North River Commission is the nonprofit community and economic development corporation for the northwest side of Chicago, from the Chicago River to Cicero and Addison to Devon. Founded in 1962 by concerned residents and neighborhood institutions, North River Commission unites over 100 civic associations, businesses, schools, institutions and places of worship.

Mission: To improve the quality of life in our community by developing affordable housing, quality education, arts & cultural endeavors, open spaces, and thriving neighborhood businesses.