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History of Forest Park IL

Discover Forest Park real estate. This well kept historic town has roots over one hundred years old, but you’d never guess that from looking at it!

The urban twist of Forest Park property is only one of the things keeping it a popular place to enjoy a quiet lifestyle or a peaceful get away.

As the home of many historic beings, stories seem to swirl all around the landscape. For instance, local cemeteries in town are known as the resting places of Ernest Hemingway's parents, Haymarket Day riot members, and a Druid Monument, to name a few, and are known to be quite the tourist attraction to visitors and even locals who appreciate the more macabre of subjects.

Living and playing in Forest Park

Day to day activities keep residents on the go. The ever so popular Aquatic Center in the Park District is a great spot for some exhilarating fun and is constantly growing. Children love to splash around during the summer and especially whip down two water slides into the waiting pool below. Recently added, the Roos Rec Center including an in-line skating rink and a soccer field provide more fun for all levels and ages.

Dine in Style by Forest Park Homes

Along the Forest Park real estate strip some of the best food and eye catching entertainment this side of the windy city is found.

The charming town has even won the title of “Best in Neighborhood Dining” according to a poll in the Chicago Tribune, a local reliable source.

Tasty sushi, Chicago style pizza, vibrant Mexican dining, palate-watering Thai, and good ol’ American comfort food are only some of the options that await your taste buds in Forest Park, including many choices adhering to the dietary restrictions held by many.

Visit by way of car or train, bus or plane, and stay to enjoy everything the small but urban town of Forest Park has to offer.


Newest Forest Park Homes For Sale

3 Beds 3 Baths 11896754 MLS NEW Status
Welcome home! Charming brick bungalow nestled in a picturesque neighborhood. Its timeless elegance is accentuated by the classic brick exterior exuding a sense of warmth and character. This bungalow's inviting front porch welcomes you into a cozy yet spacious interior featuring 3 bedrooms plus a study, and 2 1/2 bathrooms. The living room and dining room provide ample space to entertain and feature original details including stained glass windows, built-in shelving, and refinished hardwood floors. This home has been tastefully updated to blend the original details seamlessly with modern updates. The serene study is adorned with forest green walls, a copper ceiling, built-in shelving, and a French door that is perfect for your home office/library. The kitchen has been updated with stainless steel appliances and white subway tile backsplash, ample cabinetry, and a walk-in pantry with built-in shelving. The 2nd and 3rd bedrooms are on the main level great for kids, a nursery, or a guest room. The spacious main floor full bathroom includes a discreetly integrated laundry chute that allows you to effortlessly send your clothes down to the laundry room below. Head upstairs to the sizeable master suite featuring a walk-in closet, skylights, and a half bath with a new barn door. New laminate flooring, carpet, and fresh paint complete this space. Downstairs you'll find an expansive unfinished basement brimming with potential to include the 2nd full bathroom with a claw foot tub, and stylish ceramic tile. The laundry area features a double sink and a large storage cabinet. The backyard is easily accessible through the kitchen or basement. The fully fenced-in backyard provides a private and secure outdoor oasis featuring a luscious perennial garden and planter box if you'd like to grow some veggies. The garage is equipped with a party door that opens into the yard, great for entertaining. Ample parking with the 2 car garage and 1 additional exterior parking spot. Walkable to the CTA green line, metra train, shops, and restaurants on Madison St and Lake Street in Oak Park. Easy access to the I290. Short drive to the Forest Park pool and Rec center. This home has it all! This property is in great condition, but is sold AS-IS.

143 Des Plaines Avenue, Forest Park

4 Beds 4 Baths 11884244 MLS NEW Status
The perfect mix of vintage charm, modern updates & an amazing layout on a MASSIVE 50 x 179 lot in beautiful Forest Park. This stunning 2315 sq. ft. home exudes character with high ceilings, original millwork, moldings, some leaded glass windows, built-in features & hardwood floors. Walk up new front stairs into a charming enclosed front porch with bead board ceilings & wrap around windows leads to formal living & dining rooms with original hutch & millwork throughout. Kitchen with tin ceilings is open to main floor family room & breakfast area with fireplace. Mudroom area off kitchen leads to rear deck & back yard. 1 bedroom & full bath also located on main floor. 2nd floor includes 3 large bedrooms, 2 full baths + 2nd floor laundry! Oversized Primary bedroom easily accommodates king size bed + seating area & 2 walk-in closets. Primary Bath renovated in 2021 with large shower wrapped in subway tile. 2 more bedrooms both with great storage that share an additional full bath. Finished basement with huge recreation room with epoxy floors, 1/2 bath, abundant storage space + 2nd set of laundry hook ups. Dual Zoned HVAC all replaced in the last 3 years. Basement refinished 2020 and added dual check valve flood control. Fully fenced massive yard with mature trees & 3 car garage with party door PLUS parking pad for an additional car. This home checks ALL the boxes with 4 bedrooms above grade, 3.5 baths, finished basement with room to expand 1/2 bath into full bath & add a 5th bedroom if needed, dual zoned HVAC, 4 off street parking spaces + one of the largest lots to hit the market! Fireplace never used & being conveyed As Is.

