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Piedmont – A Place of Homes

By Sharon Bloudek, June 19, 2019

I just sold a new home in Piedmont. It’s a great neighborhood; historically an original suburb of Portland, but one that is considered very close to downtown today. Not only because of distance, but because of I-5 and light rail running alongside the neighborhood making access so easy. Recently, modern transportation and the popularity of the local Portland Community College led to a revitalization of its business center, but efforts were really driven by the strong community, reinforcing the motivation of the original founders in 1888 who labeled Piedmont “A Place of Homes”.

If you get a chance to visit, check out Piedmont’s green heart- the much-loved Peninsula Park on the southern end. It was Portland’s original Rose garden and had over three hundred thousand visitors in its first year of bloom in 1913! Now it has many amenities, such as a community center, playing fields and courts, picnic and reservable areas, and a great splash pad if you need to beat the heat this summer.

If you are interested in moving to this great neighborhood or need any info on any Portland neighborhood, give me a call at 503-701-1000.


Photo credit: Piedmont Neighborhood Association








Sharon Bloudek


Sharon was recently recognized as the #1 Individual Agent in the #1 Real Estate office in the State of Oregon. Recognized as a FIVE STAR Real Estate Agent in Portland, Oregon for 9 years. Sharon has been named top 1% in the RMLS, and has been a member of PMAR's Masters Circle Diamond Platinum Level. Also a Neighborhood Favorite on Nextdoor and a Zillow Premiere Agent. Having lived both in the city & the suburbs, she is a great resource for relocation clients. She has worked extensively with first time home buyers & first time home sellers, upsizers, downsizers and investors. She has experience in multi-family units, plexes, and timberland. She is the third generation in her family to be in the real estate business. Sharon graduated from the University of Oregon with a MBA in Marketing & International Business, and from Loyola Marymount University with an emphasis in Business Management. She lives in SW Portland with her husband and three kids and enjoys volunteering in the community. She is a proud supporter of Jesuit Volunteer Corps Northwest, being a former Jesuit Volunteer in Woodburn, Oregon as well as a previous Board Member. She loves hiking, traveling and going to the beach. Basketball and softball were her favorite sports to play, and while she never played soccer - her husband and kids do - and now she appreciates the beautiful game. Sharon would love the opportunity to work with you!
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