Welcome to Nakoma League

Last update Tuesday, September 21, 2021

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): Angela Kruse, angelaakruse@gmail.com
Tammy Foshay, minetta323@gmail.com

Neighborhood Association Meetings
Neighborhood Association Meeting: Place: Zoom
Date: First Wednesday of each month, August - June
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Please contact neighborhood association to confirm meeting date, location, and time.

Profile, Statistics and Indicators
Neighborhood Description: The Nakoma neighborhood is on the near west side of Madison flanked by the UW Arboretum, Nakoma Country Club and the SW Bike Path.
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.
Neighborhood Events: 12th Night Dinner and Performance; February Spring Egg Hunt; Spring Tulip Progressive Dinner; May Fourth of July Celebration; July 4 Halloween Celebration; Halloween or near by date Fall Gathering; November Holiday Gift Drive; December

Neighborhood Communications
Newsletter: Under the Oaks
Courtney Dalton, cortikay@gmail.com
Ursula Lawrence, ursula.lawrence@gmail.com
Web Page: http://www.nakomaleague.org

Plans and Publications
City Plans:
Publications: -The Nakoma Neighborhood: A Historic Walking Tour, 2002

-The Nakoma Neighborhood: Historic District Website
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.

TIF Districts: None
Urban Design Districts: None

Governmental Officials
Madison Alderperson: Yannette Cole, Aldermanic District 10 - Ward 78
Dane County Supervisor: Cecely Castillo, Supervisory District 4 - Ward 78
State Representative: Shelia Stubbs, Assembly District 77 - Ward 78
State Senator: Kelda Roys, Senate District 26 - Ward 78

Facilities and Services:
Community Centers Monroe Street Fine Arts Center (2526 Monroe Street), Neighborhood House (29 S. Mills Street)
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:
Cherokee Middle School Fields, Nakoma Golf Course, Nakoma Park, Thoreau Elementary School playground, University of Wisconsin Arboretum
Police Districts: Midtown District, Capt. Jay Lengfeld, 4020 Mineral Point Road , Neighborhood Officers
Polling Place: Ward 78, Thoreau Elementary, 3870 Nakoma Rd
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)