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The Lettered Streets Neighborhood Association Ice Cream Social is back! August 9th, 5 – 7pm.

Meet your neighbors, show our neighborhood some love, and enjoy some ice cream! Bring a blanket and a picnic if you like. We’ll be on the lawn around the side of First Congregational Church of Bellingham.

We need volunteers!

We are looking for folks to help with new and existing programming to engage our neighborhood civically and compassionately. Do you love food sharing programs? Want to help with childcare or gardening? Interested in starting a walking tour series or hosting a political forum? Want to practice your social media & marketing skills? We would love to hear from you!

Board meetings are held every second Tuesday. See meeting calendar for dates and Zoom link.

Check out our current board (as of April 26, 2022) and our new LSNA by-laws (adopted Mar. 12, 2019)

Email us at: lettered.streets@gmail.com

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Interested members of the community are always welcome to attend any of our meetings and this is a great way to get involved! If you would like to present to our board, please email us in advance to request time on our agenda.


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Click here to see current City of Bellingham planning & development notices for the Lettered Streets.

(Notices for all neighborhoods can be found here.)

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About the Lettered Streets Neighborhood

The Lettered Streets Neighborhood is situated on the Salish Sea and the ancestral territories of the Lummi and Nooksack peoples. Early white settlers built sawmills near the mouth of Whatcom Creek in the 1850s and established the town of Whatcom, later incorporated into the City of Bellingham in 1903. Forming the first neighborhood in Bellingham, the Lettered Streets were built on bluffs overlooking the mudflats of Bellingham Bay and along the northern shore of Whatcom Creek. Today, the neighborhood has a mix of businesses and offices, schools, small parks, and single family homes and midsize apartment buildings housing over 800 households.

The Lettered Streets Neighborhood Association creates opportunities for shared learning and community building in this place we call home. We aim to build a sense of place and connection in our neighborhood. The board is composed of renters and homeowners spanning multiple generations. All residents within the boundaries of the Lettered Streets Neighborhood are considered members of the Association and are entitled to a voice and vote in organizational matters.

We welcome your participation in our informational meetings and social gatherings. Please contact us anytime at Lettered.Streets@gmail.com.