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New and Improved Garden Graces Ravenswood Manor Park

A new perennial garden was recently planted by volunteers with the Horner Park Advisory Council. Thanks to a grant from the Chicago Parks Foundation and the Chicago Park District, the garden, first planted in 2001, was overhauled and re-imagined this winter, to remove a tangle of weeds and overgrowth, and install fresh prairie natives.  The […]

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Come out for Earth Day, April 23!

Horner Park Advisory Council hosts Earth Day Park Clean ups in 5 parks April 23 Come out on Saturday, April 23, from 9 AM – 12 noon and help to clean up our parks for spring! We need help picking up litter and preparing the parks for the coming season. There is something to be […]

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Chicago Parks Foundation Awards Grant to Horner Park Advisory Council

The Chicago Parks Foundation, an affiliate of the Chicago Park District, has awarded a grant to the Horner Park Advisory Council to restore and improve the garden at Ravenswood Manor Park. First planted in 2001, on the site of former Eastwood Street, the garden has become overgrown in the past few years.  Volunteers from the […]

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Sunday, August 23: Park Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony!

Join Chicago Plays! For family fun & ribbon-cutting ceremony Sunday, August 23 from 2:30-4pm at Ravenswood Manor Park. Join the Chicago Park District and the Horner Park Advisory Council as we dedicate the new playground at Ravenswood Manor Park on Sunday, August 23 at 2:30 PM. Officials from the Chicago Park District will be on […]

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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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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 offered to install at Ravenswood Manor Park as part of its Chicago Plays initiative. The intentions of the program are to upgrade all playgrounds to new standards and provide safe and maintainable play equipment for […]

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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 Friends of the Parks. After being nominated, the Chicago Park District asked HPAC to gather input on four design options. The options show a variety of styles of new play equipment, but all of the […]

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Volunteer workdays in park gardens

Volunteer garden workday in the parks

With all the rain we’ve been having, the Spring plants are going gangbusters. Odds are you’ve seen (and smelled!) some lovely lilac in bloom in our parks over the last week or so. The Ravenswood Manor Park steward and volunteers got out and did some planting last Friday morning, June 7. The weekend prior saw a flurry of planting […]

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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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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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September 2017 Meeting Minutes

Meeting called to order 7:08pm Attendees:  Peter Schlossman Amy Jahnke Carol Maher, PEAP John O’Connell John Friedmann Daniel Honigman Deb […]

Follow Your Nose!

For more information about the dog park, check out our blog: https://hornerparkdogpark.org/ Follow us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/HornerParkDogPark/ Or on Instagram […]

Howl-O-Ween Fundraiser for the Dog Park on October 28!

Stay Dog Hotel is hosting a Howl-O-Ween party on October 28th from 10 a.m to noon. There will be a […]

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 […]