South of Lake Street
South of Lake Street is at its intersection with Springfield Drive. It serves as the northwestern gateway into the Village. It is flanked on the west corner by an attractive free standing Ace Hardware, and on the east corner by Walgreens.
Ridge & Lake Street Redevelopment Project Area
Centrally located in the Village, on the south side of Lake Street, Springbrook Mall, known as the Ridge and Lake Street Redevelopment Project Area, received Tax Increment Financing approval in March, 1999, pursuant to the powers of the Village under the Illinois Tax Increment Allocation Redevelopment Act. The district contains approximately 24 acres with 186,000 square feet of retail space.
Today it is a thriving district with Caputo's Fresh Market, a popular independently owned full-service supermarket, several eateries, unique retail establishments, and several outlots, including a Chase Bank branch facility and Portillo's.