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Our Mission:

To help bring clarity, information, honesty, and fun to our Universe through print, on-line, and video media. We specialize in working with small businesses and non-profit organizations to assist with:

  • Website design
  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  • Social Networking
  • Marketing Plans and Consultation

Urbs In Horto Communications offers a wide range of communications services, from concept to completion, with personalized customer care and a track record of professional success. The style is more journalistic than artsy, with an emphasis on common sense and accessibility.

With today's technology, communication is available to everyone at the touch of a button. However, the creation of compelling content takes experience and skill. Urbs In Horto Communications makes it easy for you to get the professional and affordable results you want.

Where do we begin? Our complementary consultation is the first step. It gives us an opportunity to assess your needs, your goals, and your vision in light of today's ever-changing market environments.

We're all about good communication that is:

    • Creative
    • Sophisticated
    • Practical
    • Attractive
    • Honest
    • Respectful of the past, and
    • Optimistic about the future!

Urbs In Horto Communications, Inc. is an Illinois corporation. It is a woman-owned business enterprise.

It's all in the name...

What does Urbs In Horto mean?


  • Urbs In Horto means "City in a Garden" in Latin, the perfect balance of urban intensity and nature's tranquility.
  • Urbs In Horto is the motto of the City of Chicago, and part of the official Seal of Chicago. It appears on everything from bus shelters (see below) to garbage trucks!
  • Urbs In Horto was a dear little Shetland Sheepdog (1989-2006).

Left to right, Sheltie Angels Freddie, Harold, and Urbs.


Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) bus shelters throughout the city proudly
display the City Seal, which contains the words Urbs In Horto.

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