Forest Glen

Community Area: Forest Glen
Forest Glen is part of the Chicago North Side. Chicago North encompasses numerous affluent and up-and-coming neighborhoods located north of the Loop.

Housing styles in Chicago North include a diverse mix of affordable single-family homes, apartment buildings, town homes, condominiums, contemporary high rises and multi-million dollar homes within walking distance to the lake.

The Chicago Public School District offers students a number of highly regarded public schools, including the award-winning Walter Payton College Prep School. The area is easily accessible by car thanks to the Kennedy Expressway and Lake Shore Drive. There are also dozens of CTA Lines and Metra railways, including the Union Pacific North Line and the Union Pacific Northwest Line, providing transportation to and from downtown Chicago and the north and northwest suburbs.

Residents within the Chicago North area enjoy quick access to several lakefront parks and beaches, including Oak Street Beach and North Avenue Beach. In addition to world-renowned shopping along the Magnificent Mile, Chicago North features vibrant nightlife and acclaimed restaurants throughout many of its communities. Chicago North is also home to Wrigley Field, one of the oldest major league ballparks in the country.






Nearby Public Transportation

CTA Rail

at Jefferson Park

Metra
Milwaukee District North, Union Pacific Northwest

at Forest Glen Metra, Edgebrook Metra, Jefferson Park Metra, Gladstone Park Metra



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Average Sales Price

$465,278

Average Days on Market

87

Sales Prices vs. List Price

96%


Data represents the community area's average over the past 12 months. All information deemed reliable, but not guaranteed.




North Branch Trail 2nd Phase Opens Aug. 12; Weber Spur Still On Hold  May 26th, 2017
North Branch Trail 2nd Phase Opens Aug. 12; Weber Spur Still On Hold

Ald. Margaret Laurino (39th) and neighbors brainstormed ways to improve bike access on Thursday.

International Migratory Bird Day Celebration Taking Place At LaBagh Woods  May 19th, 2017
International Migratory Bird Day Celebration Taking Place At LaBagh Woods

The free event on Saturday includes bird watching, bird banding and meeting a raptor.

Bike The NW Side In North Branch Trail Alliance's 'Inaugural Ride' May 20  May 12th, 2017
Bike The NW Side In North Branch Trail Alliance's 'Inaugural Ride' May 20

Riders are encouraged to "bring some spending money" and patronize businesses along the five-mile trek.

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