Ladd’s Addition is one of Portland’s oldest and most notable neighborhoods. It’s unique grid forms an X, marking the spot for this ecclectic epicenter. Bordered by Hawthorne and Division, Ladd’s Addition attracts both young and old.
Ladd’s Circle is situated right at the center of it all. Known for its beautiful trees and landscape, diners, coffee drinkers and shoppers enjoy the peaceful setting of the Circle. There is plenty of foot traffic as well as bike cyclists within the area and public transit is well-used.
The Hawthorne and Division community is made up of an eclectic mix of people young and old, from artists to hipsters to young families pushing strollers. On any given day the streets are filled with friends meeting for coffee or cocktails, shoppers looking for something unique and couples dining at one of the district’s fine restaurants. Regular local events include the Eastbank Farmers Market and the annual Hawthorne Day Street Fair.