1100 Troost Avenue, Forest Park

1 Beds 1 Baths 11893146 MLS NEW Status Harvard House BLDG.
Welcome to this charming one-bedroom condo in the heart of Forest Park. Situated in an elevator building, this home offers convenience and comfort plus easy access to fresh air off the balcony. With an assigned exterior parking spot, your vehicle will always have a secure place to call home. As you enter the 5th floor unit, you'll notice the updated hallway, living room, and dining room flooring, creating a modern and inviting atmosphere. The kitchen boasts oak cabinets, with a convenient corner cabinet and a vertical storage cabinet for baking sheets. The separate dining room offers enough room for a table for four, perfect for entertaining guests. The current seller has thoughtfully set up a handy coffee/tea bar (easily replicated) making their morning routine a breeze. The bedroom is generously sized, allowing for a queen or king-sized bed, and offers plenty of bedroom closet space for all your storage needs. The hallway features a linen closet and a coat closet, ensuring that you have space to keep everything organized. A rare find, wall A/C units are present in both the living room and the bedroom, guaranteeing your comfort during the warmer months. Additionally, the building provides a clean and fresh laundry room on the main level of this elevator building, making laundry day convenient. The unit also includes extra storage across from the laundry room. This building is ideally situated near the Forest Park business district, you'll have easy access to various shops, restaurants, and amenities. The Metra and Green Line Trains are also within proximity, offering convenient transportation options. Take your chance to own this delightful one-bedroom condo in Forest Park. Schedule a showing today and experience this home's convenience and comfort. Please note: No Dogs Allowed and No Rentals Allowed.

300 Circle Avenue Unit #5H, Forest Park

5 Beds 4 Baths 11887323 MLS ACTIVE Status
Welcome to this charming Two-Flat in the heart of Forest Park, offering a unique blend of historical character and modern comfort. Located near downtown Forest Park and Oak Park, this property offers convenience and accessibility with easy access to Green Line trains, Metra, shopping, and a vibrant dining scene. ||| Built in the 1880s, this Two-Flat has a rich history, once serving as a speakeasy during the prohibition era. As you step inside, you'll be transported back in time by the tall ceilings, classic vintage trim, and a sense of nostalgia that permeates the upper floor. ||| Both units have been meticulously updated to meet the demands of the 21st century. Each unit boasts central air, a furnace, a water heater, and an in-unit full-sized washer and dryer, ensuring modern comfort and convenience. The kitchens are thoughtfully designed with stainless steel appliances (refrigerator, range, dishwasher, microwave), ample cabinetry, and solid stone countertops, making them a joy for any home cook. ||| The second-floor vintage unit is a spacious three-bedroom featuring two full bathrooms. The entire unit underwent a complete rehab in 2015 with all-new electrical, plumbing, and gas lines. The granite countertop kitchen, laundry room, and one bathroom is equipped with heated floors, and the 9-10 foot ceiling height, coupled with natural wood trim throughout, adds to its unique character. ||| The first-floor unit offers two bedrooms and two full bathrooms, also rehabbed in 2017. This unit features a primary suite with bathroom, a cozy fireplace, and an expansive kitchen with envy-worthy countertops and cabinets. ||| Both units provide private exits to the fenced-in rear yard, where you'll find a lush lawn, a well-tended garden, and a welcoming patio with a fire pit. The main unit entrance is connected by a charming breezeway from the side entrance, adding to the property's charm. ||| Parking is a breeze with 5-6 spots in the rear of the building, a significant advantage considering Forest Park's restriction on overnight street parking. ||| The basement, while unsuitable for living space due to ceiling height, offers ample storage space. Whether you're downsizing or just looking for extra storage, this basement allows you to review and preserve your cherished belongings carefully. ||| Don't miss the chance to own this historic yet modern Two-Flat in Forest Park, offering a unique blend of character and convenience in a prime location. It's an ideal investment opportunity or a place to call home with a touch of nostalgia and all the amenities of today. Please note this is an AS-IS sale.

