Live. Work. Create.

Milepost 5 -16Milepost 5 is an affordable housing community for creatives, developed for working artists of all disciplines. Occupying two buildings on a two-acre campus in Portland’s Montavilla neighborhood, our community of 140 owners and renters work in dozens of artistic fields. Residents host monthly art openings in Milepost 5’s three gallery spaces, present plays, music, readings, workshops, and other events almost daily in the ArtHaus Cafe and Event Space, central courtyard, and community spaces. There is a wait list for rentals.

Studios at Milepost 5

  • Two visual art galleries
  • Event /performance space
  • Wide ranging event schedule including art openings, plays, music, workshops, readings
  • Mix of live/work, work-only, small businesses and common spaces
  • Community garden
  • Common area WiFi available
  • Access to public transit (Max blue, red and green lines.  Bus lines 19, 20 & 72)
  • Near Montavilla Park and Montavilla Community Center
  • Zipcar available on site
  • On-site coin operated laundry facility

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Information on Artist at MP5

Artist at MP5 Logo
Artists’ Milepost is a nonprofit organization
supporting the arts and the artists of Montavilla
and East Portland.



ArtHaus Logo
ArtHaus is a project of Artists’ Milepost.  Located at
Milepost 5, it includes galleries, a coffee house and
a performance venue for the use of local artists, writers
and performers.


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