Highland Park Apartment Living
This affluent village is big and beautiful. There are 600 acres of parkland, much of which is right alongside Lake Michigan. You can find any number of outdoor activities in which to participate, such as tennis, racquet ball, gymnastics and more. Downtown Highland Park offers clothing boutiques, restaurants (such as the famous Walker Bros. Original Pancake House), convenience stores, and a 10-screen movie theater.
Heart of the Neighborhood
Highland Park is best known for Ravina Festival, the annual concert. This fun, laid-back outdoor music fesitval takes place in Ravinia Park each summer. The lovely outdoor venue serves as the summer home of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Every year the Ravinia Festival serves up a wide and varied entertainment schedule that draws picnic-loving concertgoers from all over the Chicagoland area.
What We Love Most
You may not know it, but you're probably already familiar with Highland Park. Highland Park has been the background setting for well-known films such as "Ferris Bueller's Day Off," "Sixteen Candles," "Uncle Buck," "Home Alone," "Risky Business," and "Kicking & Screaming." Also, Chicago legend Michael Jordan built his giant, nine-bedroom, 15-bathroom mansion on nearly eight acres of land in Highland Park.
Best Way to Get Around
The best way to travel around Highland Park is by car. Highland Park is about 27 miles north of downtown Chicago. You can go to and from the city by driving on the I-94 expressway. Want to ditch your car? Hop on the Metra's Union Pacific North line and go straight to the Ogilvie Transportation Center in downtown Chicago.