Buckman Neighborhood


The Buckman neighborhood is located in Southeast Portland. It is bordered by the Willamette River, Kerns, Sunnyside, and Hosford-Abernathy neighborhoods. The popular Hawthorne District along Hawthorne Boulevard is also located partially in Buckman along the southern boundary.  The northern boundary along Burnside Street is home to the adjoining Kerns neighborhood.  Buckman-Kerns is a popular area for dining in East Portland.

For bike riders, it’s an easy commute to the city with a dedicated bike route. In fact, you will find that many commuters on any given day rain or shine. The Buckman Historic Association is very active in the community and currently, they are applying to have a portion of the neighborhood from Southeast 12th Avenue and 20th Avenue and Morrison and Ankeny Streets listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Buckman’s Hawthorne District is the perfect combination of old-world charm and modern artistry. With its chic restaurants, eclectic shops, glamorous restored homes and liberal residents who are passionate about their city, it exudes a warm Portland vibe that can’t be rivaled elsewhere in the Southeast. If you’re looking to experience life as locals do – soak up every bit of culture there is to offer while mixing with some seriously cool people – then this district should definitely make your list!

Buckman is an urban paradise, a unique fusion of old and new. Located just east of the majestic river that divides Portland, this beloved neighborhood offers plenty for those who love city living – from fabulous bars and restaurants to trendy shops nearby you’ll also enjoy easy access to downtown. The character here is one-of-a-kind; feast your eyes on classical East Portland homes mingling with modern infill housing that’s guaranteed to bring out your creative side!

Nearby Parks:

Colonel Summers Park
Includes accessible picnic area, accessible restroom, basketball court, BEECN – basic earthquake emergency communication node, paths – paved, picnic shelter, picnic site – reservable, picnic tables, playground, softball field, splash pad, statue or public art, tennis backboard, tennis court, and volleyball court.

Nearby Restaurants:

Seasonally influenced Italian dishes, including popular thin-crust pizzas, in lodgelike digs.

Nicholas Restaurant Lebanese and Mediterranean cuisine
Family-run cafe serving kebabs, fresh pitas & other Lebanese dishes in a small, no-frills room.

Lively spot for refined Russian fare & house-infused vodkas in kitschy surroundings

Maruti Indian Restaurant
Health-conscious vegan/vegetarian Indian fare with gluten-free options served in a vibrant space.

Olympia Provisions SE
Housemade charcuterie & European-style meals provided in an industrial space with a to-go counter.

Cascade Brewing Barrel House
Brewpub with street-front patio serving handcrafted sour beers, small plates & sandwiches.

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