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

Frankenstein scares up the Season Finale at Horner

The last show of our Summer Concert Series will be Theatre Hike’s version of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, performed on Saturday, September 29 at 1 PM in Horner Park. This show is Sponsored by the Horner Park Advisory Council.

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Rokko Jans and the Neighborhood Talent Show

Rokko Jans and the Neighborhood Talent Show brings the 24th season of free shows at Ravenswood Manor Park to a close. Come out on Friday, August 31 for the ultimate show this year – we bring back the Neighborhood Talent Show, once again hosted by our old friend Rokko Jans. If you would like to […]

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Marathon Weekend of August 17-19 Ahead for the Summer Concert Series!

Four different shows in store at three parks this weekend! Get ready for an incredible weekend of song and story as the Horner Park Advisory Council takes over all three of our performance parks for free entertainment, Friday to Sunday! Our BIGGEST Weekend ever starts Friday night August 17 at 7 PM in Ravenswood Manor […]

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Lonesome Still comes to Ravenswood Manor Park August 3 at 7 PM

For all of your longing for some good old country music, you need go no further than our own Ravenswood Manor Park for the tunes of Lonesome Still. Lonesome Still might be the best-kept secret in Chicago’s country music scene.  You’ll hear the influence of the band’s blues, rock, and folk roots as they create […]

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Temperance Brass, Narloch Students take over Ravenswood Manor Park for an Extended Holiday Weekend!

Be sure to catch the Temperance Brass Quintet as they blow into Ravenswood Manor Park at 7 PM on Friday, July 6. Temperance Brass is a genre-mixing quintet from Chicago. Formed in 2016, Temperance aims to bring high-quality brass playing to audiences outside of the classical realm. Temperance performs their own original arrangements, as well […]

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Earth Day Parks Clean up on Saturday, April 21

Come out to any of our local parks on Saturday, April 21 to clean and green for spring! Starting at 9 AM and going until 12 noon, volunteers will be at Horner, Ravenswood Manor, Buffalo, Sunken Gardens and Jacob Parks to help in the clean-up.  This annual event allows neighbors to help steward a local […]

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New Public Art Project Planned for Horner Park

Public Meeting to be hosted by 33rd Alderman Deb Mell, The Chicago Park District and the Horner Park Advisory Council […]

Horner Brew Fest is Back!

Imagine, four hours of cold, craft beer and live music on a warm summer night in beautiful Horner Park. Life […]

March 2018 Meeting Minutes

Minutes from the March 2018 HPAC meeting can be downloaded here.

February 2018 Meeting Minutes

Minutes from the February 2018 HPAC meeting can be downloaded here.

January 2018 Meeting Minutes

The minutes of the January 2018 HPAC meeting can be downloaded here.

November 2017 Meeting Minutes

The minutes for the HPAC November 2017 meeting can be downloaded here.