Jacob Park

Located in the Lincoln Square neighborhood (two blocks south of Lawrence Avenue, and seven blocks west of Lincoln Avenue), Jacob Park features a playground with slides and swings, plus a sandbox for an afternoon of activities. See also: Chicago Park District Jacob Playlot Park website

Sunken Garden Park

Sunken Garden Park

Sunken Garden Park is one of 46 park properties used only for passive recreation, is located in the Lincoln Square neighborhood (two blocks north of Montrose Avenue, and five blocks west of Western Avenue). See also: Chicago Park District Sunken Garden Park website

Buffalo Park

Buffalo Park

Buffalo Park is one of many park properties used only for passive recreation. This small tranquil park is set in the beautiful Ravenswood Manor community at the conjunction of California, Sunnyside, and Manor. Buffalo Park was renovated with gardens and a council circle of sitting stones in 2009. See also: Chicago Park District Buffalo Park […]

Horner Park

At nearly 55 acres, Horner Park is one of the largest parks on the North Side and boasts nine softball fields, three senior baseball diamonds with night baseball on two diamonds, two football/soccer fields, four outdoor basketball standards, five tennis courts, a playground, a relaxing nature area and 13 picnic groves. The park, located at […]

Ravenswood Manor Park

Located in the middle of the Ravenswood Manor community, the park is the crown jewel of the neighborhood! Over the years, the park has become the place for families and neighbors to gather. Whether enjoying a summer concert in the park or just hanging out with the kids in the playground, the community embraces its […]

Recent News

Midnight Circus in the Parks was a huge success!

Midnight Circus in the Parks at Welles Park last weekend was a huge success! Five sold-out shows! Thanks to the talented performers who rocked our worlds! Who knew the human body could do all that!! It was great to see all the happy and amazed faces leaving the big top. A great big shout out […]

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Horner Park Riverfront Restoration Update: October 2014

Completion of grading as seen from Irving Park bridge

No, that’s not the fencing for the dog park that went up last week in the southeast corner of Horner Park along Irving Park Rd. It’s just the next phase of the $6.2 million Riverfront Restoration Project currently underway by the US Army Corp of Engineers (USACE) and the Chicago Park District. Phase one, which […]

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September 8, 2014 Meeting Minutes

  Horner Park Advisory Council Minutes September 8, 2014 The HPAC meeting was called to order at the Horner Park Fieldhouse at 7:08pm.  Previous Minutes: The minutes of the May and July 2014 meetings were approved, pending changes. Treasurer’s Report: The following funds are in HPAC accounts: Checking  $13,280.38 Savings     $14,874.69 PayPal         $4,373.60 Total          $32,528.67 QuickBooks agrees […]

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July 2014 Meeting Minutes

Horner Park Advisory Council Minutes July 7, 2014 Peter Schlossman – President, presiding, called the meeting to order at 7:05 PM. Previous Minutes: The minutes of the June 2014 meeting were approved, pending changes. Treasurer’s Report: The following funds are in HPAC accounts: Checking         $13,280.38 Savings           $14,874.69 Paypal             $3,913.52 Total               $32,068.59 Quickbooks agrees with the […]

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10/12: Free Baseball Clinic at Horner Park

Join us at our Free Baseball Clinic and learn from the best clinicians from DePaul Academy, Lane Tech and Saint Patrick’s High School.We will cover game situations and techniques in every instruction What’s the game plan: Pitching: Technique, Balance, Different Pitches, Arm Slot and Arm Strength Hitting: Approach, Bat Speed, Selection and Plain Running: Footwork, […]

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9/27 and 9/28: Theatre-Hikes presents 5 Grave Chicago Stories

Saturday 9/27 and Sunday 9/28 at 1pm in Ravenswood Manor Park! This new work, written for Theatre-Hikes, explores 5 grave chicago stories.  Resurrection Mary gives the work it’s title, the famous Chicago ghost story of a woman who goes by the name of Mary and dances all night in a bar.  A gentleman takes her […]

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Horner Park Farmers Market – EXTENDED through Oct 25

ANNOUNCEMENT! The Horner Park Farmers Market has been extended! Now through OCTOBER 25! Horner Park Farmers Market Saturdays, 9am to […]

Herbicide Application at the Riverfront Restoration Site

From Nicole Roach at the USACE: Today, September 9, 2014, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released an advisory to […]

October 17-19: Midnight Circus in the Parks

 Midnight Circus returns to Chicago fresh from being the first ever American Company invited to the world renowned MONTREAL CIRCUS […]

May 2014 Meeting Minutes

Horner Park Advisory Council Minutes May 5, 2014 Peter Schlossman – President, presiding, called the meeting to order at 7:09 […]

8/23 and 8/24: Enchanted April by Theatre Hikes @ Manor Park

Four women rent a chateau on a remote Italian island to try to come to grips with their lives and […]

8/22 @ 7pm – Shakespeare: From Ragtime To Blues

Don’t miss the final Friday night show at Ravenswood Manor Park this Friday, August 22 at 7 PM.  Old favorite and Chicago Shakespeare […]