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    Shorewood Real Estate

    Welcome to Shorewood!   Shorewood is located at the intersection of I-80 and I-55—which allows for a 40-minute commute into Chicago.


    Shorewood History

    Shorewood began as a fishing and resort style community.  Albert H. Bruning purchased farmland and subdivided the land.  Shorewood was known at Troy until its incorporation in 1957.


    Population: 16,327


    Arts/ Entertainment: Things To Do

    The village of Shorewood has 16 parks on over 140 acres of land.


    Shorewood Community Garden

    Rialto Square Theatre (Joliet)

    Harrah’s Joliet Casino

    Chicagoland Speedway (Joliet)


    Local Transit


    Joliet has Amtrak/ Metra Stations (about 20 minutes away) that go to Chicago and other areas.


    Roads/ Highways

    The main roads in Shorewood are Jefferson Rd (east-west) and Cottage St (north-south).  Shorewood is also located at the intersection of I-80 and I-55—which allows commuters easy access to Chicago and other areas.


    Shorewood’s Educational Opportunities

    Grades K-8

    Minooka Community Consolidated School District 201

    Troy Community Consolidated School District 30C

    Trinity Christian School

    Holy Family School


    High School

    Minooka Community High School District 111

    Joliet Township High School District 204


    Higher Education

    Joliet Junior College

    Lewis University

    Rasmussen College

    University of St. Francis


    Shorewood Area Healthcare

    Presence St. Joseph Medical Center

    Silver Cross Hospital