Community

Located in the heart of Chicago’s prestigious northern suburbs, Wheeling is a diverse and dynamic community of 40,000 people, distinguished by its unique balance of industry, commercial development, and residential neighborhoods. Wheeling is known regionally and nationally as the home of the Milwaukee Avenue “Restaurant Row,” and is also the part-owner of Chicago Executive Airport, the third-busiest airport in Illinois.

Wheeling boasts a wide selection of housing options to serve the needs of potential residents, including world-class luxury condominiums, affordable rental properties in a variety of sizes, and single-family homes on tree-lined streets. Commuters benefit from easy access to Interstate 294, as well as from Metra rail service on the North Central Line via the Wheeling Metra Station. Wheeling residents enjoy convenient access to grocery stores and shopping centers, health care facilities, places of worship, and award-winning public schools. Wheeling Park District and Cook County Forest Preserve facilities also provide opportunities for recreation and for restorative contact with the natural world.
  1. A Personal Album

    Wheeling resident Carolyn Kolssak weaves a tapestry of memories of the Wheeling in which she grew. Ms. Kolssak talks about a time gone by, her childhood friends and neighbors, life around her home, and the origins of Restaurant Row and Childerly. Celebrate tomorrow with yesterday's memories.

  2. Community Information

    Find local businesses, events, and news for the Village of Wheeling.

  3. Education

    Learn more about area schools, including high schools, primary and middle schools, and universities.

  4. Feedback Form

    Submit general feedback to and about the Village of Wheeling.

  5. Living in the Village

    Located in the heart of Chicago’s prestigious northern suburbs, Wheeling is a diverse and dynamic community of 40,000 people, distinguished by its unique balance of industry, commercial development, and residential neighborhoods.

  6. Press Releases

    Check out current press releases and news about events in the Village of Wheeling.

  7. Resource Links

    Find information about areas and agencies in and outside of the Village of Wheeling.

  8. Restaurant Row Map Tour

    Take a self-guided tour along Wheeling's famous Restaurant Row.

  9. Restaurant & Catering Guide (PDF)

    Sample local dining or let one of our restaurants cater your next event.

  10. Wild Wheeling

    Check out these YouTube video tours with the Emmy Award-winning adventurer as he explores Wheeling's Restaurant Row like you've never seen before. It's WILD!