Forest Glen Real Estate
Chicago, IL
(Parts of 60630, 60646)

Metrorail Station

Forest Glen Preserve
 


Forest Glen is located 10 miles NW of the of downtown Chicago. Forest Glen is perhaps the most stereotypically suburban of Chicago's community areas. This well-to-do and well-kept area contains the prestigious Edgebrook and Sauganash neighborhoods. This secluded area lies on the city's far Northwest Side, and it is separated from surrounding portions of the city and suburbs by a ring of forest preserves, parks, golf courses, and cemeteries. Here, the monotonous flatness of the Chicago lake plain gives way to very attractive heavily forested and gently rolling terrain. The uniqueness of the area is further enhanced by a complex street pattern which, thanks to the serpentine wanderings of the river, departs markedly from the rigorous rectangular grid of most of Chicago's streets.


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What Makes Forest Glen Unique?

  • Green Thumb Award - this year, the judges awarded 354 Green Ribbons. That means that 61% of the houses in Forest Glen received the coveted Green Thumb Award. Congratulations on making Forest Glen a beautiful place to live.
  • "Chicago's Finest Community" - a gem of a neighborhood on Chicago’s Northwest Side, Forest Glen boasts the convenience of the city with the peacefulness of the suburbs and the neighborliness of the country. Naturally secluded and well-defined, Forest Glen contains about 550 households, almost all single-family homes.
  • Forest Glen Preserve - the park’s 11-mile backpacking trail takes hikers through prairie, savanna, and bottomland woods. Dozens of ravines blanketed with maple and oak trees provide hikers with a thorough workout. 

 

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