Resurrection Communities and Chicago
Resurrection Health Care in located in a city rich with entertainment, the arts, and history. If you are considering moving to Chicago to work for this system committed to excellence in Catholic Health Care, here are some websites where you can learn more about the neighborhoods and about Chicago.
- Holy Family Medical Center - A notable landmark and point of pride among Des Plaines residents is the McDonald's Museum. The McDonald's entrance sign is original, with early cartoon mascot "Speedee," representing the innovative Speedee Service System, inspired by assembly-line production, the McDonald brothers had introduced in 1948. Des Plaines is featured in the Left Behind series of novels as well as a recently released American Girl book and the majority of the hit 1985 film The Breakfast Club was filmed at the now-defunct Maine North High School located in unincorporated Des Plaines. The city also boasts of a state of art public library and history center.
- Resurrection Medical Center - Edison Park is named for inventor Thomas Alva Edison, who gave his blessing to this community namesake in 1890. It has been part of Chicago since 1910. In 1912 the Sisters of the Resurrection purchased the first of a series of farms west along the Talcott Avenue corridor, establishing Resurrection Academy (a grade school) and Resurrection High School. Near entertaining options include Allstate Arena and Rosemont Convention Center.
- Saint Francis Hospital - Located in the City of Evanston, IL, which has a wide variety of activities to enjoy year round. From our beaches, sports programs, restaurants, theatres and everywhere in between, we are sure you will find something to enjoy in Evanston. Home of Northwestern University, a major landmark of Evanston, was actually founded before the City itself.
- Our Lady of the Resurrection Medical Center - Located near the beautiful Portage Park, a 36-acre park in the Portage Park neighborhood that is on the National Register of Historic Places. This is the largest public park on Chicago's Northwest Side. If you are into baseball, we are just minutes from Wrigley Field. Six Corners is a large business district in Portage Park, at the intersection of Irving, Cicero and Milwaukee, and is host to a number of examples of prominent architecture, including the Art Deco Sears and Klee Buildings and the Classical Revival Portage Theater. Chopin Park, the Old Portage Park District named the park for the great Polish-born French composer and pianist Frederic Francois Chopin (1810-1849). A child prodigy, Chopin first played in public at the age of eight, and began composing shortly thereafter. He is best known for his many compositions for solo piano.
- Saint Joseph Hospital - Located near the famous Lake Shore Drive. Several films based in Chicago feature scenes on Lake Shore Drive, including love jones, Cheaper by the Dozen, Ferris Bueller's Day Off, The Blues Brothers, Risky Business, My Best Friend's Wedding, and National Lampoon's Vacation. In When Harry Met Sally, the title characters are seen taking Lake Shore Drive in the opposite compass direction to that which their origin point and destination would require.
- Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center - Learn about history of how the Great Chicago fire of 1871 helped establish the Wicker Park/Bucktown neighborhood for a variety of ethnicities, bringing diverse architectural styles, housing wealthy and working class population. Now the area is known for its great music, food, eclectic crafts and merchandise and nightlife.