Search Lake Forest homes to find a safe and beautiful community, just 25 miles north of Chicago. Commuting to the city is made easy via two Metra stations, with both regular and express trains. In addition, several highways run through the city, including I-94 (Tri-State Tollway), US Highway 41, and Illinois Route 60. While many Lake Forest real estate owners commute, several large companies have offices or headquarters here. Residents can also find jobs close to home. Hospira and Tenneco, both Fortune 500 companies are headquartered in the city. Other companies include IDEX, Pactiv, and Trustmark.
Lake Forest homes come in many styles and price points. Find pristine mid-century modern houses designed by well-known architects, including Leroy Binkely, as well as fabulous mansions. The city is also embarking on luxury apartment projects, that will put residents close to both the train stations and local shopping. There are also many well-appointed family homes with an average of three to five bedrooms and plenty of living space.
In addition to the easy commuting and beautiful homes, many people are attracted to Lake Forest because of the educational opportunities. Local public schools offer a world-class education, and students earn top scores on state testing. High school graduation rates are very high, and many students participate in Advanced Placement classes. Once they’re ready for college, there are some excellent schools nearby. Lake Forest College, which was founded in 1857 at the same time as the city, offers four-year degrees and is well-known for its excellent professors and highly successful alumni.
When it comes to activities and community events, Lake Forest has plenty of choices. The Parks and Recreation Department runs sports teams, after school enrichment programs, and an excellent preschool. Stirling Hall Art Center offers art classes and workshops for both kids and adults. The Wildlife Discovery Center is a great place to visit to learn about the reptiles, amphibians, birds, and mammals that live in the area. Lake Michigan is also nearby, giving residents a perfect location for swimming and picnicking.
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