River Forest Comprehensive Plan Update

The Village of River Forest is a mature community near the eastern edge of Chicago and is noted for its historic homes, beautiful neighborhoods, and tree lined streets. The Comprehensive Plan, directed and prepared by Houseal Lavigne, focuses on protecting and enhancing the architecturally rich residential neighborhoods while revitalizing and beautifying the Village’s commercial corridors. The Plan reflects the community’s commitment to economic development and to fully leveraging its limited commercial areas by providing detailed improvement plans and redevelopment priorities for each of the Village’s commercial/mixed-use corridors and the historic Village Center Area. Built upon on a robust outreach and engagement process, the Plan incorporates sustainability as a theme that threads throughout the document and prioritizes bicycle and pedestrian mobility and completes streets principles.