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The Metra rail station in Roselle, IL provides a valuable service to commuters. Operated under the Metra’s Milwaukee District/West line, this station is used by locals to travel away from the suburban town of Roselle, to main cities for work, as well as by visitors who come to discover the town’s offerings. This station lies about 23.9 miles (38.5 kilometers) away from the Union Station of Chicago. See the website for information on train schedules and other details.
One of the best venues in Arlington Heights, Metropolis Ballroom has all the required facilities and trained staff to make your event the very best. The wooden interiors of the ballroom with beautiful lighting give it a very elegant look. Overlooking the lush green park, the venue gives a perfect ambiance to host events like weddings, private parties etc. You can also host business and corporate meetings at this venue as there are meeting planners and event coordinators to make sure everything is smooth sailing.
Built in the 1920s by worshipers of the Medina Temple in Chicago, this golf club is located only 24 miles from Chicago. It hosts one of the most important international golf events, the PGA Tournament, on its Course Three, with a 7,508 yard area. It boasts of two other golf courses and a picturesque club house, situated on 450 acres of lush green land. For details on upcoming events and other information, check the website.
A city located in the DuPage County of Illinois, Wood Dale is a charming community of more than 13,000 residents. Like most American towns and cities, the land that would later become Wood Dale once belonged to a Native American tribe, and was taken over by the State after Illinois received the status of a state in 1818. Today, Wood Dale is a humble city, being home to a vast acreage of open spaces, modest homes, and a vibrant and friendly community. See the website to know more.
Opened in 1955, Chicago O'Hare Airport quickly became the world's largest transportation hub, and the flurry of activity inside certainly reflects this. You can get here easily from the Loop with the CTA's Blue Line, which is often faster (and cheaper) than either a limo or taxi. If you are flying internationally you will have to take the monorail to the international terminal. Otherwise, the Blue Line lets you off right in the domestic terminal. The airport is full of a range of concessions and amenities, from the ubiquitous McDonald's to upscale dining options like Wolfgang Puck.
Long Grove is a quiet little hamlet located about 37 miles from the bustling city of Chicago. Though a small village, Long Grove has a rich historical background, starting in the early 1800s, when German settlers immigrated here and founded a small township. Secluded from major towns and cities, this little community flourished uniquely. The history is evident in the numerous buildings and structures around the village, that have their origins in the 1800s. To preserve the village’s beauty, its council has issued building ordinances that restrict the presence of sidewalks, street lights, or curbs, as well as convenience and chain stores. Long Grove is also known for the annual Chocolate Festival that takes place each Spring. See the website to know more.
Located close to downtown Chicago, Donald E. Stephens Convention Center features 840,000 square-feet of exhibition space. The two-level facility also can accommodate up to 50 meetings and contains a Ballroom, which can host up to 4000 people or banquets for 3000. The Center hosts a wide range of trade shows, exhibits, festivals, expos, meetings, social events and more.
Also known as the First Church of Lombard, Maple Street Chapel is a historic church that was completed in 1851. This church, famed for its Gothic Revival architecture, is one of Lombard's best-known landmarks, and is managed by the Maple Street Chapel Preservation Society, Inc. The Maple Street Chapel Folk Concert Series is one of the most popular events organized, and attracts locals and tourists alike. Tours of the chapel are usually held between 2p and 4p.
The East Leyden High School is a part of the Leyden High School District 212 and holds classes for grades 9-12. The secondary school offers a number of extracurricular activities from sport to theater, though athletics plays a major role in school life and the school has a well-established athletics program. The school's auditorium hosts several cultural events through the year besides the usual yearly ceremonies like graduation. The auditorium has hosted programs like the Forevermore Musical Theater camp showcase, summer symposium, winter band concerts and more. For additional details, contact the school.
The Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway Passenger Depot is a historic railroad depot that was built in 1872. Now known as the Deerfield Station, it became popular in 1979, after officials put up signs proclaiming that the station is a 'No Kissing Zone,' as trains were often getting delayed due to lovers taking a long time to bid their farewells. Now a Metra railroad station, the site was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1998.
The settlement in the area that would later be known as, ‘Glenview’, can be credited to farmers, who came to exploit the rich soil and natural resources available here. Originally named South Northfield, the name, ‘Glenview’ was given by the Chicago & Milwaukee Railroad in 1872, and the village residents retained the name when the village was incorporated in 1899. Today, Glenview is more of a modern town, with various shopping centers and malls scattered across its land. A pleasant place to visit, and located just about 30 minutes from Chicago, Glenview is definitely worthy of a place on your itinerary.
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