Community Development Service Area

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, NRC unites over 100 civic associations, businesses, schools, institutions and places of worship to improve the quality of life in our community by creating affordable housing, quality education, arts & cultural endeavors, open spaces, and thriving neighborhood businesses.

The boundaries of North River Commission’s service area are:
North: Devon Avenue
South: Addison Street
East: North Branch of the Chicago River and North Shore Channel
West: Cicero Avenue

North River Commission Service Area

North River Commission Civic Associations

Civic Associations
Civic Associations

Wards within the NRC Service Area

Albany Park & Irving Park Special Service Area
SSA #60