River Forest Real Estate

River Forest is directly west of its sister village - Oak Park. They share a high school and several business districts transverse the villages. The village of River Forest has about 1/2 of the area (2.5 square miles) and 1/4 of the number of residents (<12,000). It is a great option for those looking for a neighborhood with great access to Chicago.

River Forest features larger lot sizes and fewer homes per block on average than Oak Park.  The housing stock here was primarily built in the 1920s - 1940s but many new homes were recently built during the recent housing boom when smaller ranch homes and the like made way for larger estates. River Forest has many beautiful homes and on any given block you will see many different vintage styles.  You can search River Forest Homes through the box at the top of this page.

People buy homes in River Forest due to it's convenient access to the city of Chicago, stylish homes and excellent public schools.  District 90 recently received the SchoolSearch Bright A+ award for academic excellence.  They have won the award in each of the last 13 years and is given to Illinois schools that fall in the top 5 percent of the state academically.

River Forest Public School District 90 serves grades K-8 through three schools: Lincoln (K-4)Willard (K-4) and Roosevelt (5-8). Current total enrollment is around 1,350.

Newest River Forest Real Estate Listings

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700 Bonnie Brae Place, River Forest

Great River Forest location! Walk to everything from this lovely home. Beautiful living room with fireplace leads to the screened porch where you can enjoy your morning...

  • Beds3
  • Baths2.1
  • MLS08871286

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539 Ashland Avenue, River Forest

Charm abounds in this classic River Forest Brick Colonial. 1st Floor offers Living Room, Sun Room, Formal Dining Room, Kitchen, Family Room, and Breakfast Room overlooki...

  • Beds5
  • Baths2.0
  • MLS08871284

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414 Edgewood Place, River Forest

Rarely available centrally located River Forest townhome, walk to trains, shopping, parks etc. Unit boasts 3 bedrooms, updated kitchen w/new silestone counter & breakfast...

  • Beds3
  • Baths1.1
  • MLS08809913

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562 Keystone Avenue, River Forest

Frank Lloyd Wright's Ingalls House (1909). Prairie Style home in unique "park-like" setting on "Street of Dreams". 4BR, screened front porch, many living areas, sympathet...

  • Beds4
  • Baths1.2
  • MLS08870066

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1428 Park Avenue, River Forest

Sold as is. Needs rehab or build new.

  • Beds3
  • Baths1.1
  • MLS08869702

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515 Auvergne Place, River Forest

Frank Lloyd Wright's Winslow House(1893). A most exceptional/livable home, great for entertaining with generous rooms sizes. 4BR/3.1BA+Coach House w/live-in apt. Original...

  • Beds4
  • Baths3.1
  • MLS08869638

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1410 Forest Avenue, River Forest

Classic frame Colonial on one of River Forest's most private streets sits on a 106 X 174 lot. 4 plus bedrooms. 4.1 baths. All large rooms. Eat in kitchen opens to first f...

  • Beds5
  • Baths4.1
  • MLS08869325

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River Forest

Great end unit loaded with light. Exposure on all four sides. Courtyard building, 3 bedrooms, 1 1/2 baths. Oak floors. Newly painted and stained floors. One car garage. V...

  • Beds3
  • Baths1.1
  • MLS08772225

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7829 Greenfield Street, River Forest

This is the one. Long time owner with obvious pride of ownership. Great curb appeal. Many updates and a ton of character. Fabulous remodeled eat in kitchen with all high ...

  • Beds4
  • Baths2.2
  • MLS08869354

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1535 Monroe Avenue Unit 3, River Forest

Bright top floor SE corner unit in River Forest. Nice views in three directions. 2 Bedrooms w/ refinished Hardwood floors throughout, newer vinyl windows. Kitchen updated...

  • Beds2
  • Baths1.0
  • MLS08869264

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