From Cafes to Parks: What’s Within Reach from The Tristan

The Brooklyn neighborhood of Southeast Portland is known for its proximity to cafes, restaurants, and parks. It’s also located near other trendy Portland neighborhoods like Sellwood, Clinton, and Hawthorne, making Brooklyn an in-demand area for young professionals and growing families.

The Tristan is located at the heart of the Brooklyn neighborhood. Residents can enjoy dozens of locally owned businesses and recreational areas minutes away.

Here are a few popular spots within reach from the Tristan:

  • Brooklyn City Park

The nearest park is a quick four-minute bike ride away from the Tristan. Brooklyn City Park is a two-acre park with a playground, basketball court, paved pathways, and a softball field. This is the place to go if you need a quick breather and some fresh air.

  • Coco Donuts

Who doesn’t love doughnuts? Coco Donuts is a popular Portland brand of delicious handcrafted donuts. They have delicious flavors that rotate from mochi matcha to lemon jelly, so be sure to drop by often to check out what’s available. Coco Donuts is just a 3-minute walk away from the Tristan.

  • Ruse Brewing Company

A nice cold drink after work is a great way to wrap up a long day. Ruse Brewing Company is a famous brewing company that’s well-known in Portland. It was named Brewery of the Year in 2019, and its popularity continues to grow. Sample the best craft beer Portland offers, just minutes from the Tristan.

  • Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge

When you want to spend the day in nature, head to Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge, a short six-minute walk away from the Tristan. The refuge is 163 acres and consists of meadows, wetlands, and woodlands filled with diverse wildlife. Those who love the outdoors will enjoy biking and hiking trails in the middle of nature.

  • Dutch Bros Coffee

Dutch Bros Coffee is the way to go if you want an iced coffee to cool you down on a hot day. Known for their popular iced drinks with names like the Kicker and Double Torture, Dutch Bros can give you the caffeine boost you need. There’s one just a 10-minute walk away from the Tristan.

  • Mt. Tabor Park

Portland is known for its open spaces, including Mt. Tabor Park. Located a short fifteen-minute drive from the Tristan is 191-acre public space that offers open-air reservoirs, hiking trails, and a basketball court. Mt. Tabor is only one of six extinct volcanoes in the US located within a city’s limits, making it a unique area to explore.

  • Aladdin Theater

The Aladdin Theater is one of the main attractions of Southeast Portland. The theater has been around since the 1920s, starting as a vaudeville house and is now a live entertainment venue. Its located minutes away from the Tristan and there’s a different performer almost every night, from popular bands to up-and-coming comedians – another reason to consider living at the Tristan.

Living in the heart of the Brooklyn neighborhood offers easy access to Southeast Portland and all it has to offer. From nature reserves and gardens to the hippest brewing companies and cafes. These are just some places residents can enjoy while living at the Tristan. Schedule a visit to the Tristan and see how you can also enjoy this lifestyle.