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Walmart Shows Interest in Northbrook

Retail giant will make proposal at next board meeting for bid for the lot near Skokie Blvd. and Dundee Rd.

Walmart will make its initial presentation for a store near the intersection of Skokie Blvd. and Dundee Road at Tuesday’s Northbrook Village Board meeting, according to Village President Sandy Frum.

"I'm not cutting them off," Frum said at Pinstripes on Monday during the annual State of the Village presentation. "I want them to make their case, I want the community to make its case."

The presentation by the retail giant will take place at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Northbrook Village Hall. This will be the closest Walmart store to Glenview. The closest locations now are in Wheeling and Niles.

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Tim Tishler December 06, 2012 at 07:43 PM
Walmart doesn't fit in with the Northshore, but that is my opinion.
Deadcatbounce December 06, 2012 at 09:53 PM
Pray tell Tim, why doesn't it fit?
Glenview resident December 07, 2012 at 02:23 AM
The Niles Walmart on Golf road is much closer to most parts of Glenview than the proposed Northbrook location.
Joannie B December 07, 2012 at 02:27 AM
I'm curious too. I'm not a Walmart fan, but that sounds a bit elitist, don't you think?
Dan December 07, 2012 at 02:39 AM
Northbrook and Glenview are not the North Shore. However, they are great villages.
Kavan Sidhu January 17, 2013 at 03:30 AM
Northbrook, north shore. Both of the north family.
Alfred August 29, 2013 at 12:13 PM
I live in Wilmette and work in Northbrook. I would absolutely LOVE to have a Walmart nearby! I would pass it everyday and it would be extremely convenient. It would be so much nicer than trekking all the way out to the Walmart in Niles on Golf every time I want to go there. I'm a regular at Target on Willow, but would much rather go to a Walmart if I could to save some money.

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