232 Des Plaines Avenue, Forest Park

4 Beds 2 Baths 11835366 MLS ACTIVE Status
This home provides a fantastic opportunity for those seeking a balance between urban conveniences and small-town charm! The 4-bedroom, 1.5-bath brick bungalow is conveniently located just blocks away from I-290, providing easy access to the big city and its amenities. Additionally, the proximity to the CTA Blue Line offers convenient public transportation options for commuters. The property is situated close to schools, making it convenient for families with children. It's also close to the park district, offering recreational opportunities, and shopping and dining options are within easy reach. The house has undergone recent renovations, including new flooring, a new kitchen, and new central air, ensuring a fresh and modern living space. The property boasts newer roof, windows, water heater, and a flood control system, which adds to its appeal as these are important aspects for any homebuyer looking for peace of mind and reduced maintenance costs. The 2-car garage is a valuable addition, providing secure parking and additional storage space. The cement patio and backyard offer ample space for outdoor activities and entertaining, such as barbecues. Overall, this property offers a perfect combination of modern updates and a convenient location for anyone who wants to enjoy the benefits of city life while appreciating the charm and comforts of a small-town setting. Come and see it today!

1220 Elgin Avenue, Forest Park

4 Beds 2 Baths 11785114 MLS ACTIVE Status
Introducing a remarkable investment opportunity that promises both an impressive income stream and a chance to live in one unit while renting out the other. Nestled on the desirable North End of Forest Park, this stunning two-unit building is conveniently located in close proximity to the Metra and Green Line "L" stations, ensuring easy access to transportation. Boasting an attractive exterior with aluminum siding, this property exudes charm and character. Step inside to discover a spacious first-floor owner's unit, offering ample living space and direct access to a full unfinished basement-an ideal canvas for creating additional living areas or storage space to suit your needs. The rental unit, although cozy, presents an excellent opportunity for generating consistent rental income. Both units feature separate forced air heating, ensuring optimal comfort for all occupants. Outside, a delightful yard awaits, accompanied by a three-car garage-an invaluable asset in this neighborhood. While the property may require a little tender loving care, it presents an incredible opportunity for the next visionary owner to transform it into a magnificent investment. The location of this property is simply unbeatable, earning a phenomenal 95% Walk Score, classifying it as a Walker's Paradise. Leave your car behind as daily errands can be accomplished on foot, enhancing convenience and reducing commuting stress. Additionally, the property is just a short 10-minute stroll from the Harlem-Green stop on the Green Line and offers easy access to the Forest Park terminal on the CTA Blue Line, making commuting a breeze. For those who prefer biking, the property boasts a commendable 55% Bike Score, providing excellent cycling infrastructure and options for outdoor enthusiasts. Enjoy nearby parks such as Cummings Square, Mills Park, and Austin Gardens Park, perfect for leisurely strolls, picnics, or active recreation. Forest Park itself offers an array of amenities and attractions. The Park District of Forest Park features a magnificent 15-acre park with an aquatic center, providing opportunities for relaxation and enjoyment. The village also offers a vibrant shopping scene on Madison Street, where you'll find a delightful mix of antique merchants, boutiques, and exceptional dining establishments. In fact, Forest Park was recently recognized by the readers of the Chicago Tribune as the "Best Neighborhood Dining" in the entire Chicago area-a testament to its culinary excellence. Education is well-catered for in Forest Park, with the property falling within the esteemed Forest Park School District 91 and Proviso Township High Schools District 209. The community boasts four excellent elementary schools and the Forest Park Middle School, ensuring a quality education for children. Additionally, the renowned Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy, a prestigious magnet school, is conveniently located right here in Forest Park. Currently, the property has a month-to-month tenant, providing a flexible arrangement for the next owner. The rental terms include a $1000 security deposit and a monthly rent of $950, which also includes one parking space in the garage-an added convenience for tenants. *Tenant would love the opportunity to extend their lease, well into the future, should an investor or home owner be interested in that opportunity. Embrace the opportunity to secure this remarkable investment property and unlock the potential for substantial monthly income and mortgage contributions. With its unbeatable location, charming features, and incredible potential, this property truly epitomizes the epitome of a fantastic investment opportunity. Don't miss out-schedule your showing today and envision the possibilities that await!

122 Belvidere Avenue, Forest Park

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