Mount Prospect

Downtown
Residents and visitors experience Mount Prospect and all it offers in its newly renovated downtown. Updated building facades, brick-paved streetscapes, wrought iron lamp posts, graphically designed street banners, and colorful displays of flowers and landscaping create a unified message of “Be a Part of It” to those living and visiting the Village. The “Village Green” has become a central gathering place attracting pedestrians, shoppers and businesses to the town center.

Downtown is now more than just a place to board a Metra commuter train to Chicago. Mount Prospect’s vision of a mixed-use downtown has become a reality with urban-influenced row houses, townhomes and condominiums; restaurants, entertainment, retail, spas and service providers.

Recreation
Mount Prospect boasts 400 acres of parks and recreation facilities for residents to enjoy. Four park districts provide year-round health and fitness activities by way of an outdoor wave pool, two challenging golf courses, a miniature golf course, a sled hill, outdoor skating rinks, playgrounds, ball fields, tennis courts and organized activities. Not enough? There are over 60,000 acres of Cook County Forest Preserves nearby for nature lovers.


Housing
Since its incorporation in 1917, Mount Prospect has been able to retain its “small-town charm” while
maintaining its high quality of life and financially sound economic base with a wide range of well-maintained housing stock.

Public Services
Mount Prospect provides top-notch public safety technology and services to residents and businesses. In fact, the state of Illinois ranks Village departments with the highest ratings available. Among them, the Fire Department—one of the best fire ratings; the Police Department—international police accreditation; and the Public Works Department—recycling and urban reforestation programs have served as community models.

Education
Rated the “best place to raise kids” (Business Week 2009), Mount Prospect’s six elementary school districts and one high school district consistently rank high in comparative analysis. In addition, college and graduate level courses are available from a variety of community and four- year colleges and universities in the surrounding area.

The Future
There’s a lot happening in Mount Prospect. The Village continues to concentrate its efforts in housing diversification, public and social improvement.

Mount Prospect Schools

Village of Mount Prospect

Mount Prospect Monthly Real Estate Market Report

Mount Prospect Library

 

About the Neighborhood

There are community events
Neighbors are friendly
There's holiday spirit
Great schools
Great for retirees
Car is needed
Easy commutes
Good transit
Parking is easy
There are sidewalks
Yards are well-kept
Streets are well-lit
Great hospitals
Parks and playgrounds
It's quiet
It's dog friendly
Kids play outside
Walking / Hiking trails
Based on information submitted to the MRED as of May 27, 2020 5:30:am. All data is obtained from various sources and has not been, and will not be, verified by broker or MRED. MRED supplied Open House information is subject to change without notice. All information should be independently reviewed and verified for accuracy. Properties may or may not be listed by the office/agent presenting the information.

NOTICE: Many homes contain recording devices, and buyers should be aware they may be recorded during a showing.
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