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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$549,000

106 Ashland Avenue, River Forest

Charming river forest corner lot colonial features formal living rm w/fp, blt in bookcases & sun rm. Beautiful ornamental plaster. Dining rm features orig oak beamed ce...

  • Beds4
  • Baths1.1
  • MLS08848441

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$1,290,000

554 Lathrop Avenue, River Forest

River forest's only new construction home! Elegant "coastal" style w/open front porch. 3 Levels of finished luxury. Custom kitchen w/stainless steel applcs & island w/eat...

  • Beds4
  • Baths4.1
  • MLS08847873

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$530,000

10 Park Avenue, River Forest

Luxurious townhouse built in 2006. 3000 Sqft, 3 bedroom 2.5 baths, large kitchen with dining area, living room, dining room, family room on lower level, master bedroom w...

  • Beds3
  • Baths2.2
  • MLS08847258

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$995,000

555 Ashland Avenue, River Forest

Exquisite turn-of-century home w/over 4500sf, renovated to perfection w/orig character & luxe modern amenities. Bright, spacious rooms w/high ceilings offer 7 beds/4.5 BA...

  • Beds7
  • Baths4.1
  • MLS08845566

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$1,199,999

1310 William Street, River Forest

Fabulous location on prestigious William St across from Priory Park with large, private, fenced-in backyard; Floor to ceiling windows on first floor with beautiful views ...

  • Beds3
  • Baths3.1
  • MLS08844851

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$729,500

500 Park Avenue, River Forest

Look no further-gorgeous,spacious townhouse offers it all!Corner unit,4BR/3.1BA offers 3 flrs of luxury.A cook's kitch has high-end appl,granite and tons of light.Stunnin...

  • Beds4
  • Baths3.1
  • MLS08844571

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$970,000

510 Monroe Avenue, River Forest

Center entrance brick colonial. This is everything you look for in a family home. First floor features a LR, DR, open gourmet kitchen with SS appliances and large eating ...

  • Beds5
  • Baths3.1
  • MLS08844362

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$475,000

1522 Bonnie Brae Place, River Forest

Simplify Life! Imagine Easy Living In Sprawling 3 BR/ 2.1 Bath Brick Ranch! Comfortable, Inviting, & Spacious. Freshly Painted Beds/ Baths. Well-Designed & Updated Kitche...

  • Beds3
  • Baths2.1
  • MLS08843050

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$132,900

1550 Ashland Avenue Unit 1, River Forest

This is an amazing first floor level condo in west suburban river grove. The property has hardwood floors, spacious kitchen, 2 bedrooms, 1 bath and so much more to offer....

  • Beds2
  • Baths1.0
  • MLS08841523
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$765,000

1428 Clinton Place, River Forest

Elegant and eclectic are the words I would use to describe this dramatic home designed by North Shore architect EA Benkert. This home is for entertaining. Open floor plan...

  • Beds4
  • Baths3.1
  • MLS08840286

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