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Horner Park RiverTours: Saturday, July 15

Riverfront tours in Horner Park are conducted by the US Army Corp of Engineers. Space is limited to 20 per time slot and a maximum of 4 registrants per party; registration is recommended. Scheduled tours may be changed or cancelled based on weather and river conditions. All tours begin promptly on the hour from the […]

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Riverfront Walking Tours on Saturday, July 16th

UPDATE: Riverfront tour slots have all been filled. Thank you for your interest! Riverfront tours in Horner Park are conducted by the US Army Corp of Engineers. Space is limited to 15 per time slot and a maximum of 4 registrants per party; registration is recommended. Scheduled tours may be changed or cancelled based on […]

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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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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 notify the community that, beginning this fall and continuing through October 2018, herbicide application is scheduled for the Horner Park Section 206 Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration Project. Under the authority provided by Section 206 of the […]

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Horner Park Riverfront Restoration

The restoration of the Horner Park riverfront has finally begun. Construction fences are installed and crews have begun the ecological restoration of the ½ mile stretch of riverfront on Horner Park’s eastern boundary. The transformation will be dramatic and will take several years but patience will reward the community, the plants, and wildlife that will be […]

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What’s that fence up for in Horner Park?

Inquiring neighbors want to know what the story is with the construction fence that’s gone up by the riverbank in Horner Park– it’s the first visual indicator that work is progressing on the US Army Corps of Engineers’ riverbank restoration project. More information about this project: Nadig Newspapers: “Work to Begin on Restoration at Horner […]

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IDNR Permit granted for riverbank restoration

HPAC is happy to share the good news: plans for Horner Park’s natural riverfront redevelopment have approved to move forward by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources. Download the IDNR Permit 47 (PDF)

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Please write your support of Horner River Project

Horner Park Riverfront Redevelopment

Update – Sept. 30, 2013 Comment Period Ends: 10/29/2013** Last Thursday night the Horner Park Advisory Council presented our case for proceeding with USACE’s riverfront restoration to the Illinois Department of Natural Resources who decide on the permit application for the project. We remain resolute in the conviction that this project will benefit plants, wildlife and future […]

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Letters of support: Riverbank Redevelopment Project

letter from John O’Connell: Dear Mr. Jereb, I would like to thank the Illinois Department of Natural Resources for this past evening’s gathering at Revere Park, allowing concerned citizens the opportunity to learn more about the proposed riverbank restoration project, and to voice their opinions and concerns on its merits and faults. During my address, […]

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IL DNR & USACE Open House

ILDNR & USACE open house

Paul Revere Park, 2509 W. Irving Park Thursday, September 26, 2013 6:00 to 8:30 P.M. Please come out in support of Horner Park. From the Illinois Department of Natural Resources download flyer (PDF) — NOTICE OF OPEN HOUSE NOTICE OF AN OPEN HOUSE BY THE ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES, OFFICE OF WATER RE SOURCES […]

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July 2017 Meeting Minutes

Meeting called to order 7:10pm Introductions/Attendance  Peter Schlossman, President Diane Sutliffe, Co-treasurer • Gretchen Helmreich, Co-treasurer Kevin Anderson, former treasurer […]

Horner Park Pottery Sale – Saturday, September 23, 2017

  This is our second year of sharing our really, really locally made artwork with our neighbors and friends! Bowls, […]

June 2017 Meeting Minutes

Horner Park Advisory Council Meeting Minutes June 5, 2017 In attendance:  Peter Schlossman, President John O’Connell Kevin Anderson, Co-Treasurer Carol […]

Horner BrewFest 2017

See you on Friday, July 14th at Horner Park from 6-10pm! Our inaugural brew fest benefiting the sustainability initiatives of the Horner Park Advisory Council is Friday, […]

May 2017 Meeting Minutes

HPAC Minutes Monday, 5/1/17 Attendance: Peter Schlossman, President Diane Sutliff, Co-Secretary Lisa Cleveland, Co-Treasurer John O’Connell Alan Mueller, RMIA Gretchen […]

April 2017 Meeting Minutes

Horner Park Advisory Council Minutes  April 3, 2017 Attendance: Peter Schlossman, President Amy Jahnke, Co-Secretary Deb Groh, Horner Park Supervisor […]