Irvington homes for sale
Irvington is a close-in Portland neighborhood located in Northeast Portland Oregon in the 97212 zipcode just north of The Lloyd Center mall. It is bordered by the Sabin, Alameda, Elliot, Grant Park. and Sullivan’s Gulch. The homes for sale in Irvington neighborhood includes many higher priced luxury homes including Dutch Colonials, English Tudors, Mansion like Bungalows and epic Craftsman style homes with over 5000 square feet to stretch your legs in.
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Irvington is local to The Tri-met, the I-5 freeway and you can drive just over the Broadway bridge to get to downtown Portland or the Pearl District. The Irvington neighborhood is named for Capt. William Irving, a steamboat captain from Scotland. The Irvington Addition was platted in 1887 and underwent its initial development in the 1890s. The addition was planned as a self-contained middle to upper class residential district in which commercial activity was to be prohibited, so as to maintain property values. Brief fact of the street Shaver crossing through Irvington: Shaver – named after George Washington Shaver, George Shaver, like William Irving, was a leading figure in river transportation. Shaver’s son, George McClellan Shaver, carried on the steamboating tradition. The Shaver Transportation Company is still in the active tugboat business in Portland.
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There is Irving Park with fields for basketball, baseball and Ultimate Frisbee and tennis courts too. Let’s not forget Irvington Elementary school and the organic and health conscious Whole Foods market on Fremont. A few tasty walking distance restaurants are Pastini Pastaria, Chez Jose, Yuki Japanese Restaurant, Helen Bernhard’s bakery, The Blue Nile and Irvington Corner Table.