Neighborhood Priorities

2017 Accomplishments

  • Advocated for the needed repair/replacement of 3rd St, 5th Ave, 7th Ave, 8th Ave and 9th Ave in the North Loop. This was approved by the city and construction will begin in 2019.
  • Based on neighborhood feedback, the city added sidewalk and pedestrian safety repairs to their list of infrastructure projects in the North Loop for 2019.
  • The NLNA, with the support of various businesses, installed 14 sidewalk planting beds on Washington Ave.
  • Numerous boulevard trees were planted or replaced throughout the North Loop.
  • Progress continues on the creation of a neighborhood park in the North Loop – a vital element for a livable city.
  • Washington Ave was adopted by the NLNA, and the association hosted 6 neighborhood clean-up events that engaged residents from all over the downtown area.
  • The NLNA installed a public bike repair station on 5th Ave.
  • The NLNA supported the construction of YouthLink’s new facility for homeless youth by making a contribution of $204,000.
  • Numerous neighborhood events were held that promoted engagement and community spirit.
  • The NLNA supported the construction of a parking facility on 10th Ave to help increase the badly needed supply of parking in the North Loop.

2017 Priorities, as determined by neighbors attending the 2017 Annual Meeting

  1. Pedestrian Safety
  2. Street & Sidewalk Repairs
  3. New Park
  4. Beautification & Greening
  5. Livability & Safety
  6. On-street Parking
  7. Affordable Housing

2018 Priorities, as determined by neighbors attending the 2018 Annual Meeting

  1. Greening & Public Art
  2. Pedestrian Safety
  3. Livability & Safety
  4. Reconstruction of the intersection at Washington Ave and 3rd Ave (including a left turn lane)
  5. Historic Preservation
  6. Parking
  7. Affordable Housing