Welcome to Prairie Hills Neighborhood Association

Last update Wednesday, September 20, 2023

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

Neighborhood Contacts
Neighborhood Contact Person(s): Alex Thomason, alxthomason@gmail.com
Naffatina Freeman, queen37154@gmail.com

Neighborhood Association Meetings
Neighborhood Association Meeting: Place: Theresa Terrace Neighborhood Center
Address: 1400 Theresa Terrace
Date: First Monday of the Month
Time: 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Please contact neighborhood association to confirm meeting date, location, and time.

Profile, Statistics and Indicators
Neighborhood Description: Prairie Hills is a diverse neighborhood with a variety of housing--duplexes, apartments, and single family homes. Prairie Hills has two large parks, Lucy Lincoln Hiestand and Pilgrim Park, and borders Elver Park, which provides both summer and winter recreational opportunities. Elver Park has cross-country skiing, sledding, ice-skating and hockey in the winter and a playground, splash pad, and sports fields in the summer. Prairie Hills boasts a community garden and green spaces in addition to its parks. Prairie Hills also has a newly-constructed neighborhood center. Prairie Hills is close to shopping, lying just south of West Towne Mall. Bike paths provide access to downtown Madison, Verona, and southern Wisconsin. The Prairie Hills Neighborhood Association (PHNA) works to improve the quality of life through communication within the neighborhood and between Prairie Hills and city and county governments.
Neighborhood Boundaries: Hammersley Road on the north, Prairie Road and Loreen Drive on the east, Putnam Road on the south, and McKenna Road to 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.
Neighborhood Events: Organizes a yearly park clean-up for Lucy Lincoln Hiestand and Pilgrim parks (May). Holds ice cream socials in Lucy Lincoln and Hiestand Parks (summer). Holds a Pie Social in March. Hosts informational meetings about neighborhood issues featuring representatives from city government and the police department (throughout the year). Hosts an annual meeting with reports from city, county and school officials (September). Co-sponsors a hayride with the Theresa Terrace Neighborhood Center (fall).

Neighborhood Communications
Newsletter: Prairie Hills Annual Newsletter
Web Page: http://www.prairiehillsneighborhood.org

Plans and Publications
City Plans: Southwest Neighborhood Plan Website
Southwest Neighborhood Plan (January 22, 2008)
Publications: Resource Guide, Upcoming Events weekly email, Block Party Brochure
Historic Districts: None
TIF Districts: None
Urban Design Districts: None

Governmental Officials
Madison Alderperson:
Dane County Supervisor:
State Representative:
State Senator:

Facilities and Services:
Community Centers Theresa Terrace Neighborhood Center (1409 Theresa Terrace). Meadowood Neighborhood Center (5734 Raymond Road). Elver Park Neighborhood Center (formerly Wisconsin Youth & Family Center) (1201 McKenna Boulevard), Park Edge/Park Ridge Neighborhood Employment & Training Center (1233 McKenna Boulevard)
Fire Stations: Fire Station #7 (1810 McKenna Blvd)
Library: Meadowridge Branch (5740 Raymond Road)
Neighborhood Resource Team: West (Map)
Parks and Open Space:
Elver Park, Huegel Elementary School, Falk Elementary School and garden, Pilgrim Park, Lucy Lincoln Hiestand Park and community gardens.
Police Districts:
Polling Place:
Public Schools: Elementary School Attendance Area 11
Falk Elementary School (6323 Woodington Way)
Middle School Attendance Area 225
Toki Middle School (5606 Russett Rd)
High School Attendance Area 145
Memorial High School (201 S Gammon Rd)