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Neighborhood Statistics

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Sullivan’s Gulch neighborhood is located in Northeast Portland in the Willamette River watershed. It is named after a gulch extending east from the Willamette River which was originally a wetland with streams and waterfalls. During the Great Depression “Hooverville” shanty town’s popped up in the gulch. Today, the gulch is a major transportation corridor for bus, light rail, frieght railroad, and the Interstate 84 freeway.

Sullivan’s Gulch neighborhood is small and primarily residential, with commercial and transportation corridors along the major roads that make up its borders. The neighborhood is bounded to the south by the I-84 freeway, and is adjacent to the Lloyd Center mall. It is a part of the Northeast Coalition of Neighbors.


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