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 ArtWalk Weekend Highlights September 11, 2023 Check out a short film festival, take a free swordplay or dance class, discover new public art, or enjoy an outdoor performance from some amazing local musicians! Continue Reading
- Angela James Plays the Ravenswood Farmers Market on 9/13 August 30, 2023 On September 13, Chicago singer-songwriter Angela James performs a free concert at the Ravenswood Farmers Market (6:30 pm, 4900 N Damen Ave). Continue Reading
- Ravenswood On Tap: Beer List & Special Tappings July 14, 2023 Ravenswood On Tap's 2023 beer list showcases iconic brews, taproom favorites, seasonal releases, and timed special tappings. Continue Reading
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