Our NeighborhoodAn intersection of industry, arts, and innovation, Ravenswood has something for everyone.

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.

Explore Ravenswood

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.

  • Awakenings Each month, the GRCC spotlights a different business from our neighborhood. This month we catch up with Laura Kinter, Associate Director at  Awakenings Foundation. Located inside the historic Manz Building at 4001 N. Ravenswood Avenue, Awakenings is a multi-media art gallery dedicated to making visible the artistic expression of survivors of sexual violence. Continue Reading

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.

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We believe creativity, sustainable living, and vitality position Ravenswood as a destination neighborhood. RCC connects residents and businesses through a proactive and inclusive approach to community issues.

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