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Birding by the River

Neighbor birding enthusiast Sigrid Schmidt recently shared with us her list of 123 species of birds she has seen along the north branch of the Chicago River near Horner Park. We hope to add some more relevant naturalist information, particularly as the riverfront restoration progresses– please send us your thoughts and notes, and let us […]

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Horner Riverbank to Undergo Major Restoration

HPAC May Meeting Monday 7pm

The Horner Park Advisory Council is pleased to report that after more than 14 years of advocacy, the Horner Riverbank restoration project has been approved! On Wednesday, June 12, the Board of Commissioners of the Chicago Park District approved an Intergovernmental Agreement with the US Army Corps of Engineers to transfer funds, to begin the […]

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May 2013 Meeting Minutes

HPAC May Meeting Monday 7pm

The Horner Park Advisory Council meeting on Monday May 6 at 7 pm hosted representatives from US Army Corps of Engineers and the Chicago Park District who gave a preview to neighbors of riverfront restoration plans, which incorporate a portion of Horner Park. Detailed Project Report and Environmental Assessment Presentation by USACE … Horner Park Advisory […]

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River Bank Improvement Project

The Horner Park Advisory Council has learned that the Horner Park River Bank Improvement Project from 2001 may be revived. Through HPAC Vice President John Lyman’s diligent inquiries with the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) it was revealed that in 2003 they had officially approved the project for further investigation. In July of 2003 […]

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Hokulea Academy of Polynesian Dance returns to Ravenswood Manor Park on Friday, June 23!

Break out your uke, put on that lovely flowered blouse, wear an orchid behind your ear, say “Aloha” to your […]

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Bring the kids to Horner Park at 7 PM on Saturday June 17 to witness Theatre Hikes presenting William Shakespeare’s […]

What’s New with Our Local Parks, Rivers, and Bike Paths? These Are Exciting Times! Find Out Why.

Join John Friedmann, VP Environment at the North River Commission for an informative presentation on all the exciting new recreational […]

Get ready for Sunnyside Up at Ravenswood Manor Park June 9!

Chase away the last of your winter blues!  Summer is starting at Manor Park on Friday June 9 as the […]

April 2017 Meeting Minutes

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

Earth Day Events

Join your neighbors for an Earth Day Clean and Green! Saturday April 22, from 9-12am Ravenswood Manor, Horner, Buffalo, Sunken […]