Grant Park, Portland, Oregon


Grant Park, Portland, Oregon

Infobox Neighborhood Portland OR
neighborhood_name = Grant Park
association_name = Grant Park Neighborhood Association
association_website = http://grantpark-na.org/
coalition_name = Northeast Coalition of Neighborhoods
coalition_website = http://www.necoalition.org
area = 1.18
map_url = http://www.portlandonline.com/shared/cfm/image.cfm?id=58543
portlandmaps_x = 7656231.45
portlandmaps_y = 689795.131
censusyear = 2000
pop_total = 3469
pop_density = 2940
households_total = 1364
occupancy = 97
households_owned = 1205
households_owned_pct = 88
households_rented = 159
households_rented_pct = 12
household_size = 2.54
footnotes =

Grant Park is a neighborhood and park in the Northeast section of Portland, Oregon. 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, and best known as the setting for Beverly Cleary's Klickitat Street series of books. Houses in the neighborhood generally date to the nineteen twenties, and are primarily of the Old Portland or Craftsman styles.

The [http://www.portlandonline.com/parks/finder/index.cfm?action=ViewPark&PropertyID=167 park] , honoring President (and former Vancouver, Washington resident) Ulysses S. Grant, was acquired by the city in 1922. On October 13, 1995, the Beverly Cleary Sculpture Garden for Children was dedicated in the park. It includes life-sized renditions by sculptor Lee Hunt of three Cleary characters: Ramona "the Pest" Quimby, Henry Huggins, and Ribsy (Henry's dog).

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