River Forest is home to roughly 11,172 residents. It is situated approximately 10 miles west of the City of Chicago, with easy access to public transportation. For more than 135 years, River Forest has remained an attractive community with rich architecture, beautiful homes and friendly residents who take pride in calling it their home. River Forest has many boutiques and local shops for your enjoyment. In our Town Center, we have established stores such as Whole Foods Market, Starbucks, and Panera to name a few.