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Old Posted Aug 15, 2012, 1:40 AM
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Originally Posted by BorisMolotov View Post
Oh for sure Evanston is the only suburb with a downtown skyline. As someone who grew up near Elgin, I am really impressed with how they're starting to turn it into an urban center, as they should since its one of the largest cities in the state.
In the top ten, Elgin is. But to say it is one of the largest is a bit of a reach.

Elgin has the advantage of large bounderies that will increase in population esp on the west side. In 10-15 years Elgin could be a top 5 or 7 city in population in the state but due to the recession the rapid expansion of their projected subdivisons has slowed the growth very much.
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