The Northwest Suburbs

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f you’re looking for the best of urban amenities while enjoying hometown living, the Northwest Suburbs of Chicago could be the perfect choice! From great schools, to lavish golf courses, to fantastic shopping and dining, the Northwest Suburbs offer the best of both worlds. Need to get downtown? Chicago’s excellent commuter system connects you to big-city opportunity, no matter where you are.

Popular Northwest Suburbs include the following communities:


Arlington Heights is located about 27 miles northwest of Chicago. It is home to the Arlington Park Race Track, which features live Thoroughbred horse racing May through September. It is also home to the Daily Herald, the third-largest newspaper in Illinois.

A popular destination in Arlington Heights is the Metropolis Performing Arts Center, featuring numerous live performances throughout the year. Arlington Heights is also famous for its stunning 132,000 square-foot Memorial Library that holds over 450,000 materials.

Residents of Arlington Heights enjoy well-appointed parks, miles of paved bicycle paths, quality schools, and a thriving Central Business District. Commuting to Chicago is easy via Metra rail service.


Mount Prospect is located about 22 miles from Chicago. Mount Prospect offers a hometown atmosphere with big-city amenities. The revitalized downtown includes a variety of retail stores and dining options. Mount Prospect was recognized by Business Week in 2009 and Money Magazine in 2010 for being a great place to live.

Mount Prospect contains tree-lined residential streets, picturesque parks, and award-winning schools. It offers easy commuting downtown Chicago and O’Hare International Airport, with access to two Interstate highways and two commuter rail systems.


Palatine is located about 30 miles northwest of Chicago. Palatine is home to Street Fest, an annual 3-day event held the third weekend of August. Palatine also hosts a large 4th of July celebration and other community events throughout the year. Commerce thrives in downtown Palatine with sidewalk cafés and unique retailers.

Residents of Palatine enjoy a robust park district with amenities and programs for all ages. Pride of ownership is recognized in Palatine through the Hometown Pride Award, a contest honoring homes with the best curb appeal. Commuters in Palatine enjoy the convenience of Metra rail service with municipal parking areas.


Barrington is located about 32 miles from Chicago. This affluent suburb is well-known for its architectural wonders, containing the largest residential historic district in Illinois. Barrington also has an abundance of natural beauty with carefully-preserved wetlands and forest areas.

Barrington is home to some of the most exclusive neighborhoods in the northwest suburbs. Luxurious estates and equestrian properties are part of the residential landscape. This distinction does not detract from the strong sense of community found in Barrington, which hosts a large number of festivals and fundraisers throughout the year.

The Barrington area includes 7 independent villages; Barrington, Barrington Hills, Lake Barrington, Port Barrington, North Barrington, South Barrington and Tower Lakes.


Elk Grove Village is located about 23 miles from Chicago, adjacent to O’Hare International Airport. Elk Grove Village prides itself on being business-friendly, and is home to over 3,600 businesses and several Fortune 500 companies.

Residents of Elk Grove Village enjoy amenities such as the Ned Brown Forest Preserve, with over 11 miles of recreational trails and a 590-acre lake. The preserve is also home to the iconic elk herd which can be observed by the public.

Schools in Elk Grove Village are well-regarded, with both public and private schools earning recognition for strong academic performance.


Rolling Meadows is located about 29 miles northwest of Chicago. Rolling Meadows offers commuter convenience, affordable homes and a variety of retail shops and restaurants. The Rolling Meadows Park District is notable for its ice arenas and aquatic facilities. The Nelson Sports Complex Aquatic Facility includes two waterslides, two diving boards, a leisure pool and splash pad, plus an ADA-approved locker facility.

Residents of Rolling Meadows also have access to the Salt Creek Rural Park District, which includes the Twin Lakes Golf Course & Recreation Area. Amenities include a nine-hole executive golf course, driving range, clubhouse, paddle boating, fishing, tennis courts, basketball and volleyball courts.

These cities and their adjacent communities feature a wide variety of home prices, amenities and lifestyles! Whether you are looking for new construction, luxury living or the ideal starter home, the Northwest Suburbs offer plenty of choices without sacrificing convenience.

