Skokie has it all, a great combination of suburban and urban living. Recognized by Money Magazine as one of the fastest-growing suburbs in the U.S. and one of the Top 100 Places to Live by Livability, Skokie’s secret is out.
Just 16 miles northwest of downtown, Skokie offers convenient expressway access with the Edens Expressway located along its western edge; and public transportation easily accessible with the CTA Yellow Line.
The Village of Skokie includes a diverse collection of architectural styles including classic bungalow-style single-family homes as well as apartment buildings.
Home to one of the region’s top shopping centers, Westfield Old Orchard Mall, offers numerous upscale retailers, restaurants and not one but two movie theaters.
In addition to shopping, dining and the comforts of home, Skokie offers several notable cultural amenities including The North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, Northlight Theater and the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center. Add to that, an award-winning library with a notable children’s section.
If you’re looking for fun and games, Skokie has that covered too, boasting an award-winning park district with 240 acres of parkland and year-round programs and events. A newly renovated leisure center offers a variety of classes and workout options for Skokie residents on the move.