A Guide to Lake Oswego Real Estate and Community
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Featured Neighborhood: Birdshill

Lake Oswego has 22 neighborhood associations. This week I want to tell you about Birdshill. Birdshill is one of the smaller associations and is more loosely organized. It consists of two distinct parts. To find Birdshill, you’ll want to be West of the Willamette River, North of Foothills Park, East of […]

Featured Neighborhood: Uplands

Lake Oswego has 24 distinct neighborhoods, each with its own characteristics and features. Today I am going to focus on Uplands.

Uplands is centrally located and very close to Lake Oswego High School and Lake Oswego Junior High School. It is South of Country Club Rd, North of Iron Mt. Blvd., West of Lake […]

Featured Home in Southwood Park

Are you wanting to enroll your children in the Lake Oswego School District, but are concerned about finding a home that is large enough, that you can also afford?  Look no further.  A home that fits this profile has come onto the market.

Southwood Park

The Southwood Park neighborhood is actually an area of unincorporated Clackamas County.  […]

Featured Neighborhood: Westridge

It’s time to showcase another of Lake Oswego’s wonderful neighborhoods, Westridge. Westridge is not very large.  According to city-data.com, it is  just .238 of a square mile. It is bordered on the West by Bryant Rd, on the North by Royce Way, on the East by Cooks Butte Park, and on the […]

Featured Neighborhood: Forest Highlands

Two weeks ago I posted information about Tryon Creek State Park and mentioned that there are two neighborhoods in Lake Oswego with trail access into the Park. One is First Addition and the other is Forest Highlands. In our archives you’ll find a neighborhood profile for First Addition, and now you will also […]

Lake Oswego Neighborhood Maps

Here’s a handy resource to help you orient yourself with the myriad of Lake Oswego neighborhoods. Just open the link below & click the colored segments revealing the neighborhood names:
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Old Town – Historic Pictorial Tour

Old Town Lake Oswego tells its own story:

Dispelling Eight Lake Oswego Myths

On occasion at the PropertyBlotter, we will lapse into the nostalgic and the historic.

Today, we share a handful of myths concerning the lake, the town, founders, its early industry, and famous headstones.

(Full disclosure: I got this from the very interesting Oswego Heritage Council site).

Oswego Lake is not an artificial lake. The natural lake was […]

Mountain Park

Mountain Park is a 700 acre planned community on the East side of Lake Oswego. It was the vision of Carl Halvorson (the man who Halvorson Island, the only private island in Oswego Lake, is named after). Developed in 1968, it is built on a dormant volcano, Mt. Sylvania. The population of […]


The Palisades neighborhood is located on the South side of Lake Oswego, and is roughly the area bounded by: Stafford/McVey along the south & southeast, Southshore Rd. (down to the lake) along the north, Blue Heron, and then north & east of the Westridge Elementary School area.

It is a lovely neighborhood with a mix of […]