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The newly renovated Metra station in downtown Wood Dale. Daily Herald photo

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General Information

  • Working Together to Make Life Better
  • 13,911
  • 1928
  • Home to "Wind Sculptures" -- nine metal sculptures at Wood Dale and Irving Park roads that respond to wind currents of the day.
  • 60191
  • 41.963062, -87.978347

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School Districts

  • Lake Park High School District 108 (High school)
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  • Wood Dale District 7 (Elementary)
  • www.wd7.org

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Notable People

  • Colin Brady
  • Computer animator; was lead animator on "Toy Story, supervising animator of "A Bug's Life" and co-director of "Toy Story 2."
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  • Henry Hyde
  • Longtime congressman who represented the 6th District from 1975 until his death in 2007. Famous for giving his name to the Hyde Amendment, prohibiting use federal funds for elective abortion.
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  • James "Pate" Philip
  • Member of Illinois House 1966-75 and influential Republican in the Illinois Senate 1975-2003, where he served as both the minority and majority leader. James "Pate" Philip State Park named after him.
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  • Jim Spivey
  • Three-time middle distance Olympic runner, who got his start on the cross country team at Fenton High School.
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