VW of Highland Park is located near Schaumburg, IL
Located just 30 miles outside Chicago and about 11 miles west of O'Hare International Airport, Schaumburg is the premier suburban business destination in Illinois. In the past 50 years with vision and thoughtful planning, Schaumburg has transformed from a small farming community into a thriving economic center that is home to more business in Illinois than any other community outside of Chicago. The village's businesses provide support to the community's 75,000 residents, 80,000 employees and the northwest suburbs by offering professional and high-quality services and goods.
Beyond this distinction as the economic center of the northwest suburbs, Schaumburg is a community of neighbors with first-rate services and amenities offering those who live here a high quality life. Schaumburg offers a variety of unique opportunities that can satisfy anyone's particular craving. Residents can attend a concert or the Farmers Market in the Town Square, take in theater and other shows at the Prairie Center for the Arts, visit the Trickster Gallery (Native-owned and operated art gallery), discover family fun at Legoland Discovery Center, enjoy minor league baseball at Boomers Stadium, or utilize any of the nationally recognized Schaumburg Park District facilities. Additionally, the Schaumburg Township District Library is the second largest public library in Illinois with more than one million visitors each year.
The city is home to the world headquarters of Motorola Solutions, dozens of business parks, and one of only two IKEA stores in Illinois. Schaumburg's transition from a rural community to that of a suburban metropolis began with Alfred Campanelli's first large scale suburban-style development in 1959 and Woodfield Mall's opening on September 9, 1971. The city is conveniently close to Chicago with I-90 and I-290 giving easy access to all of Chicagoland. Schaumburg also has a station on Metra's Milwaukee District/West Line.
When it comes to entertainment, Schaumburg draws visitors from all over Chicagoland. There you'll find Gameworks, Medieval Times, Legoland, theaters, comedy clubs, dance clubs and more. Schaumburg is also home to the Woodfield Mall. The mall has the finest collection of department stores and specialty shops in the Great Lakes region including Nordstrom, Macy's, Lord & Taylor, JCPenney, Sears and nearly 300 stores and restaurants.
Roosevelt University's campus in Schaumburg is the largest four-year university in Chicago's Northwest suburbs, serving approximately 2,500 students. The campus is located in the former headquarters office building of the Pure Oil Company. Roosevelt converted the building into a comprehensive campus in 1996. The Albert A. Robin Campus is home to the Doctor of Pharmacy program, which accepted its inaugural class in July 2011. Roosevelt's PharmD program is the Midwest's only three-year, year-round program of its kind. In July 2014, it achieved full accreditation for its Doctor of Pharmacy curriculum. The campus is also home to the University's only PhD program (Industrial-Organizational Psychology), which began in August 2012.
The Schaumburg Township District Library serves in excess of 134,000 residents in portions of the municipalities Elk Grove Village, Hanover Park, Hoffman Estates, Schaumburg and Streamwood. With over 1 million visitors each year, the library circulates over 2,000,000 items annually and is the second largest public library in the state of Illinois.