Few districts in Portland have preserved their pioneer spirit as well as St. Johns, located in the city’s northernmost tip. What began in 1844 as … Keep Reading ››
Since 2004, the Sellwood-Westmoreland Business Alliance has worked to promote, develop and preserve the southeast business community as a desirable and vibrant place to work, shop and own commercial property. In the 1970s Sellwood had approximately 30 antique shops. Today, Stars Antiques Mall (7027 SE Milwaukie Avenue) and Stars & Splendid Antiques Mall (7030 SE Milwaukie Avenue) represent over 200 dealers and are Portland's largest resource for antiques, collectibles and home decor.
Did You Know?
- Milwaukie Avenue is home to Papa Haydn Restaurant (5829 SE Milwaukie Avenue), which opened in 1978 with Portland’s first espresso machine.
- Oaks Bottom Public House (1621 SE Bybee Boulevard) is named for the Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge. The 163-acre wetlands was Portland’s first urban wildlife refuge; it’s now home to more than 125 species of birds.
- SE Tacoma Street becomes the Sellwood Bridge, which was originally built in 1925 and then rebuilt in 2016.
Signature Annual Events
- Summerville (August)
- Decemberville (December)