Want to learn more about the history of the Albina neighborhood? Check out the following resources.

Bleeding Albina: A History of Community Disinvestment, 1940-2000- Bleeding Albina is an article written by Karen Gibson, an associate professor of Urban studies and Planning at Portland State University, that was published in 2007 in Transforming Anthropology. Since then, the article has been read by many within Portland and provided helpful information about the gentrification that occurred and is occurring in North Portland.

Albina area (Portland) - An extensive historical record taken from The Oregon Encyclopedia. This site includes a lot of information about specific events (riots, protests, etc.) and interesting graphics. If you're interested in learning about the surrounding neighborhoods, and their development in contrast to Albina's, there is an article about the nearby Irvington neighborhood.

Albina Neighborhood Profile - If you're looking for statistics about the current neighborhood, here is a good place to find them.

Early History of Albina

Past and Present Albina Multi-media

Gentrification in Portland

Oregon's Racial History 

Efforts to Support the Albina Community