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Arbor Lodge Neighborhood Guide

Arbor Lodge is located in North Portland. Arbor Lodge is a nice urban feeling little nook of the city offering easy access to other Portland neighborhoods such as Humboldt, Alberta, Piedmont, Boise, Eliot, Kenton and more. A trip to downtown Portland is mere minutes away by car, bike, bus or train. Arbor Lodge immediately neighbors the Interstate Max line allowing for a convenient commute to downtown and other Portland neighborhoods. Major freeway ramps also run alongside Arbor Lodge for quick access to I-5.  Being so close to the freeway does not detract from the livability of Arbor Lodge, however, as the ramps are not located directly in the neighborhood but on the outskirts. 

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As a result of the Portland real estate market boom and several key area improvements benefiting the neighborhood, Arbor Lodge has evolved a great deal over the last many years.  New to the area over the last decade and greatly improving the lives of its residents are the Max light rail line located on Interstate, New Seasons Market, a vastly improved and remodeled Fred Meyer and a lot of new life in the area in terms of independent businesses such as restaurants, boutiques, bike shops and of course, coffee shops. Just five minutes from downtown Portland, Arbor Lodge offers convenient, easy access to other popular N and NE Portland neighborhoods. If you enjoy the euro-urbanite lifestyle of bicycling, walking and neighborhood owned coffee and grocery shops, Arbor Lodge might be the perfect fit for you.

Arbor Lodge homes run the gamut of 20th century architecture, from classic Bungalow, to Old Portland, to Cape Cod and more. A drive through the neighborhood streets reveals quiet streets and modest homes. The area is restoration focused and community minded.


Arbor Lodge Park - Dog off-leash area, horseshoe pit, paved paths, picnic tables, playground, soccer field, softball field, and lighted tennis courts.

Nearby parks and recreation:

Peninsula Rose Park Basketball and tennis courts, gymnasium, paved paths, gorgeous old rose garden, play structures and outdoor swimming pool.

Gammans City Park Playground and picnic tables.

Matt Dishman Community Center and Pool Indoor swimming pool, fitness center and movement classes.

Community Resources

Multnomah County Library - North Portland library

Arbor Lodge Day Care

Neighborhood Schools

Religious Organizations (churches, synagogues, places of worship, private schools)

Neighborhood Public Transit - bus routes, train stops, etc.

Arbor Lodge Neighborhood Association

North Portland Tool Library

Arbor Lodge Neighborhood Vibe

Dynamic. Community conscious. Prolific growth. A good mix of young families, singles, and local old-timers who care about one another and the community. Neighbors bond and look out for one another. Block parties, dog walkers, joggers, bicyclists, feet hitting pavement and babes in strollers are Arbor Lodge staples.


Arbor Lodge Zip Code 97217

Crime Stats


Arbor Lodge Real Estate

As with the surrounding neighborhoods, Arbor Lodge's real estate values have launched from “fixer-upper starter home” just a few years ago to “established”. 

If you are interested in buying or selling a home in this Portland neighborhood, visit our Portland Real Estate Page for more information, or visit our Portland Real Estate Map to search the RMLS for neighborhood homes for sale.

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Neighborhood Links

Zip Code 97217

Arbor Lodge On-line Community

Arbor Lodge Schools:

Elementary school: Chief Joseph Elementary School

Middle school: Ockley Green

High school: Jefferson High School

Portland Public School Boundaries

Neighborhood Demographics and Census Statistics

Local Crime Stats


Local Google Map

Neighborhood Boundary Map

Portland International Airport

Portland Police Bureau

Portland Off-Leash Dog Parks

TriMet - Interactive Maps and Schedules for Bus, Max and Streetcar

Maps - View Neighborhoods and Boundaries

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Clickable Neighborhood Map

Portland Neighborhood Boundary Map 

Individual Neighborhood Maps

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