Wheeling is a village in Cook and Lake counties. A suburb of Chicago, it is primarily in Cook County, approximately 23 mi northwest of downtown Chicago. The population was 37,648 at the 2010 census.
Located in the heart of Chicago’s prestigious northern suburbs, Wheeling is a diverse and dynamic community of 40,000 people, distinguished by its unique balance of industry, commercial development, and residential neighborhoods. Wheeling is known regionally and nationally as the home of the Milwaukee Avenue “Restaurant Row.
Wheeling boasts a wide selection of housing options to serve the needs of potential residents, including world-class luxury condominiums, affordable rental properties in a variety of sizes, and single-family homes on tree-lined streets. Commuters benefit from easy access to Interstate 294, as well as from Metra rail service on the North Central Line via the Wheeling Metra Station. Wheeling residents enjoy convenient access to grocery stores and shopping centers, health care facilities, places of worship, and award-winning public schools. Wheeling Park District and Cook County Forest Preserve facilities also provide opportunities for recreation and for restorative contact with the natural world.
The Village of Wheeling is in the midst of over $230 million in new development projects with the Wheeling Town Center, Northgate Crossing, Uptown 500 mixed-use project, the Whitley Senior Housing Facility, and two spec industrial buildings totaling over 265,000 SF. The Village has been very aggressive with business attraction programs and business incentives for new, large-scale development.
Chicago Executive Airport, a busy general aviation airport, is located in Wheeling and Prospect Heights and jointly run by both villages. Formerly known as Palwaukee Municipal Airport, it is the third busiest airport in Illinois, after Chicago’s O’Hare and Midway airports.
- Price: $1,559,000
- Area: 1.81 Acres
- Phone Number: 312-275-4440
- Space (s.f.): 34,000 SF