Ravenswood Apartment Living
Heart of the Neighborhood
What We Love Most
Best Way to Get Around
Around the Neighborhood
Ravenswood Chicago has experienced a renaissance over the past decade and has become the go-to area for people looking to rent an apartment on the north side of Chicago. The spaciousness, the sidewalks, the foliage, and the serenity combine to make Ravenswood apartments a pleasant and worthy far north side destination.
Dining in Ravenswood
Fountainhead for above-average pub food, some of it grown in their community garden and a heckuva rooftop in the warmer months; Band of Bohemia is the only brewpub with a Michelin Star rating; Glen’s Diner for casual seafood where the daily specials are written on the giant chalkboard.
Nightlife in Ravenswood
Bounce along “brewer’s row” on the Ravenswood corridor, with stops at Band of Bohemia, Dovetail, and Begyle for a sampling of Ravenswood’s unusually high profile in artisanal beer shops.
Coffee in Ravenswood
Spoken is a neighborhood gem that locals love for a quick breakfast bite or cup of joe before hopping on the nearby train at Montrose ‘L’ station. Julius Meinl on Ravenswood offers wholesale beans and Viennese-style pastries.
History in Ravenswood
Home of the Vikings, Amundsen High School, is situated among many Ravenswood apartments and houses. The school is named after Roald Amundsen, the Norwegian explorer who led the first expedition to reach the South Pole. The school initially opened on November 10, 1930, as a junior high at 5110 N Damen Avenue but became a high school on July 26, 1933. Today, Amundsen's total enrollment is around 1,600 students.