Located in northwest Chicago and adjacent to O’Hare International Airport, Park Ridge is a beautiful and sought-after city. With its ideal location just 14 miles from downtown Chicago and its proximity to the airport, Park Ridge has a lot to offer – mix in tree-lined streets, terrific shopping, top-rated restaurants, excellent schools, and a blend of modern and historic architecture and it’s easy to see why Park Ridge is Chicago’s favorite suburb.
Park Ridge was incorporated in 1873 and is home to some beautiful historic buildings, including the Pickwick Theater, an elegant Art Deco building listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Uptown Park Ridge is the premier shopping destination, but it isn’t the only one – residents can choose from Summit Mall, the Village Green, Crossroads, and South Park.
If you choose to rent an apartment in Park Ridge, you’ll join some famous faces – including former residents Hillary Rodham Clinton, Harrison Ford, Steve Goodman, and Carrie Snodgrass. You may also recognize several locations if you are a movie buff – The Blues Brothers (1980) filmed several scenes in the city.