Mississippi is one of Portland’s most vibrant and lively neighborhoods and boasts an exciting ratio of homes to businesses. Technically considered part of Boise-Eliot, the Mississippi neighborhood is so unique and great that it deserves a separate mention. The easy walkability and bikeability of Mississippi gets Portlanders of all walks of life out and about on a sunny day.
Mississippi has seen big changes in the last 10 years. It’s popularity has been growing exponentially which has greatly affected both homes and businesses. Previously dilapidated homes are now remodeled classics, and popular local shops and restaurants are constantly sprouting. Condos, apartments, and rentals abound which tend to attract a younger demographic. Area businesses are largely locally and independently owned and operated and have traditionally very deep-rooted ties within the community. Any given night of the week, Mississippi Street will be packed with those looking for good bites or good times.