Reed Neighborhood


Reed neighborhood, near Southeast Portland, has an air of creativity and culture thanks to the liberal arts college it’s named after. The students attending Reed bring with them a friendly offbeat style making this area highly engaging and alive. Feel like taking a stroll? You can wander through green fields on campus or check out any number of shows & community events hosted by the school – you never know what fun adventure awaits!

The Reed neighborhood definitely feels like a college town, but not in a bad way. There are plenty of restaurants, coffee shops, and bars with lots of character. Spend an afternoon strolling down the main streets of Reed to enjoy its small-town feel. Residents of Reed tend to be very eco-conscious; typical residents pick up their groceries daily at Trader Joe’s. Though there are plenty of college students milling about, this is also a safe and family-friendly location. Many professors and other professionals live here because they want a fun, hip place to raise their kids.

Schools here are considered very good, and offer a number of interesting programs that draw students from all over the city, such as the Tucker-Maxon School(focusing on children with hearing loss) and Cleveland High School, known for its International Baccalaureate program. Homes here are beautiful and well-kept. Expect to see lots of colorful houses along tree-lined streets. There are also plenty of older apartment buildings, which are popular options for Reed students. The neighborhood is also home to lots of interesting community gathering spaces, including parks, Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden, and a community music center. It’s easy to see why Reed is one of the most coveted neighborhoods of Portland.

Experience the best of both worlds at Reed! Whether you’re looking for a place to call home or enjoy some recreation, Reed has much to offer. Plus, with its convenient proximity to Woodstock and Hawthorne’s restaurants and coffee shops – all within walking/biking distance – it provides an ideal balance between urban convenience & suburban relaxation.

Nearby Parks:

Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden
It is  a botanical garden located between Reed College and the Eastmoreland Golf Course in southeastern Portland in the U.S. state of Oregon. The garden, at Southeast 28th Avenue and Woodstock Boulevard, covers 9.49 acres (3.84 ha), is named for the numerous springs within the garden. Crystal Springs Garden features more than 2,500 rhododendrons, azaleas, and other plants in a setting of small lakes, paved and unpaved paths, fountain, and small waterfalls.

Includes accessible restroom, fountain, paths – paved, paths – unpaved, public garden, tours – guided, visitor attraction, and wedding site – reservable.

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