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New tree planted in Sunken Garden Park

Thanks to the Chicago Park District, Sunken Garden Park recently had a new tree planted between the benches at Sunnyside. A new American Linden (Tilia americana ‘Legend’) was planted in late December by the Chicago Park District. The receipt of this new tree was in response to a request by the Horner Park Advisory Council, […]

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Clean Sweep of Ravenswood Manor Park

A big hearty Autumn Thank You to the neighbors who came out on on Saturday morning, November 17, 2012 and put their backs into raking up 50 bags of leaves in Ravenswood Manor Park. We all enjoyed some bright sunshine and warm weekend weather while working together make our park a cleaner place for all to […]

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Sunken Garden Park Fall Clean Up

On Saturday, November 3, several residents of Ravenswood Gardens volunteered to help maintain and beautify Sunken Garden Park. Directed by Luke Ross, mulch was distributed throughout the park and native plants were added from the Northerly Island plant giveaway. Also, over 400 spring bulbs were planted with the help of Girl Scout Troop of Queen […]

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New Memorial Tree in Buffalo Park

Thanks to the Manor Garden Club for planting a Chinquapin Oak in memory of longtime Ravenswood Manor resident Liz Freese at Buffalo Park on Saturday, October 27. A contingent of neighbors came out to brave the cool morning and grace our park with a lovely new addition. Bulbs were also planted around the tree and at the corner gardens. […]

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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

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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

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]