About Us

Who we are:

The Fort Independence Park Neighborhood Association (FIPNA) is a community association of homeowners, tenants, and cooperators who live in and around Giles and Cannon Place, Sedgwick Avenue, West 238th Street, and Fort Independence Street, in the 80th AD in the Bronx.

  • Margaret Groarke, President
  • Maria Farland, Vice President
  • Dart Westphal, Steering Committee
  • Dan Padernacht, Steering Committee
  • Katherine Robb, Webmaster
  • Elisa Medina, Email Manager


Where we are located:

FIPNA Location Map

What we do:

Neighborhood preservation

Community awareness

Area enhancements

Involvement in government

Responding to our members

How to join:

Please send an email to fipna@fipna.org or use our contact page.