Mission: The purposes and goals of the Association shall be to protect and promote the best interests of the residents of Mcelderry Park; to preserve and promote the neighborhood as a desirable neighborhood and place to live; to maintain the integrity, aesthetics and residential character of the street and its historic structures; to protect its environment and natural features; to encourage people to buy, restore and improve homes; to prevent crime and destructive acts; to promote and encourage neighborliness and community spirit, and to cooperate with city officials and with other civic and public organizations for the general welfare of the entire community of McElderry Park.