• Norwood Park welcome sign

Norwood Park, a Northwest Chicago neighborhood, encompasses the smaller neighborhoods of Big Oaks, Norwood Park East, Norwood Park West, Old Norwood Park, Oriole Park, and Union Ridge.

Norwood Park is known especially for its abundance of green: lawns, parks, churchyards, and trees are its visual hallmarks.

Mark Your Calendar! The Norwood Park Fall Fest Is Coming Soon!

Norwood Park Fall Fest banner

The Norwood Park Fall Fest is being held this year on September 20th from 5pm-10pm & September 21st from 12pm to 10pm . . .  a family oriented fest by day and music festival by night.

Fall Fest’s live entertainment includes rock, country and blues music from all eras. Food trucks from the Chicagoland area and quality beer are staples. There are at least 35 merchandise booths offering both local goods and services, and a children’s area with inflatable bounce houses and slides, performances, facepainting, live enterainment, games, and activities.

Another Great Time at The Northwest Side Irish Parade!

Northwest Side Irish Parade costume

We had a great time as a participant in the Northwest Side Irish Parade!  It's one of our favorite events every year, as we honor our Irish roots and our over 75 years in the neighborhood!

The Northwest Side Irish Parade is a celebration of faith, family, and heritage, and has been held in Norwood Park for the past 15 years.

Looking forward to seeing you all there again in 2019!

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It's Festival Time In Chicago! See You In Norwood Park This Weekend!

Norwood Park Fall Festival announcement


Look for our tent in the Business Expo Section . . . we'll be there on Saturday from 12 - 7 p.m. with some fun free giveaways!

It's a great event this year with live music on Friday evening and all day Saturday and lots of fun for the kids at the Kids Corner. For a complete schedule and to learn all about the event visit the Norwood Chamber Website.

Hope to see you all there!  

Norwood Park Housing: Median Sales Prices Increase By Double-Digit Percentages

Norwood Park community welcome sign

The median sales price for detached single family homes in Norwood Park increased 9.4% in the first 11 months of 2016 compared to the same period last year.  The median sales price in 2015 was $289,000, and increased to $316,050 in 2016.  It also took, on average, about 10 days less to sell a Norwood Park home this year.  The average market time for 2016 was only 69 days.  Closed sales held steady with a 2.1% increase the the number of homes sold.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park & Norwood Park Voters Chose Trees & Sidewalks!

construction vehicles on road

This is the 4th year in a row that Alderman John Arena allowed voters in the 45th district to choose how to spend his $1 million discretionary budget.  Voting took place for a week, and ended this past Saturday.  

So what improvements were most important to the voters who participated . . . what projects will get the funding?