Near West Side

Near West Side Neighborhood Organization


  • Martin Mechtenberg, President (
  • Tammy Bell, Vice President
  • Amanda Ward, Secretary
  • Karl Edmonson, Treasurer


Meetings are traditionally held at St. Paul’s Memorial United Methodist Church (W. Colfax & LaPorte Ave.), the fourth Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m.

However, meetings may also rotate throughout various neighborhood locations. Please contact organization for details.


  • North: LaSalle, various others over to Olive
  • South:  Western
  • East:  Williams St.
  • West:  Railroad/Olive Street

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Last updated: March 1, 2018