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Stewardship of Our Parks

Many Ravenswood Manor residents use our local parks, including Ravenswood Manor Park, Buffalo Park, and of course, Horner Park. But did you know that all of our parks need some local “TLC” each year? The Horner Park Advisory Council has a Stewardship Committee, and each year, it seeks volunteers to help keep our parks clean […]

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What’s that fence up for in Horner Park?

Inquiring neighbors want to know what the story is with the construction fence that’s gone up by the riverbank in Horner Park– it’s the first visual indicator that work is progressing on the US Army Corps of Engineers’ riverbank restoration project. More information about this project: Nadig Newspapers: “Work to Begin on Restoration at Horner […]

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Apply Today – 2014 Farmers Market

We are now accepting applications for the 2014 Horner Park Farmers Market! Click here to learn more about our Market mission. Click here to review our Market details and to download our Market Guidelines and Application. We look forward to working with you this season! Please contact us if you have any questions.   Horner Park […]

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Farmers Market Overview

The Horner Park Farmers Market Committee is working diligently to kick off an inaugural Farmers Market in Horner Park beginning mid-July 2014. What you need to know about the new Horner Park Farmers Market: Location: Horner Park, 2741 W. Montrose Ave., Chicago, IL 60618 Map Dates: Weekly on Saturdays, from mid-July through September Hours: 9:00 AM to 1:00 […]

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TreeKeeper Spring class

TreeKeepers is a volunteer program of Openlands dedicated to the care of Chicago’s urban forest.  An eight-week class (3 hours per week), passing of practical and written exams, and 24 hours of volunteer activity are required for TreeKeeper certification. Class topics include pruning, mulching, tree identification, planting, history, construction and soil issues, tree diseases and […]

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Horner Park Farmers Market

Area residents have proposed that Horner Park would make a great location for a Farmers Market. Sponsored by the Horner Park Advisory Council and supported by 33rd Ward Alderman Deb Mell, exploration of the possibility of establishing a Farmers Market in Horner Park is underway. Are you interested in being a part of this effort? Please contact us.

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New bus stop requested

February 4, 2014 Alderman Deb Mell 33rd Ward Office 3649 N. Kedzie Chicago, IL 60618 Dear Alderman Mell, The Horner Park Advisory Council recently inquired about the frequently vandalized and outdated bus shelter on Montrose Ave. near the northern tennis courts at Horner Park. After some discussion over relocating unused shelters located elsewhere in the […]

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January 2014 Meeting Minutes

­Horner Park Advisory Council Minutes January 6, 2014 The meeting was called to order at 7:07 pm by President Peter Schlossman. The meeting was held at the Horner Park Field House. Approval of December Minutes no copies circulated for review; approval tabled until February meeting Report of the Treasurer MB checking $8,259.26 MB savings $14,872.24 […]

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IDNR Permit granted for riverbank restoration

HPAC is happy to share the good news: plans for Horner Park’s natural riverfront redevelopment have approved to move forward by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources. Download the IDNR Permit 47 (PDF)

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New Trees Grace Buffalo Park

On Saturday, October 26, volunteers planted two new trees on the north point of Buffalo Park. The Stewardship Committee of the Horner Park Advisory Council worked with a pair of neighbors to purchase a Catalpa Speciosa, and a White Basswood Linden (Tilia Heterophylla). Special assistance was provided by Even Shorr of The Care of Trees, […]

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Horner Park Earth Day 2021 Cleanup on Saturday, April 24

Join us at Horner Park from 9-11am on Saturday April 24 as we make our park cleaner and safer for […]

March 2021 Meeting Minutes

Minutes from the March 2021 HPAC meeting can be downloaded here.

February 2021 Meeting Minutes

Minutes from the February 2021 HPAC meeting can be downloaded here.

ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS – 2021 Horner Park Farmers Market

We are excited to announce that we are now accepting applications for the 2021 Horner Park Farmers Market!!! Click here to learn more […]

November 2020 Meeting Minutes

Minutes from the November 2020 HPAC meeting can be downloaded here.

October 2020 Meeting Minutes

Minutes from the October 2020 HPAC meeting can be downloaded here.