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Cook County, IL

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Hospitals

  • Centegra Health System
  • Advocate Health Care Advocate Health Care is an organization of physicians and health care professionals dedicated to serving the health needs of individuals, families and communities in northern Illinois.
  • Alexian Brothers Health System Alexian Brothers Health System carries out the healing mission of the Catholic Church through the Alexian Brothers ministries by identifying and developing effective responses to the health and housing needs of those we are called to serve.
  • Bethany Methodist Corporation Called to care, The Bethany Methodist Family reaches out to the communitywith health and housing programs that serve the physical, social,and spiritual well-being of seniors and others of all faiths.
  • Chicago Institute of Neurosurgery and Neuroresearch Our facilities include the most technologically advanced equipment such as image-guided brain and spine navigational tools, bi-plane angiography equipment, and Stereotaxsis, technology which facilitates procedures in the body's complex vascular system using magnets and sophisticated computers, which is not available anywhere else in the Midwest.
  • Comprehensive Aphasia Center of Chicago We take a comprehensive view of such problems, and clinic evaluations and treatments are coordinated by a team of caregivers, including a speech-language pathologist and a cognitive neurologist, both with doctoral degrees and specialists in aphasia.
  • Evanston Northwestern Healthcare Our integrated delivery system includes Evanston, Glenbrook and Highland Park Hospitals as well as the ENH Home Services, ENH Medical Group, ENH Research Institute, and the ENH Foundation.
  • Holy Cross Hospital Founded by the Sisters of St. Casimir in 1927, Holy Cross Hospital is a not-for-profit neighborhood health system serving residents of Chicago's southwest neighborhoods and suburbs.
  • John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County With over 450 beds and nearly 100 outpatient clinics, CCH is the primary public provider of comprehensive medical services for the people of metropolitan Chicago.
  • Kindred Healthcare We are dedicated to providing quality long-term care as well as to the principles of service, compassion, integrity and sound fiscal stewardship
  • La Rabida Children's Hospital For more than 100 years, La Rabida has created a special environment that's geared towards helping children meet the challenges of their medical conditions.
  • Linden Oaks Hospital Linden Oaks provides a variety of treatment and support services for adults and adolescents, who are coping with eating disorders, alcoholism, depression, anxiety, self-injury, and other behavioral health issues.
  • Loretto Hospital Our mission is to be a community health-care provider fostering continuous quality improvement, to achieve optimum outcomes for our patients and cultivate pride in our employees and medical staff.
  • Northwest Community Healthcare We exist to provide quality, compassionate healthcare services to the people of the northwest community
  • Resurrection Health Care Resurrection Health Care is a not-for-profit corporation sponsored by the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth and the Sisters of the Resurrection.
  • Saint Anthony Hospital For over 100 years, physicians and staff of Saint Anthony Hospital have provided medical care, social services, and community outreach programs to Chicago's underserved communities.
  • Weiss' Clinical Programs Weiss' Clinical Programs are focused on specific areas of medicine, offering comprehensive, multidisciplinary and innovative care.

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Library

  • Bartlett Public Library All Residents of the Bartlett Public Library District will have the opportunity to learn and discover the joy of reading, the satisfaction of lifelong learning, and a sense of community in a welcoming environment.
  • Bedford Park Public Library
  • Berwyn Public Library Our library provides timely, accurate and useful materials to meet the informational, educational and recreational needs of the community. We've designed this site to bridge the gap between our in-house services and online patrons.
  • Blue Island Public Library From finding old friends and planning vacations to conducting market research and choosing a health care provider, this extensive database offers the information you need -- in a fast, convenient format.
  • Broadview Public Library The Library serves the community of Broadview, in the western suburbs of Chicago, within minutes of the commercial and cultural center of the city.
  • Brookfield Public Library The Brookfield Public Library is an institution for the general education and recreation of the citizens of the Village of Brookfield, the citizens of Illinois, and of any person who requests library services
  • Chicago Public Library We welcome and supportall people in theirenjoyment of readingand pursuit oflifelong learning. Working together,we strive to provide equal accessto information,ideas andknowledgethrough books, programsand other resources. We believe in the freedomto read,to learn,to discover.
  • Cook Memorial Public Library District The mission of the Cook Memorial Public Library District is to provide access to facts, ideas and creative expression.
  • Franklin Park Public Library District Franklin Park is very fortunate in that from its early days interest has existed in establishing a library for our community.
  • Melrose Park Public Library

