Buckman Neighborhood Guide The Buckman neighborhood is located in Southeast Portland. It is bordered by the Willamette River, Kerns, Sunnyside, and Hosford-Abernathy neighborhoods. The popular Hawthorne District along Hawthorne Boulevard is also located partially in Buckman along the southern boundary.  The northern boundary along Burnside Street is home to the adjoining Kerns neighorhood.  Buckman-Kerns is a popular area for dining in East Portland.

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The Buckman neighborhood is in a great location as it is in close proximity to some of Portland’s most hip and popular neighborhoods such as Kerns, Laurelhurst, and Belmont. Residents have plenty of independent retail, coffee, pub and dining options just a stones throw away in most cases across several adjoining neighborhoods.

Buckman and Kerns neighborhoods are also home to some of Portland’s finest micro breweries:

Buckman Brewing

Migration Brewing

Coalition Brewing Burnside Brewing

Lucky Labrador Brewing

Natian Brewing

Cascade Brewing

Buckman’s Hawthorne District is one of the most unique, and most popular areas in Southeast Portland. The area is known for its wonderful restored old Portland homes, liberal residents, and fun and funky feel. The street is lined with unique restaurants and shops, and has a definite Portland-local flair.  Local area standouts are Wild Abandon Restaurant & The Red Velvet Lounge, Slow Bar, Rontoms, Lucky Labrador Brew Pub and The East Bank Saloon.

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Buckman is one of the neighborhoods in the Hawthorne District. Check out this video of the Hawthorne District, featuring a song by local Portland band, Carcrashlander .


Colonel Summers Park

Buckman Field Park

Buckman Community Garden

Ladd Circles & Squares

Vera Katz Eastbank Esplanade

Sewallcrest Park

Community Resources

Multnomah County Library

Buckman Day Care

Neighborhood Schools

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

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

Buckman Neighborhood Association

Buckman Neighborhood Vibe

Buckman is an urban area that is located very close in on the East side of the river, and surrounded by several other popular Portland neighborhoods.  If you like urban living and easy access to bars, restaurants, shops and a short commute to Downtown, Buckman might be your neighborhood.  From traditional old East Portland style homes and classic old apartment buildings, to funky and fun infill housing; the Buckman character is evident nearly everywhere you look.

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Burnside Street Boutiques and Businesses

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Buckman Field Park

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KBOO Radio

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Imago Theater


Buckman Zip Code 97214

Local Crime Stats


Buckman Real Estate

This area features classic older East Portland home styles with Old Portland Foursquare, Craftsman, Victorian, and other wonderful designs.  Older classic buildings offer some apartment rental and condo living.

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.