Grant Park is a neighborhood in Northeast Portland surrounding the park named Grant Park. The neighborhood is bordered by Alameda and Beaumont-Wilshire to the north; Rose City Park to the east; Hollywood District, Laurelhurst, and Sullivan’s Gulch to the south; and Irvington to the west. Grant Park is located between NE 26th Ave and NE 47th Ave from west to east and between NE Broadway St and NE Knott St from south to north although five blocks protrude further north and are bordered by NE Stanton St. Grant Park is best known as the setting for Beverly Cleary’s Klickitat Street series of books. There is also the Beverly Cleary Sculpture Garden for Children inside Grant Park. This sculpture garden was funded by donations from Cleary fans. Moreover, there is a public school named after Beverly Cleary, Beverly Cleary School for children in kindergarten through eighth-grade.
Grant Park neighborhood is known as a family-friendly, quiet, beautiful and upscale neighborhood. The neighborhood is family oriented with lots of large mature trees and park area. The best feature of the neighborhood is definitely Grant Park, a 20-acre park, which provides tennis courts, a pool, a track, picnic areas, big trees, bike paths, and lots of playground for children. Grant Park is located right next to Grant High School, which is the largest high school in the Portland Public Schools District. Home prices in Grant Park are definitely above average in Portland and is considered one of most people’s favorite neighborhoods in NE Portland.
Despite its quiet and peaceful setting, Grant Park is located conveniently and provides an easy access to Downtown Portland and to many exciting surrounding neighborhoods. Grant Park is right next to Hollywood District and all the entertainment and shopping in Hollywood is only minutes away in walking. Grant Park residents walk to New Seasons Market and Trader Joe’s on NE Broadway St that has many other amenities and entertainment easily accessible to the residents including Hollywood Theatre.
Neighborhood Data for Grant Park, Portland, OR
|Walkability Score||72||Minutes by Car to Downtown Portland||12 min|
|Population||3,820||Population Density (per sq. mi.)||9,034|
|Median Age||40||Home Ownership %||74%|
|Parks (% of Neighborhood)||7%||% of Homes within 1/2 Mile of Parks||92%|
|Average Commute Time||24 min||% Commuters by Public Transit||9%|
|% of Commuters by Bike||8%||% of Commuters by Walking||4%|
|Number of Transit Lines||0||Number of Bus Lines||3|