North Portland is a diverse mix of residential, commercial, and industrial areas on the peninsula between the Willamette and Columbia Rivers. St. Johns is at the heart of North Portland with historic buildings, shops and businesses. Cathedral Park, University Park and Portsmouth neighborhoods surround St. Johns. The Kenton, Arbor Lodge and Overlook neighborhoods include many shops, bars and restaurants ideal for the urban adventurer. The neighborhoods of Piedmont, Humboldt and Boise/Eliot straddle both N & NE boundaries.
The Portland International Raceway (PIR) is close by along with the University of Portland and large cargo facilities of the Port of Portland. North Portland is connected to the industrial area of Northwest by the St. Johns Bridge spanning the Willamette River and backed by Forest Park.
The TriMet MAX light rail runs along N. Interstate Avenue providing excellent public transportation options to Downtown and the PDX Airport. More information and schedules can be found HERE.