Transportation

  • 20th Century Railroad Club Located in Chicago, Illinois, our club offers unique volunteer activities for rail enthusiasts, as well as unique travel opportunities for families, singles and groups.
  • Chicago Transit Authority The CTA operates the nation's second largest public transportation system and covers the City of Chicago and 40 surrounding suburbs. On an average weekday, nearly 1.5 million rides are taken on the CTA.
  • Midway Airport Midway Airport is conveniently located 10 miles from downtown Chicago. Recently, the Chicago Department of Aviation celebrated the completion of the historic Midway Airport Terminal Development Program, an eight year program that transformed Chicago's southwest side airport.
  • Niles "Free Bus" The Niles "Free Bus" is a courtesy bus system which runs continually from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. weekdays and 11:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. weekends operating within the Village of Niles at no charge to riders.
  • Northeast Illinois Regional Commuter Railroad Corporation On Metra you can reach Chicago's beautiful lakefront, museums, zoos, sporting events, shops and restaurants, concerts, special events, schools and colleges as well as quaint, historic suburbs and small towns.
  • O'Hare International Airport Voted the "Best Airport in North America" by readers of Business Traveler International for seven consecutive years (1998 - 2004), it's no wonder that more than 190,000 smart travelers make O'Hare their airport of choice every day.
  • Pace Suburban Bus Pace is the premier suburban transit provider, quickly moving people to work and school safely and efficiently. The backbone of Chicago's suburbs, Pace serves 130,000 daily riders with 240 routes, 450 vanpools and many Dial-a-Ride programs.
  • Regional Transportation Authority Public transportation in Northern Illinois

Entertainment

  • Adler Planetarium Opened in 1930 as the first Planetarium in the Western Hemisphere, the Adler fuels the imagination of its visitors with all new exhibits, state-of-the-art computer technology in the world's first StarRider Theater, while showcasing a renowned collection of historical astronomy artifacts
  • Blue Man Group An audience-interactive multimedia performance piece unlike anything you've ever witnessed! Open run
  • Broadway in Chicago Broadway in Chicago theatres, located in the heart of the Downtown Theatre District, consistently present a variety of the finest in touring Broadway musical, plays and dance.
  • Chicago Architechture Foundation The Archicenter Chicago draws visitors from around the world for a unique introduction to America's first city of architecture.
  • Chicago Children's Choir In 1956, the late Rev. Christopher Moore began to put a dream into motion: a dream that young people from diverse backgrounds could better understand each other, as well as learn about themselves, by learning to make beautiful music together.
  • Chicago Children's Museum Hands-on exhibits and new activities daily make every visit unforgettable for toddlers to ten year olds and adults, too! Dig deep in Dinousaur Expedition, try to stay dry in WaterWays, or climb up to the crow's nest on the Kovler Family Climbing Schooner. Little tota have fun, too in Playmaze and Treehouse Trails.
  • Chicago Historical Society The Chicago Historical Society is the oldest cultural institution and keeper of Chicago memories. Visit the museum to trace Chicago's growth from wilderness outpost to the architectural, cultural and social mecca of our times.
  • Chicago Reader Guide Listings Search - Music, Movies, Art, Theater, Performance, Dance, Readings
  • Chicago Theatre Landmark theatre in Chicago's Loop, seating up to 3,600 and convenient to hotels and parking. Theatre, lobby promenade, and other space available for conference, performance, meetings, and banquets with state of the art audio/visual equipment, sound, lighting, movie screen, and projectors.
  • Marriott Lincolnshire Theatre Thrill to award-winning nationally acclaimed theatre. Our theatre in the round features a host of Broadway musicals--everything from timeless classics to contemporary extravaganzas
  • Millennium Park The park was originally just an open expanse with railroads and parking and an unsightly eyesore in Chicago's great front lawn that is Grant Park.
  • Museum of Science and Industry There is always something new to see and do at the largest science museum in the Western Hemisphere
  • Navy Pier Navy Pier was originally designed as a shipping and recreational facility and has evolved into a premiere family entertainment center.
  • Noble Horse Theatre Presents Chicago's Only Horse Performance Dinner theatre in historic Old Town. Enter our castle, step back in time and experience the beauty and grace of our elegant dancing horses.
  • Notebaert Nature Museum, The The Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum is a place where visitors can reconnect with the wonder of the natural world. From a bungalow inside the Museum that demonstrates conservation; to a wilderness walk; to the only year-round butterfly haven nearby