Chatham Square Neighborhood

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

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Who We are & What We do

 We are an all-volunteer group of residents and business people creating and sustaining community and pride in our neighborhood. Made up of residents of all ages, races, and ethnicities CSNA covers the area of Fair Haven bordered by Grand Avenue, Ferry Street, Middletown Avenue, and Front Street. Over time, our volunteers have also come from other areas of Fair Haven and adjacent neighborhoods.

  We work together to enrich the neighborhood by offering activities for children, organizing social gatherings, supporting local businesses and addressing community concerns. You can join us by attending any of the events listed below. You are also welcome to sign up to get notices of upcoming activities, just register on this website. If you have questions you can reach us at: ChathamSquareNeighborhood at or at (203) 936-9459.

Useful links:

- 2016 planned activities & events

Meetings & who to contact about specific activities and events

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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Latest Activity

Lee Cruz's event was featured

Community Dining Out Night (BREAKFAST) at Santa Maria Bakery

June 30, 2016 from 7am to 9am
21 hours ago
Lee Cruz posted an event

Community Dining Out Night (BREAKFAST) at Santa Maria Bakery

June 30, 2016 from 7am to 9am
21 hours ago
Santiago Berrios Bones posted an event

Yale Overall Parking Plan 2016 at Aldermanic Chamber (City Hall)

June 29, 2016 from 6pm to 9pm
Richard Trinko is now a member of Chatham Square Neighborhood
John Roberts's event was featured

Summer Zumba® Kids' Classes at the Fair Haven Library at Fair Haven Branch Library

June 27, 2016 from 5pm to 5:30pm
Joan Bosson-Heenan posted an event

Neighborhood Soup Night-July at The Heenan House Backyard

July 24, 2016 from 5pm to 7pm
Jun 17
Delilah Griswold's event was featured

Chatham Square Community Stewardship Day at Chatham St. & Downing St.

June 17, 2016 from 6pm to 8pm
Jun 17
Nathalie Bonafe's blog post was featured
May 22



We live in a Walkable Neighborhood, click on the picture to download your Fair Haven Trail Map

picture credit: Ian Christmann

The Chatham Square Neighborhood Association (CSNA) takes its name from the beautiful park located just blocks away from the scenic Quinnipiac River in the historic Fair Haven section of New Haven, CT. Find our neighborhood association and share about CSNA on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Google+ using: #CSNA

Blog Posts

Proposed AGENDA June Meeting CSNA

Posted by Lee Cruz on June 14, 2016 at 11:00am 0 Comments

June 15, 2016 ~ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

The Mary Wade Home


  • Welcome & Introductions
  • Police\Safety: Police District Sgt. Anthony Maio 203.676.8661
  • Traffic Calming: Doug Hausladen, Director Transp. City of New Haven
  • Health
    • Urban Trail – Kathleen\Lee
      • Maps update
    • CARE grants update
    • Other health…

CSNA meeting minutes (May 2016)

Posted by Nathalie Bonafe on May 21, 2016 at 3:51pm 0 Comments



May 18, 2016 ~ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

The Mary Wade Home


  • Welcome & Introductions: Sally E, Marian L, Richard P. Brenda B, Evelyn Willett, Nathalie B, Jim Yeske, Linda Leonardi, Mark D, Lee C, George M, Santiago BB, Mary-Ann M, Diane P, Leslie F, David H.  (New: sign-in sheet)
  • Special Presentation from David Hunter: Mary Wade Home (MWH) expansion…

Riverfest 2016 Photos

Posted by Lee Cruz on May 17, 2016 at 10:00pm 0 Comments

Photos from Riverfest 2016 .

At the bottom is a link to the expanded Facebook album. Enjoy!


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Who supports us...

Your support and the contri-butions of the businesses and nonprofits listed below make this website and our community activities possible. Thank you. Please do not forget to let our contributors know that we ap-preciate their support.

Waterfront Living

Five star senior community with a tradition of quality care

118 Clinton Avenue


Fair Haven Pharmacy

OPEN 7 Days a week. Lowest Prices Guaranteed. 10% discount on over the counter products if you mention CSNA.

Urban Specialist Realtors

47 High Street


Your Community Bank

Canoes, Kayaks & more at:

Grand Apizza Restaurant

Celebrating 60 Years!  

111 Grand Avenue

203.624.7646 or


Fair Haven Community Health Clinic

Changing the odds for Children and Families

City of New Haven

Preserving the Quinnipiac River and Watershed:

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