Welcome to Deerfield
A North Shore suburb teeming with corporations
Approximately 25 miles north of Chicago with a small portion extending into Cook County, the affluent village of Deerfield enthralls residents with an endless variety of ethnic cuisine, upscale boutiques, gift shops, recreation facilities, and glitzy autumn events.
Formerly named Caldwell's Corner, this treasure trove of corporate headquarters, well-known national and international companies, parks, luxury hotels, and fabulous schools is a buzzing commercial neighborhood and an excellent destination to raise a family.
The sheer abundance of luxury homes spread across Deerfield is no surprise to anyone. Explore this neighborhood's diverse architecture, full of custom-built colonials with artsy finishes, ranch homes on beautifully landscaped gardens teeming with nature's delight, and even newly constructed brick and cedar mansions elegantly designed and tucked in a prime area that serves up the ultimate tranquility.
What to Love
- Caspar Ott Log House, the oldest standing building in Lake County
- Two Metra Stations
- Proximity to Downtown Chicago and O'Hare International Airport
Often listed among some of the wealthiest and highest-earning places in Illinois and the Midwest, Deerfield checks all the boxes when it comes to the standard of living.
Whether you're looking for a nice restaurant to grab breakfast before work or boutiques to revamp your wardrobe, this North Shore neighborhood has you covered — rom workout studios to an assortment of shops and a Recreation Center offering tennis courts, gyms, indoor pool, and fitness classes.
With two Metra stations and proximity to the Tri-State Tollway and Edens Expressway, Deerfield puts residents within easy reach of downtown Chicago, O'Hare International Airport, and numerous corporate headquarters, making it the perfect destination for every young professional.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
The vibrant heart of this affluent suburb is its outdoor shopping district called Deerfield Square. The area features an array of retailers such as Barnes & Noble and restaurants like Potbelly Sandwich shop and more.
Stop in at Cherry Pit for exquisite dishes served in the cafe's timeless, atmospheric setting of monochrome floors and red seats. You can opt for anything from chilaquiles to enchiladas skillet or chili omelet. Afterward, take a stroll to Bobby’s for a refreshing cocktail or fresh craft beer.
At Deerfield Bakery, you can order a frosted cake for your bestie's next birthday surprise or take out some hearty butter cookies, almond croissants, or Danish pastries. They even have breakfast sandwiches, coffee, and healthy smoothies! You can grab as many organic items to fill the pantry as you want at the eco-minded Whole Foods Market.
Things to Do
From Deerfield's scenic parks, abundant with trails and many well-maintained bike routes, Deerfield's teeming with fun activities for you and the family. Check out the local library for some new reads and music finds. If you’re looking for something extra special, Harvest Fest is a beloved local event.
Go back in time through the Deerfield Historic Village to explore the 184-years-old Casper Ott Log Cabin, a two-story farmhouse from the mid 19th century, a one-room schoolhouse, and two other historic buildings that offer a glimpse of a typical prairie community. The local Farmer’s Market is the best place to be on Saturday morning, where you can find everything from fresh jam to vegetables and fruits. And if you're looking for a lush picnic area, why not drive the family down to Deerspring Park for a fun-filled Sunday with homemade sandwiches and fine green grass.
Deerfield is served by the Deerfield Public School District 109, home to a number of excellent schools. Top educational opportunities include: