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Eliot neighborhood is located in North/Northeast Portland in the Willamette River watershed. It is situated on the east shore of the Willamette River. The I-5 freeway runs through the center of the neighborhood. Eliot is the former center of the Town of Albina, which historically was the center of Portland’s African American community. The neighborhood saw significant change in after it was declared ‘blighted’ by the City, and plans to build a new hospital complex were put into place. The construction of Legacy Emanuelle Hospital caused the displacement of a significant number of African Americans and their businesses. The neighborhood is a mix of commercial and residential, with a lively retail corridor along MLK Boulevard. Boise neighborhood is a part of the Northeast Coalition of Neighbors.