Photo from Stephen Christy of the SW corner of Winnemac and Ravenswood, Spring 1999. This landscape grew-in until 2013 when it was demolished for the Railroad expansion project. See the Youtube movie to see how it looked in 2013 before the demolition. If you see this corner in the 2013 video you'll notice that many of the evergreen trees had to be removed after they grew too thick and blocked the pathway.
Historical Gallery 2
The Greening of Ravenswood
Winnslie Parkway is just one small section of a much larger project involving the greening of the entire Ravenswood community, including the Ravenswood Industrial Corridor. This work, started under the leadership of 47th Ward Alderman Gene Schulter is known as the "Greening of Ravenswood", and has gone on for decades. We hope to see it continue and expand as Ravenswood develops in the future. The names and photos of some of the organizers, volunteers, and donors including John Klonder, Stephen Christy, Fred Schanmier and others, are in the gallery below.