Ellis South End Neighborhood Association 



The purpose of this website page is to share an overview of the accomplishments of the Ellis South End Neighborhood Association with the membership and the community at large; and to encourage further involvement from generous members and the business community.

The Ellis has proudly made financial contributions and donations to various non-profit projects and initiatives in the neighborhood.

Financial Contributions
  • Boston Center for the Arts
  • Boston Explorers
  • Ringgold Park
  • SE Baseball
  • Haley House
  • South End Artists 
  • Maintenance of Warren Avenue elm tree
  • Ellis Tot Lot on Chandler Street
  • Community Music Center of Boston
  • Project Place
  • Childe Hassam Park
  • Hayes Park
  • SELROSLT Garden Tour

Purchased or donated toward purchase
  • Big Belly trash compactors
  • Tree fences at BCA Plaza
  • Public benches on Tremont Street

The Ellis has advocated on behalf of the neighborhood on a wide range of community development projects.
Projects include, but are not limited to
  • Atelier 505
  • D4
  • The Bryant
  • 285 Columbus Lofts
  • The Brook House at 79 Chandler Street
  • 131 Dartmouth Street
  • Simon Properties/Copley Place
  • The Clarendon
  • Columbus Center
  • The Prudential Center Pru-Pac Advisory
  • Liberty Mutual Headquarters
  • The Silver Line Columbus Avenue Portal
  • The South End Groundwater Crisis

The Ellis has energetic committees that involve residents, address concerns and encourage involvement
  • Neighborhood Services
  • Community Outreach
  • Development
  • Licensing
  • Zoning
  • Young Professionals
  • Liaison with City Hall and elected officials
  • Special and social events
  • Wine Group
  • Book Group
  • Political and educational forums

Further, these activities and events include, but are not limited to
  • Neighborhood cleanliness and trash mitigation
  • Quarterly wine tastings
  • Annual Fundraiser and other social events
  • New member parties
  • Annual progressive dinner
  • Semi-annual neighborhood clean up
  • Children’s events
  • Development issues

As communicator, the Ellis is dedicated to providing news about local issues and to keeping its membership and interested residents informed
  • Through its website, www.ellisneighborhood.org is accessible to all and sends regular newsletters to the membership
  • Through creation and distribution of informational handouts to the Ellis Community
  • By developing fund raisers to support local activities
  • By reaching out to and working with other neighborhood associations


The Ellis South End Neighborhood Association: P.O. Box 170731, Boston, MA, 02117 

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