New Homes for Sale in River Forest IL
Welcome To River Forest, Illinois
The Village of River Forest is an up-and-coming community located approximately 10 miles west of downtown Chicago. The Village has been around for a century or two and has around 11,172 residents, a fun and growing assortment of businesses and two universities: Concordia and Dominican. The Village is bounded on its west side by the Des Plaines River and large tracts of Cook County Forest Preserves. River Forest is centrally and conveniently located in the heart of the Chicago area and a formative center of ideation.
River Forest IL Market Report
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River Forest Public Schools
- Willard Elementary School
- Lincoln Elementary School
- Roosevelt School
- Oak Park & River Forest High School
River Forest Public Transit
River Forest IL Restaurants
Bar, Restaurant, American, Vegetarian, Seafood
Barclay’s American Grille is ‘the place to be’ in Oak Park and serves classic American food with a variety of toppings and decadent homemade sauces. There are also many vegetarian and gluten-free options available. The interior design of the restaurant incorporates traditional and contemporary styles and showcases photographs from the restaurant’s namesake, Philander Barclay. The bar has several high definition flat panel televisions for sports enthusiasts to watch their favorite team while enjoying a cocktail. Located in the Carleton Hotel, this is a great place for meeting up with friends or having a relaxed dinner with your family.
Gastropub, Pub, Restaurant, American
Located just 8 miles from downtown Chicago, The Kinderhook brings a casual, yet sophisticated urban atmosphere to Oak Park. This gastro pub only serves the highest quality product. The meat they serve comes from local grass fed cows and free-range all natural chicken and pork. The fries are cooked in non-trans fat oil and they only source ingredients from local farmers. The Kinderhook Tap is a cozy spot to enjoy a drink or dinner for those interested in good food and eco-conscious eating.
Born and raised in Oak Park, Chris Garvey knows the area well and is one of the areas top selling real estate agents. He is also a “Top Rated Real Estate Award Winner” and a Five Star Premier Real Estate Agent on Trulia and Zillow.
Like my father, I believe living in and raising a family here in Oak Park and River Forest has been one of the most rewarding experiences of my life. Oak Park/River Forest is all about the beautiful homes, great nightlife, weekend activities, parks, schools, and its famously short commute time to downtown Chicago. I love showing people the neighborhoods and homes and sharing my experiences growing up and raising my family in Oak Park and River Forest. The village has always been changing and it is more exciting now than ever!…