About Park Ridge

Convenience and charm

Park Ridge is a picturesque suburb of 37,480 residents located 14 miles northwest of downtown Chicago, convenient to O'Hare Airport, major expressways, CTA and Metra trains.  

Incorporated as the village of Park Ridge in 1873 (and reorganized as the City of Park Ridge in 1910), Park Ridge is a prime residential community that retains its distinctive, small-town charm. The City’s vibrant Uptown shopping area includes the Metra station, Public Library and several charming parks where live musical concerts and special events are held in the summer. Throughout the City, tree-lined streets, pleasing architecture, excellent schools and ample parks help make Park Ridge one of the most desirable family communities in the Chicago area.

Unique shops, famous-name stores and popular restaurants fill the Uptown area, where award-winning new buildings in The Shops of Uptown blend serenely with historic ones. The Uptown Park Ridge skyline is graced with cupolas, church spires and the 100-foot tower of the Art Deco Pickwick Theatre, which is on the National Register of Historic Places.

In addition to the charming Uptown shopping area, Park Ridge offers other shopping and dining convenient to every neighborhood, including South Park, Village Green, the Dee Park area bordering Oakton Ave. and the Higgins Corridor bordering Chicago.

Thank you for visiting the City of Park Ridge’s official website. Check back often, as information is continuously added and updated. Come for a live visit and see why our slogan is "A Wonderful Place to Live and Work!"
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Yardwaste collection ends week of December 8, 2014
Yardwaste collection will end for the season the week of December 8, 2014 on your regularly scheduled collection day.
Refuse, Recycling & Yardwaste on Holiday Schedule
Thursday and Friday (November 27 and 28) refuse, recycling and yardwaste collection will be delayed one day due to the Thanksgiving holiday.
Keep the wreath RED
Please read the attached information about fire precautions for the winter season.​
Reasons to Shop Park Ridge this holiday season
With the holiday season just around the corner, it is important for Park Ridge residents to remember the significant importance of shopping locally
City Seeking Volunteer Snow Shovelers
Interested individuals should call 847/318-5464​
Holiday Hours at City Hall
City Hall will be closed on November 27 and 28 in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday.
 
 
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