Beautiful University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is just one reason to call your Champaign apartment home in Illinois. Also known as the silicon prairie, the city of approximately 75,000 people is bursting with commerce and a great life. Parkland College and Jimmie Johns headquarters, a restaurant chain with over 850 stores typically found on college campuses, and Herff-Jones, a collegiate cap and gown industry; the city does much for the business of college.
Fed-ex has a ground hub here, and Tekion, IBM, AMD and Intel have offices at this location. Nationally recognized record labels and other music industry businesses are found in Champaign. Polyvinyl Records, Undertow Music and Parasol Records call Champaign home. It's no wonder rock bands REO Speedwagon, Starcastle, JigGsaw and Headlights, as well as rapper Ludacris are from here. In addition, the first Farm Aid concert was held in Champaign.
There are 58 award winning parks on over 500 acres in Champaign, including West Side Park in downtown, possibly close to your Champaign apartment, Dodds Park on over 110 acres with a special recognition to 30 athletes from the city who have competed in the Olympics, and Centennial Park with a public swimming pool and waterslides, picnic facilities and baseball fields, tennis and volleyball courts.
With great worksites, play sites and music all around, a Champaign apartment is a great place to call home.