Tag: Carol Stream

A visit to Carol Stream and Carol Stream

Carol Stream‘s founding has a number of wonderful stories associated with it. Developer Jay Stream became frustrated with delays on a Naperville project and, when reportedly told by a clerk to “build your own town,” did just that. He assembled a large parcel of land in an unincorporated area outside Wheaton, envisioning its future as... Read more »

Prime western Chicago suburbs seeing numerous foreclosures

Recent data from the Woodstock Institute suggest that the foreclosure problem has spread well beyond the city and is now afflicting some of Chicago’s more desirable western suburbs. During the first half of 2010, according to a Woodstock Institute report, there were 106 foreclosures in Bloomingdale, 514 in Bolingbrook, 158 in Carol Stream, 104 in... Read more »