On Saturday March 21 volunteers from the neighborhood joined the City of Portland Graffiti Abatement Program to cleanup graffiti in Eliot Neighborhood. Coffee and donuts were waiting for volunteers as they showed up at the meeting place on the corner of Williams and San Rafael. After getting instructions volunteers dispersed throughout the neighborhood with their provided supplies to cleanup.
Neighborhood History Book
If you have read many of the postings from the “History” category on eliotneighborhood.org or if you are a regular reader of the Eliot News newsletter you probably recall reading about a history book in the works. Author Roy E Roos, who has written many Eliot News articles over the years, finished the book last fall.
Board Meeting Minutes 2009-03-09
Proposed Broadway Name Change
The City of Portland is currently evaluating options for renaming a street after civil rights leader Cesar Chavez. After a failed attempt in 2007 to rename North Interstate after the Latino labor and civil rights leader, the Cesar E. Chavez Boulevard Committee has initiated the street renaming process. This time Broadway, Grand and 39th “streets” are potential candidates.
Eliot Neighborhood Email List
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Major League Soccer Coming to Portland
Today at a press conference held at the Hilton in downtown Portland, Major League Soccer officials announced they were awarding Portland a MLS team. This announcement came a little over a week after city council voted 3 – 2 to approve soccer.
King Farmers Market
Starting May 3 there will be a Farmers Market about a mile north of Eliot Neighborhood. Portland Farmers Market in partnership with Northeast Coalition of Neighborhoods plans to open the Sunday market in the King Neighborhood.
Dawson Park Gazebo on YouTube
Portland Development Commission has published a video on YouTube about the Dawson Park Gazebo renovation. The video shows a brief history of the structure and some footage of the construction.