East Columbia is located between Sunderland, Bridgeton and Kenton neighborhoods in North Portland.
As a result of the Portland real estate market boom and like many other Portland neighborhoods, East Columbia has seen an influx of new residents to the area. As one might imagine, East Columbia has some wonderful areas with beautifully improved homes and neighborhoods and some still in transition.
Residents use the Jantzen Beach shopping center (Target and Safeway), St Johns Safeway, Fred Meyer, Arbor Lodge New Seasons Market and have their pick of St Johns, Kenton, Bridgeton, Arbor Lodge (and more) restaurants, boutiques, bike shops and of course, coffee shops.
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
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.
Multnomah County Library – St Johns library
Religious Organizations (churches, synagogues, places of worship, private schools)
Neighborhood Public Transit – bus routes, train stops, etc.
East Columbia Neighborhood Vibe
Marine community. Outdoorsy and active. A mix of young and old, blue and white collars and entrepreneurs, too.
East Columbia Zip Code 97217
East Columbia Real Estate
As with the surrounding neighborhoods, East Columbia’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.