As a lifelong resident of Glenview, I have vast knowledge and deep understanding of the diverse North Shore neighborhoods and the unique excitement each possesses.
Nestled along the glorious shores of Lake Michigan, these inviting communities are convenient to Chicago’s city center and offer value and diverse options for residents and visitors.
Located approximately 18 miles north of downtown Chicago, the Village of Glenview was incorporated in 1899. As of the 2010 Census, the population was 44,692. A strong mix of recreation, housing, education, cultural and business services add to the intangible quality of life Glenview’s residents enjoy.
GLENVIEW COMMUNITY GUIDE
Located just 25 miles north of downtown Chicago, the Village of Northbrook has long been regarded as one of the premiere communities on the North Shore. With its outstanding community amenities, highly ranked educational system, excellent transportation routes, outstanding business climate and prime north shore location, Northbrook is an excellent place to live, work, shop and play. Graced with outstanding recreational facilities, upscale retail centers, and civic-minded residents, Northbrook has something for everyone.
NORTHBROOK COMMUNITY GUIDE
The Village of Golf, located about 17 miles north of downtown Chicago, is one of the smallest communities in Cook County. It has its own U.S. Post Office, Police Force and Metra train station. The village shares and supports the schools, parks and fire department of neighboring Glenview.
GOLF COMMUNITY GUIDE
The Village of Glencoe is a lakefront community with small town charm and intimacy. Shopping, art galleries, restaurants and specialty shops fill the quaint downtown. The sandy beaches, historic homes and tree-lined bike and walking paths give Glencoe an unparalleled beauty that residents and visitors alike enjoy year round.
GLENCOE COMMUNITY GUIDE
Incorporated in 1869 and picturesquely situated on the shore of Lake Michigan, just 16 miles north of Chicago, the Village of Winnetka offers tree-shaded streets and neighborhoods as well as three quaint in-town business districts. “Winnetka” is a Native American word meaning “beautiful land”, and the village has retained the natural beauty that brought early settlers to the area.
WINNETKA COMMUNITY GUIDE
The Village of Northfield features a wide range of living styles - from quaint century-old properties, to modern condominiums, to the most upscale mansions. It is one of the few North Shore communities which issues licenses for keeping horses and features extensive bicycle and jogging trails. Located just 17 miles from Chicago via highway or commuter train, Northfield residents enjoy the beauty of a North Shore forest community with convenient access to downtown urban life.
NORTHFIELD COMMUNITY GUIDE
Known for its beautiful lakefront, the Village of Wilmette is located approximately 16 miles north of downtown Chicago and extends about 5 miles west from Lake Michigan. Residents enjoy diverse architecture, tree-lined brick streets, well maintained parks and excellent public and private schools.
WILMETTE COMMUNITY GUIDE
Located just north of Chicago, Evanston is a diverse and progressive community boasting wide sandy beaches on Lake Michigan, historic mansions on landscaped boulevards, tree-lined bicycle paths, beautiful parks, the world-renowned Northwestern University, and thriving business districts. And these are just a few of the many reasons why 75,000 people choose to call Evanston home.
EVANSTON COMMUNITY GUIDE
As one of the predominant suburbs that make up Chicago’s North Shore region, the Village of Deerfield is located on the border of Lake and Cook Counties and has a population over 18,000. The spacious suburban character, superlative schools and quiet atmosphere of Deerfield’s residential neighborhoods are among the community’s greatest assets.
DEERFIELD COMMUNITY GUIDE
Hugging Lake Michigan for nearly five miles, the City of Highland Park is home for more than 30,000 residents and 850 businesses. Our progressive community offers many natural amenities including ravines, lakeshore and an abundance of wildflowers and trees! our neighborhoods are filled with the perfect mix of housing choices, and our schools are among the best on the North Shore.
HIGHLAND PARK COMMUNITY GUIDE