Ravenswood Framework Plan

UPDATED March 29, 2019
The Ravenswood Framework, adopted by the Chicago Plan Commission in February 2019, offers recommendations that focus on utilizing existing resources, incentives and programs to support the changing needs of existing and new businesses in the Ravenswood Industrial Corridor on Chicago's North Side.
A community-based process led by the Department of Planning and Development to review and enhance the Ravenswood Industrial Corridor started a year earlier, in February 2018. Part of Mayor Emanuel's Industrial Modernization Initiative, the process sought to maintain the corridor as an economic engine and vital job center, provide better access for all transportation modes, and enhance the area’s unique natural and built environment. 

Ravenswood study area

Review framework plan


Community Engagement

Date Event Materials and Community Input
Feb. 28, 2018 First Working Group Meeting  
March 21, 2018

First Public Meeting:
Existing Conditions Review

Meeting Presentation

Public Outreach Summary

July 10, 2018 Second Working Group Meeting Working Group Draft Materials 
Oct. 19, 2018 Third Working Group Meeting Working Group Draft Materials 
Nov. 13, 2018 Second Public Meeting

Meeting Presentation

Informational Boards

Strategy Boards

Meeting Summary

Jan. 18, 2019 Draft Framework Posted for Public Review Draft Framework
Feb. 21, 2019

Review by Chicago Plan Commission
City Council Chambers, City Hall
121 N. LaSalle St.

Final Framework Plan

Supporting Information Facts