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

2015 Summer Concert Series Schedule

The 2015 summer concert series schedule has been announced! This year, concerts are taking place in three different parks: Ravenswood Manor, Buffalo Park, and Horner Park. As always, there’s a little something for everybody. Donate to the concert series now to help keep this neighborhood tradition alive!

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Ravenswood Manor Park Construction Update

The Chicago Park District has begun replacing the old playground equipment in Ravenswood Manor Park with new, safer equipment.  This is a part of Mayor Emanuel’s Chicago Plays Program, where more than 300 playgrounds will be replaced over three years throughout the city. “We are shooting to have the whole Ravenswood Manor Playground finished, weather […]

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February 2015 Meeting Minutes

Horner Park Advisory Council Minutes February 2, 2015   The HPAC meeting was called to order at the Horner Park Fieldhouse at 7:08pm. Previous Minutes: The minutes of the January 2015 meetings were approved. Treasurer’s Report:  The following funds are in HPAC accounts: Checking $22,176.15 Savings    $14,877.93 PayPal       $5,460.47 Total        $42,514.55 QuickBooks has not been […]

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November 2014 Meeting Minutes

  Horner Park Advisory Council Minutes November 3, 2014 The HPAC meeting was called to order at the Horner Park Fieldhouse at 7:07pm. Previous minutes: Some changes regarding misspelled names and a missing Farmers Market report Minutes approved with amendments Treasurer’s Report: MB chking                  16,328.77 MB savings                 14,875.81 Paypal                           4,489.76 Total:                          35,694.34   Other filings: 990 […]

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January 2015 Meeting Minutes

      Horner Park Advisory Council Minutes January 15, 2015   Meeting called to order 7:11pm Reports Treasurer’s Report Checking  $17,428.31 Saving       $14,877.93 PayPal        $5,450.99 Total          $37,757.23 Signatories to set up MB Financial app to deposit checks if possible. Kevin setting up committees in PayPal to simplify bookkeeping. Dog Friendly Area […]

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December 2014 Meeting Minutes

    Horner Park Advisory Council Minutes December 1, 2014 The HPAC meeting will be convened at 7:25pm at Montis’ 4757 N. Talman Avenue.  Previous Minutes: The minutes of the November 2014 meetings were distributed on Nov. 28 for review and were approved. Kevin moved that we accept the December minutes, which were written by […]

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Valentine’s Day Dance

Put on your dancin’ shoes and join your neighbors for the annual Valentine Day Dance at Horner Park. The Horner Park Jazz […]

Lincoln Square Chili Cook Off

Join your neighbors at the Red Lion in Lincoln Square for a chili cook-off, with all proceeds going to the […]

ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS – 2015 Horner Park Farmers Market

It’s 2015 – and we are now accepting applications for the 2015 Horner Park Farmers Market! Click here to learn more about our […]

Ravenswood Manor Park to Get New Play Equipment

In coordination with the Ravenswood Manor Improvement Association, HPAC gathered input on four design options that the Chicago Park District […]

New Playground Equipment for Ravenswood Manor Park

Ravenswood Manor Park was recently nominated for a Chicago Plays grant, which is jointly administered by Chicago Park District and […]

October 2014 Meeting Minutes

  Horner Park Advisory Council Minutes October 8, 2014 The HPAC meeting was called to order at the Horner Park […]