Originally Posted by Frater Perdurabo
OK, but the Loop isn't a standalone city, it's a hot "neighborhood." Joliet is the fastest-growing city in Illinois.
Besides, the Loop already has a minor league team playing in an historic stadium a few miles North.
Yes, but the 1st place team in a beautiful stadium is just as close (actually closer; Sox are 3500 s. of course and Cubs 3400 n., but Sox are further east and thus closer) to the Loop.
Is Joliet still growing as quickly today, or has it suffered like many other exurbs in the foreclosure crisis?