Board Meeting Minutes 2018-10-15

Eliot Neighborhood Association
Meeting Minutes
October 15, 2018
6:48 – 8:40 pm
St. Philip Deacon Episcopal Church
NE 120 Knott St.

Meeting called to order 6:48pm

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Hill Block: Visioning to Heal the Past

The healing: In August of 2017, Legacy Health joined the City of Portland and Prosper Portland (formerly Portland Development Commission) in announcing a collaborative effort to develop a vacant 1.7-acre block on the Legacy Emanuel Medical Center property. This land once housed the Hill Block building and was considered the heart of the Albina business community where many African Americans resided in nearby homes until urban renewal came in the 1960s. Though vacant for nearly 50 years, this plot of land still evokes painful memories for many African Americans who still talk about the unfair destruction and loss of their community.

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