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New Homes for Sale in the Greater Chicago, IL Area

Chicago is a bustling city that sits on Lake Michigan in Illinois, and is famed for its bold architecture, exceptional eateries, and exciting nightlife. Being the third largest city in the United States with a population of nearly three million people, Chicago presents plenty of amazing opportunities. Toll Brothers offers new construction homes in the greater Chicago area with easy access to highways and Metra train stations for an easy commute downtown and O'Hare International Airport. Choose from a wide range of ranch and two-story home selections to fit any lifestyle, all backed by a 10-year limited warranty.

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Neighborhoods & Communities in the Chicago, IL Area

The greater Chicagoland area has no shortage of neighborhoods perfect for your new construction home. South Barrington is a premier location close to every convenience, offering top-rated schools and unique access to a wide variety of outdoor recreation including parks, forest preserves, hiking trails, golf, and more. Both the Arboretum of South Barrington and the quaint downtown area of Barrington offer popular shopping, dining, and entertainment, adding to the buzz of this sought-after area.

Elgin is a well-known suburb less than an hour outside of Chicago in Kane county. Among its many highlights is the Fox River, which offers beautiful views and boundless recreation. Nestled away from the excitement of downtown Elgin, you will find the Randall Road corridor with widespread shopping and dining options and the gorgeous, award-winning Bowes Creek Country Club golf course. When you choose to buy a new construction home in Chicago with Toll Brothers, the options are endless. With flexible floor plan choices, from home offices to first-floor bedroom suites, we'll help you create the space you love.

What to Expect Living in the Chicago, IL Area

When you build a new home in the Chicago area, you'll enjoy living in a city that experiences all four seasons with activities to complement each one. Winter is one of the most magical times of the year in Chicago, when snow gives the city an added sparkle. From ice skating and sledding to restaurant igloos and curling courts, there are multiple options to embrace the colder climate. And there's nothing quite like summer in Chicago. All season long, you can play beach volleyball on the sandy shores of Lake Michigan, kayak through a skyscraper canyon, sip cocktails from rooftop bars with city views, and take advantage of free outdoor music festivals featuring everything from blues to jazz to gospel. With great walkability and public transportation downtown, Chicago allows you to leave your car at home and take the Metra train to explore the city and everything it has to offer.

When you call the suburbs of Chicago home, you will find even more recreational activities, like golf and hiking, while also being able to take advantage of having more space to entertain and lounge in your own backyard. With easy access to every convenience, the option to experience the bustling city when you want to, and so many new construction home options, the Chicago area truly has something for everyone.

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Places and Activities in the Greater Chicago Area

When you choose to build your new construction home in Chicago, you can cheer from the bleachers at Wrigley Field or Guaranteed Rate Field on a sunny day, watch two legendary teams dominate the court and ice at the United Center, and celebrate a touchdown at historic Soldier Field. Chicago is home to elite teams, plenty of championship titles, and a devoted fan base that brings the energy to every game. Chicago is one of the few cities to have professional sports teams in all major sports, keeping you entertained at the stadiums, at the bar, or from the comfort of your home, no matter the sports season. In addition to a legendary sports scene, Chicago offers the best in retail therapy with diverse shopping districts throughout its neighborhoods, one-of-a-kind boutiques, high-end designers, outlet malls, and one of the most famous shopping streets in the world-Michigan Avenue.

Another favorite pastime of Chicagoans is, of course, enjoying the area's incredible cuisine. From deep-dish pizza at Lou Malnati's or Gino's to multiple Michelin-starred world-class fine dining experiences like Alinea, Chicago is a food lover's paradise that extends from the city to the suburbs.

Even if you aren't a foodie, there are endless options for fun. From major exhibits to neighborhood cultural attractions, there is no limit to how many times you can take the Architecture boat tour, visit the Art Institute of Chicago or the Shedd Aquarium, or spend the day on Navy Pier. The sprawling parks, sandy beaches, hidden gardens, and buzzing riverfront offer an urban oasis in every neighborhood of the city. With the perfect balance of luxury and adventure, you can't go wrong when you choose to build your new construction home in Chicago. View our communities by home type below:

Communities in Chicago

Chicago Communities by Location