In the Southeast quadrant of Portland, Oregon, there are many wonderful neighborhoods boasting long lists of impressive features and amenities, and among them is Hawthorne. The Hawthorne neighborhood is sometimes referred to as Belmont or Sunnyside. Located between Southeast Stark Street and Southeast Hawthorne Boulevard on the north and south, and Southeast 28th Avenue and Southeast 49th Avenue on the east and west, the Hawthorne neighborhood is bordered by Laurelhurst to the north, Richmond to the south, Mount Tabor to the east and Buckman to the west.
Sitting just 28 blocks east of the glistening waters of the Willamette River, Hawthorne is sometimes called Belmont because the main thoroughfare in the neighborhood is Southeast Belmont Street. Southeast Belmont Street is the border separating the Hawthorne neighborhood from the Richmond neighborhood to the north. This charming community is highly sought after because of its convenient accessibility, its abundance of locally owned shops, its beautiful homes and one-of-a-kind character. Often compared to San Francisco’s Haight Ashbury district, Hawthorne is home to gorgeous Victorian architecture and a charming bohemian culture.
Of Hawthorne’s many great features, the Bagdad Theatre stands out. This Portland landmark was constructed by Universal Studios in 1927 and boasts ornate details including vibrant mosaic work. The Bagdad Theatre is still open today and serves as a forum for multimedia presentations. There are two business areas in Hawthorne, one along Belmont Street and the other along Hawthorne Boulevard. The Hawthorne business area boasts a diverse range of local eateries, pubs, coffeehouses, bookstores, unique shops and a large grocery store. Six blocks north you’ll find the Belmont Avenue business area which is a charming historic corridor with ethnic restaurants and unique boutiques centered around the Avalon Theatre.
Hawthorne is a pedestrian-friendly community with a young and vibrant atmosphere. Previously the community as populated by hippies, then Generation X, and in recent years, hipsters. Approximately two-thirds of Hawthorne residents are renters, however there are beautiful and affordable older homes available in this accessible community. The predominant style of vintage homes in the Hawthorne neighborhood are foursquares, bungalows and Victorians. However, the housing styles in Hawthorne are slowly changing and more and more condos and townhomes are beginning to appear. A few of the condo developments in the Hawthorne neighborhood of Southeast Portland are found at SE 42nd Avenue, SE Hawthorne Boulevard and 35th Avenue, SE 33rd Avenue, and at SE 38th Avenue. There are also a number of multi-family home options in the Hawthorne neighborhood. Homes for sale in Hawthorne vary in price depending upon the property’s style, age, size and location, but the median sale price was $459,250 in 2015, up from $394,500 in 2014. In the Southeast Portland neighborhood of Hawthorne the average cost per square foot was $240 in 2015, compared to $208 the previous year.
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