Village Population: 23,200
District 4 Elementary
O'Hare International Airport is only 11 miles away from Addison via the Interstate Highway, while Midway Airport is only 22 miles away. Private and corporate aircraft are maintained at DuPage County Airport, just 10 miles from Addison.
Home to 20 percent of all manufacturing companies in DuPage County, Addison enjoys a strong, proficient economy. Hundreds of retail businesses enhance the community's employment opportunities and help to balance the economy. In addition, convenient shopping for both basics and luxuries is assured.
Village Population: 54,200
District 98, 100, 201 Elementary
Berwyn is located 8 miles west of downtown Chicago. Its proximity to the city makes it popular with commuters. Transportation needs are served by area highways (I-290/Eisenhower Expressway, I-55/Stevenson Expressway), and major local roads (Cermak Ave., Harlem Ave.). Commuter service to downtown is provided by Metra Burlington Northern Santa Fe Line (BNSF).
Retail and commercial development is mixed with residential development. Recreational opportunities include the Park District's programs.
Forest Park, IL
Village Population: 15,700
District 91 Elementary
Located approximately 10 miles west from Chicago’s downtown loop area, Forest Park combines the unlimited resources of an urban setting with a small town sense of community, making it an exceptional place to live, work and do business.
Madison Street is the Village’s main business district and has undergone some massive reconstruction, which is esthetically pleasing to the eye. Dining and entertainment along the main strip is some of the best in the Western Suburbs.
The Village has an Aquatic Center located at the Park District of Forest Park, which boasts two large water slides, a volleyball court, and a child safe water sport area. Recently the park added a rink for “in-line” skaters and a state of the art Soccer field.
Village Population: 8,302
District 10 Elementary
Itasca is located in the northeast corner of DuPage County. Chicago's Loop is approximately 25 miles east; O'Hare International Airport is 10 miles away and Midway Airport is 29 miles to the southeast.
Itasca is home to the Spring Brook Nature Center. The Nature Center opened its doors in 1980 and has since been a vibrant natural resource for education and conservation in suburban Chicago. They offer a variety of programs, for schools, scouts and families.
Village Population: 75,092
Western Michigan University
"Kalamazoo" was originally a Native American name although its exact origin hasn't been pinpointed. Some say it means "the mirage of reflecting river," while others say it means bubbling or boiling water. Intrigued by the name, many poets, authors and songwriters have penned Kalamazoo into their works, the most notable of which may be Glenn Miller's I've Got a Gal in Kalamazoo.
Melrose Park, IL
Village Population: 23,200
District 89 Elementary
Melrose Park is a well-established community located just 12 miles west of the Chicago Loop area and 10 miles south of O'Hare International Airport. Business and industry support the family-oriented neighborhoods.
There are several yearly celebrations in town. Because of its proximity to Chicago, residents also may take advantage of Chicago's beautiful lakefront, museums, zoos, sporting events, shops, concerts, schools and colleges.
Melrose Park has proven to be a stable and profitable community. The partnership between villages, residents, the Melrose Park Chamber of Commerce and Industry and both incoming and established businesses continues to improve the quality of life in the community.
Village Population: 12,500
District 97 Elementary Schools
Northlake is located in Cook County in northeastern Illinois, just west of the Chicago metropolitan area. The "City of Friendly People" was established on the 19th of July 1949, and celebrates over a half-century of progress.
The city has a strong business heritage and is widely regarded as a comfortable commuter city for those who work in and around Chicago. Northlake offers a high quality of life for residents and an excellent place to work. Outstanding educational institutions, first class health care and endless recreational activities throughout the year are just part of the story.
Oak Park, IL
Oak Park is located west of the City of Chicago and known for its architectural heritage and diverse population. Within its 4.5 square miles lives one of the region's most diverse mixes of cultures, races, ethnicities, professions, lifestyles, religions, ages and incomes.
Primarily a residential community, Oak Park is the birthplace and childhood home of novelist Ernest Hemingway and home to many Frank Lloyd Wright designs.
Village Population: 18,739
Forrest Park Apartments has been family owned an operated since 1957. We offer clean affordable housing with a modern on-site laundry facility. The 2 bedrooms apartments are townhouse style with 2 bedrooms and a full bath on the second level. All the apartments have their own individual energy efficient HVAC systems as well as a stove and refrigerator. Forrest Park Apartments is also pet friendly.