Park Ridge

The City of Park Ridge is an affluent suburb and is home to 37,000 residents. Located just 14 miles from downtown Chicago, the community blends the urban appeal of the city with the desirable amenities of an upscale suburb.

Incorporated as the village of Park Ridge in 1873 (and reorganized as the City of Park Ridge in 1910), Park Ridge is a prime residential community boasting charming tree-lined streets, exemplary blue ribbon schools, numerous parks, striking architecture, excellent transportation links, and a vibrant, historic downtown district known as Uptown.

Unique shops, popular restaurants and the 100-foot tower of the Art Deco Pickwick Theatre, (which is on the National Register of Historic Places) are just some of the attractions that draw crowds to the popular Uptown area.

Conveniently adjacent to Sibley Residences, Park Ridge offers additional shopping and dining options in the nearby areas of South Park, Village Green, Higgins Corridor bordering Chicago and the Dee Park area bordering Oakton Avenue.

Park Ridge Highlights

  • Borders the City of Chicago to the East
  • Top-tier school system
  • Abundant shopping and fine dining options
  • 2 Metra stations with express trains to Downtown Chicago in under 30 minutes
  • Easy access to major suburban job corridors
  • Close proximity to O’Hare International Airport
  • Highly-regarded park district (14th most parks per capita in the state according to
  • Cook County Forest Preserve offering biking and hiking trails

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