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

October 2021 Meeting Minutes

Minutes from the October 2021 HPAC meeting can be downloaded here. can be Thanks to everyone who attended. While our meetings are generally the first Wednesday of the month, our December 2021 meeting will be at a place/time to be determined. If you’re interested in attending, please contact us.

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September 2021 Meeting Minutes

Minutes from the September 2021 HPAC meeting can be downloaded here. can be Thanks to everyone who attended. Our next meeting will be Wednesday, November 3 at 7pm. Meetings are open to the public. Hope to see you there!

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Coiled Serpent Mound Project

HPAC is excited that the earthwork mount sculpture Fololokah Cin Cinto (or “Coiled Serpent”) will officially be opening in spring of 2023. HPAC first learned of the Coiled Serpent Mound project during the project announcement in May of 2018. While we found the idea intriguing, given the size and scale of the project we wanted […]

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Saturday, October 23: Pitch in for the Parks @ Manor and Buffalo Parks

Horner Park Advisory Council will be hosting a Pitch in for the Parks cleanup event at Buffalo and Manor parks Saturday, October 23 from 9am-12pm. We ask that you register for the event here; while pre-event registration is not required, you must complete and submit the Chicago Park District’s volunteer waiver form before you participate […]

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August 2021 Meeting Minutes

Minutes from the August 2021 HPAC meeting can be downloaded here. Thanks to everyone who attended. Our next meeting will be Wednesday, October 6 at 7pm. Meetings are open to the public. Hope to see you there!

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Saturday, September 18: Pitch in for the Parks @ Horner Park

Given the turnout at our recent stewardship events, the Horner Park Advisory Council will be hosting a post-Labor Day Pitch in for the Parks cleanup event at Horner, this time on Saturday, September 18 from 9-11am. We ask that you register for the event here; while pre-event registration is not required, you must complete and […]

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July 2021 Meeting Minutes

Minutes from the JJuly 2021 HPAC meeting can be downloaded here. Thanks to everyone who attended. Our next meeting will […]

June 2021 Meeting Minutes

Minutes from the June 2021 HPAC meeting can be downloaded here. Thanks to everyone who attended. Our next meeting will […]

Saturday, August 14: Pitch in for the Parks @ Horner Park

Horner Park will be hosting another Pitch in for the Parks cleanup, this time on Saturday, August 14 from 9-11am. […]

2021 Season for Summer Concert Series Announced – Support Campaign Begins

The last year has been a trying one for all of us, and we’re excited to be back with a […]

May 2021 Meeting Minutes

Minutes from the May 2021 HPAC meeting can be downloaded here. Thanks to everyone who attended. Our next meeting will […]

Pitch in for the Parks @ Horner Park: Saturday, June 19

After our recent successful It’s Your Park Day event, Horner Park will be a host location for a Pitch in […]