Rogers Park / West Ridge Historical Society
mission of the Society is to gather and preserve the history
of Rogers Park and West Ridge as vital parts of the City of
Chicago, thus placing local history in its larger context, and
to provide interactive education about those communities to
the public. (Thank you Mary Jo)
Wednesday & Friday - 10 a.m. through 5 p.m.
Thursday Evening - 7 p.m. through 9 p.m.
7344 N. Western
Chicago, Illinois 60645-1814
North is the official Chamber of Commerce and Community Development
Corporation of Rogers Park. Through a variety of programs, services
and partnership activities, DevCorp North is committed to making
our neighborhood a cleaner, safer, more viable place to live,
work and shop.
DevCorp North's mission is to improve the economic climate and
overall quality of life for businesses, shoppers and residents
of Rogers Park, an ethnically, culturally and economically diverse
community in Chicago.
W. Howard Street
Chicago, IL 60626
Rogers Park Community Council
Rogers Park Community Council was organized in 1952 to maintain
and improve the great qualities of our special neighborhood. Their
history is based on success - including securing thirteen lakefront
beaches for public use, obtaining Warren Park as an open space,
and assuring that residents have a voice in all areas of community
RPCC is a blend of community activism and neighborhood services.
They act as an advocate and watchdog to assure that all people
have the same rights to services, resources, and opportunities.
RPCC is a multi-issue, community and membership-based not-for-profit
agency. Services are open to all individuals who live or work
in their primary area of operation - Lake Michigan on the east
to Western Avenue on the west; the city limits on the north, to
Granville on the south.
1530 W. Morse Avenue
Chicago Illinois 60626
Matters is a community-based initiative, founded in 1987, working
with the families in low-income areas of Rogers Park.
Their priority is to provide a means through which households
may enhance their community, develop economic self-sufficiency
and leadership, and grow as individuals and families.
7731 North Marshfield Avenue
Chicago, IL 60626
site is dedicated exclusively to the residents of Eastlake Terrace.
It is a public forum for the open exchange of ideas, concerns
and activities within this small northeast Chicago community.
A great place for Eastlake Terrace residents to meet their neighbors.
is an independent policy development organization working to
ensure that Rogers Park remains a thriving, developing and safe
community. It's mission is to provide opportunities for 49th
Ward citizens to express their views, prioritize issues, and
hold their public officials accountable.
Forum49 promotes the democratic process. It is a clearinghouse
for our communitys diverse views and interests. It is
not an advocacy group. It is a non-partisan organization and
does not endorse particular candidates for political office.
A volunteer Board of Directors governs the organization, with
a Steering Committee that acts as it's driving force.
Gwen Nordgren (773)
Club of Rogers Park
Tuesdays from 6:00 to 7:15 PM
The club meetings take place at Devon Bank
6445 North Western Avenue
Free parking south of the building.
Park Gay and Lesbian Neighbors Association
A is organized to provide
a means for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered residents
of Rogers Park to interact, share ideas and enjoy fellowship
on a regular basis.
Their goal is to enhance the quality of life for gay and lesbian
residents of Rogers Park, to provide a source of reference and
access to all community services, to promote positive attitudes
and to eliminate discrimination toward people of all sexual
PO Box 60757
Chicago IL 60660
Park Business and Artists Network
Meetings are open to all Rogers Park residents and businesses
hoping to encourage business and investment inside the artistic
community, and to artists seeking business networking opportunities.
Meets monthly at the Heartland Cafe
7000 North Glenwood, 7:30 to 9:00pm.
|| Evanston Community Foundation
We are a philanthropic organization dedicated to enriching Evanston
and the lives of its people, now and in the future. The Foundation
builds and manages its own and other community endowments, addresses
Evanston's changing needs through grantmaking, and provides leadership
on important community issues
Sara Schastok, Executive Director 847 492-0990
Marybeth Schroeder Director, Leadership Evanston 847 492-0992
Davis Street, 3rd Floor or
1007 Church Street, Suite 108
Evanston, IL 60201
Chamber of Commerce
The official Chamber of Commerce and Community Development Corporation
of Edgewater and Edgewater Glen.
A. Lulkin, Executive Director
1210 West Rosedale Avenue
Chicago, IL. 60660
of Battered Women & their Children
is currently reconstructing it's website.
