In the late 1800’s, the outskirts of Southeast Portland were mostly forests and farmland. Despite its rural geography, a thriving business district would eventually develop … Keep Reading ››
The Stadium District is home to the Timbers and Thorns professional MLS teams and Providence Park stadium (1844 SW Morrison St) which was originally built in 1926 for college football, cricket matches and greyhound racing. Located on the MAX Red Line, the district is the gateway to Portland's famous Washington Park.
Did You Know?
- Hotel deLuxe (729 SW 15th Ave) began as the Hotel Mallory in 1912 and is known for its Art Deco décor, legendary cocktails in its Driftwood Room and locally sourced Pacific Northwest dishes at Gracies Restaurant.
- Founded in 1982, Artists Repertory Theatre (1515 SW Morrison St) is the longest-running professional theatre company in Portland.
- SCRAP PDX (1736 SW Alder St) is a donation-based creative reuse store that provides a range of educational opportunities and diverted 140 tons of usable materials from landfills in 2013.
- Palace Cakes (1401 SW Yamhill St) was named one of the nation’s top wedding pastry pros by Martha Stewart Weddings.