Chicago Edison Park Real Estate & Homes for Sale in Illinois
Edison Park is named after famed inventor, Thomas Edison. Known as the "Electric" Suburb for being the first Chicago neighborhood to have operational electric streetlights in place, Edison Park has always been a popular community to call home. The Edison Park neighborhood has many distinct areas with the most notable being its restaurants row which draws in visitors from neighboring cities and villages daily. City streets are lined with everything from local eateries and coffeehouses to bars, nightclubs, condominium units and apartment buildings and retail stores. The residential sections of this neighborhood, which is located less than five miles from O'Hare International Airport, feature real estate options consisting of attractive and affordably priced homes on quiet city blocks.
Three public elementary schools serve this Midwest community while a fourth, the Edison Regional Gifted Center, is a private school that is considered one of the top scoring schools in the state. The CTA Blue Line runs through Edison Park and the Metra has a train station in the neighborhood. Commutes into Downtown Chicago are about an hour while a ride on the train to the Michigan Avenue stop takes less than 40 minutes.
Edison Park is a family-friendly community that has nearly 11,500 residents. From clean and safe parks and fine schools to well lit residential streets and direct access to Metro Chicago's vast transportation network, Edison Park makes for a great place to live, work and play.
Edison Park City Guide