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Skokie is a city in the Chicagoland area.

Get inEdit

Skokie is accessible by the CTA Yellow Line (the Skokie Swift) and the Edens Expwy (I-94). If you take the "Swift" to Skokie, check out the historic old Northshore Line train station adjacent to the Swift terminal.

Get aroundEdit

Pace & CTA buses run through Skokie forming connections at Old Orchard, Skokie CTA Station and Downtown Skokie and the Village Crossing Shopping Center.

CTA Bus RoutesEdit

  • 54A North Cicero/Skokie Blvd[3]
  • 97 Skokie[4]
  • 201 Central/Ridge[5]
  • 205 Chicago/Golf[6]

Pace Bus RoutesEdit

  • 208 Golf Road[7]
  • 210 Lincoln Avenue[8]
  • 215 Crawford-Howard[9]
  • 225 Central-Howard[10]
  • 226 Oakton Street[11]
  • 250 Dempster Street[12]
  • 290 Touhy Avenue[13]
  • 413 Niles South End Special[14]
  • 422 Linden CTA-Glenview-Northbrook Court[15]
  • 626 Skokie Valley Limited[16]


  • Emily Oaks Nature Center
  • North Shore Center for the Performing Arts [17]
  • Skokie Theater [18]]


  • The Skokie Park District [19] has facilities such as the batting cages/mini golf
  • Oakton Pool
  • Skokie Public Library, 5215 Oakton Street, +1 847 673 7774, [1]. M-F 9AM-9PM, Sa 9AM-6PM, Su noon-6PM. Award winning public library, cultural events, free internet access and more  edit


  • Old Orchard Shopping Center
  • Village Crossing Shopping Center (Touhy Ave & Carpenter Ave)
  • Skokie Theatre Music Foundation, 7924 N Lincoln Ave, +1 847-677-7761, [2]. Jazz, Theater, Film events  edit


There are restaurants galore! Just travel along Dempster or Oakton Street. Skokie is currently going through a restaurant renaissance, with many places opening in 2014 and 2015. Large waves of immigration from all over the world have contributed to a diverse, multicultural population. The restaurants are indicative of this new reality, with an Afghan restaurant, Mexican, Armenian, Middle Eastern, Indian/Pakistani, and more.



Get outEdit

Routes through Skokie
MilwaukeeWilmette  W   E  ChicagoGary
MilwaukeeWilmette  N   S  ChicagoTerre Haute


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