District Services



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  • Twenty-four hour surveillance cameras at several locations. The feed is recorded by The City of New Haven and Yale Security to be used as evidence in case of a criminal incident.

  • Daily rubbish removal from barrels

  • Sidewalk cleaning

  • Cleaning curbs

  • Cleaning drain grates

  • Properties, alleys, and lawns are cleaned to the building line every day

  • Trim bushes, hedges and trees that block street lighting

  • Weed removal

  • Snow removal from sidewalks at crosswalks only

  • Maintain & replace equipment

  • Provides uniforms for employees

  • Maintains & displays promotional banners for city events and holidays

  • Provides holiday decorations

  • Removal of graffiti from blighted buildings and public spaces

  • Holds annual meeting & election as required by city ordinance

  • Monitor buildings daily & report problems

  • Seasonal flower boxes around the district look great

  • Maintains one office within the district

  • Maintains decorative lighting

  • Liaison between city & government and the CWSSD members

  • Maintain public improvements & improves the appearance of abandoned buildings.

Study Hotel 1157 Chapel Street New Haven CT 06511

Study Hotel 1157 Chapel Street New Haven CT 06511


  • Broken pavers and faulty sidewalks will be replaced. The block of Chapel street between Park and Howe has been completed. Park street between Chapel and Crown streets has been completed. A survey of all sidewalk defects in the district has been completed. The city has opened bids for the block between York and Park streets.

  • New banners and signage are being installed. Call the CWSSD office to get yours: (203) 787-3000.

  • New banners, in a new design are being installed. If you want one, call Strong/Cohen design.

  • New entry and exit signs for the district have been installed as well as a logo sign at the corner of Chapel and Howe streets.

  • Expansion of the district will result in cleaner streets at the edge of the District, especially Park street, York, Crown, and Edgewood.

  • The district board plans to solicit developers to acquire and renovate any underutilized or blighted property and to support all applications to the city.

  • The board has installed surveillance cameras at key locations throughout the district both to deter crimes and to provide evidence for conviction of those who commit them.

  • 80 properties in the district are being re-zoned to Downtown BD-1 at the request of the district.

Yale school of Architecture 180 York St, New Haven, CT 06511

Yale school of Architecture 180 York St, New Haven, CT 06511