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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

Railways

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