Crestwood is nestled into southwest Portland. Wooded areas and winding streets characterize the neighborhood, which is relatively secluded and peaceful. The population as of 2016 was 1,176. Crestwood is an ideal neighborhood for those who enjoy living in the city, but with the feel of a more rural area. The neighborhood has been known to be frequented by wildlife, including elk.
The neighborhood is easily accessible via Highway 99 and Interstate 5. This also makes the neighborhood well-connected to the rest of Portland as well as the suburbs, including Beaverton, Tigard, Sherwood, and other areas.
Crestwood is sometimes referred to as an extension of the Multnomah neighborhood, but is primarily residential whereas Multnomah is a mix of residential and commercial zones.
Woods Memorial Park includes a natural area, unpaved paths, and hiking trails. Roughly 98% of the landscape is composed of native plants, including oaks, Douglas firs, cedar, willow, red and blue elderberry, Oregon grape, trillium, thimbleberry, and more. The park is part of the Fanno Creek Watershed. The park was a gift from the Southwest Hills Kiwanis Club in 1950. Dickinson Park, also located in the Crestwood neighborhood, includes a natural area and playground.
In the nearby Multnomah neighborhood, there are a number of unique dining options, charming boutiques, and amenities. Anastasia Salon is a popular stop for haircuts and styling while Annie Bloom’s Books has provided the community with books, magazines, and gifts for more than 30 years. Marco’s Café and Espresso Bar is well-known around the city for delicious breakfast options (they serve lunch and dinner, too!), while Grand Central Baking Company serves tasty pastries, sandwiches, and more.
Residents of the Crestwood neighborhood also have easy access to Highway 99, which connects to Sherwood, Newberg, McMinnville, and more.
Zip Code: 97219
Most errands require a car
A few nearby public transportation options
Minimal bike infrastructure