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April 16, 2020

Discover Connecting Areas

Living in an apartment at Ellison means you are in the middle of Chicago’s best suburbs. Just steps from the Des Plaines Metra Station and less than 15 minutes away from O’Hare Airport, Ellison’s location is perfect for a trip anytime of the year!

 

discover your nearby neighborhoods

take the metra

7 minutes to park ridge

Park Ridge has a charming Uptown shopping and dining area convenient to every neighborhood. The City’s Uptown shopping area includes the Metra station, Public Library and several charming parks where live musical concerts and special events are held in the summer.

 

PICKWICK THEATER

Go see your new favorite movie or come listen to The Park Ridge Civic Orchestra at this historic location.  More +

BEER ON THE WALL

Unique spot for beer lovers with 12 rotating drafts and wide selection of over 600 bottles and cans.  More +

WILDWOOD NATURE CENTER

If the Des Plaines trail isn’t enough for you, check out the five-acre natural oasis and woodland walk here.  More +

 

 

 

 

 
 

7 MINUTES TRAIN TO MOUNT PROSPECT

Mount Prospect offers a variety of shopping and dining choices. Shopping choices include unique local stores and national retail stores. Restaurants range from casual to formal and provide a variety of cuisines.

 

OLD ORCHARD GOLF COURSE

Challenge yourself on this course with narrow fairways and slightly rolling terrain.  More +

MASSAGE ENVY SPA

Looking for a day of relaxation after a long week? There is an array of massage and skincare treatments to choose from.  More +

TREZEROS KITCHEN + TAP

Full-Service upscale casual dining Italian American eatery. The bar offers an expansive variety of keg and bottled wines. Eight locally crafted beers on tap and a variety of cocktail options with six TV’s to watch all the Games.  More +

 

 

 

 

12 MINUTES TRAIN TO ARLINGTON HEIGHTS

The heart of the community lies within our Downtown. In this award-winning mixed-use district, you’ll find more than 30 places to eat – from elegant white tablecloths to casual eateries. There are also plenty of boutique shopping opportunities as well as incredible entertainment experiences such as a live show at the Metropolis Performing Arts Centre.

 

ARLINGTON PARK / ARLINGTON INTERNATIONAL RACECOURSE

A friendly place with a great atmosphere to watch horses race and explore the grounds.  More +

LAKE ARLINGTON

Enjoy this 50-acre lake with your family where you can exercise, fish, and rent sailboats and paddle boats.  More +

METROPOLIS PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE

Metropolis offers a diverse array of Chicago’s most talented performers and performance troupes, as well as national acts spanning virtually all performance genres – all under one roof.  More +

 

 

 

 

20 MINUTES TRAIN TO PALATINE

The Village of Palatine offers diversified lifestyles with a family atmosphere. No matter your age, Palatine offers activities all year round. Discover warm midwest charm with modern amenities.

THRIFTING AT WOLFF ’ S FLEA MARKET

Wolff’s is family owned and operated. The vendors at the flea market offer fresh produce, antiques, and new merchandise. The Indoor Palatine Flea Market is open Saturdays and Sundays.  More +

ESCAPEOCITY

Come with family and friends and immerse yourself in an interactive, mind-twisting experience! You will be shut in an escape room and have one hour to use your brainpower to find hidden clues and escape the room before the clock runs out.  More +

COOK CORK & FORK

A premier destination for all things culinary! Hands-on and Demonstration cooking classes from Italian to Seafood and everything in between.  More +

 

 

 

 

 

looking for a quick getaway?

fly from o’Hare

With only a 15 minute drive (or ride-share) from Ellison, and 2,400 flights per day to over 200 destinations, living near O’Hare makes it easy to escape for a well-deserved vacation.

 

 

A Short Drive Away

Take a Staycation in rosemont

Just 5-minutes from O’Hare Rosemont has created a thriving mecca of tourism, entertainment and convention, and trade-show businesses. With multiple entertainment venues, shopping malls and numerous restaurants, escape to a lively destination in your own backyard.

More at: Rosemont.com

 

 

things to do

iFly Indoor Skydiving
Fashion Outlets of Chicago
Kings Dining and  Entertainment
Zanies Comedy Club
Allstate Arena
Rivers Casino
Rosemont Theater

places to eat

Sugar Factory
Fogo de Chao
Bub City
Caddyshack
Carmine’s
Gino’s East
Adobe Gilas

 

Enjoy retail therapy in Skokie

With Old Orchard Mall so close, only 7 miles away,  there is no reason to not treat yourself. Spend the day shopping at stores like Bloomingdales, Nordstrom and Macy’s. Or simply enjoy a nice meal at the countless available restaurants. Looking to see the newest movie to hit the theaters? No problem. Old Orchard’s theater will have you lounging in style while you relax.

More at: Westfield.com/oldorchard

 

top employers nearby

Des Plaines is a great location to be if you are looking to grow your career. One of the great things about being close to O’Hare Airport is there are tons of employment opportunities. Below is a list of offices in the O’Hare area, just to name a few.

Des Plaines is a great location to be if you are looking to grow your career. Many major companies have prominent offices in and around Des Plaines and O’hare, including


 

nearby businesses

U.S. Foods
Valspar
True Value
Wintrust Financial
Reyes Holdings
Corelle Brands
Rand McNally
Caterpillar Logistics Services Inc.
XPO Logistics
Progressive Insurance

 

 

Topco Associates
RR Donnelley & Sons
Nes Global
Amita Health
O’Hare Airport
United Airlines
Offices at Triangle Plaza and O’Hare Plaza
Numerous hotels and restaurants near O’Hare

 

quick commute to downtown chicago

If you are looking to be in the Windy City, don’t forget to consider taking the Metra to the Loop offices in Chicago which is home to many diverse kinds of businesses.

 

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