Argonne’s surrounding communities offer diverse, attractive housing choices. The Chicago area boasts top-rated schools and universities and a superior transportation network of interstate highways, rail and bus lines. The laboratory’s campus is located 25 miles southwest of Chicago, about half an hour by freeway from two major international airports, O’Hare and Midway.
The Chicagoland area is made up of the City of Chicago as well as its sprawling suburban regions. When selecting a place to live, you may wish to consider how long it will take you to commute to work (mapquest is one tool that can be used to determine commute times), which neighborhood suits you best and what kinds of amenities are available in the area.
Each city and township has a website where you can find information about its community, schools, libraries and other services.
Looking for a home in Chicago
An online Chicago Neighborhoods application can be useful if you’re looking for housing within the City of Chicago. This tool enables you to explore Chicago’s various neighborhoods and regions online and find information about specific neighborhoods such as demographics, transportation options, dining, hospitals, entertainment, grocery stores, gyms, museums and other neighborhood amenities and attractions.
Looking for a home in the suburbs
Many online tools such as Zillow and Realtor.com are available to help you search for houses and apartments. You may wish to keep in mind how far you’re willing to commute to work on a daily basis as you select a home.
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