The City of Berwyn
is located just 8 miles west of Chicago’s loop and has convenient access to the Eisenhower (I-290) and the Stevenson (I-55) Expressways and two major airports. Public transportation is also available via the CTA’s blue line “el” or the Metra BNSF line. The range of transportation options make commuting to work or planning a trip to attend one of Berwyn’s bustling business corridors or community events a snap.
Known as Beautiful Berwyn and the City of Homes, the city has Berwyn Style with an outstanding assortment of high quality homes in distinct architectural styles, most notably known for having the most significant collection of Chicago-style bungalows in the nation today.
Berwyn is home to the prestigious MacNeal Hospital, two thriving park districts, a municipal recreation department, a YMCA, the 16th Street Theater, FitzGerald’s Nightclub, Wire music collaboratory, a growing population of local artists, diverse food and beverage establishments and nightlife options, and plenty of family-friendly events and programming. For those looking for a road trip, be sure to venture down our stretch of Historic Route 66! Plan your trip – BerwynStyle!
At the Center of Life in Chicago, Berwyn is in close proximity to anything you want to do in the Chicago area, including great access to Chicago sports events including the Blackhawks, Bears, Bulls, White Sox, Cubs and Fire. Berwyn is just minutes away from downtown Chicago and neighbors the Chicagoland communities of Oak Park, Forest Park, Riverside, La Grange, and Brookfield.
Take some time to browse this site and explore the many reasons Berwyn is the perfect spot to visit and live. But don’t wait – Berwyn won’t be Chicago’s best-kept secret for long!