Formally known as the Junction, West Chicago began as the first junction of railroad lines in Illinois. The birthplace of “Judge” Elbert Henry Gary, for whom Gary, Indiana is named, and of Josh Urban, more famously known as the WWF wrestler “Hacksaw” Jim Duggan. Truitt-Hoff Nature Preserve is also located in West Chicago and is one of the largest, best-preserved prairies in the Midwest.
West Chicago is well connected by the Illinois Prairie Path. The West Chicago Prairie as one of northern Illinois’ premier natural areas featuring plant diversity with over 600 plant and wildlife species. In addition to the natural options spanning great parks and forest preserves, West Chicago offers plenty to do with St. Andrews championship courses, Turtle Splash Park, the ARC Center complete with a Treehouse play area and a wide range of programs at the West Chicago Public Library.
West Chicago’s population is diverse with a wide variety of cultures and ethnicities. Outstanding schools and housing options make West Chicago a wonderful place to live and raise a family.
Committed to excellence, Next Door Garage is the answer when it comes to quality garage doors with energy-saving options. From modern beauty to simple upkeep, we are the team that gets the job done and gets it right the first time. We house a wide range of parts and accessories and will not cease to find the perfect fit for your home and your needs. Locally owned and operated, Next Door is the small town feel with the big time quality you are looking for. In West Chicago, Illinois, the entry door contractor and installer of choice is Next Door Garage and we vow to contribute to West Chicago’s motto – “Where history and progress meet”.