Community spotlight: Northbrook

The village boasts top-notch schools, recreation and luxury homes
  • Several sources cite the village as a top suburb.
  • The median list price of a home in the village is nearly $550,000.
  • The village's high school district is the second best in the state.

Known for its ties to the ’80s cult classic Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, the village of Northbrook is considered a top suburb on a statewide and metro level.

The North Shore village of roughly 33,000 was recently ranked as the top city in Illinois to live by Movoto Real Estate and the seventh best Illinois suburb by Niche.