Though there are many neighborhoods in Portland, the city’s center refuses to be ignored. A hub of business and entertainment in Portland, the downtown area is always bustling with vibrant energy. There are a number of attractions in the area for culture buffs, including the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall and Portland Art Museum. If you’re looking to live in an upscale environment filled with great restaurants, nice hotels, and shopping galore, then you’re looking at the right neighborhood! Students of both PSU and OHSU can find many great locations to live here, as its in close proximity to both institutions and has fabulous public transportation options.