Alameda is a gorgeous neighborhood with quiet, tree-lined streets and some gorgeous homes, many on larger lots. Homes that are located on Alameda ridge have a stunning view of Portland and the West hills. Alameda is a popular and prestigious community with a strong sense of neighborhood pride. Nearby (Beaumont-Wilshire) you will find coffee shops, a brewpub, and some nice residential and commercial areas to take a stroll. Alameda overlaps on one side with Irvington, also an older historical neighborhood with grand homes.
Homes in Alameda consist of older East Portland styles of Craftsman, Bungalow, and larger custom designs, as well as some more modest cottages, cape cods, and ranch style homes. This is a beautiful established neighborhood. Some homes along Alameda Ridge offer beautiful views.
There is a cute shopping and dining strip along Fremont heading into the Beaumont Wilshire neighborhood. Coffee shops, boutiques, new establishments, and classic neighborhood restaurants that have been in the neighborhood for decades can be found along this strip.