Moving Companies in Bedford Park, IL
Moving Away from Bedford Park
Bedford Park is a small community located just 17 miles southwest of Chicago, Illinois, so it’s easy to get to and from the Windy City. This proximity has made life in Bedford Park an adventure, but now you’re on to bigger, better things. If you’re headed out of state and are looking for a long-distance moving company to assist you with your move, consider U-Pack®. With a broad coverage area, we can deliver your things in just 2-5 business days!
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Things to Know About Bedford Park
Bedford Park has a unique history
Bedford Park has a pretty cool backstory. The village was established in 1940 as a small industrial area with a tiny residential section. The city’s original homes (some of which were the prefabricated, enameled steel homes called Lustron houses) were built along 65th and 66th streets. One original Lustron home remains today, according to the city website.
There are good educational opportunities
Despite the village’s small size, there are plenty of educational opportunities available. Bedford Park has one elementary school, with junior high and high school facilities located in nearby Summit, Illinois. Residents seeking higher education opportunities not too far from home can attend Moraine Valley Community College, the University of Illinois at Chicago, the University of Chicago, DePaul University or Loyola University Chicago, all of which are less than 30 miles from Bedford Park.
And plenty of recreational activities
There are a several fun, family-friendly activities in the area. Play classic arcade games at Galloping Ghost Arcade, try your hand at live-action team-based activities at Escapades, or get in touch with nature at the Brookfield Zoo!
U-Pack Des Plaines
400 East Touhy Ave
Des Plaines IL, 60018