Lincolnwood, Illinois is a suburb of Chicago and home to about 12,000 people. Lincolnwood is in Cook County with Skokie to the north, Niles to the east, Norridge to the south, and Evanston to the west. This municipality was incorporated on April 16th, 1889 after being annexed by Chicago in 1889. The village has an interesting history that started when it was founded as a depot for streetcars going from downtown Chicago into suburbs such as Evanston and Wilmette. It became known as “the gateway to Lake Forest” due to its location at one end of Green Bay Road which leads directly into Lake Forest’s downtown area. Learn information about Chicago, IL.
The village is also home to the Lincolnwood Town Center which consists of a variety of retail stores, restaurants, and entertainment venues. The center offers over 500,000 square feet worth of shopping space with 101 retailers. Discover facts about Cicero, Illinois: A Great Place to Live.
Lincolnwood’s first businesses were still in operation through 2017 when they closed up shop. The town has seen an influx of new business owners over recent years as it’s become one of Chicagoland’s hottest neighborhood destinations for families seeking affordable housing close to city conveniences.