The residents of Elmhurst treat their motto "Close to Everything, Unlike Anything" very seriously! Located just 16 miles west of Chicago and convenient to many destinations, Elmhurst is a vibrant, tree-lined community with thriving retail shops, fine dining, outstanding theater, excellent museums and engaging events throughout the year. Shop and play in the bustling downtown, Elmhurst City Centre, which offers everything from urban boutiques to bowling, a 10-screen movie theatre and exciting community events. Wilder Park, voted 'Best Suburban Park' by Chicago Magazine, is home to the renowned Elmhurst Public Library, the Elmhurst Art Museum (with a building designed and built by Mies van der Rohe), and the Wilder Park Conservatory and Formal Gardens.
Elmhurst's public schools are consistently rated in the top tier of educational institutions by Great Schools, while Elmhurst Memorial Hospital, the first hospital in DuPage County, has grown into an entire health care system and provides the community with outstanding medical support. With accolades such as 'Top US Towns for Families' and 'Top 50 Happiest Small Places in America,' Elmhurst is a special place to call home.
Find more about Elmhurst by visiting the following:
City of Elmhurst
Elmhurst Chamber of Commerce
Elmhurst Park District
Elmhurst Neighbors and Newcomers Club
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