Mount Prospect Apartment Living

Neighborhood Vibe

Mount Prospect is a suburb located northwest of Chicago with a very urban feel. It's populated sort of like a city, but it still offers a smaller town's tranquility and community feel. Good schools, local shops, and pretty parks are a highlight of living in Mount Prospect. Residents take pride in helping make Mount Prospect a safe and clean community in which to live and raise a family., 

Heart of the Neighborhood

As its name suggests, the Lions Recreation Center is a hub for the community to engage in an active lifestyle. Donated by the Lions Club, this 16-acre facility offers enrichment and entertainment for all Mount Prospect residents. The Recreation Center in Mount Prospect offers various programs for children of all ages, such as ballet, gymnastics, theater, karate, fencing, basketball, and more. Don't worry, adults, you can participate too! There are basketball leagues and a swimming pool as well.

What We Love Most

Mount Prospect's local government takes pride in its entrepreneurs and offers support and resources to foster such a community. For example, the MPEI maintains a list of successful entrepreneurs who can provide mentorship and advice for new businesspeople just starting. The Mount Prospect Entrepreneur Initiative offers a variety of workshops and webinars, mostly free, to further encourage the entrepreneurial spirit in Mount Prospect.

Best Way to Get Around

Getting around Mount Prospect requires a car, especially commuting to Chicago for work. Commuters can take the I-90 to get to the city. The Metra is another option if you want to skip sitting in traffic as you drive 24 miles into downtown Chicago. The train line's Union Pacific Northwest service will drop you off at the Ogilvie Transportation Center in downtown Chicago.

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