They can be reached by telephone at (773) 274-5232
Please call them directly for information about their services.
|| Fairy Gardeners' Guild of Rogers Park
Gardeners' Guild is Rogers Park's LesBiGay garden club. If you
wish more information about the Guild, meeting dates and times
or membership requirements, please write to us at the email
address below. If you would like a sample copy of our newsletter,
"The Mary Weeder," please include your complete
name and mailing address. You can request a sample copy via
the telephone at calling "The Weeder Line,"
Post Office Box 60001
Chicago, IL 60660-0001
Reference Website for Rogers Park
was founded on the principle that, like a community, this website
should be developed through a collaboration of local businesses,
artists, community groups, residents, and government.
goal is to provide a unique portal to all things Rogers Park.
Residents, potential residents and visitors can access useful
information about Chicago's most culturally rich neighborhood
by the lake. At rogerspark.com find your next apartment,
locate real estate for sale, access a vibrant, growing restaurant
and business community, discover local artists, neighborhood events
and community resources -- all in one site.
writes about events in Rogers Park (an exciting neighborhood
on the far north side of Chicago), the country and the world.
He is the former opinion columnist and founding editor of RP
2000 (published by the Rogers Park Community Council). Known
for his inquisitive, analytical and satirical style, he provides
a thoughtful look at life. Sandy is a longtime community activist
and has been a Rogers Park resident since 1958.
Park Builders Group
Rogers Park Builders Group's mission is to encourage and support
responsible residential and commercial property investment,
development, and ownership in the Rogers Park community. Looking
beyond bricks and mortar, the RPBG initiates and supports
collaboration on city and community actions to define Rogers
Park as a destination community.
Chicago, IL 60626
for Jewish Elderly
range of services extends from assisting those who live in their
own homes, but need occasional physical or psychological support,
to those who need the most protection and care in a long term
care facility. CJE's services are provided in the Rogers Park
neighborhood. Highly trained staff members can assist in determining
and meeting needs in a professional and confidential manner.
Russian speaking staff members are available to help in a variety
of areas ranging from counseling to paperwork.
W. Touhy Avenue
Chicago, IL 60645
( 773) 508-1000
David V. Boggs of the 24th Police District invites you to learn
how Chicago Alternative Policing Strategies (CAPS) affects your
For more information, please call the 24th District Community
Policing Office at 312-744-6321
Democratic Party of the 49th Ward
are the local Democratic Party for the 49th Ward, which includes
most of the Rogers Park and part of the Edgewater neighborhoods
within the larger city of Chicago. We have a strong political
organization that believes in our neighborhoods and helps us
to elect our political leaders, from the White House down to
the Alderman's office. We invite every person who wants the
opportunity to become involved in Democratic politics to give
us a call."
7356 N. Greenview
Chicago, IL 60626
cover what matters in Evanston, including the search for truth
and the finest chocolate."
Evanston, Illinois 60202
Inc. is a no-kill cageless shelter, working to make sure that
all cats find a safe and loving home.
Chicago, IL 60660
site is for all the alumni of Gale School and any other interested
parties. Please feel free to review our collection of pictures,
documents, and memorabilia. Please let us know what you think
about our site by sending us an e-mail with your comments and
Chicago, IL 60660
Better Existence With HIV
Case Management Team is available to assess your HIV-related
needs, to provide information about available resources, and
to develop a service plan designed to meet your needs. Case
Managers are knowledgeable about the resources available to
people living with HIV and AIDS, including medical providers,
treatment programs, entitlement programs (i.e. public aid and
social security), housing, homemaker services, and Hospice,
among others. There are bilingual services available for Spanish
P.O. Box 5171
Evanston, IL 60204-5171
|| Campaign for Drug Education and Awareness
| C.D.E.A.is a nonprofit organization incorporated since 1994, governed
entirely by volunteers who raise funds to address high, at-risk
Chicago youth. The program was born out of frustration & concern
to prevent youth drug & alcohol use, abuse & crime. Current
base area is Rogers Park. The corporation provides after school,
weekend & summer programs. Their objective is to help kids learn
moral principles, self-determination, responsibility and to
build character. The programs include sports activities, field
trips, tutoring, computer literacy courses and referral to agencies
that provide individual & family counseling, and rehabilitation.
1767 W. Greenleaf
Chicago, IL. 60626
This domain name is still available
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has the added benefit of allowing you to brand yourself or your
company using the most recognized two-letter symbol in the world
Note: recently, the .tv
ccTLD was sold to Verisign, Inc.
Challenge to our visitors: Put
together a neighborhood website and Lee Street Management will
promote it from this page.
call us with
recommendations for Community Websites.
We would be happy to include them here. (773) 761-6000