Eclectic, fun, different and just a great place to shop for things you've never seen. And the people watching is the best there is.
Hawthorne has some charm, but mostly it has turned into a hippy land with fewer and fewer shops and even less parking. We used to enjoy walking up and down the street, kids in tow, to see a movie at the Bagdad, and then grab some dinner at one of the numerous restaurants that dot the street, but it's become... More
We took a bus ride to Hawthorne and met some nice people. The bus driveress was delightful. She had time to talk to us because we went to the end of the line and she was changing over. Hawthorne area is interesting. the houses off the main street are like something out of psycho, wooden and beautifully constructed. The shops... More
The Hawthorne District of Portland is one of the most eclectic in all of Portland. People watching extraordinaire. The street is lined with old clothing stores, one in particular, The Red Light Clothing Exchange turns their entire store into a Halloween Costume Haven -- not to be missed by those looking for something unusual. The neighborhood consists of some of... More
check it out like all of portland it is well conected by bus missed 6 busses while my husband bougt ibuprophen . and still only waited a minuet or two before a bus came by again. we toured most of portland by the tri met system . i think eaiser than driving drivers so extra helpful and full of personality... More
We enjoyed spending a few hours here. Easy bus ride from downtown Portland. Yes, its just another neighborhood, but it is quite different from downtown. There really aren't any attractions, but if you enjoy walking and looking at shops, stopping for coffee and maybe a bite to eat, this is a pleasant way to get another view of Portland.
The Hawthorne District is a unique neighborhood that reminded me of a neighborhood near a college or university without the crazier nightlife. I mainly walked around after my class and got a feel for the neighborhood. People were friendly - the kind of place where many will make eye contact and say hello. There were more bicyclists on the narrow... More
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