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Colleges in Portland, Oregon?

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  • vonlostvonlost 19266 replies15818 threads Super Moderator
    It's not significant, but Reed is 4.6 mi from downtown, L&C is 5.6 mi from downtown.
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  • Studious99Studious99 888 replies23 threads Member
    Traffic, however, is horrible, so those 5 miles could take up to 25-30 minutes! @vonlost
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  • MYOS1634MYOS1634 43225 replies471 threads Senior Member
    ^ public transportation and college shuttles ;)
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  • CorbettCorbett 3434 replies4 threads Senior Member
    edited August 2017
    My impression is that Reedies gravitate towards the Hawthorne District, which is also in SE Portland, and therefore closer and easier to get to than downtown. Wikipedia describes it like this:
    The area has numerous retail stores, including clothing shops, restaurants, bars, brewpubs and microbreweries. Hawthorne district is known for its liberal residents. The district has been known for having various social groups, such as Generation X, hippies, and more recently, hipsters.
    According to Google maps, Hawthorne & Chavez (approximate center of district) is 18 minutes by bus or 19 minutes by bike from Reed.
    edited August 2017
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