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At the eastern end of the Hawthorne District, Mt Tabor is a forested park situated atop an extinct volcanic butte with great views of the city.
At the eastern end of the Hawthorne District, Mt Tabor is a forested park situated atop an extinct volcanic butte with great views of the city. The park contains a couple of reservoirs and lots of winding trails, and is also the home of the popular PDX Soapbox Derby event.
Southeast Salmon Way, Portland, OR, United States
Hawthorne Blvd, which runs east-west across the river from Downtown, has a broad selection of shops including a menagerie of vintage goods at the House of Vintage and the ornate Bagdad Theater Pub, and is a center of the counter-culture/bohemian community which is dissipating to make way for a variety of upscale businesses
A beautiful park designed by a horticultural expert from the same team that designed New York City's Central Park
A popular shopping area, particularly along Hawthorne Blvd between 34th and 39th Ave
Located along Broadway and Sandy Blvd northeast of downtown, Hollywood is a commercial district for the nearby neighborhoods and home to the Hollywood Theater, a historic non-profit theater with an ornate facade showing a variety of independent, second run, and classic films as well as original programming and interactive events
A tranquil and spiritual sanctuary which hosts reflection ponds, secluded gardens, and shrines on the top of a basalt cliff
A display and test garden was initiated in 1950 that includes more than 2,500 rhododendrons, azaleas, and companion plants
A large mall just northeast of downtown near the Convention Center with dozens of stores to visit
OMSI is great for kids, with hundreds of hands-on activities with a particular emphasis on technology and earth sciences; you can spend a full rainy day here and not get bored
The 'smallest park in the world', a title backed up by the Guinness Book of Records, Mill Ends was originally created satirically for the purpose of being 'a leprechaun colony and racetrack for snails
This wide expanse of green lawns along the downtown Portland waterfront is a scenic slice of park land, with views over the Willamette River and of the skyline