New Ravenswood Manor Preschool Taking Over Popular Day Care Spot That Closed In 2021
by Alex V Hernandez / Block Club Chicago / February 7, 2023
Butler Children's Preparatory of Chicago's co-founders took over the former site of Ravenswood Manor Child Care Center. They plan to open in February.
RAVENSWOOD MANOR — A preschool is opening this month in Ravenswood Manor, replacing a popular day care that closed in 2021.
Butler Children’s Preparatory of Chicago is slated to open at 2758 W. Montrose Ave., the old location of Ravenswood Manor Child Care Center, this month. Its leaders said Block Club’s reporting inspired the venture.
The Ravenswood Manor Child Care Center owners abruptly closed the day care in 2021 after more than 20 years serving neighborhood families. The announcement shocked local parents, who scrambled to find new child care.
The day care routinely had a lengthy waitlist, but the owners said at the time they struggled to find and retain employees to care for the kids. Their attempt to sell the business also was unsuccessful, they said. Read more HERE