Portland’s newest apartment building, located in the heart of the Longfellow Square, The Hiawatha exudes the charm of its historic neighborhood, while offering the most modern comfort systems and amenities.
Thoughtful layouts, quality finishes, ample closets, efficient systems and healthy air make The Hiawatha’s studio, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom apartments Portland’s best.
In Portland’s Longfellow Square, The Hiawatha puts you within steps of the City’s acclaimed restaurants, art & cultural institutions and waterfront. Sitting between Portland’s downtown and its hospitals, you can walk to many of the areas largest employers.
The Song of Hiawatha
Should you ask me, whence these stories?
Whence these legends and traditions…
–Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1855
The Hiawatha is named for the 1855 epic poem, The Song of Hiawatha, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Longfellow, born in Portland in 1807, was a commanding figure in the 19th century literary world and one of only five Fireside Poets. The poem, one of his most famous, relates the adventures of an Ojibwe warrior named Hiawatha and the tragedy of his love for Minnehaha. 667 Congress Street stands opposite Longfellow Square, home of a public monument to the poet.