Community Area: Lincoln Square

Deeded Parking in Ravenswood


About Ravenswood

Situated north of downtown Chicago, Ravenswood is located within the Lincoln Square community area. Bordered by Foster Avenue, Montrose Avenue, Clark Street and the Chicago River, the neighborhood was annexed to the City of Chicago in 1889 and quickly expanded following the arrival of the ‘L.'

Ravenswood features a variety of architectural styles, including Victorians, Prairie School homes and courtyard-style buildings. The average sales price for a single-family home in Ravenswood, which is part of the Lincoln Square MLS area, was $536,287 in 2012, while the average condominium cost $213,290 (source: Midwest Real Estate Data, LLC).

The community is served by schools within the Chicago Public Schools district, including Ravenswood Elementary School and Lake View High School. Residents of Ravenswood have convenient commuting options with the Metra Union Pacific North Line and CTA Brown Line running through the community.

Various events are offered in Ravenswood and surrounding communities throughout the year, including the Ravenswood Holiday Walk, Ravenswood ArtWalk, and Square Roots Festival, which features live music and craft beer. The 15-acre Welles Park also provides residents with access to an indoor pool, fitness center, playing fields, tennis courts, and basketball courts.