Distance to Downtown Chicago
Average Drive Times
21 minutes to Chicago Loop
21 minutes to O’Hare Airport
32 minutes to Midway Airport
This neighborhood has been described as a “city neighborhood with a country feel.” Sauganash is bounded roughly by Bryn Mawr, Cicero, Devon and the former right-of-way for the Union Pacific Railroad.”
The area’s attractions include three golf courses, public transportation within walking distance and easy access to major city thoroughfares. Several hundred acres of Cook County forest preserves flanking the North Branch of the Chicago River provide a recreational anchor for the area.
Area residents have a surplus of civic pride. Many homeowners belong to community associations which hold meetings and arrange for streets to be plowed in the winter. Homes in Sauganash are known for elaborate and decorative Christmas light displays. Block parties held on neighborhood streets reinforce the notion that residents socialize with their neighbors. Generations of families stay in Sauganash because they feel it is a nice place to live and raise families.
Metra’s Milwaukee Line trains stop at Edgebrook. CTA bus lines run on Touhy, Cicero and Peterson. The Edens Expressway (I-94) is nearby at the intersection of Cicero and Peterson Avenues. The Kennedy Expressway (I-90/94) is a few miles west of the area.