Goose Hollow Portland is a neighborhood situated next to the downtown area. The community's unique name is derived from the days when residents would let their geese run free in the Tualatin Mountains and Tanner Creek Gulch. Goose Hollow contains several interesting sites, including Providence Park, the exclusive Multnomah Athletic Club and the oldest high school in the Pacific Northwest, Lincoln High School. The neighborhood is conveniently served by two major highways, and the MAX Light Rail System travels through the town.
The apartments in Goose Hollow Portland come in all shapes, sizes, and price ranges. The average rent prices range from $730 rent per month for a studio to $2300 rent per month for a two bedroom, two bath apartment. Amenities at these Goose Hollow apartments include balconies, controlled access, a business center, dishwasher, microwave and refrigerator. In addition, some complexes include amenities such as tennis courts and washers/dryers within the individual units.
Residents of Goose Hollow are conveniently within just one mile of many major recreational sites and attractions, as well as the multiple dining and shopping opportunities of downtown Portland. The Oregon Zoo, Hoyt Arboretum, Portland Japanese Gardens and the Portland Children's Museum are all adjacent to the neighborhood. Local popular eateries include such delicious restaurants such as the Goose Hollow Inn, Jake's Famous Crawfish and the RingSide Steakhouse. Shoppers will enjoy the easy access to Macy's, Nordstrom and other major shopping venues in the city of Portland.
Some Goose Hollow apartments allow pets, but the specific policy varies per each complex. Residents of the community appreciate that it is an excellent place to walk a dog, and nearby dog parks such as the Wallace Dog Park provide perfect opportunities for pets and their owners to enjoy some exercise. Pet owners in Goose Hollow have access to several local veterinarians for pet care, such as the Northwest Neighborhood Veterinary Hospital, Pearl Animal Hospital and the Portland Animal Clinic. In addition, several local pet stores including Nature's Pet Market, Hip Hound and Wonder Puppy sell a wide variety of pet food and supplies.
Residents of Goose Hollow can easily access downtown Portland within minutes using either a car or public transportation. Drivers can quickly be on Interstates 405 or 5, providing excellent connections to the surrounding suburbs. In addition, several main streets lead directly into the downtown area. Trimet offers convenient public transportation throughout the region, including several MAX Light Rail stations in Goose Hollow. Passengers can use a combination of Trimet's light rail, bus, commuter rail and streetcar services on one ticket. Fares for the service vary, with discounts on multiple day passes and monthly tickets.
Goose Hollow is in the Portland Public School District, and local public schools include the Ainsworth Elementary School, Emerson School, Lincoln High School and the Metropolitan Learning Center. In addition, there are several local private schools such as Cathedral School, Kindercare Learning Centers, New Avenues for Youth, Portland Chinese School, St James Child Development Center, St. Mary's Academy and the Northwest Academy. There are also multiple major colleges and universities in the region, including Reed College, Lewis and Clark College, the National College of Natural Medicine, Warner Pacific College, the Pacific Northwest College of Art, and the Portland Community College.