CSNA's Purpose and Core Beliefs

CSNA's purpose is to promote the social welfare of the Central Street Neighborhood and, secondarily, the larger Evanston community within which the Neighborhood thrives and with whom it interacts. CSNA believes in:

• Fostering a closer community of neighbors;

• Preserving the unique character, amenities, and ecology of the Neighborhood;

• Educating the larger community about the Neighborhood;

• Fostering a housing mix that is affordable for a diverse population;

• Preserving and developing natural green spaces, including but not limited to parks, trees, and appropriate landscaping;

• Preserving the viability and human scale of the Neighborhood business districts;

• Restoring and improving the Neighborhood by accentuating and amplifying its unique character and strengths; and

• Promoting livability and sustainability.