Wheeling is located in the state of Illinois and a village in Cook and Kane counties. The city’s limits are primarily within the boundaries of Cook County and are about 23 miles going northwest of Chicago. The city was named after the city in the state of Virginia, Wheeling. One of the famous establishments in Wheeling is the Union Hotel, it used to be located along Milwaukee Avenue and was built in 1856 and, after a fire incident in 1925, was reconstructed after. The building over the years has evolved into a number of restaurants. One of which was Billy and Company, who were the last occupants before it was torn down in 1996 to pave way for the Union Commons condominiums. Wheeling is also to a few other establishments such as Camp Raman, which is Jewish day camp; Jaleco USA, which is home to video game companies, and many others. 40,000 people call Wheeling home, and the city offers a wide selection of real estate properties to serve their needs. You’ll find everything from world class condominiums to single family homes and affordable rental properties in a variety of types and sizes. In terms of amenities, Wheeling has it all— locals enjoy convenient access to healthcare facilities, shopping centers, churches, award winning public schools, and an endless variety of restaurants. The Cook County Forest Preserve and Wheeling Park District pave the way for restorative contact with nature and outdoor activities. Commuters have several options for transport, including the nearby Interstate 294, metro rail service via the Wheeling Metra Station, and the Chicago Executive Airport.
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