Park RidgeLocation Information
CHICAGO REAL ESTATE SCHOOL: PARK RIDGE LOCATION
Located northwest of downtown Chicago, Park Ridge’s small-town charm is evidenced in its picturesque parks, excellent schools and unique shops. Honored with a Tree City USA designation from The National Arbor Day Foundation, Park Ridge’s famous tree-lined streets add to the ambiance of this growing community which is known for being affordable with impeccably maintained homes. Conveniently located near O’Hare Airport, major expressways and CTA and Metra trains, Park Ridge is one of the most desirable residential districts for families in the Chicago area. The iconic Pickwick Theater, an art-deco masterpiece, serves as the cornerstone for entertainment in the community and foundation of the Uptown Park Ridge shopping district. The Uptown, known for its famous shops and trendy restaurants is one of several shopping districts conveniently located near other popular Chicago neighborhoods including South Park, Village Green and Dee Park. Park Ridge boasts its share of famous citizens including former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, actor Harrison Ford, and artist Grant Wood.