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 Winter Holiday Scavenger Hunt December 1, 2021 Patty the Elf is back in Ravenswood for the holidays-- this time with Moshe the Mensch! Find Patty and Moshe in this year's Ravenswood Winter Scavenger Hunt and enter to win prizes from neighborhood businesses. Continue Reading
- Ravenswood Holiday Gift Guide 2021 November 27, 2021 Ravenswood is a hub for creativity and craftsmanship, making it an annual destination for holiday shoppers. Like our neighborhood, our 2021 Gift Guide is has something for everyone on your list! Continue Reading
- Small Business Saturday Events + Promotions November 17, 2021 Shop Ravenswood on Small Business Saturday and enjoy special discounts, exclusive promotions, and seasonal fun. Continue Reading
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