Posted in December 2015

New York School Shed Project

Hello my name is Jake Lester I am the chair for an organization called Freedom by Design. We are part of the national organization American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS). Every year the Lawrence chapter of AIAS and Freedom by Design picks a project to help better the community, we then design, fundraise, and build … Continue reading »

New York Elementary MLK Chili Feed!

Mark your calendars for the annual New York Elementary MLK Chili Feed, Tuesday January 19th, from 5-7pm. This is a community event and all are welcome. Free will donation will be accepted at the door. Information tables from the Sunrise Project, the Garden Shed project, the Front Porch project for East Ninth, Brook Creek Neighborhood … Continue reading »

ELNA Meetings 2016

ELNA meetings are held on the 1st Monday of each month, unless it is a holiday, from 7-9pm. Meetings are held at the New York Elementary library during the school year, and usually at the Lawrence Percolator during the summer months. ELNA Meetings 2016 January 4th February 1st March 7th April 4th May 2nd June 6th … Continue reading »

Updated East Ninth CAC Schedule

Updated Schedule: The design team will meet to synthesis the notes from CAC and public comments. CAC will meet Wed, Jan. 27th at 6:30pm at Library and Wed, March 2nd at 6:30pm at Library El Dorado will go before ELNA to discuss these changes and the plan once these comments are consolidated. March 9th – … Continue reading »

January 2016 ELNA Meeting

The East Lawrence Neighborhood Association will hold a regular monthly meeting on Monday January 4th from 7-9pm. Even though New York School will not be open for students until Wednesday January 6th, the meeting will still be held in the New York School library.  In addition to our usual reports, agenda items include these special … Continue reading »


The Downtown Grocery Project Committee has been working for more than two years and is now moving closer than ever before to an actual grocery store operator committing to opening a store in downtown Lawrence in the old Borders Building. The prospective operator has completed a marketing study and has now asked the Downtown Grocery … Continue reading »