Harty Realty Group works with homebuyers in numerous Northwest Suburbs of Chicago, and we’d like to introduce you to each one. This well help you make an informed decision when deciding which Chicago area suburb to purchase a home in. Today, let’s talk about Mount Prospect.
Mount Prospect, IL is located 22 miles northwest of Chicago in Cook County, with around 60,000 residents. If you’re looking for a community that offers a small-town atmosphere, but also big-city amenities, this is a great option! In your Mount Prospect home, you can enjoy tree-lined residential streets, picturesque parks and award-winning schools.
Drive, walk or bike to the revitalized downtown area of Mount Prospect and you have a large variety or retail stores and dining options to enjoy. Randhurst Village was once the first enclosed regional mall in the Chicago area when it opened in 1962! Now, it is an open-air mixed-use center, home to a hotel, cinema, well-known retailers and restaurants.
This combination of small-town charm, great schools, safe neighborhoods, local entrepreneurs and big-name businesses may be why Business Week and Money Magazine both recognized Mount Prospect as a great place to live!
There are always great community events taking place throughout Mount Prospect, to help you become acquainted with other residents in the area. For example, this week, the Mount Prospect Public Library is celebrating National Library Week with a slew of events and activities at the library. This Friday is an Easter Egg Hunt at the Mount Prospect Ice Arena. Sunday, enjoy Easter brunch options around town. Tuesday is Opera for Everyone. April 22 is a book sale and an Earth Day celebration.
This year, there are even more events taking place in the community, as a way to celebrate Mount Prospect turning 100 in February! Look forward to more art around town, historical events, holiday festivals and more in the coming months. There is even a special website to celebrate the Mount Prospect Centennial.
Do you love notoriety in Hollywood films? In the popular 1980’s movie, The Blues Brothers, set in Chicago, the car they ride in is described as being bought at auction from the Mount Prospect Police Department.
Whether you work in Mount Prospect, Chicago or a surrounding suburb, commuting from Mount Prospect is a breeze. Two interstate highways connect, along with two commuter rail systems. Getting to O’Hare International Airport is a quick drive as well.
Ready to purchase a home in Mount Prospect? Harty Realty Group is comprised of Exclusive Buyer’s Agents, ready to help you through the entire home-buying process in the Chicago area real estate market! We can help you find the perfect home here or any of Chicago’s other prime communities.
Ready to find your dream home? Contact Harty Realty Group to get started!