Concordia, Portland, Oregon

Concordia, Portland, Oregon
Concordia, Portland, Oregon
Concordia, Portland, Oregon

The Kennedy School restaurant and hotel in the Concordia neighborhood

Neighborhood representation
Association Concordia Neighborhood Association
Coalition Northeast Coalition of Neighborhoods
Neighborhood geography
Area 3.44 km² (PDF map)
Location Interactive map
Coordinates 45°33′59″N 122°37′50″W / 45.56629°N 122.63065°W / 45.56629; -122.63065Coordinates: 45°33′59″N 122°37′50″W / 45.56629°N 122.63065°W / 45.56629; -122.63065
Demographics (2000)
Population 9,564 (density 2,780/km²)
Households 3,769 (96% occupied)
Owned 2,676 (71%)
Rented 1,093 (29%)
Size 2.54 persons (average)

Concordia is a neighborhood in the Northeast section of Portland, Oregon, United States, named after Concordia University, which is located within it. The neighborhood borders are NE 22nd Ave. on the west, NE Columbia Blvd. on the north, and NE 42nd Ave. on the east. On the south, the border is NE Prescott St. and NE Alberta Ct., to the west and east of NE 33rd Ave., respectively. Neighborhoods bordering Concordia are Woodlawn, Vernon, and Sabin on the west, Sunderland on the north, Cully on the east, and Alameda and Beaumont-Wilshire on the south.

Most of the Alberta Street Arts District is in Concordia.

Concordia University, a private liberal arts institution associated with the Lutheran Concordia University System, has been located in the central portion of the neighborhood since 1905.

Neighborhood parks include Kennedy Community Garden and Fernhill Park. Notable landmarks include the Kennedy School, a former elementary school converted into a dining and hotel facility, and the Concordia University & Community Athletic Complex opening in 2011.

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