River Forest Homes for Sale offer the uptown Chicago living! View River Forest Homes for Sale call Patrick for more info on River Forest Real Estate today! River Forest is an uptown village which situated in Cook County, IL where the Dominican University and the Concordia University Chicago those two universities make their home in River Forest. The village is closely attached to the larger neighboring community of Oak Park. There are noteworthy architectural designs based in River Forest such as the Winslow House by Frank Lloyd Wright. According to The 2010 census population of the village was 11,172. The transporting structure is excellent in River Forest; it has a railroad station with service to Chicago on Metra’s Union Pacific/West Line. There are two public elementary schools and one public middle school: Lincoln Elementary School and Willard Elementary School and also Roosevelt Middle School. River Forest has postal service at 401 William Street.