Downtown Skokie

Vision for Downtown Skokie: is to grow this walkable urban neighborhood that serves residents, workers, and visitors and is a point of pride for all residents and workers throughout the Village.  

Downtown Skokie….

  • provides places to dine, grab a drink, and shop
  • includes indoor and outdoor activities and entertainment opportunities  
  • serves workers, many at the Illinois Science + Tech Park, who need places to eat lunch, dinner or host out-of-town guests  
  • provides a variety of housing options and businesses to serve nearby residents
  • celebrates art through its many murals and sculptures
  • is accessible by a variety of transportation options including the Oakton CTA station and the Skokie Valley bike/ped trail
  • provides enriching / engaging / unique experiences
  • is inclusionary and collaborative
  • promotes sustainability
  • celebrates diversity

Located at the crossroads of Oakton and Lincoln, Downtown Skokie is the epicenter of the Village.  With a diverse offering of arts, culture, events, learning, entertainment, dining, and shopping, Downtown Skokie welcomes you!  Over 200 businesses, 3,000 workers, and 5,000 residents call downtown Skokie home including the world class Illinois Science + Technology Park, Oakton Community College, the architecturally significant St. Peter's Catholic Parish, Sketchbook Brewing Company and Taproom, and the Highpoint at 8000 North luxury residences to name a few.