Arlington Heights, IL, is a major suburb 25 miles northwest of downtown Chicago, with a population of 75,101 in 2010. Incorporated in 1887, the area was settled in the mid-1800s by immigrants primarily from Saxony in Germany. Thanks to what was first the Chicago and Northwestern Railroad Northwest line, now the Metra Union Pacific Northwest Line, Arlington Heights was one of the first commuter suburbs in the Chicago area.
Culture of Arlington Heights
Known as the City of Good Neighbors, Arlington Heights has several large employers. Northwest Community Hospital, from its headquarters on Central Road, as well as from several satellite locations, is the major provider of healthcare in the northwest suburbs and employs more than 4,000 people. The city's largest employer is Arlington Race Track, employing upwards of 4,500 people, although many of these jobs are seasonal. The race track is one of the country's premier venues for thoroughbred horse racing and conducts the famous annual Arlington Million race in every August. More than four million square feet of retail space within Arlington Heights provide residents with many different shopping opportunities. The village's central business district, revitalized within the last 15 years, is located just south of the Union Pacific Northwest Line train station and features many boutique stores, chain and gourmet restaurants. Mitsuwa Center is a strip mall with Japanese food and merchandise retailers. Northpoint and Town and Country Plaza provide a core of shopping on the village's north side along Rand Road.
Township School District 214 provides Arlington Heights with high school education. The primary high school serving the village is John Hersey High School, with many students also attending Rolling Meadows High school. Some district residents also attend Prospect High School, Buffalo Grove High School and Wheeling High School. For elementary school students, Community Consolidated School District 25 operates seven elementary and two middle schools within Arlington Heights. The village is also served by Community Consolidated School Districts 21 and 57.
Arlington Heights also has a thriving venue for live theater. Metropolis, located in the village's central business district, provides regular programs of live theater, dance, music and children's programs along with educational opportunities in those areas.
Heating and AC Service in Arlington Heights, IL
As one of Chicago's larger suburbs, Arlington Heights has a number of contractors able to provide heating repair and furnace repair for both residential and commercial applications. Air conditioning contractors that service single- and multi-family residents along with commercial buildings are also in wide supply. HVAC Arlington Heights, IL, contractors can provides a wide variety of services, including preventive maintenance for furnaces, commercial boilers and all types of air conditioning units. Heating contractors can diagnose and repair a variety of problems that prevent a furnace from properly heating a building. They can also properly size and recommend a new energy efficient furnace that will save customers money in the long run. Our professionals at Comfort 24-7 are also be able to adequately explain AFUE ratings when constructing quotes for new installations. Comfort 24-7 HVAC contractors will also repair faulty air conditioning units, recommend and properly size new systems to fit your needs and explain the meaning of tonnage and SEER ratings.