The Neighborhood & Downtown Skokie

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Where can you find a close-knit neighborhood where you can walk to restaurants, excellent public schools, an award-winning library, parks and a major science and technology campus? Floral Avenue.

A diverse community that has something for everyone, Floral Avenue is a picturesque tree-lined neighborhood in the heart of downtown Skokie. Offering 20 custom homes, the development is just steps from many of the village's most popular attractions and the CTA Oakton-Skokie station, providing easy access to downtown Chicago.

A wide range of shops and restaurants can be found along the streets of downtown Skokie, offering everything from just-out-of-the-oven pastries to classic comic books. The nearby Skokie Farmers' Market has fresh fruits, vegetables, cheese and more from June through October. The local library also sponsors the annual Skokie Festival of Cultures — two days of ethnic food, music, dance, crafts, children's cultural activities and community development.

Floral Avenue's own Heritage Museum, which includes a historic engine house and an 1847 log cabin, offers permanent and temporary exhibits, special interest classes and educational school programs. The Gorilla Tango Theatre offers an array of entertainment ranging from comedy and drama to dance and family-oriented productions in its beautifully renovated space, complete with excellent acoustics.