North Mayfair Improvement Association

North Mayfair Improvement Association

PO Box 30119, Chicago (IL), 60630, United States

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The North Mayfair Improvement Association is a neighborhood organization of residents dedicated to keeping North Mayfair a safe and desirable place to live

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North Mayfair Improvement Association, formed in 1929, represents neighbors working together to keep our community a safe, beautiful and exceptional place to live and raise families. NMIA provides a forum for residents to discuss concerns and suggestions for improving the community and work together to make it better. "The Improver," NMIA's newsletter distributed 5 times per year helps keep members and residents informed and involved.

Some NMIA neighborhood activities include:
- Sponsor and volunteer in park cleanup projects at Gompers Park.
- Help preserve and maintain the nature trails, lagoon, and wetlands in the park.
- Sponsor one boys and one girls baseball teams in association with the Gompers Park Athletic Association.
- Help fund Gompers Park for the children's Easter, Halloween, and Christmas parties.
- Sponsor a 4th of July Parade for the community.
- Provide financial assistance to the Garden Club to help beautify North Mayfair.
- Work closely with our alderman and her staff on issues affecting our community.
- Maintain a vigilance regarding zoning changes, property use and new developments to protect property values and the character of the neighborhood.
- Work closely with other civic organizations to stay informed on local issues.

Awards This Old House Magazine named North Mayfair one of the Midwest's best old house neighborhoods in 2010 - among the best for: City Life, Cottages and Bungalows, Families, First-Time Buyers, Fixer-Uppers, Singles.
http://www.thisoldhouse.com/toh/photos/0,,20343298_20738485,00.html
http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2010-03-03/classified/ct-mre-0228-north-mayfair-20100228_1_north-mayfair-neighborhood-association-historic-chicago-bungalow-association
Founded 1929
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