Cathedral Park is located in North Portland near the St Johns Bridge. Cathedral Park is a quaint neighborhood community with a gorgeous park located on the waterfront which is its namesake.  St Johns and Kenton neighborhoods are its nearest neighbors. A trip to downtown Portland is about a 15 minute drive or 30 minute bike ride.  Cathedral Park residents use the Interstate Max light rail train for a convenient commute to downtown and other Portland neighborhoods.

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As a result of the Portland real estate market boom, Cathedral Park has seen an influx of new residents to the area. University of Portland is local to the area and brings a lot of students to the neighborhood. As one might imagine, Cathedral Park has some wonderful areas with beautifully improved homes and neighborhoods and some still in transition. 

Residents use the St Johns Safeway, Fred Meyer, Arbor Lodge New Seasons Market and have their pick of St Johns, Kenton, Arbor Lodge (and more) restaurants, boutiques, bike shops and of course, coffee shops.


Cathedral Park – Boat dock, dog off-leash area, paved paths, picnic tables and stage for summer concerts.  This park is believed to be a Lewis and Clark expedition landing site.

Nearby parks and recreation:

St Johns Community Center  Basketball court, gymnasium, rock climbing wall

St Johns Park Softball field, paved paths, picnic tables, soccer field

St Johns Racquet Center

Community Resources

Multnomah County Library – St Johns library

Cathedral Park Day Care

Neighborhood Schools

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

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

Cathedral Park Neighborhood Association

Cathedral Park Neighborhood Vibe

Community conscious. A good mix of students, young families, singles, and local old-timers. Dog walkers, blue collars, hippies and professionals.  Joggers, bicyclists, and babes in strollers. 


Cathedral Park Zip Code 97217

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Cathedral Park Real Estate

Cathedral Park homes run the gamut of 20th century architecture, from classic Bungalow, to Old Portland, to Cape Cod and condo and apartment style housing. A drive through the neighborhood streets reveals many quiet streets and modest homes. The area seems focused on restoration and is overall community minded.

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.