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RMIA writes in support of river plan

Ravenswood Manor Improvement Association

Ravenswood Manor Improvement Association Board Votes to Support HPAC River Front Redevelopment Plan September 17, 2013 Message from RMIA President, Joe Cesario: Hello Neighbors – The RMIA Board was asked to consider the merits of the long-standing plan to improve the river bank at Horner Park. The plan has inspired much discussion recently, and after a walk-through last […]

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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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Nov. 17: Horner Park Cleanup Day

Join your neighbors for a park cleanup, and help keep Horner Park looking great this fall! This event directly follows […]

Oct 20: Ravenswood Manor Park Service Day

Join HPAC for the Fall Service Day at Ravenswood Manor Park on Saturday, October 20 from 9-11am. Come out and […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]