Chatham Square Neighborhood

A Diverse Fair Haven Community with Historic Homes and a Beautiful Waterfront

Welcome (Bienvenido, Benvenuto, Powitanie, Bonjour! Willkomme,歡迎, ברוךהבא أهلا وسهلا, Bonvenon) to Chatham Square online.

Who We Are & What We Do

CSNA is an all-volunteer group of residents and business people creating and sustaining community and pride in Fair Haven. Made up of residents of all ages, races, and ethnicities CSNA supports activities for children and families, organizes social gatherings, supports local businesses and addresses community concerns.


For 11 years, we have planned and coordinated our community building events at a retreat in January. The list of events linked here represents the 2019 plan. Residents in collaboration with nonprofits, businesses and our local library created it. All events are subject to change. Please check the events calendar on this site for the updates and additional information.

You can join CSNA by becoming a member on this website. Attending meetings and events is the best way to get to know us; we recommend a Soup Night or a Dining Out Night as a starter event. Contributions to CSNA are welcome but not required.

If you have questions, or to arrange a tour of Fair Haven you can reach us at ChathamSquareNeighborhood at or at (203) 936-9459.

Click on the Urban Walking Trail map to learn how you can get a FREE copy.

Informative links:

Fair Haven Trail Map Postcard

5.8 mile Fair Haven Urban Trail opens to the public

CFGNH Recognition of our Work

NRDC Recognition of our Work

Fair Haven History Daily Nutmeg 

Neighborhood Traffic study

Read more about our Neighborhood

We meet at the Mary Wade Home the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 6pm. Join us.  

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2018 Calendar of Monthly Meetings

Who Supports Us

Your support and the contributions of the businesses and nonprofits listed in the column on the right makes this website and our community activities possible. Please do not forget to let contributors know that we appreciate their support.

Your tax deductible donation can be made via the United Way of Greater New Haven. In the memo line write: CSNA to make sure they know that your donation is designated to our neighborhood.  Thank you for your support.

What We Believe...

The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members ~ Coretta Scott King

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One of the marvelous things about community is that it enable us to welcome and help people in a way that we couldn't as individuals. When we pool our strengths and share the work and responsibility we can welcome many people ~ Jean Vanier 

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Every time we decrease children's opportunity for free play by increasing time at school or some other adult-directed activities, we reduce further their opportunities to control their own lives, to learn that they ar not simply victims of circumstance and powerful others ~ Peter Gray

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String Art at MakeHaven

May 23, 2019 from 7pm to 10pm
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Quinnipiac Riverfest 2019: Thanks for coming!

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Blog Posts


Posted by Patricia Kane on May 19, 2019 at 4:09pm 0 Comments

Telephone: (203) 936-9459







May 15, 2019 ~ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Mary Wade Home  

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Posted by Lee Cruz on May 16, 2019 at 9:36pm 0 Comments

Enjoy the cultural and culinary diversity of Fair Haven. Taste the cuisines of Mexico, Peru, Puerto Rico, and more while learning the history of New Haven's most eclectic and ethnically diverse neighborhood. Just two tours: June 15 and 22. 2pm - 5pm. To register visit:…


Parkinson's Support Group at Mary Wade

Posted by Kara Hunter on May 7, 2019 at 7:54am 1 Comment

The May 8th Parkinson Support Group has been rescheduled to May 22nd.

Looking forward to seeing you there!


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