Irvington, Portland, Oregon

Irvington, Portland, Oregon

Infobox Neighborhood Portland OR
neighborhood_name = Irvington
association_name = Irvington Community Association
association_website =
coalition_name = Northeast Coalition of Neighborhoods
coalition_website =
area = 1.68
map_url =
portlandmaps_x = 7651710.102
portlandmaps_y = 690476.169
censusyear = 2000
pop_total = 6684
pop_density = 3979
households_total = 3159
occupancy = 96
households_owned = 1448
households_owned_pct = 46
households_rented = 1711
households_rented_pct = 54
household_size = 2.12
footnotes =

Irvington is a neighborhood in the Northeast section of Portland, Oregon. According to the city's Office of Neighborhood Involvement, it consists of a rectanglar area extending east to west from NE 7th Ave. to NE 26th Ave., and north to south from NE Fremont St. to NE Broadway. It borders the King, Sabin, and Alameda neighborhoods to the north; Alameda and Grant Park to the east; Sullivan's Gulch and the Lloyd District to the south; and Eliot to the west. (The Sabin and Alameda neighborhoods extend into the northeastern part of Irvington, creating two areas of overlap.)

The neighborhood is distinguished by a number of large stately homes, often positioned on multiple or oversized lots. The Irvington Community Association funds its acitivies by holding a well-attended tour of these homes each spring.

External links

* [ History of Irvington] by Carl Townsend

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