Understanding Northbrook: A History

With lovely neighborhoods, thriving businesses, and one of the best educational systems in the state, Northbrook is a vibrant and welcoming north suburban Village.

Located 20 miles north of downtown Chicago, residents and visitors alike enjoy the area’s excellent shopping, dining, and entertainment. And with the Metra train and the Edens Expressway, getting to the Loop (and beyond) is a breeze!

Between Northbrook’s lovely residential areas sit some of the northern suburbs best shopping, dining, and entertainment. Along Shermer Road near the Metra station, Northbrook’s walkable downtown features local boutiques, cozy restaurants, and the popular Sunset Foods grocery store. National retailers (REI, Whole Foods, Best Buy) can be found on Willow Road, and a stretch along Skokie Boulevard offers fashion outlets and a Trader Joe’s location. In the northern part of the community, Northbrook Court, with over 150 stores and restaurants, is one of the top shopping destinations in Chicagoland.


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