This neighborhood is held together by the ReBuilding Center, a funky clearinghouse for used home furnishings like cabinets, windows, tile, and light fixtures. Restaurants, food carts, coffee shops, and yoga centers cater to the center's visitors. This neighborhood is rich in color, history, and diversity, featuring Portlanders at their quirky best.
Getting Around Portland
The best way to get around Portland is by using public transportation and walking. Portland's public transit TriMet buses and light-rail trains are accessible and efficient. You can hop on the light-rail from the Portland International Airport (PDX) and get into the city for $2.50, which is much cheaper than cab fare. Day passes work on all forms of Portland public transit and begin at $5 for adults.
- Portland International Aiport-PDX
Things to Do and See Near Mississippi Avenue
- South Park Blocks
- Portland International Airport
- Reed College
- Jeld-Wen Field
- Portland Air National Guard Base
- Rose Garden
- Oregon Zoo
- Portland State University
- Lewis & Clark College
- Portland City Hall