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Addison
Real Estate and Suburb Information

Addison Overview

Incorporated in 1839, Addison is situated 20 miles west of Chicago. Nestled at the intersection of I-290 and I-355, Addison offers residents an easy commute in and out of the city. Home to roughly 36,000 inhabitants, Addison is one of the bigger Chicagoland suburbs. The village’s commitment to education was established early on, with the first log cabin school opening its doors in 1837. Today several public educational facilities service the area, including a branch of DeVry University.

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Housing in Addison ranges from modest, brick ranch homes to sprawling, ornate stone mansions on oversized lots. Sidewalk-lined subdivisions with long lanes and cul-de-sacs offer homeowners protected residential nooks, tucked away from busy main roads and high-traffic intersections. These neighborhood blocks provide a great place to raise a family and the slew of community parks means there is always a large open green space nearby. Of course, most Addison residents find their own backyard has an ample supply of outdoor area, with swimming pools and patios built into many of the properties. Tall trees and landscaped lawns add to the beauty of the residential streets and a wide variety of housing styles rescue Addison homeowners from the lackluster cookie-cutter architecture that plagues many Midwestern suburbs.

Prices for detached single-family homes run the gamut in Addison. House hunters can easily find a quality three-bedroom one-story in the $200,000 ballpark, but those with a penchant for the elaborate will also be impressed by Addison's luxury homes market. Whether you're a fan of new construction or prefer the vintage characteristics of an older home, there are plenty of unique four- and five-bedrooms houses with price tags reaching a million dollars. Condos and townhomes are not as common as private residences in Addison, but there is still a good mix of multiunit options with one or two bedrooms. Attached properties are found in both older buildings and brand new developments and prices fall between $80,000 and $400,000.

Addison History

Addison suburb

Addison, Illinois is situated 20 miles west of Chicago, nestled in the crook where the Eisenhower Expressway (I-290) and Veterans Memorial Tollway (I-355) intersect. The surrounding expressways make travel to and from Addison a cinch and folks who work in the city have a fairly straightforward commute to downtown. It is home to roughly 36,000 residents and covers about 9.5 square miles, making it one of the bigger Chicago suburbs.

Addison was first settled in the 1830s and was incorporated as a village in 1839. The area grew steadily in size and population during that time, but the addition of passenger transportation by way of the Chicago and Pacific railroad in 1873 really established Addison as a budding 19th century town. Construction of schools and colleges set the tone for the village's commitment to education early on. The first school was a log cabin that opened its doors in 1837. Today there are several public educational facilities servicing the area, including a branch of DeVry University that occupies an 110,000-square-foot state-of-the-art complex.

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Schools In The Addison Area

See grade levels, address, and scores for schools in the Addison area.

School Type Grade Rating

Indian Trail Jr High School

222 North Jf Kennedy Dr - public

Middle 6-8
4

Stone Elementary School

1404 West Stone Ave - public

Elementary K-5
7

Lake Park Elementary School

330 West Lake Park Dr - public

Elementary 1-5
4

Army Trail Elementary School

346 West Army Trail Blvd - public

Elementary K-5
3

Westview Elementary School

200 North Addison Rd - public

Elementary 3-5
5

Pythagoras Childrens Academy

893 North Church Road - private

Preschool - Elementary PK-4
NR

Concord Lutheran School

865 South Church Road - private

Preschool - Middle PK-8
NR

Lutherbrook Academy - Intensive

329 West Lake Street - private

Elementary - High n/a
NR

Ardmore Elementary School

644 South Ardmore Ave - public

Preschool - Elementary PK-1
3

Lincoln Elementary School

720 North Lincoln Ave - public

Elementary K-5
1

W A Johnson Elementary School

252 Ridgewood Ave - public

Elementary K-5
NR

Wesley Elementary School

1111 West Westwood Trl - public

Elementary K-5
5

Addison School District 4

222 North Jf Kennedy Dr -

Preschool - Middle PK-8
NR

Partners For Success-Old Mill School

848 North Mill Rd - public

Middle - High 7-12
NR

Oakbrook Elementary School

170 South Wood Dale Rd - public

Elementary K-2
NR

St Philip The Apostle School

1233 West Holtz Avenue - private

Preschool - Middle PK-8
NR

Fullerton Elementary School

400 South Michigan Ave - public

Elementary 1-5
4

Addison Trail High School

213 North Lombard Rd - public

High 9-12
6

Lutherbrook Childrens Center

343 West Lake Street - private

Elementary - High n/a
NR

Dupage Hsd 88 School District

2 Friendship Plz -

High 9-12
NR

School data provided by GreatSchools.School service boundaries are intended to be used as reference only. To verify enrollment eligibility for a property, contact the school directly. GreatSchools Ratings provided by GreatSchools.org.