Highland Park is a lakefront community on the North Shore with many natural amenities, including ravines, lakeshore and trees, as well as lovely homes with distinct architectural and historic character.
Highland Park is home for more than 31,000 residents, diverse in its population and abundant in its education. The city offers many recreational and cultural opportunities. This progressive community also has many successful businesses, offering residents a wide variety of quality products and services tailored to meet the needs of its clientele. Highland Park also offers FREE summer concerts, entertainment, live theater, music, outdoor dining and two theaters.
Twenty-three miles north of Chicagos Loop, the City of Highland Park tightly hugs beautiful Lake Michigan for nearly five miles. West from the lake, the city limits stretch to Deerfield, with Glencoe to the south and Lake Bluff, Bannockburn, Highwood, and Lake Forest to the north.
At the southern end of the city, on more than 36 acres of beautifully landscaped and wooded land, lies Ravinia Festival, Highland Parks world-class, year-round venue of the performing arts. Ravinia has been attracting music lovers from throughout Chicagoland and around the world since 1899.
Highland Park produces multiple events throughout the summer, including a Summer Music Series in the central business district at Port Clinton and Renaissance Place, Port Clinton Art Festival, Festival of Fine Craft, Taste of Highland Park and Sidewalk Sale.
Just 18 miles from Chicagos OHare Airport and adjacent to Chicagos major expressways and the Illinois Tollway, Highland Park is a premier destination for outdoor recreation, theater, music, art festivals, and a one- of-a-kind shopping, dining and entertainment experience.
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