River Forest is a mature community that is home to roughly 11,172 residents. For more than 135 years, River Forest has remained an attractive community with rich architecture, beautiful homes and friendly residents who take pride in calling it their home.
It is situated approximately 10 miles west of the City of Chicago, with easy access to public transportation. The village has an assortment of businesses and two universities: Concordia and Dominican.
Residents enjoy the preservation of open space and three miles of Cook County Forest Preserve trails that border the village. River Forest also provides plenty of green space with year round youth and adult programming.
The village has many boutique and local shops for your enjoyment. In the Town Center you can find well established stores such as Whole Foods Market, Starbucks, and Panera to name a few.