Introduction to Schiller Park, Illinois
Schiller Park, Illinois, in Cook county, is 5 miles S of Des Plaines, Illinois and 13 miles NW of Chicago, Illinois. The village is located in the Chicago metropolitan area. As of the year 2000 census, 11,850 people lived in Schiller Park.
Schiller Park History
Alexander Robinson bought two square miles of land in the late 19th century, on which the foundation of Schiller Park was laid. The village was first incorporated in 1914 under the name of Kolze. In 1926, it was renamed Schiller Park. The village is mostly occupied by farming communities.
Schiller Park and nearby Attractions
- Schiller Park Village Hall
- Saint Maria Goretti Catholic Church
- Att Limo
- Eden Memorial Park Cemetery
- Schiller Park Public Library
Things To Do In Schiller Park
The Village Hall is the administrative center of the village. Att Limo is a popular limousine rental service where tourists can rent limos and tour Schiller Park.
Schiller Park Transportation
Chicago O'Hare International Airport provides air transportation facilities.
Schiller Park Higher Education
Triton College and Oakton Community College provide higher education to the people of Schiller Park.