“Downstate” Illinois Means What You Want It To Mean

Growing up in the Chicago area has absolutely shaped my perspective on the state of Illinois as a whole. Whether or not we were in Chicagoland, as it’s generally referred to, was never in question. Elmhurst sits on the eastern edge of DuPage County, with the Eisenhower Expressway just blocks away from my home offering … Continue reading “Downstate” Illinois Means What You Want It To Mean