Buckman Neighborhood Guide and Portland OR Homes for Sale
Located in the southeast section of the city of Portland, Buckman is a wonderful residential community to live in with plenty to offer interested home buyers.
This neighborhood shares borders with the Willamette River to the west, E. Burnside Street to the north, SE 28th Avenue on the east and SE Hawthorne Boulevard to the south. It is home to Buckman Arts Magnet Elementary School (the city’s premier elementary school dedicated to the arts) as well as popular outdoor parks.
Portland Homes In This Neighborhood
For the most part, real estate in the Buckman neighborhood generally features older East Portland home styles as well as Old Portland Foursquare and Craftsman designs. There are also a number of Victorian-style homes represented.
This community is also home to a number of apartments and condominiums.
The Buckman Lifestyle
Named after a late 19th century orchardist (Cyrus Buckman), this neighborhood was originally the epicenter of the city of East Portland before it was annexed into Portland.
Today, there are three bridges that connect Buckman to communities in the southwest part of the city. Those are the Burnside Bridge (toward Old Town Chinatown neighborhood), and the Morrison and Hawthorne Bridges (towards downtown Portland).
But because of all of the amenities offered within this neighborhood, you may never feel the need to venture out! After all, there are two beloved retail districts within Buckman (the Belmont District and the Hawthorne District) as well as a number of outdoor parks. These include:
- Colonel Summers Park
- Buckman Community Garden
- Vera Katz Eastbank Esplanade
What’s more, this neighborhood is home to some excellent micro breweries, such as Buckman Brewing, Migration Brewing, Burnside Brewing and more!
There’s truly always something to do within this neighborhood, which is considered urban because of all of its amenities right at your fingertips!
People also love living in Buckman because it gives them easy access to all of the recreational amenities offered in such nearby communities as Kerns, Belmont and Laurelhurst.
Helping You Buy and Sell Buckman Neighborhood Real Estate
If you are an interested Portland home buyer who is thinking about purchasing a home within the Buckman community, please don’t hesitate to contact me, Gabby Tyer and my team of Portland real estate experts at Realty Solutions, today!
We would love to assist you with all of your home buying needs by telling you about available Buckman listings as well as answering any questions you may have.
And if you’re interested in selling your home on the local real estate market, please contact us as well for help!