Sunnyside Neighborhood – Your New Home

The Lindley Team at Mortgage Express | 503.517.8641

Sunnyside is a vibrant, creative neighborhood in Southeast Portland that stands out for its artistry and innovative repurposing of anything from car garages to restaurants into livable homes. Wander the streets here and you’ll find colorful murals breathing new life into old buildings. Plus, at Sunnyside Environmental School students have taken sustainability teaching even further with gardening projects, woodworking classes and more!

Sunnyside also boasts incredible shopping and food choices. Hawthorne’s proximity and accessibility to the entire Sunnyside neighborhood allow easy commutes to the thrift stores and coffee shops lining Hawthorne. Sunnyside also claims the Belmont shopping district lined with great cafés, art galleries and shops, as well as a true southeast landmark: Electric Castle’s Wunderland. This area has an artsy and free vibe overall.

Welcome to Sunnyside, a vibrant and eclectic neighborhood where you can find urbanites driving smart cars next to restored classic homes. A place that embraces eco-friendly living with front yards made of vegetable gardens. You’ll spot tons of character in the funky colors and decor while exploring 20th-century architectural styles like Bungalows, Old Portland, Cape Cod and Four Square houses – plus modern-day condos & apartments too!

Schools in the Neighborhood:

Nearest Parks:

  • Sunnyside School Park
    Includes accessible picnic area, accessible play area, basketball court, paths – paved, picnic tables, playground, softball field, and statue or public art.
  • Sewallcrest Park
    Includes accessible play area, basketball court, dog off-leash area, paths – paved, picnic tables, playground, soccer field, and softball field.
  • Laurelhurst Park
    Includes accessible picnic area, accessible play area, accessible restroom, basketball court, dog off-leash area, historical site, horseshoe pit, paths – paved, paths – unpaved, picnic site – reservable, picnic tables, playground, soccer field, statue or public art, tennis backboard, tennis court, and volleyball court.

Restaurants / Establishments:

  • Stumptown Coffee Roasters ​
    Coffee bar chain offering house-roasted direct-trade coffee, along with brewing gear & whole beans
  • Saint Cupcake
    Experienced sweet seller doling out a selection of candy & cupcakes in a snug, bright space.
  • Apizza Scholls
    Funky, no-nonsense spot attracting crowds with its handcrafted, thin-crust pies.
  • Belmont Station
    This sizable bottle store with more than 1,200 beers also features an on-site cafe with a food cart.
  • McMenamins Bagdad Theater & Pub
    Laid-back chain pub in Bagdad Theater’s back room, with billiards, snooker & a 7-story-high ceiling.
  • Movie Madness Video
    DVD, Blu-Ray & video rental store, plus museum of original props & costumes with over 100 exhibits.
  • High Low Gallery
    High Low Gallery is an artist run space in downtown Portland, designed as a place where art can be created and shared. The gallery features monthly shows opening on the first Friday, as well as weekly classes and uninstructed drawing sessions.


The Lindley Team has helped more than 1000 families, couples, women, and men navigate the loan process in order to make their dream of owning real estate a reality, and they are the highest reviewed team on Google in the Portland market. The Lindley Team is the top rated Mortgage Lender in Sunnyside Neighborhood!  We would love to develop a finance strategy with you so that you can build wealth through real estate. ​

Coming from Sunnyside Neighborhood? Here are easy to use directions straight to our office in Portland.

We love meeting with our clients face-to-face, whether you’re a first time home buyer, moving up to a newer home, looking to invest in real estate, or refinance, we’re here to be your preferred Portland Mortgage Lenders.

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