University Park Neighborhood


Nestled in the eclectic neighborhoods of North Portland, University Park stands proudly, influenced by the spirited Catholic college from which it takes its name, the University of Portland. Home to about 3,000 eager students in the southern end of the neighborhood, University Park oozes youthful energy and charm. As you stroll along its bustling northern border, Lombard Street, you’ll discover a lively hub where businesses, culture, and excitement converge. Dive into this fascinating district and let its vibrant essence sweep you off your feet.

Nestled amidst a dynamic blend of bright-eyed scholars, distinguished professors, and ambitious professionals, University Park is a welcoming haven for eclectic souls. Here, first-time homeowners embrace a new chapter of life, while college students cultivate friendships in dorms and families relish the charm of historic, mid-sized homes. The allure extends to the park itself, a verdant oasis boasting lush fields and modern playgrounds, drawing crowds for everything from casual frisbee games to joyful laughter under the sun. As you stroll the neighborhood, you’ll join a vibrant community of fitness lovers, dog walkers, and cyclists, all immersed in an active, alfresco lifestyle.

Nearby Parks:

Portsmouth Park
Includes playground, soccer field, and softball field.

McKenna Park
Includes basketball court, paths – paved, picnic tables, playground, soccer field, and softball field.

Columbia Park & Annex
Includes accessible picnic area, accessible play area, accessible restroom, baseball field, horseshoe pit, paths – paved, picnic shelter, picnic site – reservable, picnic tables, playground, soccer field, softball field, splash pad, tennis court, tennis court – lighted, and volleyball court.

Nearby Restaurants:

Darcy’s Restaurant & Bar
Relaxed eatery for pizza, burgers & drinks features a lottery room & a jumbo projection TV.

The Twilight Room
University of Portland favorite offering pool tables, TV sports, a Bloody Mary bar & a patio.

Small, unassuming seafood joint offering chowder, fried fish & other standards, plus ample desserts.

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