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    • Beverly

      ABOUT BEVERLY This opulent South Side neighborhood is famous for incredible architecture, vast green spaces and a strong Irish heritage. The neighborhood’s shamrock influence prevails on the pub-lined streets of…

    • Bronzeville

      ABOUT BRONZEVILLE Between 1910 and 1920, a tremendous number of African American workers journeyed to Bronzeville to escape oppression in the southern United States. As one of the most significant…

    • Chicago Loop

      ABOUT CHICAGO LOOP As Chicago’s official downtown area, the Loop is one of the most important central business districts on the globe. In addition to its dynamic architecture and buzzing…

    • Crete

      ABOUT CRETE Crete is a community rather unique to the Chicago metropolitan area. Located just 30 miles south of the Loop in Will County, Crete has maintained its small town…

    • Flossmoor

      ABOUT FLOSSMOOR The village is renowned for the quality and architectural variety of its housing stock, as well as its proximity to numerous country clubs.  Although Flossmoor has roots in the…

    • Frankfort

      ABOUT FLOSSMOOR Frankfort was founded in 1855 and incorporated in 1879. The land was inhabited by Native Americans  from at least 1700 to 1840.  There were Pottawatomie Indians, loosely associated…

    • Hyde Park

      ABOUT HYDE PARK In 1893 Hyde Park hosted the Chicago’s World Fair (known as the Columbian Exposition) which, among other things, introduced the United States to electricity and the Ferris…

    • Kenwood

      ABOUT KENWOOD From Muddy Waters to Muhammad Ali and longtime White Sox owner Bill Veeck, some of Chicago’s best have called Kenwood home. This remarkable neighborhood on the city’s South…

    • Matteson

      ABOUT MATTESON The area encompassed by modern Matteson was settled in the mid 1800s, primarily by people of German descent. Platted in 1855, Matteson had nearly 500 residents when it incorporated as…

    • Naperville

      ABOUT NAPERVILLE Consistently rated as one of the top places to live in America by Money Magazine, Naperville is a family-friendly suburb. Take a walk downtown along the Riverwalk and…

    • Orland Park

      ABOUT ORLAND PARK Located 25 miles southwest of Chicago’s Loop, Orland Park was settled as a small farm village more than one hundred years ago and has become one of…