Homestead, Portland, Oregon


Homestead, Portland, Oregon

Infobox Neighborhood Portland OR
neighborhood_name = Homestead
association_name = Homestead Neighborhood Association
association_website =
coalition_name = Southwest Neighborhoods, Inc.
coalition_website = http://www.swni.org/
area = 2.54
map_url = http://www.portlandonline.com/shared/cfm/image.cfm?id=58580
portlandmaps_x = 7641557.409
portlandmaps_y = 674408.592
censusyear = 2000
pop_total = 2556
pop_density = 1006
households_total = 1408
occupancy = 94
households_owned = 560
households_owned_pct = 40
households_rented = 848
households_rented_pct = 60
household_size = 1.82
footnotes =

Homestead is a Southwest Portland, Oregon neighborhood in the city's West Hills. The neighborhood is home to [http://www.portlandonline.com/parks/finder/index.cfm?action=ViewPark&PropertyID=251 Marquam Nature Park] (SW Marquam St. & Sam Jackson Park Rd.), which offers urban hiking in the form of the Marquam Trail, which one can follow to Downtown. The neighborhood also features a scenic boulevard, [http://www.portlandonline.com/parks/finder/index.cfm?action=ViewPark&PropertyID=793 SW Terwilliger Blvd. Parkway] . The parkway has a wide, paved path for walking, running and biking.

Though primarily residential, the northern portion of the neighborhood includes two regionally important medical complexes on Marquam Hill: the main campus of Oregon Health & Science University, and [http://www.va.gov/portland/index.asp Portland Veteran Affairs Medical Center] . Portland Aerial Tram will connect these complexes to the South Waterfront district (also under construction) in the South Portland neighborhood on the Willamette River south of Downtown.

chools

Elementary Schools

Bridlemile Elementary School4300 SW 47th Dr.

* [http://www.pps.k12.or.us/schools-c/pages/bridlemile/ School Web Site]
* [http://www.pps.k12.or.us/schools-c/profiles/?id=142 Portland Public Schools Profile]

Middle Schools

West Sylvan Middle School8111 SW West Slope Dr.

* [http://www.westsylvan.pps.k12.or.us/ School Web Site]
* [http://www.pps.k12.or.us/schools-c/profiles/?id=196 Portland Public Schools Profile]

High Schools

Lincoln High School1600 SW Salmon St.

* [http://www.lincoln.pps.k12.or.us/ School Web Site]
* [http://www.pps.k12.or.us/schools-c/profiles/?id=120 Portland Public Schools Profile]

Parks

* [http://www.portlandonline.com/parks/finder/index.cfm?action=ViewPark&PropertyID=251 Marquam Nature Park] - SW Marquam St. & Sam Jackson Park Rd.
* [http://www.portlandonline.com/parks/finder/index.cfm?action=ViewPark&PropertyID=793 Terwilliger Boulevard] - SW Terwilliger Blvd.

External links

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