The Little Italy Association (LIA) is the only district management
corporation of its kind in any Little Italy neighborhood in the United
States. LIA deals with a variety of livability issues that range from
sidewalk cleanliness to new building design review; from community
schools to no-leash dog run parks. The Association pledges to advocate
on behalf of its members’ best interests in the areas of public safety,
beautification, promotion, and economic development while preserving the
unique cultural resources that exist in the community.