Ravenswood is not your typical neighborhood
Founded in 1868 as a suburb of Chicago, today the Ravenswood neighborhood is home to a dynamic blend of tree-lined residential streets and bustling retail and commercial spaces.
Public amenities like parks, tennis courts, and libraries populate our walkable neighborhood. You’ll also find plenty or window-shopping opportunities, as well as galleries, restaurants, cafés and local festivals. See what’s happening and plan your visit here!
Shop Local with our Member Business Directory
The GRCC represents one of Chicago’s most vibrant and diverse small business communities. Consider our directory your guide to finding whatever it is you need right here in Ravenswood.
Volunteer in Ravenswood
Get involved in your local community! GRCC can help connect you to volunteer opportunities from helping to raise money for nonprofits by volunteering at local events, joining a community gardening group, or becoming more involved as a neighbor in the Ravenswood Community Council.
- Ravenswood Farmers Market Application May 20, 2022 Applications for the 2022 Ravenswood Farmers Market are now open! To make the process easier, we've updated to online applications for farmers and vendors. Continue Reading
- Spoken Café, Beans & Bagels Earn “Snail of Approval” for Sustainable Food Practices May 3, 2022 Read about two local cafés who have been awarded the prestigious Snail of Approval for meeting "the highest Good, Clean and Fair standards." Continue Reading
- Earth Day Cleanups & Events in Ravenswood April 19, 2022 Now that spring is here and the sun has returned, our streets, parks, and greenways could use a little tidying! Neighborhood groups are organizing Earth Day cleanups and events to help keep Ravenswood green. Read on for details. Continue Reading
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