This Neighborhood Highlight is on Madison South in NE Portland Oregon. Rocky Butte State Park rises above this mainly residential area and provides 360 degree views of the city. Gateway Green is another Portland park close by tucked between I-205 and I-84. This park was created for off-road biking, trail running and walking. More information is available at BikePortland HERE.
The majority of houses in this neighborhood were built between the 1920s-50s along with more recent in-fill. A good portion of 82nd Ave. runs through Madison South providing many unique restaurants, boutiques and small commercial offices.
Madison South is located East of Downtown Portland Or. I-84 wraps around the Southern and Eastern borders, I-205, NE Skidmore St. and NE Sacramento St. are at the North with NE 82nd and NE 65th Avenues to the West. Whew!