated an outstanding 9/10, Alameda Elementary School was rated 8/10 and falling slightly behind but, still receiving an above average rating was Beverly Cleary School with a 6/10 rating. Irvington Elementary does definitely have some room for improvement only receiving a 3/10 rating.
Homes in Irvington
Homes in Irvington have some beautiful, grand older homes with many that are on the National Register of Historic Places. During the period that these homes were built, they were considered to be upper middle class homes. Many of these homes have wonderful curb appeal with amazing old trees, well kept yards making the perfect place for children to play, sidewalks built perfectly for the occasional stroll. If history and charm is your ideal location to live, this is the place for you. Home prices in Irvington are considered some of the highest in Oregon.