The Abbott Northwestern Hospital campus is located in one of
Minnesota's most diverse communities: Phillips. Just south of
downtown Minneapolis, Phillips is home to nearly 20,000 residents
and is made up of four neighborhoods, including Phillips West,
Ventura Village, Midtown Phillips and Phillips East. According to
the 2000 Census, about 31 percent of Phillips residents are White,
29 percent are African American, 22 percent are Latino American, 12
percent are American Indian and 6 percent are Asian American.
Phillips is one of the oldest communities in Minneapolis. One of
its main streets, Park Avenue, is known for its historic mansions
that were built by industrialists in the 1920s. Today, many of
those mansions have been renovated and are home to businesses and
Other organizations in the community include Allina Health,
Phillips Eye Institute, Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, Saint Mary's
College, Lutheran Social Services, the American Swedish Institute,
Children's Hospitals and Clinics - Minneapolis, and Andersen
The community's numerous specialty businesses such as
Ingebretsen's Scandinavian Gifts and Foods, Mercado Central, the
Heart of the Beast Puppet Theater and the Ancient Traders Market
reflect the its cultural diversity.
Learn about community partnerships involving Abbott Northwestern.