Welcome to Nakoma League
INACTIVE ASSOCIATION

Last update Tuesday, August 1, 2017


Neighborhood Contacts || Neighborhood Association Meetings || Profile, Statistics and Indicators || Neighborhood Communications || Plans and Publications || Governmental Officials || Facilities and Services ||

Neighborhood Contacts
Neighborhood Contact Person: Carolyn Casey, 3910 Yuma Dr, Madison, WI 53711, (H)703-732-1543, aylicasey@aol.com
Mark Consigny, 809 Huron Hill, Madison, WI 53711, (H)608-233-9395, mark.consigny@usbank.com

Neighborhood Association Meetings
Neighborhood Association Meeting: Place: League Member Homes
Address:
Date: First Thursday of each month (except June, July, & August)
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Please contact neighborhood association to confirm meeting date, location, and time.

Profile, Statistics and Indicators
Neighborhood Description: Nakoma was platted in 1915 as a picturesque suburb in the country with winding roads, its own water system, its own private bus service and substantial lands set aside for parks, tennis courts and a golf course. To make this new suburb more appealing to families, the developers even replaced the old schoolhouse with a new grade school in 1917 and built the Nakoma Country Club in 1921. It was one of the most prestigious neighborhood's of its time as it is today. Some of the finest examples of Colonial, Greek, Tudor Revival, French Provincial, and Prairie style homes are located in Nakoma. The Nakoma Neighborhood: A Walking Tour Guide (2002) showcases twenty-four superb homes in the area. The older, historic neighborhood is also home to Thoreau Elementary School, Nakoma Country Club, and easy access to the University of Wisconsin Arboretum. Resident driven activities and charitable endeavors are spearheaded by The Nakoma League. The Nakoma League, with its first roots as a women's group, includes all residents of the neighborhood's 800 homes and continues its mission, “to promote neighborliness and friendliness among its members and to contribute to the welfare of the community.”
Neighborhood Boundaries: Illinois Central Railway and Odana Road on the north, Manitou Way on the east, Mohawk Drive on the south, and Whenona Drive and Waban Hill (including Hiawatha Circle) on the west
Neighborhood Statistics Indicators: The Neighborhood Indicators Project is a demonstration of key characteristics and various indicators that relate to the quality of life in Madison at the neighborhood level. Basic neighborhood information as well as housing, public safety, health and family well-being, economic, and transportation indicators by neighborhood is available.
Recent Accomplishments:
Neighborhood Events: Spring Egg Hunt, Fourth of July Picnic & Parade, Neighborhood Garage Sale, Halloween Party, Fall Gathering, Tulip Time Progressive Dinner, Twelfth Night Dinner & Theater
Places of Interest: Duck Pond, Nakoma Country Club, Nakoma Park, Thoreau Elementary School, UW Arboretum, SW Bike Path, Stone Gateways

Neighborhood Communications
Newsletter: Under the Oaks
Keri Schlecht , Madison, WI 53711, keri.schlect@gmail.com
Lindsay Suttin , Madison, WI 53711, (H)608-729-6123, lindsay.suttin@yahoo.com
Web Page: http://www.MyNakoma.org

Plans and Publications
City Plans:
Publications: -Thoreau Elementary Traffic Safety Brochure, 2008-2009
http://www.publichealthmdc.com/family/safetyAndInjuryPrevention/SchoolTrafficSafety.cfm

-The Nakoma Neighborhood: A Historic Walking Tour, 2002
http://www.cityofmadison.com/planning/landmark/NakomaWalkingTour.pdf

-The Nakoma Neighborhood: Historic District Website
http://www.historicnakoma.org/
Historic Districts: -Nakoma National Register Historic District: Roughly bounded by Odana Road on the north, NakomaRoad/ Manitou Way/Country Club Road/Seminole Highway on the east, Mohawk Drive on the south, Whenona DriveWaban Hill, Hiawatha Drive, Wisconsin & Calumet Railroad tracks on the west.

http://www.cityofmadison.com/dpced/planning/national-register-of-historic-places/1602/
TIF Districts:
Urban Design Districts:

Governmental Officials
Madison Alderperson: Maurice Cheeks, Aldermanic District 10 - Ward 78
Dane County Supervisor: Richard Kilmer, Supervisory District 4 - Ward 78
State Representative: Terese Berceau, Assembly District 77 - Ward 78
State Senator: Fred Risser, Senate District 26 - Ward 78

Facilities and Services:
Community Centers Monroe Street Fine Arts Center (2526 Monroe Street), Neighborhood House (29 S. Mills Street)
Community Gardens:
Fire Stations: Fire Station #9 (201 Midvale Boulevard), Fire Station #7 (1810 McKenna Blvd)
Library: Sequoya Branch (513 South Midvale Boulevard)
Neighborhood Resource Team:
Parks and Open Space:
(Map)
Cherokee Middle School Fields, Nakoma Golf Course, Nakoma Park, Thoreau Elementary School playground, University of Wisconsin Arboretum
Police Districts: West District, Capt. Cory Nelson, 1710 McKenna Blvd., Neighborhood Officers, Newsletter
Polling Place: Ward 78, Thoreau Elementary, 3870 Nakoma Rd
Public Art:
Public Schools: Elementary School Attendance Area 23
Thoreau Elementary School (3870 Nakoma Rd)
Middle School Attendance Area 203
Cherokee Heights Middle School (4301 Cherokee Dr)
High School Attendance Area 143
West High School (30 Ash St)