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f you’re looking for the best of urban amenities while enjoying hometown living, the Northwest Suburbs of Chicago could be the perfect choice! From great schools, to lavish golf courses, to fantastic shopping and dining, the Northwest Suburbs offer the best of both worlds. Need to get downtown? Chicago’s excellent commuter system connects you to big-city opportunity, no matter where you are.

These cities and their adjacent communities feature a wide variety of home prices, amenities and lifestyles! Whether you are looking for new construction, luxury living or the ideal starter home, the Northwest Suburbs offer plenty of choices without sacrificing convenience.


Popular Northwest Suburbs include the following communities:

Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights is located about 27 miles northwest of Chicago. It is home to the Arlington Park Race Track, which features live Thoroughbred horse racing May through September. It is also home to the Daily Herald, the third-largest newspaper in Illinois.

A popular destination in Arlington Heights is the Metropolis Performing Arts Center, featuring numerous live performances throughout the year. Arlington Heights is also famous for its stunning 132,000 square-foot Memorial Library that holds over 450,000 materials.

Residents of Arlington Heights enjoy well-appointed parks, miles of paved bicycle paths, quality schools, and a thriving Central Business District. Commuting to Chicago is easy via Metra rail service.


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Arlington Heights

Mount Prospect

Mount Prospect is located about 22 miles from Chicago. Mount Prospect offers a hometown atmosphere with big-city amenities. The revitalized downtown includes a variety of retail stores and dining options. Mount Prospect was recognized by Business Week in 2009 and Money Magazine in 2010 for being a great place to live.

Mount Prospect contains tree-lined residential streets, picturesque parks, and award-winning schools. It offers easy commuting downtown Chicago and O’Hare International Airport, with access to two Interstate highways and two commuter rail systems.


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Mount Prospect
Mount Prospect

Palatine

Palatine is located about 30 miles northwest of Chicago. Palatine is home to Street Fest, an annual 3-day event held the third weekend of August. Palatine also hosts a large 4th of July celebration and other community events throughout the year. Commerce thrives in downtown Palatine with sidewalk cafés and unique retailers.

Residents of Palatine enjoy a robust park district with amenities and programs for all ages. Pride of ownership is recognized in Palatine through the Hometown Pride Award, a contest honoring homes with the best curb appeal. Commuters in Palatine enjoy the convenience of Metra rail service with municipal parking areas.


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Palatine
Palatine

Barrington

Barrington is located about 32 miles from Chicago. This affluent suburb is well-known for its architectural wonders, containing the largest residential historic district in Illinois. Barrington also has an abundance of natural beauty with carefully-preserved wetlands and forest areas.

Barrington is home to some of the most exclusive neighborhoods in the northwest suburbs. Luxurious estates and equestrian properties are part of the residential landscape. This distinction does not detract from the strong sense of community found in Barrington, which hosts a large number of festivals and fundraisers throughout the year.

The Barrington area includes 7 independent villages; Barrington, Barrington Hills, Lake Barrington, Port Barrington, North Barrington, South Barrington and Tower Lakes.


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Barrington
Barrington

Elk Grove Village

Elk Grove Village is located about 23 miles from Chicago, adjacent to O’Hare International Airport. Elk Grove Village prides itself on being business-friendly, and is home to over 3,600 businesses and several Fortune 500 companies.

Residents of Elk Grove Village enjoy amenities such as the Ned Brown Forest Preserve, with over 11 miles of recreational trails and a 590-acre lake. The preserve is also home to the iconic elk herd which can be observed by the public.

Schools in Elk Grove Village are well-regarded, with both public and private schools earning recognition for strong academic performance.


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Elk Grove Village
Elk Grove Village

Rolling Meadows

Rolling Meadows is located about 29 miles northwest of Chicago. Rolling Meadows offers commuter convenience, affordable homes and a variety of retail shops and restaurants. The Rolling Meadows Park District is notable for its ice arenas and aquatic facilities. The Nelson Sports Complex Aquatic Facility includes two waterslides, two diving boards, a leisure pool and splash pad, plus an ADA-approved locker facility.

Residents of Rolling Meadows also have access to the Salt Creek Rural Park District, which includes the Twin Lakes Golf Course & Recreation Area. Amenities include a nine-hole executive golf course, driving range, clubhouse, paddle boating, fishing, tennis courts, basketball and volleyball courts.


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Rolling Meadows
Rolling Meadows
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