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Kenilworth IL Corporate Housing and Furnished Apartments

Almost Home offers a wide variety of Kenilworth, IL corporate housing options for every short or long term furnished apartment need you may have. Contact us today to receive a temporary housing quote customized just for you in your desired area of the city.

Kenilworth Corporate Housing – First Time in the Area

We wish to help familiarize potential newcomers to life in Kenilworth and therefore provide the following informative summary of various aspects of this city. Take a few moments to acquire the knowledge of a long-time resident before you arrive.

Economy

Those staying in corporate housing in Kenilworth, IL for business reasons might appreciate some information about the city’s business environment. Kenilworth enjoys a robust residential economy and is one of the country’s most affluent residential neighborhoods. In the Midwest, it is the most exclusive residential community with homes hardly priced below a million dollars, even during the recent housing slump. In 2011, it was ranked as the “Most exclusive neighborhood in the Midwest” by Forbes magazine. Median income here for individual is close to quarter of a million dollars annually and over a quarter of a million for families.
Demographically, the population is split between teenagers, 18 and younger, who account for over 33% of the total, and the middle age group aged between 45 to 64 who account for over 32% of the population. The average family size here is 3.4.

Climate

Knowing what clothing to bring with you to your Kenilworth, IL furnished apartment is somewhat dependent on the local climate. Kenilworth’s weather is influenced by its location on the banks of Lake Michigan. Spring comes late, with highs of 57°F in March, climbing to a summer peak of 83° in July. Summers are warm in the day and chilly at night, dropping to lows of 63°F on the warmest of days. Fall temperatures descend to 62° in October while winter lows average 16° in January in the evening and highs in the 30s. So, be sure to dress right and then venture out of your Kenilworth, IL corporate apartment to enjoy the wide variety of outdoor activities that this area offers.

History

Being a temporary resident in Kenilworth, IL corporate housing need not relegate you to feeling like a complete outsider. Acquaint yourself with Kenilworth’s history by reading our brief historical summary provided below. Kenilworth was the result of Joseph Sears’ land purchase for $150,000 in 1889. His vision, was a planned community where the city was designed to be affluent, allowing only high standards of construction. He even specified that the city was to be designed without any alleys. and envisioned a white community resulting in sales of homes only to Caucasians. Currently, Kenilworth has a 97% Caucasian population. The Supreme court ruled against such restrictive and racial covenants and in Shelley v Kraemer, the justices ruled that the biased practice was unconstitutional. In 1968 congress passed the Fair Housing Act which further disallowed such practices. Since the time of the Supreme Court ruling and the eventual enactment of the Housing Act, population numbers have increased in Kenilworth, surging passed the requirements for incorporation. Kenilworth was incorporated in 1896 and since then the population and population mix has remained fairly consistent.

Places to Eat Near Kenilworth Corporate Housing

All of Almost Home’s Kenilworth, IL furnished apartments have fully equipped kitchens, making cooking both easy and enjoyable. However, many of our residents still enjoy dining out from time to time. You might want to give the following restaurants a try:
  • Cafe Buongiomo on Chestnut St: This is a traditional cafe that offers a casual dining experience, serving home style cooking. This place specializes in Breakfast and Lunch, and has the appropriate menu including sandwiches and pancakes. Try the Blueberry Pancakes or the Eggs Benedict. The staff are professional and friendly and service is quick.
  • Mirani’s on Elm St: Mirani’s specializes in lunch and dinner, serving authentic French cuisine. The staff are well trained and carry the ambiance of formal dining in a casual environment. There is limited al fresco dining and it has a well stocked bar. Try the French Onion Soup, it’s one of their specialties.
  • Marco Roma on Green Bay Rd: Marcos specializes in lunch, serving an all time favorite here of meatball sandwiches. There is no alcohol served here and it can be pretty noisy at meal times. If you are relatively close the will deliver, or you can call in your order for take-out. Dressing is casual.
  • Convito Cafe & Market on Sheridan Rd: Convito has some decent specialty French and Italian food on their menu. The cheese and deli meats are a mix of local and imported fare. There is al fresco dining in front of the premises and they offer take-out. The atmosphere here is casual and the staff are friendly.
  • Cafe Aroma on Elm St: This Brasserie serves an interesting mix of veggie sandwiches and chai tea. The European atmosphere is charming, and the service is top notch. Try the Vegetable Terrine or the Shrimp Salad. The Flat Iron Steak is inventive and deserves a try. The portions here are generous and the prices are easily affordable.

Things to do in Kenilworth

Stepping out of your Kenilworth, IL temporary housing is bound to present you with numerous interesting activities. We have listed a few possible entertainment options that may appeal to you.
  • Museums: The Kenilworth Historical Society, located on Kenilworth Avenue, is tasked with keeping the history and heritage of the first planned city in Illinois. They continuously collect, preserve, and exhibit artifacts, documents and images that tell the story of the town and its founder.
  • Performing Arts: The Wilmette Theater on Central Avenue in Wilmette is active throughout the entire year, especially in the Spring. The theater is almost a century old and was built to deliver acoustically superior experiences. In its modern version, the theater features movies, plays, concerts and comedy acts and children’s plays.
  • Golf: Indian Hill Club on Indian Hill Road in Winnetka, is a premier course in the Kenilworth area. They have strict rules for guests, who must be accompanied by a member at all times, and enforce traditional rules of etiquette. The club stands on the site of a Potawatomi Village. Bill Murray, the actor, used to caddy here when he attended Loyola Academy.
  • Parks: The Kenilworth Village Park is located on Richmond Rd. and has a number of picnic tables and benches. There are gazebos as well as a trail for walking. The park is dog friendly. The park is noted for its lush greenery in the summer and bright foliage in the fall. It is a popular location for joggers.
Whatever your reason for visiting Kenilworth, Almost Home Corporate Housing is your best choice to provide you with a furnished apartment in Kenilworth, IL that is perfectly tailored to meet your unique housing needs. Call us today to receive a quote or fill out our simple housing request form at the top of this page.

Surrounding Areas We Serve

We serve the entire Kenilworth area including Wilmette, Winnetka, Evanston, Northfield, Glenview, Morton Grove, and Glencoe.