Place:River Forest, Cook, Illinois, United States

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NameRiver Forest
TypeVillage
Coordinates41.893°N 87.817°W
Located inCook, Illinois, United States     (1880 - )
Also located inProviso, Cook, Illinois, United States     (1880 - 1917)
River Forest (township), Cook, Illinois, United States     (1917 - )


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River Forest is an affluent suburban village in Cook County, Illinois, United States. Two universities make their home in River Forest, Dominican University and Concordia University Chicago. The village is closely tied to the larger neighboring community of Oak Park. There are significant architectural designs located in River Forest such as the Winslow House by Frank Lloyd Wright. The population of the village was 11,172 at the 2010 census.

River Forest has a railroad station with service to Chicago on Metra's Union Pacific/West Line.

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