Located in Portland's North of district is the community and smaller neighborhood of Mississippi. Nestled along Mississippi Avenue running north and south parallel to Interstate 5 just east of the freeway, this eclectic and artistic neighborhood is booming with bars and nightclubs, cafés and bistros, shops and boutiques plus condominiums and apartments.
The Mississippi neighborhood is a lifestyle all to its own with festivals and events happening year-round. With some of the hottest new restaurants and shops in the area, many can see the allure of Mississippi Avenue. Steeped in tradition and history, Mississippi is a community that's culturally diverse inspiring all those that stroll its streets.
One of the biggest events is the Mississippi Street Fair happening mid-July each year. Enjoy music and local vendors as well as fair food and live music. This is one of the biggest events in the neighborhood and the Boise Neighborhood Association sponsors the event.
As one of the most vibrant and walkable streets and all of Portland, the Mississippi Avenue neighborhood is rich in history and diversity. Most of the businesses in the area are local and independent which creates a mix of boutiques and shops, music venues, holistic and apothecary clinics, coffee shops, bars and breweries. It's a unique and eclectic blend of creativity and artistic flair.
The Mississippi area is easy to reach via Interstate 5 by simply exiting at either exit 303 or 302B and heading east to Mississippi Ave. From here you can either take a right or left and travel up and down the neighborhood. There are several residential communities surrounding Mississippi Avenue on either side offering houses, condominiums, duplexes, and townhomes.
Due to the high demand of homes in this area a single-family home can start at around $395,000. There are several homes from 13th Ave. to 37th Ave. with a wide range of homes, historical apartments, four-plexes and cottages ranging from around $400,000-$900,000. Landmark and historical residents can even reach as high as $1 million in the Mississippi neighborhood.
But whether you're looking for an apartment in a larger historical home, a condominium, small bungalow or historical cottage, or any of the newer residences around the Mississippi neighborhood feel free to start your online search here or contact me. I may have some up-and-coming listings in the Mississippi neighborhood that would fit your search criteria and budget.