West Ridge

Emmerson (Louis) Park - Chicago Park District

"Located in the West Ridge community (at the corner of Granville and Ridge Avenues), this 2.60 acre park contains a small fieldhouse with a kitchen, a playground with sandbox and spray pool, two tennis courts and two basketball standards." Read more at chicagoparkdistrict.com

Rogers Park/West Ridge Historical Society

Rogers Park West Ridge Historical Society logo

"The Rogers Park/West Ridge Historical Society collects, preserves and shares the story of the diverse community of Chicago’s far north side. ... the Society today serves the community through its publications, neighborhood tours, Living History programs and other educational and outreach efforts. The not-for-profit organization is chartered by the State of Illinois to operate exclusively for charitable, educational, religious, or scientific purposes within the meaning of Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended." Read more at rpwrhs.org

Win-Hood Garden Homes 2019 Fall Yard Sale - October 5 & 6

Please join us on Saturday, October 5 and Sunday, October 6 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for our annual group yard sale. We will be on the southeast corner of Winchester and Hood Avenues. Win-Hood residents, feel free to come meet your neighbors! Bring a chair to sit.

West Ridge’s Bright And Bold New Library Now Open, With Attached Affordable Housing For Seniors Coming Soon

West Ridge’s highly-anticipated new public library is now open to the public.

The Northtown Branch Library, 6800 N. Western Ave., replaces the former neighborhood library on California Avenue. The library will soon be coupled with an affordable housing complex for seniors, dubbed the Northtown Apartments. The apartments are still under construction, but 44 one-bedroom senior housing units are expected to be ready later this spring.

New Peterson Metra Stop Gets $15M In State Budget But Wheels Not Moving Yet

Five years after a new Metra stop in Edgewater was announced, the state budget includes some "potentially very good news" for Far North Side commuters — $15 million for the long-awaited stop.

The project had been funded through the Build Illinois Bond Fund, but put on hold and de-funded during the budget impasse that began in 2015.

Capital-M Modernism in Rogers Park

A Chicago Sojourn A journey through the architecture and urban landscape of Chicago – from industrial zones to Mid-Century suburbs and all points between.

WinHood Garden Homes is featured in this photo blog regarding Modernism architecture in Rogers Park.

40th Ward Town Hall Meetings 2014

Town Hall Meetings 2014 - picture of microphone

"Alderman O’Connor will, once again, be hosting his annual 40th Ward Town Hall Meetings. These meetings will be held at various locations throughout the ward to accommodate every neighborhood. Residents of the ward are invited to come and listen to the Alderman’s State of the Ward Address regarding various area specific developments..."

Read more...

www.aldermanoconnor.com

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