CPS in Search of Charter Schools

Community advisory councils have been launched by officials to help sell the controversial project to communities that traditionally haven’t been thinking about charters, as Chicago Public Schools solicits programs for new charter schools to the Northwest and Southwest sides. Usually, parents in these areas have...
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Community Alerts

Where two off-duty Sauganash citizens marched to get back the Northwest Side trails, female police officers were attacked in separate incidents. Police are still looking for the suspect, and released a sketch of the attacker. He is described as a Hispanic man with a light...
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Speed Cameras

Chicago’s new pace cameras have clocked almost 205,000 violations in just over monthly. An analysis shows the cameras in eight security locations recorded the speeding violations between Aug. 3. The cameras are just issuing warnings to motorists, but fines can be levied starting later this...
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Neighborhood

This neighborhood is named after Billy Caldwell, also known as Sauganash (meaning “English talking”). The “Treaty Elm” which stood until the 1930s was initially used in the first and second authorities surveys of the reserve. Sauganash negotiated with the United States Of America for the...
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Halloween Event

Participate in the spook-tacular Halloween enjoyment at Sauganash Park! Wear your outfit, make some crafts, appreciate music, play games & win tiny prizes. Activity for the entire family. Thursday, October 31, 2013 From 4:00pm – 5:30pm Sauganash Park 5861 N. Kostner Ave. Chicago, IL 60646 (773) 685-6122 Fee:...
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History

Sauganash Park and its surrounding neighborhood bear the name of Potawatomi chief and early Chicagoan Sauganash (1780-1841), also known as Billy Caldwell. Born in Canada of a Wyandot Indian mother and an Irish father, Sauganash (“The Englishman”), was educated by Jesuit priests at the French...
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Fall Programs – 2013

  Online registration for our park begins Monday, August 5 at 9 am, and in-person registration begins Saturday, August 10.  Fall programs run the week of September 16 through the week of December 2.
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Sauganash Park

Take a look at our new playground! Saved in the Sauganash area, Sauganash Park provides a wide array of applications to the patrons. Outside, Sauganash offers two little softball fields, four tennis courts plus a playground. Most of the adolescents and youth participate in city-wide...
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