Links of Interest
Distance to Downtown Chicago
Average Drive Times
26 minutes to Chicago Loop
16 minutes to O’Hare Airport
37 minutes to Midway Airport
Edison Park is a friendly community on the Far North Side of Chicago bounded on the east and west by the suburbs of Niles and Park Ridge, the Kennedy Expressway (I90/05), Harlem, Touhy, Ozanam and Canfield avenues. It was originally settled by Germans and Swedes.
Located about 13 miles northwest of the bustling Loop, Edison Park is quiet and peaceful. Longtime residents say the quaint neighborhood really hasn’t changed much in 80 years.
Northwest Highway is the site of a robust business community, boasting 75 businesses in a two block area including several really good restaurants.
Businesses and residents join forces every year for the “new” Edison Park Fest, featuring arts and crafts, bingo, a business expo, city and community booths, a parade and a Taste of Edison Park.
Metra’s Union Pacific trains stop in Edison Park. The CTA’s O’Hare-Congress-Douglas Line rapid transit stops at Harlem and Higgins. The ride to O’Hare International Airport takes 10 minutes or less. Edison Park residents have easy access to the Kennedy Expressway (I90/94).