Welcome to Berwyn


Known for hosting the largest collection of Chicago-style bungalows in the nation—many with special details and upgrades like stained glass, intricate brick patterns, and terra cotta, this nearby suburb of Chicago is an easy 7 mile commute to downtown. Berwyn’s “Roosevelt Row” attracts neighbors from all nearby neighborhoods to visit Fitzgerald’s Nightclub and Harlem Avenue Lounge. This community has 56,657 residents in 3.9 square miles.



Berwyn is only 7 miles from downtown Chicago. There are an number of buses that can quickly connect commuters to the Green or Blue Line trains to Chicago. Berwyn is very close to Midway airport.



Berwyn South District 100:

  • Elementary Schools: Emerson, Hiawatha, Irving, Komensky, Pershing, Piper
  • Middle Schools: Heritage, Freedom

Berwyn North District 98:

  • Elementary Schools: Havlicek, Jefferson, Prairie Oak
  • Middle School: Lincoln Middle School
  • High School: J. Sterling Mortan High School



Berwyn’s annual Houby Day Parade honors their large CzechoSlovakian population that joined the community from the 1920’s to the 1970’s. The Maria SS Lauretana Italian-Sicilian Religious Festival happens near Labor Day on the Morton West High school grounds. 

Ogden Avenue in Berwyn is part of the Historic Route 66. Every September since 1990 there is an art car parade called Cartopia. 


Real Estate

FAQ from Buyers

How important to obtain a pre approval? -An important step in making an offer is to determine how you will purchase the property – will you be obtaining a mortgage or are you paying cash? Most homebuyers will finance a purchase of this size so the first step in the process, even before seriously beginning your search, is to speak with a lender and have them prepare a pre approval letter for you.

Real Estate

Behind The Scenes

Charming Oak ParK Condo Behind the Scenes 1118 Washington Blvd 3A, Oak Park, IL Hughes Home Team Agent Michele Barron shares a behind the scenes look

Local Events

Holiday Local Events 2021

I can’t believe it’s December already – this year has been a crazy one in real estate and doesn’t seem to be slowing down! Since Hughes Home Team joined Compass in September, we have been busy helping our clients buy and sell some truly special homes.

Local Events

Oak Park Halloween Events Guide 2021

Oak Park, River Forest, Forest Park
Halloween 2021
TRICK-OR-TREAT 2021 Hours in Oak Park 1-5:30 pm | Forest Park, 3-7:30 pm | River Forest 3-7 pm


Fall Maintenance

Fall weather finally arrived. While we enjoy this beautiful weather, we can also tackle the fall maintenance lists. Don’t forget to pour a warm cup of tea!


Broker Associate , Hughes Home Team | Compass
On a team where client service is a top priority, Michele Barron is a...
Broker Associate , Hughes Home Team | Compass
There is no one who works harder and more thoughtfully for her clients than...
Broker Associate , Hughes Home Team | Compass
Victoria Atkins With over 30 years experience in real estate including a background in...

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